10 Best Adventure Games for 2023


Adventure games are one of the popular game genres among video game lovers. The game ‘Colossal Cave Adventure’ released in 1976 is the first game to introduce the adventure genre to players. Since then the gaming industry has seen many awesome adventure games that managed to swoop the players by their feet. There are a few games made by popular game development studio like Grim Fandango, Monkey Island, and The Longest Journey which are still very much loved and played by many people around the world.

Here, we have compiled an adventure games list of the best adventure games for 2023.

Top Adventure Games List

1. Red Dead Redemption 2

Red Dead Redemption 2 released by Rockstar Games is one of the best adventure games staged in America in 1899 which depicts the life of the outlaws. Players describe the game as a masterpiece which indeed is, because of its well-crafted storyline, characters, missions, and quests. One of the important aspects of the game is their level of realism and attention to detail which made quite an impression among the players. Another important aspect of the game is the NPCs and combat sequences which were well-balanced for the players.

This game is available on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Google Stadia, and Microsoft Windows.

2. God of War Ragnarok

The recent God of War Ragnarok (2022) is considered one of the best sequels in all of the God of War series. Combat sequences in the game are on the next level, which should not be missed by any action adventure video game lovers. The character development of Kratos from a cruel Spartan to a loving and responsible father transitioned smoothly and was well thought out. If you are a beginner then you might need to look into the previous sequels to understand the game and to have an amazing gaming experience. Apart from the combat sequences, the notable features of the game include the eye-captivating landscapes, mythological characters, and creatures (such as gods, monsters, elves, etc.,) and the gameplay mechanics.

This game is available on PlayStation 5 and PlayStation 4.

3. The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim

Skyrim is known for its unforgettable characters and story development. This adventure-packed role-playing game was developed and released by Bethesda Game Studios in 2011. It is one of the longest games where you can explore the mountains, caves, and dungeons and it can get you addicted over time. In this game, you can pick a fight with a giant, kill a giant, adopt children, get married, become a werewolf or a vampire, and you have so many other exciting pursuits that will keep you interested and addicted to the game. Apart from that, eye-captivating graphics and physics are the two best features of the game.

This game is available on Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox 360, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S, and Nintendo Switch.

4. Assassin’s Creed Series

Assassin’s Creed was developed by Ubisoft Montreal and the first sequel in the series was released in 2007. Since then the Assassin’s Creed franchise released many sequels and the upcoming one named ‘Assassin’s Creed Mirage’ is dated to be released on October 5, 2023. The sense of realism, level of detail, and breathtaking graphics are the notable features of the game franchise. One of the amusing features that is constant in the entire series is their incredible world design which never fails to impress the players. From the entire series, Assassins Creed IV: Black Flag, Assassins Creed: Origins, Assassins Creed Odyssey, and Assassins Creed II are ranked as the best assassin games.

These games are available on multiple platforms such as PlayStation, Xbox, Microsoft Windows, and Stadia.

5. Day Of The Tentacle

Timeless and one of the most popular adventure games where the protagonists fight against an evil purple tentacle and try to save the world from it. This point and click adventure game was released in 1993 by Lucas Arts. It is quirky and hilarious as hell and the timely delivery of the one-liners definitely makes you laugh out loud. Puzzles are one of the best features of the game and it is very hard to solve some of the difficult ones. In conclusion, the game has amazing graphics, is witty, and consists of thoughtful puzzles.

This game is available on Mac OS, MS-DOS, Microsoft Windows, OS X, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, iOS, Linux, and Xbox One.

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6. Sam and Max Hit The Road

If you are a lover of point-and-click adventure games, you might want to try playing this game. Sam and Max Hit The Road by Lucas Arts is one of the greatest point-and-click adventure games. As the game was released in 1993, it does not have the high-quality graphics that we have in today’s game. But when considering the graphic standards, it looks pretty good to play even today. The game has a very solid art style and has a vintage charm to it. Additionally, the game has witty jokes, funny dialogues, and exciting puzzles, which never lets you get bored.

This game is available on MS-DOS, Mac OS, and Microsoft Windows.

7. Thimbleweed Park

Yet another amazing timeless and one of the popular adventure games made by Lucas Arts. Thimbleweed Park has that 80s retro-style look and feel in the game with a blend of mystery and funny sequences. The game has an incredible story, attention to detail, plenty of easter eggs, solid puzzles, and amazing characters. It uses a 2D pixel art style and every vintage game lover will absolutely love the game. The music and voice acting was quite good. The tricky part is the puzzles, which can get quite difficult when you advance in the game. But that is what makes the game all the more challenging and fun to play.

This game is available on Linux, macOS, Windows, Xbox One, PlayStation 4, iOS, Nintendo Switch, Android, and Amazon Luna.

8. Deponia

Deponia is one of the unforgettable adventure games developed and published by Daedalic Entertainment in 2012. Junk is everywhere on Deponia, the trash planet, and Rufus gets stuck in the planet and tries to adjust to the planet’s conditions and eventually plots plans to escape and return to his native planet. The life journey embarked on by Rufus in Deponia is quite adventurous and funny at the same time. It is much like every point to click game that made our childhood awesome. It is a game that can be played and equally enjoyed by kids and adults as well.

This game is available on Microsoft Windows, OS X, Linux, iOS, PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch, and Xbox One.

9. Justin Wack And The Big Time Hack

Modern point-and-click adventure game that has bright and colorful graphics, amazing music, and plenty of playable characters. Justin Wack and The Big Time Hack was developed and published by Warm Kitten in 2022. This game has more in the room for its players with plenty of interesting elements including time travel, robots, aliens, cavemen, and even relationship stuff. Like every point-and-click game, this game assures plenty of laughter and has difficult and quirky puzzles.

This game is available on Nintendo Switch, Linux, Microsoft Windows, and Mac operating systems.

10. Octopath Traveller 2

Octopath Traveller 2 is the second release in the Octopath Traveller series released on 24 February 2023. This adventure role-playing game is made of HD 2D art style which is a unique blend of 2D artwork in 3D background which makes the game visually pleasing for the players. The game has a turn-based combat style that provides a highly satisfying battling experience due to its refined and tactical combat moves. The players have a large world to explore and have many interesting characters and storylines which keeps the players more engaged with the game.

This game is available on various platforms which include Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Windows, Xbox One, and Xbox Series X/S.

Conclusion About Best Online Adventure Games

In this article, we have seen some of the best adventure games of all time that were loved by thousands of players.

In conclusion, adventure games are one of the most popular game genres that managed to survive and evolve through many decades. Not only that, the adventure games that were popular in the 80s and 90s were still loved and played by adventure game lovers.

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