In this article we share a selection of graphic adventures and adventure games for PC with elements of other genres. They are ideal games to discover new worlds, make decisions that affect the story and solve difficult situations or puzzles. We focus on more recent games, although there are remastered classic games that you must try yes or yes!
The Walking Dead: The Telltale Definitive Series
Telltale Games’ The Walking Dead saga has gripped millions of players with its intense storylines and tough decisions. These games tell the story of survivors who do everything possible to live another day. Your actions affect others in unpredictable ways. In fact, some characters will remember things you said or did, so be careful!
The Telltale Definitive Series version collects all the Telltale games in the series, along with additions and improvements for the first games.
Sea of Thieves
Sea of Thieves invites you to live pirate adventures with your friends and other players. Discover treasures on exciting islands that, of course, hide an infinity of dangers. Threats can come from the players themselves; Various groups of pirates will assault you and try to take your loot. With naval and foot battles, Sea of Thieves gives you plenty of intense moments. Forge a strong alliance to survive!
Grim Fandango Remastered
Grim Fandango is one of the best adventure games of all time, and we can enjoy its remastered version! We accompany Many Calavera in a plot of conspiracies full of humor and interesting twists. The graphical improvements only enhance an unforgettable experience for lovers of the genre. If you are looking for a game where you must use your wits, try this one!
Monkey Island Collection
Monkey Island is a name that makes many fans of adventure games smile. The games in this series are loaded with wit and humor that continues to make us laugh decades later. Guybrush Threepwood lives some very interesting adventures, and with this collection you will have dozens of hours of good entertainment.
Specifically, Monkey Island Collection includes the first two remastered games of the franchise, in addition to the third and fourth. In the image you can see an example of Monkey Island 2 Special Edition: LeChuck’s Revenge.
The Wolf Among Us
The Wolf Among Us is a perfect adaptation of Bill Willingham’s comics called Fables. You play a werewolf who must investigate some murders that happen in his neighborhood. The conspiracy plot thickens as the chapters go by. For that reason, you will have to play a brilliant detective role, looking closely at the clues and making the right decisions. This fable will catch you from start to finish!
Shadow of the Tomb Raider
Shadow of the Tomb Raider is the latest installment in the new Tomb Raider trilogy. On this occasion, Lara Croft must learn to be one with the jungle to survive and avoid the destruction of the world. Every hour is a spectacular adventure, with colorful settings, interesting puzzles and battles against well-armed enemies. If you like exploring new places and venturing into the unknown, this Tomb Raider is great!
Life is Strange
Play Episode 1 of Life Is Strange totally free here .
Life Is Strange tells a story of Max, a teenager who suddenly discovers that she can rewind time. Armed with a power that is both strange and exciting, you will help this girl discover the truth behind the disappearance of Rachel Amber. Arcadia Bay hides a very dark side that soon emerges from the shadows, and the fate of various companions will depend on your actions. Choose well!
Red Dead Redemption 2
Red Dead Redemption 2 is an open world action adventure game set in the Wild West. This title offers dozens of incredible hours with shootouts, cutscenes and memorable characters. You manage Arthur Morgan in his days with the Van der Linde gang, a group that will find itself in a lot of trouble. The game itself is huge, and you can have more adventures with friends in Red Dead Online!
Sherlock Holmes: Crimes and Punishments
Sherlock Holmes: Crimes and Punishments is an adventure and mystery game that places you in the shoes of the famous detective. You will have to solve six cases as convoluted as they are fascinating, and for this you will have to carefully observe all possible details. There are many possibilities and suspects, but there is only one correct conclusion!
Although you will find many games based on Sherlock Holmes on PC, they are of varying quality.
Assassin’s Creed Valhalla
This installment of the popular Assassin’s Creed franchise takes you to the Nordic lands and puts you in the shoes of a Viking. This alone makes it interesting, but the best part is that you have a whole world to explore. Discover ruins, find beautiful locations, and in the meantime fight the mighty armies and soldiers of Anglo-Saxon England. Assassin’s Creed Valhalla offers you a hundred hours of adventure!
Deponia: The Complete Journey
Deponia is a saga of graphic adventures that bets on humor and well-crafted puzzles. We accompany Rufus and Goal as they make plans to leave Deponia, the landfill planet. Life on the planet is anything but exciting, but their lives take a turn when they see that escaping is not going to be so easy. They are very fun games!
Despite the name of the collection, it does not include the sequel Deponia Doomsday.
It Takes Two
It Takes Two is a thrilling cooperative adventure platformer game. You play Cody and May, a couple that is transformed into a pair of dolls trapped in a fantasy world. You will have to collaborate with another player to complete each level and overcome endless obstacles. The story is quite tender, and the artistic section, sublime.
As a note, only one of the players needs to purchase the game. The other player can take advantage of the friend pass to play without paying .
Day of the Tentacle Remastered
One more remastering for a magnificent graphic adventure! In Day of the Tentacle you have to save the world from a purple tentacle, and for this you will have to travel through time and squeeze your brain a lot. The puzzles ask everything of you to solve them, because only with creativity can you stop the new evil. All because of a scientist!
Broken Sword 5 – the Serpent’s Curse
George Stobbart and Nico Collard join forces once again in an adventure that lasts more than 10 hours. On a day like any other, Paris unexpectedly becomes the scene of robbery and murder. This leads the protagonists to unravel conspiracies whose origins go back centuries. We consider Broken Sword 5 as one of the best games in the series; Every hour is worth pure gold!
If you have never played the Broken Sword, we encourage you to try the rest of the saga, especially the first two.
Spyro: The Reignited Trilogy
The purple dragon received a tremendous facelift with the Spyro Reignited Trilogy, a compilation that updates the first three games in the franchise. Experience the cool adventures of Spyro as you help his friends defeat dangerous enemies. You have the freedom to explore and each place hides curious secrets. An excellent adventure trilogy to entertain you for hours!
Dreamfall Chapters is an adventure game based on the universe of The Longest Journey. It puts you in the shoes of three different characters, with Zoë Castillo and Kian Alvane being the main characters. Discover the mysteries of a plot that impacts two worlds at the same time: science and fantasy. Solve the unknowns and make decisions that will influence the fate of these characters and many more.
If you haven’t already, play the first The Longest Journey as well. Every adventure adventure lover should try it!
Firewatch is an exploration and adventure game, one of a kind. Accompanied only by a voice that comes from a walkie talkie , you venture into a forest that will lead you to make decisions that will strengthen or break the only human relationship you have. Firewatch is quite short, but it is a curious game that is worth trying. Even if it is in discount!
After the death of her grandfather, Kathy Rain is forced to go from being a reporter to being a detective. This death is surrounded by an aura of mystery that goes beyond the natural, and you must help Kathy discover the truth. It is a game loaded with dialogues, clues and interactions between characters and objects. The story takes some spooky twists and turns, so get ready for a ride like no other!
Batman: Arkham City
Batman: Arkham City is a spectacular action adventure game that no Bat Man fan should miss. You face several famous villains from the franchise, who have dared to take control of the new expanded prison in the form of a city. Fight and explore using more than a dozen gadgets that will make you feel like the superhero himself. If you love secret games and collectibles, this one has plenty!
King’s Quest (2015)
Play Chapter 1 of King’s Quest totally free here .
King’s Quest is a classic saga with decades behind it. Die-hard adventure game fans will know her! The game of 2015 is one more attempt to revive the saga, changing the playable mechanics a bit but keeping the essence. Learn about King Graham’s past through five stories, and shape his character by choosing your actions carefully. Be careful, there are many ways to die in this game!
Beyond a Steel Sky
Take on the role of Robert Foster, who embarks on a mission to rescue a kid who has been kidnapped and taken to Union City. Beyond a Steel Sky presents a dystopian world of mega cities (Union City being one of them) run by large corporations. As part of a tribe, discover firsthand the great differences of two worlds that will never coexist.
If you never tried the first part, play Beneath a Steel Sky for free here . It is a good classic of the genre and not so well known!
Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order
Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order is an incredible tale that takes place after Episode III: Revenge of the Sith. You play a Padawan who just escaped the annihilation of the Jedi order. Armed with a lightsaber and Force powers, and accompanied by allies, you will explore varied locations as you battle fearsome enemies.
One of the great successes of this game is to perfectly mix the elements of adventure, action, exploration, role playing and puzzle solving. To top it off, the battles are challenging!
Night in the woods
Night in the Woods is an adventure, mystery and exploration game, focused on relationships with the characters. The story puts you in command of a cat who abandoned her studies and returned to her homeland. I expected to see everything the same as before. However, things have changed and the protagonist breathes a strange air in the town. Night in the Woods presents an interesting premise, and the art section is great!
Thimbleweed Park begins with a murder as the starting point, and this is just the beginning! In this graphic adventure you handle five different characters who arrive in a seemingly abandoned, forgotten town. Nothing is what it seems, and soon things will go wrong in unexpected ways. Interact with objects and characters, solve puzzles and discover the truth about the town. And get ready for the jokes!
If you loved the game or want to try something similar without paying, you can play Delores: A Thimbleweed Park Mini-Adventure totally free .
Immortals Fenyx Rising
Immortals Fenyx Rising is an action-adventure game with RPG elements, based on Greek mythology. It takes some creative licenses (if not enough) to give us a humorous story, fantastic moments and addictive gameplay. You will be Fenyx, who seeks to save his brother. With Zeus and Prometheus as the narrators, mischief and hype are the order of the day.
Call of the sea
Call of the Sea is an adventure that takes you to an island in the South Pacific. The year is 1934, and Norah’s husband, the protagonist, has disappeared along with his expedition party. Armed with courage, you will accompany Norah to explore a beautiful island that will take your breath away. Call of the Sea hides several surprises that will encourage you to continue playing. It is a hidden gem!
Outer Wilds is a very original exploration, mystery and adventure game that keeps you in an infinite time loop. Your mission is to explore outer space and visit some planets to discover what happens in an unusual solar system. The freedom of exploration is total, and in fact you can do a lot of things. Even take advantage of a campfire to eat!
Blacksad: Under the Skin
We close with Blacksad: Under the Skin, a most interesting graphic adventure based on the Blacksad graphic novels. In this game, Detective John Blacksad investigates the death of a boxing club owner and the disappearance of Bobby Yale. You will have to interrogate anthropomorphic beings and explore the New York of the 50s. Blacksad: Under the Skin is a must for lovers of film noir.