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The Best Innovative Adventure Games

Adventure games come in multiple shapes and sizes. There is a distinct group on the App Store that refuses to fit in a pre-established mold. The result are these innovative games that deliver all new adventure styles. You may control the wind, grow and shrink past obstacles, use sound to find barriers, crawl as a spider, turn your fingers into pincers, guide a flock of birds, and more.

A Blind Legend
Lead Them

Best Apps

Highest scored apps in the category

Mushroom 11
Mushroom 11

Mushroom 11

Untame

As life struggles to gain a foothold in a devastated world, a new lifeform emerges from the rubble

As life struggles to gain a foothold in a devastated world, a new lifeform emerges from the rubble. Mold yourself into any shape as you explore this strange, challenging landscape. The eerily beautiful visuals are complemented by the ethereal music of electronica legend The Future Sound of London.

** iOS Exclusive: Force Touch enabled for a fully immersive experience! **

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Silly Sausage: Doggy Dessert

Silly Sausage

Nitrome

Join an elongating dachshund on a looong adventure

The stretchy mutt in Nitrome’s Silly Sausage in Meat Land is back for an all-new adventure. But this time, the elongating dachshund is going on a journey across a dessert dreamland in Silly Sausage: Doggy Dessert.

Waking Mars
Waking Mars

Waking Mars

Tiger Style

Apple's 2012 iPad Game of the Year Runner-Up

Apple's 2012 iPad Game of the Year Runner-Up!

Bring A Sleeping Planet Back To Life
Epic adventure, action gameplay, and unlimited discovery
www.WakingMars.com
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"One of the most satisfying gaming experiences I've had on this platform." "Outstanding and revolutionary."
- TouchArcade, 5/5

25 Best iPad games - Time.com

“The most interesting story I've seen in an iPhone game”
- Joystiq

"Superb controls; unique gameplay"
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Dark Echo
Dark Echo

Dark Echo

RAC7 Games

** Most Innovative iPhone Game of 2015 ** - Apple

Use the visualized sound to get out of threatening environments in this atmospheric puzzle game.

Also Good

Apps with average score

Gathering Sky
Gathering Sky
Gathering Sky

Gathering Sky

A Stranger Gravity, LLC

Guide a flock of birds on a playful journey across the sky. Dance in the winds of a far-away world and create an emotional story without words.

The world is brought to life by an original score performed by the San Francisco Conservatory of Music.

The experience is enjoyable with any skill...

Folded Flyer - Paper Plane Flying Game
Folded Flyer - Paper Plane Flying Game
Folded Flyer - Paper Plane Flying Game

Folded Flyer - Paper Plane Flying Game

Tim Vogel

Paper planes have never soared like this before! Guide your glider through a colorful world full of danger and hidden collectibles to discover.

Race to the finish line for the fastest times or search every nook and cranny for hidden rewards. Get to craft and fully personalise your own paper...

Trap and feed
Spider: Rite of the Shrouded Moon
Spider: Rite of the Shrouded Moon

Spider: Rite of the Shrouded Moon

Tiger Style

"Outstanding and revolutionary" - TouchArcade
From the creators of the iPhone GAME OF THE YEAR award-winners, Spider: The Secret of Bryce Manor & Waking Mars.
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5/5 "MUST BUY... builds an almost impossibly intricate web." -TouchArcade
9/10 "Elegant, clever, subtle, mechanically unusual." -PocketGamer
4.5/5 "One of our favorite games...

Build Your Own Webs
Spider:  The Secret of Bryce Manor
Spider:  The Secret of Bryce Manor

Spider: The Secret of Bryce Manor

Tiger Style

2009 iPhone Game of the Year
"Outstanding and revolutionary" -TouchArcade

Spin Webs, Trap Bugs, Unlock the Secrets of Bryce Manor

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Praise for SPIDER: THE SECRET OF BRYCE MANOR:

Apple Rewind 2009 Best Rated App
Best Mobile Game 2009 - Indie Game Festival
Best iPhone Game 2009 - Indie Game Festival
Game of the Year- TouchArcade
Game of...

Silly Sausage in Meat Land
Silly Sausage in Meat Land
Silly Sausage in Meat Land

Silly Sausage in Meat Land

Nitrome

Pocket Gamer Gold Award
"It's a wonderfully silly, highly addictive, often knuckle-chewingly difficult experience that you can play with a single finger." – Pocket Gamer 9/10

"I definitely have to recommend Silly Sausage in Meat Land." – Touch Arcade 4.5/5

"True to its name, Silly Sausage is wonderfully creative, charming, and--of course--silly." –...

Spider:  The Secret of Bryce Manor HD
Spider:  The Secret of Bryce Manor HD
Spider:  The Secret of Bryce Manor HD

Spider: The Secret of Bryce Manor HD

Tiger Style

The iPad enhanced version of 2009's Best iPhone Game,
Spider: The Secret of Bryce Manor
Spin Webs, Trap Bugs, Unlock the Secrets of Bryce Manor

"Outstanding and revolutionary" - TouchArcade

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Praise for SPIDER: THE SECRET OF BRYCE MANOR:

Apple Rewind 2009 Best Rated App
Best Mobile Game 2009 - Indie Game Festival
Best iPhone Game...

Frisbee® Forever 2
Frisbee® Forever 2
Frisbee® Forever 2

Frisbee® Forever 2

Kiloo

Welcome back to Frisbee® Forever!

Experience the rollercoaster ride of your lifetime with one of the world's most beloved toys!

Dive and glide along the edge of erupting volcanoes, fly majestically above snow covered China or admire your reflection in the river glance at full pace through the European countryside.

Play...

A Blind Legend
A Blind Legend
A Blind Legend

A Blind Legend

DOWINO

It’s the first-ever mobile action-adventure game without video – where ears replace eyes!
Discover the original, innovative sensory experience of binaural 3D sound.

HEADPHONES ARE COMPULSORY!
AUDIO GAME FULLY ACCESSIBLE TO BLIND AND VISUALLY IMPAIRED PEOPLE

Your eyes will be of no help.
So close them, sharpen your hearing and your blade…
And embark on an...

Lead Them
Lead Them
Lead Them

Lead Them

Oliver Papp

Lead Them is a dark atmospheric vertical-scrolling action adventure platformer, set in a wonderful microscopic world full of various inhabitants, organisms and little creatures. The player controls a group of the local dwellers to save and feed them, and discovers a particularly dangerous world on the way.

Lead Them takes vertical-scrollers...

Perfect Cell
Perfect Cell
Perfect Cell

Perfect Cell

Mobigame

Play as the most advanced creature ever discovered on Earth. You are trapped in a high security submarine base and you must use your superpowers to escape from this hostile environment; dodge lasers and AK-47 bullets, solve puzzles to progress and try to survive the many other dangerous and deadly...

Hero of Many
Hero of Many
Hero of Many

Hero of Many

Matous Jezek

!Requires at least iPhone 4S, iPod Touch 5th gen, iPad 2 or higher!

Lead a swarm through battles for freedom in an atmospheric action adventure!


4.5/5 - Touch Arcade: "meditative and unique. An enthralling experience"

5/5  -  GameWoof: "excellent game... ...a future classic."

9.5/10 - Arcadelife: "a personal journey, an emotional story without words"

8/10...

CRABITRON: Giant Space Crab Simulation
CRABITRON: Giant Space Crab Simulation
CRABITRON: Giant Space Crab Simulation

CRABITRON: Giant Space Crab Simulation

Two Lives Left

AWARD WINNING GIANT SPACE CRAB SIMULATION

WINNER of Australian Game Developer Awards 2013

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“I’ve always wanted to be a giant space crab.” - Gabe Newell


“The controls are perfect.” - Touch Arcade


"It’s immediately obvious, and incredibly hilarious." — WIRED


"The crab smiled, the music and action picked right back up again, and I was...

Dandelion'
Dandelion'
Dandelion'

Dandelion'

Jiadi deng

Dandelion is a simple yet philosophical game. Normally speaking, it is a 2D mobile puzzle game. You helps the dandelion to spread seeds among the mountains and caves. The main mechanics include shifting your perspective and striking the screen to blow seeds through the wind. Your aim is to bring...

On The Wind
On The Wind
On The Wind

On The Wind

Don't Step On The Cracks

Take control of the wind and guide the leaves through a beautiful and stylish world. Try to survive through the year as the seasons change and the leaves fall.

You are the wind, guide the leaves, flourish in the summer, survive the winter.


Game Of The Week! "Its gorgeous aesthetic and...