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adventure games

Adventure Games With Incredible Storylines

All of these adventure games emphasis story first and foremost. These games could pass as novels with thoroughly​ engaging storylines that you will want to stick with to the conclusion.

Oceanhorn ™

Embark on an epic quest to find your father and unravel ancient secrets

Oceanhorn ™

Epic Battles

For those that like grand scale adventures, or Zelda.

Featuring music from legendary Nobuo Uematsu and Kenji Ito, Oceanhorn provides you with more than 10 hours of story-driven gameplay. You'll master magic and the art of sword-fighting, while also trying to find ancient items to help you on your quest to save your father.

Why we love it

Oceanhorn combines captivating storytelling, breathtaking 3D visuals and exciting gameplay into one massive action adventure experience you will never forget. Enjoy an incredible soundtrack from the best video game composers in the world: Nobuo Uematsu (Final Fantasy*) and Kenji Ito (Seiken Densetsu*).

The Silent Age

Travel through time in silence

The Silent Age

Time Travel Puzzles

For anyone who likes a stylized point-and-click adventure game

The game offers a relatively familiar point, and click adventure style as you need to search different rooms to gather items that you then need to use to advance. What really changes it up is the time travel inclusion allowing you to flip time to see the same room, but in a different time with new potential items. There’s a whole new layer of puzzle intrigue thanks to having a second time period in the same setting.

Why we love it

Stylized games are always fun and unique, and The Silent Age is no different. The game has flashy visuals but still provides the right amount of challenge in the puzzles. Plus it is fun to travel between two different time periods and see what a future is like where mankind is extinct.

République

Keep Hope alive in this thrilling, stealth adventure.

République

République

For those who like stealth games that are rather thrilling to play.

In Republique, you receive a phone from Hope who is trapped and trying to escape a totalitarian state. You use the security cameras to help her find a way out. With puzzles, strategy, and decision-making, it is up to you to save her.

Why we love it

If you enjoy immersive games with a series of episodes to keep you enthralled, then Republique is the game for you. It contains a thrilling story, easy controls, and perplexing situations and puzzles.

Love You To Bits

An endearing point-and-click puzzle adventure

Love You To Bits

Solve puzzles

For those that love puzzles, charm, and a love story.

Love You To Bits is a point-and-click puzzle adventure game. Players take the role of Kosmo and help him solve puzzles throughout the galaxy while discovering new planets and life forms, all on a quest to collect the broken pieces of Nova in order to rebuild her.

Why we love it

The plot of the game is a rather cute and touching one, and the puzzles are not too difficult but still provide enough challenge to make you think.

Agent A: A puzzle in disguise

Secret agent puzzle action

Agent A: A puzzle in disguise

The House Is Full of Secrets

For those who like classic point and click adventure games, and spy movies.

Agent A: A puzzle in disguise provides challenging puzzles encased in an immersive story. With retro-style imagery and a classic tale of cat and mouse, you must use your secret agent puzzle-solving skills to locate and capture Ruby La Rouge.

Why we love it

For a challenging game full of logic-based puzzles and riddles, Agent A: A puzzle in disguise is an entertaining adventure. The interesting secret agent story, ingenious gadgets and devices, and enjoyable, casual gameplay make this puzzler a winner.

Banner Saga - Viking Strategy Tactics RPG - Best Indie Game of 2014

Embark on your own epic journey in this critically acclaimed tactical RPG

Banner Saga - Viking Strategy Tactics RPG - Best Indie Game of 2014

Strategic Combat

For those who are looking for a grand scale adventure.

Banner Saga features beautifully hand-drawn combat sequences and animations, accompanied by an evocative score from Grammy-nominated composer Austin Wintory. There are more than 25 characters to choose from in this epic game, but you must be wise in how you play them. Within this RPG, it is all too easy to lose a character permanently if you make poor choices.

Why we love it

The game features beautiful hand-drawn animations, and provides you with a wealth of characters to choose from. The deep story-driven gameplay changes based on decisions you make, as characters who you allow to die in combat are lost permanently. It's a truly challenging game to master, with hours of fun gameplay.

The Trace: Murder Mystery Game - Analyze evidence and solve the criminal case

Solve the criminal case in this exciting murder mystery

The Trace: Murder Mystery Game - Analyze evidence and solve the criminal case

Point and Click Case

For those who like thrilling murder mysteries

A point and click adventure game that pits you as a homicide detective. The goal is to solve a series of inter-connected murders by investigation crime scenes in the classic point and click style. You play as a detective called to an auto body shop to investigate a dead body. That leads to uncovering a series of clues and puzzles to help you solve the case.

Why we love it

We always enjoy a good murder mystery, and this game puts you right in the action. Gather up all of the evidence and clues, and see if you can figure it out on your own.

Peter Panic

Musical mini-games.

Peter Panic

Mini-games galore

For those who like frantic mini-games, musicals, and original storylines.

Imagine a Broadway musical brought to life through a series of arcade mini-games. This game can fully stand on its own as a musical with great lyrics, voice work, and storyline. It's taken up a notch as each musical intro sets the stage for a unique set of fast paced challenges in which you're given a task, and have about five seconds to play through it. Peter Panic is unlike anything else on the App Store.

Retro City Rampage DX

Go on a city rampage, retro-style.

Retro City Rampage DX

Reloaded

For those who enjoy Grand Theft Auto style games and retro charm.

Developed by Vblank Entertainment, Retro City Rampage DX is an action-adventure game that’s essentially a wacky sendup of retro games and the open-world crime genre popularized by Grand Theft Auto. In this 8-bit throwback, you can go on a rampage across the city, stealing cars and breaking the law at every return as you play through dozens of missions.

Why we love it

Retro City Rampage DX is an excellent sendup of retro and open-world crime games that you can enjoy whether you like or dislike the kinds of games that it parodies. And whether you’ve played Retro City Rampage in its older editions or you’ve just been introduced to the game, Retro City Rampage DX should offer much in the way of action and adventure on your iOS device.

The Walking Dead: Michonne - A Telltale Miniseries

Explore the untold story of Michonne.

The Walking Dead: Michonne - A Telltale Miniseries

Michonne

For those who enjoy The Walking Dead, TellTale games, or any cinematic adventure.

Typical of Telltale’s games, The Walking Dead: Michonne is a cinematic interactive adventure game of choice and consequence, where every decision the player makes influences the flow of the story. In this three-part miniseries, players will tap and swipe to kill zombies and ultimately find out what separated Michonne from and what brought her back to her trusted group.

Why we love it

It's developed by Telltale, so you can expect to enjoy high production values with cinematic graphics and sounds. And the quality is not only superficial, as the game features a complex and deep story about loss and regret. Plus, the game effectively fills in the blanks left by the absence of one of the iconic characters in the "Walking Dead" series.

The Westport Independent

The Westport Independent

Coffee Stain Studios AB

The Westport Independent

For those who like change of pace games with text based storytelling full of decisions.

The Westport Independent lets you play as a newspaper editor trying to survive in a totalitarian state with strict censorship. You need you pick and choose the right articles, and the best headlines to continue to operate by making appealing articles to sell papers, but make sure those articles don’t prickle the feathers of the government.

Rusty Lake Hotel

A hotel where everything is worth dying for

Rusty Lake Hotel

Strange Puzzles

For those who like a good puzzle adventure game with a fun twist.

A puzzle adventure game for iOS that delivers animal personification, and mystery. The game delivers familiar elements for the genre, and yet easily stands on its own with a fresh approach and storyline. There’s an overarching puzzle scheme that is developed by solving little puzzles in each room of the guests. You get to explore each of six rooms one at a time, trying to solve each little brain teaser that you uncover.

Why we love it

Rusty Lake Hotel offers a unique art style that is sure to turn heads, and the puzzles themselves can be rather challenging, but it is still fun. It's a refreshing experience that everyone should try on their Apple TV.

Valiant Hearts: The Great War

Point and click your way through this touching adventure about war

Valiant Hearts: The Great War

WWI Puzzles

For those who enjoy story-driven games.

A game set during World War I that provides a point, and click adventure style that has now been ported to the touch platform. There’s an animated comic book art style, and yet the game is relatively historically accurate, which is quite a surprise. The game storyline follows the timeline of the actual war, and the diverse characters each play a key role. You go from the French countryside to German prisoner on through to trench warfare, all while solving puzzles along the way. The story of Valiant Hearts is highly engaging to keep you actively pursuing the progression to see what happens next.

Why we love it

Valiant Hearts features beautiful hand-drawn artwork and has a cast of amazing characters that you truly feel attached to after getting to know them. The game is also historically accurate and has rather challenging puzzles.