Point and Click Adventure Games

Here we have listed the top point and click adventure games of all time for you to get familiar with. While it is pretty hard to objectively pick the best point and click adventure games, this list has arranged the most popular ones with the biggest amount of votes on the top. Nowadays all the adventure games happen in 3D worlds where you can navigate to pretty much all dimensions, but in the past all the classic adventure games are point-and-click games that you could play with just a mouse by pointing what you want to open or look at. Some of these games can be used also with other types of input devices, such as joystick, scroll buttons and roller balls. The best games in the genre typically have an exciting plot and charismatic main characters. Some famous developers of these classic you’re probably familiar with are LucasArts and SierraOnline. Feel free to vote up your own favourite on the list!

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    Stories Untold

    The story takes place in England, 1986. The first three episodes are ostensibly standalone games. In the first episode, the player has no name or even specified gender, in the second, he’s referred to as “Mr. Aition”, and in the…

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    Life is Strange

    Life Is Strange is an episodic graphic adventure video game developed by Dontnod Entertainment and published by Square Enix for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox…

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    Soma

    In 2015, protagonist Simon Jarrett is involved in a major car crash in Toronto, which resulted in the death of his friend Ashley and the infliction of severe, near-fatal brain damage. Due to his injuries, Simon agrees to an…

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    Her Story

    The interview tapes feature a woman who introduces herself as Hannah Smith (Viva Seifert), whose husband, Simon, has gone missing, and is later found murdered. Hannah admits that she and Simon had a difficult relationship, but has…

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    To The Moon

    Sigmund Corp. uses a technology that can create artificial memories. They offer this as a “wish fulfillment” service to people on their death beds. Since these artificial memories conflict with the patient’s real…

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    Firewatch

    Following the Yellowstone fires of 1988, Henry (Rich Sommer) takes a job as a fire lookout in Wyoming after his wife develops advanced early-onset dementia. On his first day, Delilah (Cissy Jones), a lookout in another…

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    Gone Home

    On 7 June 1995, 21-year-old Katie Greenbriar returns home from overseas to her family’s new home in fictional Boon County, Oregon: her father, Terry, a failed writer who makes a living reviewing home electronics; her mother, Janice,…

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    Spycraft: The Great Game

    The player plays Thorn, a rookie CIA agent. During training, Thorn receives word that the Russian presidential candidate has been assassinated, and during a live-fire exercise, Thorn’s instructor is killed. Thorn learns…

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    A Mind Forever Voyaging

    The player controls PRISM, the world’s first sentient computer, in the year 2031. The economy of the United States of North America (USNA) is failing. Great numbers of youths are turning to “Joybooths” (a device which directly…

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    Night in the Woods

    Margaret “Mae” Borowski is a 20-year-old college dropout, who relocates back to her hometown of Possum Springs, which has been struck by the closure of the coal mines and the stagnating economy. She meets up with her old friends,…

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    Little Big Adventure 2 (Twinsen’s Odyssey)

    After Twinsen defeated FunFrock at the end of Little Big Adventure, Twinsun was peaceful, until a sudden storm covered Citadel Island. The Dino-Fly, a creature encountered in LBA 1 is struck by lightning and crashes in Twinsen and…

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    The Walking Dead: Series 1

    The Walking Dead games follow the same point-and-click adventure game approach that other Telltale Games episodic series have followed. Within an episode, the player controls a protagonist as the story progresses through several…

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    Zork: Grand Inquisitor

    Zork: Grand Inquisitor is a graphic adventure game developed by Activision and released for Windows in 1997, and for Macintosh in 2001. It builds upon the Zork and Enchanter series…

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    The Witness

    The game takes place in Cabeza Plana, a quiet (and fictitious – the name is Spanish for “Flathead”, an inside joke from Zorkmythology) suburb of Los Angeles, California in February 1938. Freeman…

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    Tales From The Borderlands

    Tales takes place in the Borderlands universe, primarily on the planet Pandora. Long-standing fables of a Vault containing vast treasures on Pandora has drawn numerous “Vault Hunters” to the planet, as well as the…

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    Day of the Tentacle

    Five years after the events of Maniac Mansion, Purple Tentacle—a mutant monster and lab assistant created by mad scientist Dr. Fred Edison—drinks toxic sludge from a river behind Dr. Fred’s laboratory. The sludge causes him…

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    Grim Fandango

    The game is divided into four acts, each taking place on November 2 on four consecutive years.[9] Manuel “Manny” Calavera is a travel agent at the Department of Death in the city of El Marrow, forced into his job to work off a debt…

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    Indiana Jones and the Fate of Atlantis

    The story of Fate of Atlantis is set in 1939, on the eve of World War II.[7] At the request of a visitor named Mr. Smith, archaeology professor and adventurer Indiana Jones tries to find a small statue in the archives…

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    Discworld Noir

    Discworld Noir is an adventure game. Much of the game takes place in conversation, with the player being able to interrogate people with subjects from Lewton’s notebook. When something is mentioned in conversation, a note may be added to…

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    Toonstruck

    Toonstruck is an adventure game released in 1996 for DOS. The game features hand-drawn imagery and animated characters, but the protagonist Drew Blanc (played and voiced by actor Christopher Lloyd) is represented as a…

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    King’s Quest VI

    The game takes place almost entirely in a fictional kingdom called the Land of the Green Isles. The kingdom comprises several islands, and is described as being largely isolated from the outside world.[ The player can travel between different…

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    Thimbleweed Park

    FBI agents Ray and Reyes arrive at the town of Thimbleweed Park to investigate a murder. Their investigation leads them to several persons of interest: Chuck, the recently deceased owner of the PillowTronics robotics company; Ransome the…

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    Broken Sword: The Shadow of the Templars

    As the game begins, American tourist George Stobbart witnesses a terrorist attack at a café in Paris, during which a clown steals an old man’s briefcase and detonates a bomb. Soon after, George meets Nicole Collard, a journalist who is…

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    Callahan’s Crosstime Saloon

    The bar is run by Mike Callahan. The regulars are welcoming and willing to listen to any visitor’s problems, no matter how strange, but do not snoop if a visitor is unwilling to share. Strange or unusual events and visitors turn up…

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    The Blackwell Legacy

    The protagonist of the game is Rosangela Blackwell (Rosa), who is a young freelance writer living a solitary life in New York City. Soon after her only relative, aunt Lauren Blackwell, passes, she is asked to write about a suicide in a college dorm.…

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    Loom

    A departure from other Lucasfilm adventure games in many senses, Loom is based on a serious and complex fantasy story. With its experimental interface, it eschewed the traditional paradigm of graphical adventures, where…

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    The Longest Journey

    The game takes place in the parallel universes of magic-dominated Arcadia and industrial Stark. The protagonist, April Ryan, is an 18-year-old art student living in Stark, identified as a ‘Shifter’ capable of movement between these…

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    The Last Express

    Robert Cath, an American doctor on the run from the British and French police, both of whom suspect he was involved in the murder of an Irish police officer, accepts an invite from his friend Tyler Whitney to join him on the Orient…

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    The Secret of Monkey Island

    A youth named Guybrush Threepwood arrives on the fictional Mêlée Island, with the desire to become a pirate. He seeks out the island’s pirate leaders, who set him three trials that must be completed to become a pirate: winning…

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    Sam & Max Hit the Road

    Sam and Max, the Freelance Police, are two comic book characters created by Steve Purcell, who act as private detectives and vigilantes. Sam & Max Hit the Road follows the pair on a case that takes them…

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    Full Throttle

    After selecting a track to race on, the player starts at the back of the grid, with 39 other bikes. Cornering too quickly will cause a skid, while running off the road slow the bike down, and making contact with another rider forces the bike to a…

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    Leisure Suit Larry Love for Sail

    Love for Sail! is the first Larry game since the third to pick up immediately where its predecessor left off; in typical fashion, it features Larry getting dumped by the woman who represented the ultimate goal of Larry 6, Shamara. The…

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    Quest for Glory IV

    Shadow of Darkness follows directly on the events of Quest for Glory III: Wages of War.[1] Drawn without warning from victory in Fricana, the Hero arrives without equipment or explanation in the middle of the hazardous Dark One Caves…

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    Tex Murphy: The Pandora Directive

    Like all Tex Murphy games, The Pandora Directive takes place in post-World War III San Francisco in April 2043. After the devastating events of WWIII, many major cities have been rebuilt (as is the case with New San Francisco),…

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    Kathy Rain

    Kathy Rain is a point-and-click adventurevideo game.[ The game is set in 1995 and follows a college girl named Kathy who returns to hometown to look into a mystery related to her deceased grandfather.

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    Nelly Cootalot: Spoonbeaks Ahoy!

    Spoonbeaks Ahoy! was created by Beckett as a gift for his girlfriend, and the pirate protagonist Nelly Cootalot is modelled after her.[2] In the fictional, insular Barony of Meeth, the player investigates the…

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