Top 5 Best Adventure Games To Bring Out The Hidden Gamer In You!

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If adventure games are something that brings out the gamer in you, then this list out. So, be sure to be excited as this is the Top 5 best adventure game list. And, it is a must-try for every gamer out there.

Grim Fandango

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Grim Fandango is a 1998 adventure game created by Tim Schafer and developed and published by LucasArts for Microsoft Windows. Most importantly, it is the first game by LucasArts to apply 3D computer graphics overlaid. As with other LucasArts adventure games, the player must converse with characters, examine, collect, and use objects to solve puzzles.

Grim Fandango is an adventure game. Where the gamer controls Manuel “Manny” Calavera as he follows Mercedes “Meche” Colomar in the Underworld. The game applies the GrimE engine, pre-rendering static backgrounds from 3D models, while the main objects and characters are animated in 3D. Also, cutscenes in the game have been pre-rendered in 3D. So, The player controls Manny’s movements and actions with a keyboard, a joystick, or a gamepad. The remastered edition allows control via a mouse as well. Manny must collect objects that can be used with either other collectible objects, parts of the scenery, or with other people in the Land of the Dead to solve puzzles and progress in the game.

Monkey Island 2: LeChuck’s Revenge

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Monkey Island 2: LeChuck’s Revenge is an adventure game. LucasArts developed it in 1991. It is the second game in the collection of the Monkey Island collection. After The Secret of Monkey Island, and the sixth LucasArts game to apply the SCUMM engine. It was the first game to use the iMUSE sound system.

LeChuck’s Revenge is like most SCUMM-based point-and-click adventure games. Actions and dialogues depict as an Animation Window, which covers the top of the screen. Verbal commands are in a list on the lower left-hand corner of the screen. At the same time, Inventory items are available as icons on the lower right-hand side. A Sentence Line is located below the Animation Window and serves in explaining the actions of the player.

Broken Sword

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Broken Sword is a great adventure game. The first game in the collection, Broken Sword: The Shadow of the Templars, is release in 1996 by British developer Revolution Software.

The main protagonists of the series are George Stobbart, an American patent lawyer, and Nicole “Nico” Collard, a French freelance journalist. Nico does not appear as a playable character in the original game The Shadow of the Templars. She would become one in the Director’s Cut.

Day of the Tentacle

Day of the Tentacle is a 1993 graphic adventure game. And LucasArts developed it. So, a sequel to the 1987 game design of Maniac Mansion. Firstly, the plot follows Bernard Bernoulli and his friends Hoagie and Laverne. As they attempt to stop the evil Purple Tentacle—a sentient, disembodied tentacle from taking over the world. The player takes control of the trio and solves puzzles. While using time travel to explore different periods of history.

Day of the Tentacle follows the point-and-click two-dimensional adventure game formula, first established by the original Maniac Mansion. Where players direct the controllable characters around the game world by clicking with the computer mouse. To connect with the game world, players choose from a set of nine commands arrayed on the screen. Then on an object in the world. So, this was the last SCUMM game to use the original interface of having the bottom of the screen being taken up by a verb selection and inventory.

Beneath a Steel Sky

Beneath a Steel Sky is a classic cyberpunk science-fiction point-and-click adventure game. The developer of this game is the British developer Revolution Software. And the publisher is Virgin Interactive Entertainment and Amiga home computers. The game is out there as freeware for PC platforms in 2003. Set in a dystopian future, the player assumes the role of Robert Foster. Who is in a wasteland by the name of “the Gap.” As a child adopted by a group of local Aboriginals.