Life is Strange
Life is Strange is a Single-player Graphic Adventure and Interactive Fiction video game by Square Enix. The game consists of five main episodes and focuses on the character of a Photography student named as Maxine Caulfield. Maxine Caulfield discovers out that she has the special ability to reverse time and any specific moment. The story takes a twist when Maxine foresees a huge Storm raging to destroy her town and that the time when she realizes that she’s the only one to prevent it from happening. Life is Strange allows the players to control the character of Maxine Caulfield and follow the narrative as it unfolds into all the storyful actions that the player character performs. Amazing trips to the past, fantastic quests, freedom to explore and the ability to manipulate environmental elements, loads of challenging puzzles and game ending based upon the actions performed by the character, Life is Strange offers a truly remarkable gameplay experience that is based on pure graphics and interactive elements. With an episodic gameplay, various character archetypes, a great story, graphic adventure nature and point-and-click puzzles, Life is Strange offers beautiful visuals and an impressively addictive gameplay to enjoy. Life is Strange is available to play on Microsoft Windows, Mac, PlayStation, Xbox and Linux platforms.
#1 The Walking Dead
The Walking Dead, Developed and published by Telltale Games is an Action-Adventure, Graphic and Interactive Drama based on the comic book (The Walking Dead Comic Book Series) of Robert Kirkman. The game is set in an era of Zombie Apocalypse in Georgia, the story revolves around the life of the protagonist Lee Everett a former university professor, and a young girl named Clementine. Lee Everett helps a group of survivors stay alive and he leads them. Due to an open world gaming environment and a third person gaming perspective the player along with all the people roams freely and interacts with the item easily. The player controls the protagonist and helps him and other people fight against the hordes of zombies using every weapon they have. The life rate of survivors depends on the fighting abilities of all the fighters. With super cool graphics, a well-written storyline and many weapon choices, The Walking Dead provides with an amazingly fascinating game-play.
Firewatch is a First-person Action, Adventure and Mystery video game. The game takes the players back to the year 1989 and leaves them right in the middle of the Shoshone National Forest and lets them be Fire Lookout named as Henry. The game revolves around two main characters, Henry and Delilah, Henry’s Supervisor and tells the story of a mystery that formed over a Conspiracy. Firewatch is full of mysterious incidents, happenings, and all the pondering situations. According to the storyline, Henry works as a Fire Lookout, Delilah Assists him as a Supervisor and the story is about finding the roots of mystery that rocked the minds of the characters of the game. It all starts when Delilah Calls on Henry to investigate an illegal Firework at a Lake. Henry reaches to the spot only to find out two teenage girls Skinny Dipping who blame him for leering. On his way back to his watch tower, Henry finds a Cave locked and sees the shadows of a shrouded figure, returns to his Watch Tower and finds it completely ransacked. Next day, Henry gets to Communication line where he finds it cut along with a note from the girls. He plots to scare them away but finds their Camp abandoned. Some time later, on another location, Henry finds a Disposable Camera that belongs to Brian, son of Ned, the outdoorsman, and a fellow Fire lookout. Brian and Ned are both missing. This is where player’s character gets into the play. The game tasks the players to search for Brian, and Ned and the mission Girls, and solve the Mystery that’s bothering Henry big time. Firewatch is all about mysteries and amazing happenings that lead to an epic open world gameplay. With a great story, plenty of room for the gameplay, open world environment, fantastic characters and their own stories, Firewatch offers a remarkable and kind of twisted gameplay to enjoy. For all those who love playing mystery games, Firewatch would definitely be a great source of entertainment.
#3 Murdered: Soul Suspect
Murdered: Soul Suspect is and adventure game developed by Alright Games and Published by Square Enix. The story of the game kick starts from an American town named Salem. With a third person perspective, the player controls the main character of the game Ronan (formerly and agent) and explores the town walking and running through different places and buildings like churches, apartments, graveyards etc. Ronan is bound to collect different collectibles scattered around the town. Ronan being a ghost gets the advantage to use a lot of ghostly powers and benefits himself along the way and the story continues. The game comes with a lot of amazing and special characters like a ruthless serial killer Bell, Julia the wife of Ronan, Abigail a Puritan era girl, Cassandra Ronan’s mother and Joy the only witness to the murder of Ronan. Ronan is back to finish what he started and wows to kill his killer. Amazing graphics, details and gameplay forces you to stick to your chair and play till you get tired. Packed with all the action and drama, Murdered: Soul Suspect is worth giving a try. You can play this game on PC (Microsoft Windows), PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox One and Xbox 360.
#4 Life is Strange: Before the Storm
Life is Strange: Before the Storm is a Graphic Adventure video game published by Square Enix and developed by Deck Nine. The game serves as the 2nd title in the series of Life is Strange and it is a prequel to the first installment, revolves around the 16-year-old girl named as Chloe Price and her relationship with her schoolmate named as Rachel Amber. It takes place in the stimulating environment, played from a third-person perspective. It offers the similar gameplay to its predecessor and doesn’t support time travel feature anymore. The game introduces a Backtalk feature, enabling the player to call up Chloe to get out of the precarious situation. The player as the protagonist can explore the world from a third-person view, interact with object and environment to complete the missions and score points. As the player progresses through the game, it becomes challenging to play and unlock additional content to enjoy. With enhanced mechanics, graphics, and controls, Life is Strange: Before the Storm is the wonderful game to play.
#5 The Walking Dead: Season Two
The Walking Dead: Season Two, based on the Comic Book named The Walking Dead by Robert Kirkman is an Episodic, Graphic Point-and-Click Action-Adventure and Interactive Drama video game. The game follows the story-line of the first season and continues from where it was ended previously. You can set yourself up into the character of Clementine (Previously the companion of Protagonist) and get into the play by exploring the world around you, interacting with the objects, engage yourself in the conversations with AI and NPCs, and by reacting to the replies given by the NPCs and change the course of events and endings of the game. Season Two of the game provides with a 400 Days game play in an apocalyptic world filled with Zombies and allows you to amaze yourself with a super thrilling and survival based game-play. The Walking Dead: Season Two is no doubt a great Graphic-Adventure and Interactive Drama video game to play and enjoy. You must play it.
#6 Tales from the Borderlands
Tales from the Borderlands based on the original Borderlands is an Episodic, Interactive Drama and Graphic Action-Adventure video game developed by Telltale Games. Set in the Borderlands universe, this point and click graphic adventure video game lets you be anyone of the two main protagonists Rhys and Fiona, Explore the game world, interact with game objects, engage yourself into conversations with NPCs and make choices that will eventually effect the story and will set the course of events. Tales from the Borderlands provides with some gun-play elements too and features the same mechanics that were previously used with Borderlands and provides with procedurally generated guns and ammunition. Tales from the Borderlands have some more episodes yet to come out and will definitely amaze you with what it has to offer. For a great Adventure and interactive Drama experience, you should totally play this game.
#7 The Wolf Among Us
The Wolf Among Us is an Interactive Drama, Episodic and Graphic Adventure video game developed by “Telltale Game”. The story of the game is based on “Bill Willingham” Comic Book Series named as “Fables”. The game takes you back to the past in the year 1986 and fits you right into the character of “Bigby Wolf” a law enforcing officer. “The Wolf Among Us” starts off with you as the protagonist saving a fable girl from the attack of a woodsman. You take her to your place where she heals her wounds and leaves saying that “You are not as bad as People think you are”. Chapter ends and in next chapter someone gives you the news of the fable girl’s head resting at a Woodsman doorstep. Sherrif “Ichabod Crane” orders you to investigate and solve the case and take “Snow White” with you as your assistant. “The Wolf Among Us” is a super thrilling and exciting case solving and detective video game that lets you solve murder cases by investigating and collecting the clues/evidences and by interacting with objects and NPCs. The game has a twisted and strange story that literally makes you dive deep into imagination and curiosity. Wolf Among Us offers a brilliant Episodic, Interactive and Story Driven gameplay and beautiful visuals to enjoy.
#8 Until Dawn
Until Dawn is a recently released Marvel and a brilliant new addition to the Action, Interactive Drama and Horror-Survival genres. Published by Sony Computer Entertainment, Until Dawn is set in the Western Canadian region and features eight teenagers who decide to spend the vacation on Fictional Blackwood Mountain. They planned the Holiday at the same point where their 2 friends were lost one year ago. Just moments after their arrival at the Blackwood Mountain, a Psychopath attacks them. The only way possible to live is to survive and this is the point where story involves you in the gameplay. In order to survive and to perform a number of tasks, Until Dawn lets you switch between all eight characters, make some of the most critical decisions and advance into the gameplay as the story tell you. Until Dawn offers an episodic touch to the game and lets you conclude the game with different endings all based up on the actions you perform and the decisions you make during the gameplay. This impressive game features a number of items that you can find while exploring the game world and use them to plan your survival or simply make a decision such as sacrificing a player for the sake of others, getting into trouble to get to an item or leap forward and encounter the psychopath etc. With a very horror filled game story and environment, dark clean visuals and a truly remarkable gameplay, Until Dawn is one of the best Action, Horror-Survival and Interactive Drama video game to play and enjoy.
#9 Heavy Rain
Heavy Rain is a marvelous Thrill, Action-Adventure packed video game presented in the impression of an interactive drama. This super thrilling game is developed and published by Quantic Dream and Sony Computer Entertainment. The game features you as one of the four protagonists and tags you with the name of Ethan Mars who after the death of his son, gets up from a six month long Coma. The origami killer prevails at large and Ethan finds out that his other son Shaun can be the next victim of the Origami killer so he gets up and starts getting the clues to stop it from happening. The game lets you decide what to do, who to interact for info, select the path etc. You partner up with Scot Shelby, a former police officer now a private Detective, Norman Jayden, an FBI operative and Lauren Winter, mother of a victim killed by origami killer. As being the protagonist all the steps you take, are the ones that write the fate. For example if you lead anybody besides you to a trap, anybody could die and that will further alter the story. Heavy Rain is a twisted story of a person who fights to save his family, two law enforcement officers who want to arrest the origami Killer and a mother who wants to avenge the death of her son.
#10 The Walking Dead: The Telltale Series: A New Frontier
The Walking Dead: The Telltale Series: A New Frontier (also known as The Walking Dead: Season Three) is an Adventure, Episodic and Single-player video game, developed and published by Telltale Games. The game comes with an exciting gameplay based on The Walking Dead comic book series and it serves as the third title in the series of The Walking Dead. The game uses the similar narrative structures to the past seasons, where the player decision in one season will have permanent impact on further story. It takes place in the fictional world like comic, populated by zombies. It offers the similar gameplay to previous titles and offers two playable characters named as Javier and Clementine. During the gameplay, the player controls the character around the environment to examine and interact with various objects and elements to gather and use the items to progress through the story. The player can interact with non-player characters and can get information about the mission to complete. With improved graphics, addictive gameplay, and smooth controls, The Walking Dead: The Telltale Series: A New Frontier is the wonderful game to play.
#11 The Vanishing of Ethan Carter
The Vanishing of Ethan Carter is a great Point and Click Adventure game developed and published by The Astronauts. This game was initially developed solely for PC (Microsoft Windows) but later on the company decided to launch a PlayStation 4 compatible version and that is expected to get in to markets in early 2015. The story of the game starts with a mysterious letter from a young boy Ethen Carter to Detective Paul Prospero about some supernatural events, murders and vanishing of Ethan all set to happen in near future. Detective Paul reaches the residence of Ethan and finds out that Ethan has already vanished. Detective Paul starts exploring Red Creek and gets to know about its dark secrets. This entangled storyline game traps Detective Paul in an endless world of puzzles and bizarre events all created by Ethan. He makes him solve some really weird murder cases of his family members and forces detective Paul Prospero to battle with un-natural beings. This amazing adventure game provides with an open world gaming environment, cool graphics and game-play.
#12 The Last of Us
The Last of US, developed by NaughtyDog is an Action-Adventure, Third-person Shooting and Interactive Drama video game set in an Apocalyptic Era. The Horror Survival and RPG element makes this game stand out as one of the best games of this genre. The Last of US focuses on the characters of Joel and his daughter Sarah who both are trying to survive in the outbreak of Cordyceps Fungus, responsible of turning almost all of the humanity into the Monsters and Undead. If anybody comes into the contact with them, turns into one of them and this keeps on going until there is nobody left. While trying to scavenge for food and supplies, a soldier’s bullet kills Sarah and Joel goes against the forces and all the weapon holders. He becomes a smuggler and starts finding “Robert” for a huge supply of weapons and ammunition. When Joel encounters Robert, he tells him to have sold all the weapons to a Rebel group Fire Flies. Tess kills Robert and Teams up with Joel, Ellie joins the gang too and they all start their journey to eliminate the head of Rebel group. This is where you get into the play and take over the character of “Joel”. You must lead your team and encounter the rebels who actually are the real culprits who spread the Cordyceps Fungus. The Last of US allows you to use all kinds of weapons and engage in massive battles against the enemies so you must reach to the Rebel Head and kill him before he kills you and your team mates. The Last of US provides a great blend of variant stories and mixes them up in a very dramatic way and puts Action-Adventure, Shooting, RPG elements on a great show just for you to play and enjoy the game to the heights of entertainment.
#13 Beyond Two Souls
Beyond: Two Souls by Quantic Dream is a super Thriller, Action-Adventure and Third-person Shooting video game. The story of the game features the protagonist Jodie Holmes and a ghost Aiden. Jodie and Aiden are spiritually linked to each other and because of the psychic link between the two, Jodie can communicate with people via Aiden, she can also perform psychic acts and manipulate physical objects. Because of her Psychic powers her foster parents leave her in the custody of Dr. Nathan Dawkins who further looks after Jodie and she spends the rest of her life in the Facility of U.S. Department of Paranormal Activity. Dr. Nathan with the help of Cole Freeman further nourishes her powers and seeks her help in opening a portal to another world. He builds a condenser and Jodie opens up the connection to another bizarre world but soon after discovering the presence of strange entities she shuts down the condenser and warns Dr. Nathan about not building another one, but the condenser remains open and that’s when the chaos begins. The portal remains open for long enough to get the attention of CIA and the agency dispatches Agent Ryan Clayton to investigate the matter. Agent Ryan Meets Jodie and recruits her to work with him. This is where you get into the character of Jodie and go on multiple missions, kill the enemies and hard targets etc. At some point the agency will use you for illegal means and that’s when you should go against the agency and hunt down the real culprits. This Film Noir Drama is one amazingly well written piece of art that also provides with a super engaging game-play and splendid graphics. Beyond Two Souls is a great Action-Adventure and Shooting video game to play and enjoy. You should totally play this game and enjoy an amazing blend of Action-Adventure, Shooting and Drama elements all together.
#14 Alan Wake
Alan Wake, a Third Person Shooter, Action-Adventure Video game by Remedy Entertainment. The game is set in the fictitious town of Bright Falls and the story of the game revolves around the character of the protagonist Alan Wake, a novelist by profession who suddenly loses his wife and sets out to find the truth about her disappearance. You get into the character of Alan Wake and start your journey, interact with The Taken, the most bizarre, creepy and murderous entities to find out the clues about your wife’s disappearance. You must fight them in order to fulfill your desire of revenge. The game lets you use different weapons, skills etc. to encounter the Taken. Alan Wake features a hardcore, action-packed and psych-horror game-play along with super dynamic 3D graphics, an open world environment and an engaging game-play and story. Alan wake is based on episodic play and it offers an amazingly twisted game plot that strongly binds the characters with the story and features a marvelous blend of Action-Adventure, Horror and Shooting elements. Try it out and you’ll love everything this game has to offer.
#15 Gone Home
Gone Home is a First-person Indie Action-Adventure and Interactive Fiction Simulation developed by The Fullbright Company. The game takes place in the year 1995 and allows you to explore a mansion after coming back home after one long year. Every member of your family is vanished and you are left clueless about their sudden disappearance. In order to find them you must find clues, interact with objects and solve a number of challenging puzzles and mysteries. The game lets you be Kaitlin and allows you to explore the game world from a First-person Perspective, complete various game objectives in order to earn rewards, open up new areas and search for messages scattered all around the game world. Gone Home is an interactive video game that allwos you to look at objects, interact with them and keep on collecting the clues, objects and open up new game world areas to enjoy the game.
#16 Remember Me
Remember Me is an Action and Adventure game developed by Dontnod Entertainment and published by CapCom. This cool game is offered on PC (Microsoft Windows), Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3. The story of the game revolves around the protagonist Nilin’s character who is a memory hunter working for an underground organization called Errorists. In the game Nilin struggles to recover her memories on her way on a great quest on which she will take down all her enemies by indulging herself in deadly combats and using her special powers against them. The marvelously written story of the game leads to exploration, ultimate action and adventure along with all the great features of game such as open world gaming environment, lustrous graphics and gameplay etc. This game is an amazing amalgamation of action, adventure and RPG elements. Do give it a try if you want to play Action and Adventure games with stealth elements.
#17 Syberia 2
Syberia 2 is an Adventure, Exploration and Single-player video game by Microids. It is the second installment in the series of Syberia. The game combines the elements of puzzles, third-person perspective, and adventure. In this entry, the game introduces more realistic characters and the environment. It takes place in stunning environments consists of jungles, snow-covered, mountains, and towns. Explore the game world, solve different puzzles and level-up. The story revolves around the protagonist of the first game named Kate Walker who is an American lawyer and her efforts to find a way out. The protagonist has stuck into a remote dessert called Syberia in Russia, where her main goal is to explore the environment to survive as long as she can. It has a variety of levels and each with its unique gameplay, challenges and more. It offers exciting features, modes, and story. With detailed graphics, mouse-driven gameplay, and brilliant mechanics, Syberia 2 is the best game to play and enjoy.
Syberia is a 2002’s Hit Single-player Point-and-Click Action and Adventure, Third-person video game by Microids. The game follows the story of Kate Walker, game Protagonist and a skilled Lawyer who tries to wrap up a deal for her client in Europe and Russia, but soon after reaching her destination, she is forced to run for her life. With amazing and realistic visual novel style, wonderful environments, brilliant characters and immersive game-play, Syberia allows you to experience the true hardships a Lawyer can go through and in her case, as the story-line suggests, you get a really good lesson out of that. Running for her life, Kate goes through a number of hardest phases of her life including the time when she receives calls on her Cell Phone from unknown numbers and a worsening relationship with her fiancé. According to the story of the game, Kate reaches to French Village named as Valadilene, where she attends the funeral of Toy Factory owner, an old lady named Anna Voralberg. After a visit to the local notary, Kate gets to know about the Old lady’s brother Hans, living in the North-East of Europe but his whereabouts are unknown. In order to transfer the ownership, Kate must find him and when she starts off her journey to find Hans, the story takes a massive turn that actually writes the fate of Kate. A drama begins that topples her life upside down. Now in order to go with the story and enjoy the game, you must get into the character of Kate and start exploring. Syberia offers a fantastic thrill filled Drama and an equally exciting game-play that makes this game one of the most amazing additions to this specific genre. If you are a fan of Action-Adventure gaming, you must play this game and raise the curtains off of the mysterious theme of the game. With all the amazing things combined, Syberia offers a unique story, a totally challenging and quite exciting game-play and beautiful 3D visuals for you to enjoy.
#19 Dreamfall Chapters: The Longest Journey
Dreamfall Chapters: The Longest Journey is an episodic Puzzle Point and Click and Adventure video game. This 3D game surrounds the interacting characters, game world exploration and a lot of puzzles to solve. Developed and published by Red Thread Games, this is the most favorite and highest ranking game in the whole series. The futuristic story of the game is set in 2220 and represents two parallel universes named Stark and Arcedia. The protagonist of the game Zoe Castillo breaks the news that the Dreams of the residents of both universes are being stolen by the conspirators and she sets out to ruin their intentions. Betrayed badly and left for dead previously in Dreamfall, Zoe thinks this is the chance to find the purpose of her life. The game features a non-open world environment but several freely roaming levels like Europolis and Marcuria and repays the players with power-ups on collecting every secret and clearing the level. Graphically rich gaming environment and game-play with a third person perspective enhances the charm of playing this awesomely amazing and addicting game to play.
#20 Fahrenheit: Indigo Prophecy
Fahrenheit: Indigo Prophecy is an Action-Adventure, Third-person Shooter and Interactive Drama video game made by Quantic Dream. This Psyche thriller Film Noir drama is set in the city of New York and its story revolves around the character of protagonist Lucas Kane. Lucas Kane gets assigned on a task to solve the murder cases committed by a man who controls people’s minds by using his super natural powers and then kills them. The Killer gets aware about the activities of Lucas and follows him to a Dinner where he forces his spell over Lucas’s brain and makes him kill a man. You must get into the character of the protagonist and find out the truth about the killer’s spell over you. You must also speed up your investigations in order to stop the killer from killing more innocent people. You must go through the sessions of physical and mental therapy to reduce the manipulation caused by the killers spell. Fahrenheit: Indigo Prophecy provides with different game endings, all based up on the actions performed by you and the path selected by you. A mental health bar keeps on telling you about your sanity levels so you must keep track of that or else you’ll end up killing another person. With an amazing psycho-horror game story, state of the art graphics and an engaging game-play, Fahrenheit: Indigo Prophecy is a great game to play, you must try it out.
#21 L.A Noire
L.A Noire is an Action-Adventure, Interactive Drama, Third-person Shooter and Stealth video game by Team Bondi. Featuring the protagonist Cole Phelps the game is set in the city of Los Angeles. Cole Phelps recently joined in as the Detective after serving for years as an officer in the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD). Being a police officer, Phelps worked in a lot of police departments and in every Department, he worked with different partners having different sets of skills in crime investigations and interrogations. Players get to solve the cases of different kinds, assigned to them as the investigation tasks and by using their skills, they are meant to put the responsible behind the bars. This amazingly twisted and amalgamated series of fast-paced action and adventure includes crime scene investigations, interrogations, fieldwork and super thrilling gun battles between the law-breakers and the lawmakers. Player mostly uses melee attacks, a lot of weapons and rides vehicles of different kinds in an open world environment. With greatly 3D graphics, exhilarating game-play and an appealing and well-inscribed story-line, L.A Noire takes you to a new dimension of Action-Adventure and Shooting game experience.
#22 Vampire: The Masquerade Bloodlines
Vampire: The Masquerade Bloodlines is an Action-Adventure, RPG and a first and third person shooter game by Troika Games. The game takes place on four fictional locations of Santa Monica, Hollywood, downtown Los Angeles and Chinatown and revolves around the seven clans of vampires divided according to their abilities and for the sake of their race by their government. The seven clans of the vampires include Toreadors, Ventures, Brujah, Malkavians, Gangrel, Nosferatu and Anarchs. The story of the game kicks off with the protagonist killed and then resurrected as a Fledgling vampire. The sire of the Fledgling gets executed because of breaking the laws but the Fledgling gets a chance to live. The story paces on and the Fledgling gets transferred to Santa Monica to help the ghouls in destroying the warehouse of Sabbat an enemy vampire clan. The real action begins and the Fledgling indulges in hardcore action by melee attacking the enemies in close combats and heavy gunfights. As a ban on revealing the identity in humans, the Fledgling only uses guns and melee weapons to fight and returns to the LaCroix honored by the win over the enemies. Vampire: The Masquerade – Bloodlines features an awesomely well-written storyline, open world gaming environment and dashingly destructive game-play filled with action-adventure and shooting elements. Do give it a go if you haven’t yet and enjoy all the fun.
#23 Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons
Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons is an epic Graphic Puzzle, Action-Adventure, and Indie video game by Starbreeze Studios AB. The game focuses on two brothers and allows you to control both of them, lead them both on a journey based on a fairy tale and enjoy a super addictive and amazing co-op game-play. Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons lets you solve a lot of amazingly complex puzzles, explore the whole game-world, fight against the enemies and Bosses etc. You must also find the cure (Water of Life) for your ailing father, you must help and look out for each other, survive and bring the cure safely. Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons features super beautiful graphics and scenarios, an addictive game-play and a great story. As an alternative to The Silent Age this game will definitely provide you with tons of entertainment.
#24 Grim Fandango Remastered
Grim Fandango Remastered is an Graphic-Adventure, Interactive Drama, and Episodic video game by Double Fine Productions. The story follows Mexican Folklores and fits you into the character of the protagonist Manny Calavera who works for the Department of Dead (DOD) and struggles to wipe off his wrong doings so that he can get the final reward. He stars in the game as Reaper who frees other people’s souls from the adversities and inspects about what kind of underworld travel packages are they awarded. Manny’s business unexpectedly starts crashing and he gets the instructions of giving someone a first-class package if he wants his business running. He declines the order and his business crashes badly, and he gets out in the open to investigate about the causes and possible motives behind all of what happened to him recently. You must help yourself in assembling up a crew of a beautiful woman (unnamed) and some trustworthy friends and start your investigation. Grim Fandango Remastered is a kind of twisted video game because of its unique story and characters.
#25 Grim Fandango
Grim Fandango is a Graphics Adventure, Puzzle and Single-player video game created and published by LucasArts. The game lets you control a character named Manuel and takes place in the fictional world called Land of Dead, in which you must complete challenging puzzles. Interact with Non-player Characters, find clues, gather and use objects to solve mysteries to progress in the game. It lets you a chance to become a detective and show your skills. Solve cases, earn points and uncover the secrets of the land of dead. The game offers detailed environments and lets you explore it, find objects and get clues. Grim Fandango includes core features such as Exciting Characters, a set of Puzzles, Stunning Visuals, brilliant mechanics, point and clicks gameplay, etc. Grim Fandango is the best game to play and enjoy.
#26 Broken Sword
Broken Sword is an Adventure game series with strong Point and Click elements. The first game in the series was released in 1996 named Broken Sword: The Shadow of the Templars. The story of series revolves around the protagonists named Nicole Collard, an American Patent Lawyer, a Freelance Journalist and George Stobbart. In the story, Gorge Stobbart is the victim and witness on a café named La Chandelle Verte. After an investigation, the secrets comes out the name of the serial killer who steals a briefcase and set off a bomb inside the case. The series includes various scenarios and lets you get into the role of the protagonist and explore the crime scenes. Interrogate the criminal, find clues, analyze suspects, and catch the man who is guilty. In the series, each entry has a set of unique cases, crimes, and scenes. The series contains a lot of games such as Broken Sword: The Shadow of Templars, Broken Sword II: The Smoking Mirror, Broken Sword: The Sleeping Dragon, Broken Sword: The Angel Death, and Broken Sword 5: The Serpent’s Curse.
#27 Return to Mysterious Island
Return to Mysterious Island is a Puzzle, Adventure, Point and Click and Single-player video game developed by Kheops Studios and published by The Adventure Company. The story of the game revolve around the protagonist named as Mina alone on an unknown island, and the main task of the player explores the whole island, discover different technologies and try to live in the island. The game allows the player to gather some use things and build his own house improve his survival skills that will help the player to against the deadly enemy creatures. The game also allows the player to complete number task and find the way where the player can escape the dangerous island. Return to Mysterious Island includes core features such as collect all the useful items, Exploration, Unlockable Achievements, Upgrades, Wild Animals and much more. With stunning gameplay, well-written storyline, fantastic visuals, and dynamic background music. Do try it out, you’ll surely enjoy it.
#28 Dreamfall Chapters
Dreamfall Chapters is an Adventure, Third-person Exploration and Single-player video game created by Red Thread Games and published by Deep Silver. The game offers episodic gameplay with an emphasis on exploration, character interaction and puzzle solving. It is the direct sequel to The Longest Journey and takes place in two parallel Universe such as Arcadia and Stark. The story revolves around the female protagonist who has uncovered a massive criminal conspiracy, aiming to enslave both Arcadia and Stark by snatching their dreams. The protagonist was betrayed and left in a coma at the end of the previous installment and has found a purpose to live her life again in Chapters. The game offers 3D environments and lets the player assumes the role of the female protagonist who must navigate the environment from a third-person perspective, interact with NPCs, find clues and solve the mysteries to progress through the game. As the match advanced, other challenging episodes will be unlocked to play. Dreamfall Chapters offers core features such as Emotional Storyline, Sequel to Adventure Game, Explore Detailed and Beautiful Gameplay, etc. With stunning mechanics, addictive gameplay, and smooth controls, Dreamfall Chapters is the best game to play and enjoy.
Shadowgate is a Graphic Adventure, Point and Click and Single-player video game developed by Icom Simulations, Inc. and published by Mindscape. The game takes place in the castle known as Shadowgate, the residence of an evil lord named as Warlord. The player assumes the role of the protagonist, a warrior, and his primary objective is to rescue the world by defeating the lord, who is struggling to release the demons from hell. The game has a variety of puzzles, and the player must solve throughout a series of levels to progress through the match. The player explores the environment from a first-person perspective and can interact with objects and environment using point and click interface. During the gameplay, the player can collect different objects and can use them when needed. It features classic soundtracks with old school graphics and lets the player immerse himself in puzzle gameplay experience. With cool mechanics, exciting gameplay, and brilliant visuals, Shadowgate is the best game to play.
#30 The Walking Dead Episode 5: No Time Left
The Walking Dead Episode 5: No Time Left is the Final Downloadable Content for the original game of Graphic Adventure, The Walking Dead and brings enhanced mechanics, graphics, story, and gameplay. The plot of the game takes place in the same universe, in which you as the protagonist must defend yourself from the members of your team and the treads outside the allies. You need to effort to lead the allies when some members of your group go against your leadership. The world is populated with deadly creatures like zombies who invaded the environment. You can navigate the environment from a third-person view as survival and communicate with other characters and struggle to solve the puzzles to become the master. There are a variety of levels present, and each level has its unique set of objectives that you have to complete at any cost. Lead your team in the brutal environment and each at the end of each level to progress through the game. With brilliant controls, excellent interaction system, and a variety of dialogues, The Walking Dead Episode 5: No Time Left is the incredible game to play.
Gorogoa is an amazing Puzzle and Single-player video game developed by Jason Roberts and published by Annapurna Interactive. In the game, the player is presented with four images in the grid-based environment and must combine, explore and stack each image to discover the connection between them to solve the tricky puzzles to open new areas. During the gameplay, the player isn’t guided through the progress, as the game has no supported language and the player must work out his way to finish each level. The storyline revolves around a boy, who is looking for an encounter with divine monsters, navigating themes of religion and spirituality. The images in the game based on the 20th century, including war, peace and rebuilding. The game comes with creative puzzles, and the gameplay consists of lavishly illustrated panels that the player can combine and arrange in multiple ways to solve the puzzles. The game has easy to play, but tough to master gameplay. Gorogoa includes core features such as Gorgeous Hand-drawn Gameplay, a new way of Storytelling, Imaginative puzzles, and more.
#32 Detroit: Become Human
Detroit: Become Human is an Adventure, Third-person Perspective, and Single-player video game created by Quantic Dream and published by Sony Interactive Entertainment. The game’s plot focuses on three androids such as Kara, Connor, and Markus. Each character has its unique story and a set of tasks such as Connor, whose ultimate task is to hunt down sentient androids, Kara, who struggle to escape the owner she was serving to manipulate her sentient and defend a young girl, and Markus devotes himself to launch other androids from servitude. During the game, they may perish or survive depending on the selection of dialogues that determine the story. The game is played from a third-person perspective, and several playable characters can die as the plot continues without them. There are many challenging missions, and the player needs to accomplish each one to advance through the storyline. The outcome of the game depends on the decisions taken by the player. Detroit: Become Human includes prominent features such as Third-person Adventure Gameplay, Detailed Graphics, and more. Check it out, and have fun.
#33 Kentucky Route Zero
Kentucky Route Zero is an Episodic Point-and-Click Action-Adventure video game developed and published by Cardboard Computer. This indie game is available to play on PC (Microsoft Windows), Mac OS and Linux. The narrative of the game whirls around the life of a truck driver and his dog. The driver along with his dog, accepts to travel to Kentucky to deliver the antique goods and on his way to Kentucky he slips off the road and gets lost. He interacts with strangers and with so many different things to find his way back to Kentucky and reaches to Equus Oils a pitch black gas station. At Equus Oils the real adventure of his life begins. Game features astonishingly amazing game-play, superb graphics and environment. One thing that is quite different about this game is the absence of verbal dialogue. Instead of a verbal dialogue the game uses text-based dialogue to interact with people and things. This epic game is worth trying. Do give it a go and enjoy all the fun.
#34 Deadly Premonition
The last entrant on our list of games like “State of Decay” is Deadly Premonition. Deadly Premonition is developed by “Access Games” in collaboration with “Rising Star Games and is available to play on PC (Microsoft Windows), Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 gaming platforms. The game is a super hit amalgamation of Open world, Psychological Horror Survival and shooting elements. The game kicks off with the investigation of the murder of “Becky Adams and Diane”. Protagonist as the investigator “York” find out that the murders are a work of the “Raincoat Killers” and suspects Thomas in the murders and Thomas after some time dies with a hook in his neck. Thomas’s death halts the investigation a bit but “York” keeps on gathering the evidence. Emily joins the investigation with York and finds out the final victim “Carol”. Carol infects Emily with red seeds and she falls ill. York leaves Emily with Kaysen and continues the investigation, encounters George and makes him confess the murders and kills him. The game concludes. The story of the game is a bit twisted and takes you to the heights of amazingness in horror-survival and psychotic experience. Try it out and you’ll definitely have your head spinning.
#35 The Testament of Sherlock Holmes
Are you familiar with Sherlock Holmes? Well Sherlock Holmes was a finest detective the world has ever seen. Sherlock Holmes had the unique skills of solving the most difficult cases and nobody else could find the clues and evidence that he could. The Testament of Sherlock Holmes is based on The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes and is developed by Frogwares for all the detective games lovers. The game is set in the year 1890s and takes you back to an old depiction of London where Sherlock Holmes along with his companion Dr. Watson, is trying to solve a very uncommon case. After the game starts, it puts you into the character of Sherlock Holmes and lets you solve the case by using the strategies and techniques that Sherlock Holmes used back then. You play as Sherlock Holmes and try to solve the case of a missing “Samoan Necklace”. Near the solution of the case you notice that the necklace is not original. The thief has put an imitation of the original one on the scene and the real Necklace is still missing. This discovery makes you feel a bit dizzy because all of the investigation seems of no use. You must find the original necklace. Use your best skills and techniques to examine the clues and evidence, go to different locations to investigate people and collect more evidence. The game lets you jump into the character of DR. Watson to observe the situation more adequately. The Testament of Sherlock Holmes lets you travel from one location to another by walking, running or on any vehicle available. You can solve side puzzles to focus on the real matter too if you want. The Testament of Sherlock Holmes provides with a great episodic storyline and an engagingly addictive game-play for you to play and enjoy. Do try this game out for a great Action-Adventure and Interactive Drama experience. You’ll like it for sure.
Braid is a cool Action-Adventure and Puzzle-Platform video game Created by Hothead Games, Braid is available on multiple platforms such as Windows, Mac OS X, Linux, Steam, XBox 360 and PS3 and offers a number of cool upgrades and stuff. Although the gaming environment is quite similar to Super Mario but, the puzzles and game-play is quite like Limbo, Badland and Contre Jour etc. Another great feature included in the game is the ability of the player to reverse the time. For example. If you die in the game you can always reverse the time and save yourself whenever you reach the same point where you died previously. This feature alone attracts the players a lot. Six different playing scenarios, everyone with a unique set of challenging puzzles to solve and twisted structure of the game gets you to the whole new level of excitement and Adventure-based Puzzle-Platform gaming. Braid is a wonderful alternative to a lot of games of the same genre. Do give it a try and enjoy the ultimate fun.
Resonance, Developed by XII Games is an Action-Adventure and Interactive Drama video game. The game is about the death of a Physicist in a lab accident and the pursuit for his hidden Legacy (Resonance Tech) between the people of a specific group. Resonance lets you control four main characters of the game and allows you to switch between them according to the scenario. You as the detective have to find out a deadly Technology named Resonance in order to save the humanity. Resonance is the technology that professor Morales working on when the accident happened. The tech is now stolen by some dangerous terrorist organization and you have to find it before its to late. In order to find out Resonance you will have to go to lab to collect clues and object that can help you with your investigation. Resonance is a super thriller Action-Adventure and Interactive Drama video game presented in a cinematic and Film Noir style. You’ll be provided with a best story and amazing graphic details in this game. Try out this masterpiece and you’ll definitely be a fan.
#38 Edna and Harvey: The Breakout
Edna and Harvey: The Breakout, is a graphic Action-Adventure and Interactive Drama game developed by Daedalic Entertainment. The game features the protagonist as a young woman named Edna who gets stuck in a mental hospital with her toy rabbit Harvey and she wants to get out of the facility. You as the protagonist will have to solve a number of point-and-click puzzles in order to gather clues and objects. The gathered objects and clues are the only things that can help you escape so you better be good at puzzle solving or else you’ll keep stranded inside the hospital. The puzzles in the game are all based up on the results you get by solving the previous puzzles. If you solve a puzzle with perfect combinations you’ll advance in the game but if you are failed to solve the puzzles, you’ll lose the game. Edna and Harvey: The Breakout has a great story, great graphics and a super addictive Film-Noir game-play. Do give it a try, you’ll definitely love it.
#39 D4: Dark Dreams Don’t Die
D4: Dark Dreams Don’t Die is a great Episodic, Interactive Drama and Action-Adventure video game developed by Access Games. The game lets you be the protagonist David Young, a Private Detective who struggles to investigate about the murder of his wife. You must follow the story-line and use your Time Traveling abilities to investigate and collect clues and evidence about your lost memories. The time travel abilities are strictly bound to the search of necessary clued and objects so when you find a clue you can go back in time to a specific and limited point. The more you collect objects and clues, the more you can go back in time and eventually reach down to the point where you can stop[ the murder from happening and in some cases you can arrest the murderer. D4: Dark Dreams Don’t Die provides with Cel-Shaded graphics and an amazing game-play filled with thrill, action and adventure. Do try it out if you haven’t played it yet, you’ll definitely enjoy this game.
#40 Octodad: Dadliest Catch
Octodad: Dadliest Catch is an Action-Adventure and Indie video game created by Young Horses. This super thriller is all about destruction, deception and fatherhood. The game lets you be the protagonist “Octodad” a huge Octopus in human form who struggles to prove his existence by completing the tasks with his long and boneless tentacles. Octodad: Dadliest Catch lets you control the protagonist, help him out with his mistrusting wife and a terrible trip to a local aquarium. This super cool game examines your patience, control over yourself and the ability to deal with heavy stress and living with a normal human family etc. Octodad: Dadliest Catch is a sequel to the original Octodad and features with dynamic game details, enhanced mechanics and a great story to follow. Do try it out, you’ll like it for sure.
#41 The Night of the Rabbit
The Night of the Rabbit is an wonderful Point-and-Click Puzzle, Platform Action-Adventure and 3D video game by Daedalic Entertainment. The game revolves around a little boy named Jerry Hazelnutt who wants to be a skilled magician. Jerry finds out a Formula of creating the Carrot Flame, mixes in different magical ingredients and suddenly a travel bag appears. Jerry opens up the case and finds a Magic Hat, Wand and a big Rabbit named Marquise De Hoto from a parallel Universe. Jerry becomes his apprentice and Hoto takes him to a fairyland named Mousewood. Jerry finds out that this world is soon going to be attacked by the cunning and cruel magician Zaroff, Gathers up his courage and asks Marquise to help him. Your task is to help Jerry defeat Zaroof by the use of your magic skills and by solving a number of magical puzzles. The fate of the Mousewood residents lies totally in your hands, so you must save the poor creatures. The Night of the Rabbit lets you explore, interact with Mice and Moles, solve a number of challenging puzzles etc. in a wonderfully created environment. With great visuals, great story and an immersive game-play, The Night of the Rabbit is a great game to play and enjoy.
#42 Dear Esther
Dear Esther is a cool First-person Action-Adventure, RPG, Indie, Interactive Fiction and Art-based video game. The game takes you to a remarkable world where an unknown entity named Esther partially takes control of yourself and allows you to explore an amazingly huge game world from a first person perspective. After a road crash you found yourself into the world of Esther but it seems like you have been summoned by the Esther, for what motives, that’s what you have to find out. The purely story driven game-play allows you to explore, interact and find the answers about what happened on the motorway, what is the significance of aerial, who is Esther and why did she summoned you here etc. With a mysterious background, great visuals, an immersive game-play, surreal surroundings, great sounds etc, Dear Esther is an amazing game to play and enjoy. Do give it a try.
#43 Mind: Path to Thalamus
Mind: Path to Thalamus is a First-person, Action-Adventure and Puzzle-Platform video game that takes you to an amazing world of wonders filled up with all the surreal and fantastic elements. This mind-bending games lets you use the objects and find ways to solve some of the most enigmatic puzzles ever. In order to complete the tasks, you’ll have to go through the cycles of day and night, change the weather by modifying the fog and rain and change the surrounding environment completely and find ways to finally get out of your own mind. You must use all of your abilities and tools provided in order to escape the reality and follow the trail your mind creates. With a number of 30 amazing puzzles, fantastic environments, ability to turn day into night and night into day, great visuals and voice overs and immersive game-play, Mind: Path to Thalamus is one of the best Action-Adventure, puzzle-platform, Art and Exploration video game to play and enjoy.
Naissancee is a cool First-person Puzzle Platformre and Adventure video game developed and published by Limasse Five. The game is about a girl named Lucy who gets lost in a Futuristic and Sci-Fi complex Building and is running for her life. A giant creature is chasing her and she must evade that creature in order to survive. in order to survive the attacks and to live, the game tasks you to solve a number of challenging puzzles, interact with objects and manipulate them etc. Naissancee includes a lot of challenging puzzles that Lucy must complete in order to live and finally get out of this bizarre world. Naissancee provides with a challenging game-play, cool visuals and an amazing story that leaves you spellbound for quite some time. Do try it out, its an amazing game to play.
#45 The Journey Down: Chapter One
The Journey Down: Chapter One takes you to an amazingly enigmatic underland setting and allows you to set yourself up into the character of Bwana who accompanies her companion named as Kito in order to search for a lost Journal. As the protagonist, you’ll have to go through challenging puzzles, obstacles and an unfriendly environment in order to find out Bwana’s long lost father, Captain Kaonandodo. With amazing point-and-click aesthetics, The Journey Down: Chapter One immerses you into an amazing journey and adventure in which you’ll have to follow a twisted plot and witness amazingly breathtaking moments. With a superb game setting, great visuals and sounds and an addictive game-play, The Journey Down: Chapter One is one of the best Episodic and Interactive, Puzzle-platform, games to play and enjoy.
#46 Shadowgate Classic
Shadowgate Classic is an Adventure, Point, and Click, Puzzle and Single-player video game created by ICOM Simulation, Inc. The game takes place in the fantasy-based world and lets the player get into the role of the last great hero-king. The world is invaded by the evil named Warlock lord and the ultimate task is to defeat the evil and save the world. To progress in the castle, the player has to accomplish a series of challenging puzzles. It has different levels each with different challenges. There are hundreds of scenarios to navigate. Earn points by completing each level and unlock others. The game embarks the player on an epic quest to search a mystic artifact called the Staff of Ages and fend off the evil Warlock from hiring a deadly demon called Behemoth. The protagonist will face death if he opens a wrong door or pulls the wrong switch. Shadowgate Classic is the best game to play and enjoy.
Lucius is an Adventure, Horror-Survival, Third-person Perspective, and Single-player video game by Shiver Games. The game takes place in the stunning world and lets you assume the role of the villain protagonist named Lucius. He was born on 6th June as a normal boy, but everything completely changed on the protagonist’s 6th birthday. He is equipped with devil powers. The game is set in the fictional manor and the Devil tasks the Lucius to kill all the members of the manor. It embarks you on a bloody adventure where you have to kill your household. The more people your kills, the more powerful you will become. Lucius is played from a third-person view. It has a set of levels and each with similar tasks to kill people. Explore the game world, interact with NPCs, accomplish your tasks, and gain experience and power. Lucius offers core features such as 3D Horror Adventure, Open World, Breathtaking Atmosphere, and more. Try it out, and you’ll enjoy it.
#48 Echo: Secrets of the Lost Cavern
Echo: Secrets of the Lost Cavern is an Adventure video game by Kheops Studio. It is available to play on Microsoft Windows and Mac platforms and supports Single-player mode. The game puts you into the role of the protagonist named Arok who is a fifteen-year-old boy from the Paleolithic times. It takes place in the prehistoric time, 15000 BC. At the time, the people were able to communicate with each other, cook food, make weapons for the hunt, burn fire, and cut flint. The game embarks you on a fruitless adventure during the Stone Age where the protagonist discovers a cavern having a strange symbol. The cavern tells the protagonist about a charismatic traveler named Klem who is a painter and can communicate with the spirits through painting that he creates. In the game, the ultimate task is to gather many items that you need and survive as long as possible. You must learn how to create a spear, and traverse through exciting locations, navigate overcome obstacles and face deadly enemies. The game combines the elements of Puzzles, Exploration, and Survival. Echo: Secrets of the Lost Cavern is the best game to play and enjoy.
#49 Ghost Master
Ghost Master combines the elements of Strategy, Puzzle, Tactical and Simulation developed by Stick Puppies and published by Strategy First. The game supports single-player mode and casts the player in the role of an enemy, who is a Ghost Master. It takes place in the stunning environment and offers certain task to complete specific duties. The goals of the player comprise hauntings, renegade ghosts, avenge death and more. There are fourteen different levels to play and enjoy and each with different challenges, tasks, and objectives. The ultimate goal is to frighten the humans and force them to leave the area. The game offers the similar gameplay like Real-time Strategy game and lets the player at the start to select the ghost from which he wants to play. Each ghost has one or two objects. Ghost Master includes exciting features such as Fifteen Unique Adventures, 3D Environment, Special Effects, different Locations and more. Try it out, and it’ll entertain you.
#50 The Whispered World
The Whispered World is an Adventure, Point and Click, Puzzle, and Single-player video game developed and published by Daedalic Entertainment. The game takes place in the fantasy world in Silentia and puts you into the role of the sad young boy named Sadwick who is a circus clown. The story of the game starts as the protagonist wake up after a deep sleep in his journey after having a horrible nightmare where the Sadwick sees the world is falling apart. After arriving, the protagonist meets with a messenger named Bobby of a King. The messenger assigns the task to the player to go on an epic adventure to find an artifact called the Whispering Stone because the end of the world is near and the land is already falling apart. There are a variety of levels and you have to complete each one at any cost to save the world. During your journey, you have to find a girl named Shana who may have an advice for you. Control the character using mouse and interact with NPCs using menu options. Solve complex puzzles to gain experience and unlock further content in the game. Try it out.