Total Nerd The Best Point and Click Adventure Games of All Time  

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The best point and click adventure games immerse you in a interactive world rich with backstory and excitement. Unlike action-adventure games such as Bioshock, point n click games don't rush you forward. They let you work through the story at your own pace and the good ones have cerebral puzzles aplenty. So which adventure games are the best? Well, adventure gamers have voted for their favorites below.

While many people unfamiliar with the genre may dismiss it as being dead, there are in fact plenty of new releases every year. For example, one of the best point and click adventure games ever, Gemini Rue, was released 2011.

These highly rated point and click adventure games games are ordered by popularity, so only the greatest point and click adventure games games are at the top of the list. Spanning the entire history of the genre, these point and click adventure games games are considered the best in the genre.

This list includes all challenging graphical adventure games games that have ever hit the shelves ( either physically or digitally), so it doesn't necessarily have all the more obscure or new point and click adventure games games. The list you're viewing is made up of games like Secret of Monkey Island and Maniac Mansion.

This list answers the questions, "What are the best point and click adventure games games?" and "What is the greatest point and click adventure games game of all time?"
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Monkey Island 2: LeChuck's Rev... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Point and Click Adventure Games of All Time

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The Secret of Monkey Island is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Point and Click Adventure Games of All Time

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261 64
Grim Fandango is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Point and Click Adventure Games of All Time

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The Curse of Monkey Island is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Point and Click Adventure Games of All Time

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Day of the Tentacle is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Point and Click Adventure Games of All Time

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Indiana Jones and the Fate of ... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Point and Click Adventure Games of All Time

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Broken Sword: The Shadow of th... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Point and Click Adventure Games of All Time

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Full Throttle is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Point and Click Adventure Games of All Time
Full Throttle Apr 30 1995

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Broken Sword II: The Smoking M... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Point and Click Adventure Games of All Time

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124 45
Sam & Max Hit the Road is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Point and Click Adventure Games of All Time

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Maniac Mansion is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Point and Click Adventure Games of All Time

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Syberia is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Point and Click Adventure Games of All Time
lalispeter added Syberia 2003

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The Longest Journey is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Point and Click Adventure Games of All Time
Duffadash added The Longest Journey 2000

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Machinarium is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Point and Click Adventure Games of All Time
Machinarium Oct 16 2009

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The Dig is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Point and Click Adventure Games of All Time
The Dig 1995

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The Walking Dead is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Point and Click Adventure Games of All Time
schuechen added The Walking Dead 2012

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Blade Runner is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Point and Click Adventure Games of All Time
binaryg added Blade Runner 1997

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Gemini Rue is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Point and Click Adventure Games of All Time
Gemini Rue 2011

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Gabriel Knight: Sins of the Fa... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Point and Click Adventure Games of All Time

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Indiana Jones and the Last Cru... is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Point and Click Adventure Games of All Time

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Syberia II is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Point and Click Adventure Games of All Time
lalispeter added Syberia II Oct 12 2004

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Sanitarium is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Point and Click Adventure Games of All Time
Sanitarium 1998

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Beneath a Steel Sky is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Point and Click Adventure Games of All Time
binaryg added Beneath a Steel Sky 1994

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Runaway: A Road Adventure is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Point and Click Adventure Games of All Time
lalispeter added Runaway: A Road Adventure 2001

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Loom is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Point and Click Adventure Games of All Time
damián-ochoa added Loom 1990

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Discworld is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Point and Click Adventure Games of All Time
Discworld Jan 01 1995

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Escape from Monkey Island is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Point and Click Adventure Games of All Time

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King's Quest IV: The Perils of... is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Point and Click Adventure Games of All Time

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The Black Mirror is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Point and Click Adventure Games of All Time
lalispeter added The Black Mirror Feb 03 2003

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I Have No Mouth, and I Must Sc... is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Point and Click Adventure Games of All Time

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The Beast Within: A Gabriel Kn... is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Point and Click Adventure Games of All Time

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Leisure Suit Larry: Love for S... is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Point and Click Adventure Games of All Time
legitshanediesel69 added Leisure Suit Larry: Love for Sail! 1996

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Deponia is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Point and Click Adventure Games of All Time
FWZ90 added Deponia Aug 07 2012

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The Neverhood is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Point and Click Adventure Games of All Time
The Neverhood Oct 31 1996

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The Book of Unwritten Tales is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Point and Click Adventure Games of All Time
Rami added The Book of Unwritten Tales 2011

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Black Mirror 2 is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Point and Click Adventure Games of All Time
lalispeter added Black Mirror 2

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Discworld II: Missing Presumed... is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Point and Click Adventure Games of All Time

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Black Mirror 3: The Final Fear is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Point and Click Adventure Games of All Time
lalispeter added Black Mirror 3 Nov 05 2010

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Sam & Max Beyond Time and Spac... is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Point and Click Adventure Games of All Time

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Tales of Monkey Island is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Point and Click Adventure Games of All Time
AlexanderRay added Tales of Monkey Island

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Sam & Max Save the World is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Point and Click Adventure Games of All Time

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Runaway: A Twist of Fate is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Point and Click Adventure Games of All Time

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Sam & Max: Freelance Police is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Point and Click Adventure Games of All Time

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Zak McKracken and the Alien Mi... is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Point and Click Adventure Games of All Time

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Phantasmagoria is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Point and Click Adventure Games of All Time

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Edna & Harvey: the Breakou... is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Point and Click Adventure Games of All Time
FWZ90 added Edna & Harvey: the Breakout 2008

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Leisure Suit Larry in the Land... is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Point and Click Adventure Games of All Time

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999: Nine Hours, Nine Persons,... is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Point and Click Adventure Games of All Time

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The Wolf Among Us is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Point and Click Adventure Games of All Time
lalispeter added The Wolf Among Us

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Discworld Noir is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Point and Click Adventure Games of All Time
andemon added Discworld Noir 1999