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The Best Point and Click Adventure Games Of All Time

Updated September 30, 2020 19.8k votes 3.1k voters 138.3k views178 items

The best point and click adventure games immerse you in a interactive world rich with backstory and excitement. Unlike traditional action-adventure games, point n click games don't rush you forward. Instead, 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?

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, Meridian 157, was released 2019. Even Telltale Games episodic video games are mostly point and click in nature.

These highly-rated point and click adventure games games are ordered by popularity, so only the greatest point and click adventure games are at the top of the list. This list includes all challenging graphical adventure 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. The list you're viewing is made up of games like Secret of Monkey IslandManiac Mansion, and some of the Indiana Jones video games.

This list answers the questions, "What are the best point and click adventure games?" and "What is the greatest point and click adventure games game of all time?"

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