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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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378 83
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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342 83
Day of the Tentacle is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Point and Click Adventure Games of All Time
Day of the Tentacle Jun 01 1993

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Indiana Jones and the Fate of ... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Point and Click Adventure Games of All Time

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315 79
The Curse of Monkey Island is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Point and Click Adventure Games of All Time

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249 56
Broken Sword: The Shadow of th... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Point and Click Adventure Games of All Time

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358 91
Grim Fandango is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Point and Click Adventure Games of All Time

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173 53
Broken Sword II: The Smoking M... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Point and Click Adventure Games of All Time

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174 61
Sam & Max Hit the Road is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Point and Click Adventure Games of All Time

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190 60
Full Throttle is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Point and Click Adventure Games of All Time
Full Throttle Apr 30 1995

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93 22
Beneath a Steel Sky is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Point and Click Adventure Games of All Time
binaryg added Beneath a Steel Sky 1994

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118 29
The Longest Journey is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Point and Click Adventure Games of All Time
Duffadash added The Longest Journey 2000

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130 44
Maniac Mansion is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Point and Click Adventure Games of All Time

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173 68
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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Syberia is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Point and Click Adventure Games of All Time
lalispeter added Syberia 2003

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The Dig is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Point and Click Adventure Games of All Time
The Dig Nov 01 1995

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66 14
Indiana Jones and the Last Cru... is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Point and Click Adventure Games of All Time

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160 73
The Walking Dead is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Point and Click Adventure Games of All Time
schuechen added The Walking Dead 2012

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Gemini Rue is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Point and Click Adventure Games of All Time
Gemini Rue 2011

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Thimbleweed Park is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Point and Click Adventure Games of All Time
andemon added Thimbleweed Park

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Blade Runner is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Point and Click Adventure Games of All Time
binaryg added Blade Runner 1997

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Deponia is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Point and Click Adventure Games of All Time
FWZ90 added Deponia Aug 07 2012

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Gabriel Knight: Sins of the Fa... is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Point and Click Adventure Games of All Time

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54 13
Loom is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Point and Click Adventure Games of All Time
damián-ochoa added Loom Jan 01 1990

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Sanitarium is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Point and Click Adventure Games of All Time
Sanitarium 1998

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Syberia II is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Point and Click Adventure Games of All Time
lalispeter added Syberia II 2004

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

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The Black Mirror is listed (or ranked) 28 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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The Wolf Among Us is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Point and Click Adventure Games of All Time
lalispeter added The Wolf Among Us

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Discworld is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Point and Click Adventure Games of All Time
Discworld Jan 01 1995

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Runaway: A Road Adventure is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Point and Click Adventure Games of All Time
lalispeter added Runaway: A Road Adventure Jul 06 2001

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The Book of Unwritten Tales is listed (or ranked) 32 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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The Beast Within: A Gabriel Kn... is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Point and Click Adventure Games of All Time

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54 24
Leisure Suit Larry: Love for S... is listed (or ranked) 34 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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66 27
I Have No Mouth, and I Must Sc... is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Point and Click Adventure Games of All Time

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The Neverhood is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Point and Click Adventure Games of All Time
The Neverhood Oct 31 1996

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25 4
King's Quest V: Absence Makes ... is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Point and Click Adventure Games of All Time

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36 13
Edna & Harvey: the Breakou... is listed (or ranked) 38 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) 39 on the list The Best Point and Click Adventure Games of All Time

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

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37 17
Sam & Max Beyond Time and Spac... is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Point and Click Adventure Games of All Time

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Black Mirror 2 is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Point and Click Adventure Games of All Time
lalispeter added Black Mirror 2

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Discworld Noir is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Point and Click Adventure Games of All Time
andemon added Discworld Noir Jan 01 1999

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Black Mirror 3: The Final Fear is listed (or ranked) 44 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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Flight of the Amazon Queen is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Point and Click Adventure Games of All Time
schuechen added Flight of the Amazon Queen Jan 01 1995

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The Legend of Kyrandia is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Point and Click Adventure Games of All Time
andemon added The Legend of Kyrandia Jan 01 1992

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57 36
Sam & Max Save the World is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Point and Click Adventure Games of All Time

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20 4
Toonstruck is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Point and Click Adventure Games of All Time
andemon added Toonstruck Jan 01 1996

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Discworld II: Missing Presumed... is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Point and Click Adventure Games of All Time

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28 7
Gabriel Knight 3: Blood of the... is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Point and Click Adventure Games of All Time