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The Best Adventure Games On Steam

Updated October 6, 2020 1.3k votes 244 voters 11.8k views35 items

There are so many good adventure games on Steam, but which of them are worth playing? If you love getting lost on a journey, you'll definitely like the Steam adventure games that are featured on this list. Browsing Steam can be a little confusing, which is why we created this ranked list of PC adventure games you can play on Steam, so you can skip their store page and search for the games directly.

This list features a wide variety of adventure games on PC, from fun point and click titles like Thimbleweed Park to more action-oriented adventure games like Batman: Arkham City. If you want something relaxing that is a more narrative adventure, you should check out What Remains of Edith Finch or Firewatch.

These are among some of the most cultivated, cinematic, and exhilarating adventure games for PC, so vote up whichever ones you feel had the most impact on you as a gamer.

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  • The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim1

    DeveloperBethesda Game Studios

    Genres (Video game)Action role-playing game, fantasy

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  • Life Is Strange2

    DeveloperDontnod Entertainment, Feral Interactive

    Genres (Video game)Graphic adventure

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    DeveloperVigil Games

    Genres (Video game)Action-adventure game, Action role-playing game, Hack and slash

    Darksiders II is an action role-playing hack and slash video game developed by Vigil Games and...  more
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  • Remember Me4
    Remember Me is an action-adventure video game developed by Dontnod Entertainment and published...  more
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    Abzû is an adventure video game developed by Giant Squid Studios and published by 505 Games...  more
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  • Firewatch6
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    DeveloperCampo Santo

    Genres (Video game)Adventure

    Firewatch is an adventure game developed by Campo Santo and published by Campo Santo in...  more
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  • Far Cry 37
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    DeveloperUbisoft Red Storm, Ubisoft Reflections, Ubisoft Massive, Ubisoft Montreal, Ubisoft Shanghai

    Genres (Video game)Shooter game, Action-adventure game, First-person Shooter

    Far Cry 3 is an open world, action-adventure first-person shooter video game developed mainly...  more
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  • Rise of the Tomb Raider8

    DeveloperCrystal Dynamics

    Genres (Video game)Action-adventure game

    Rise of the Tomb Raider is an upcoming action-adventure video game and the sequel to the 2013...  more
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  • Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag9

    DeveloperUbisoft Ukraine, Ubisoft Romania, Ubisoft Quebec, Ubisoft Montreal, Ubisoft Montpellier

    Genres (Video game)Action-adventure game, Stealth game

    Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag is a 2013 historical fiction action-adventure open world...  more
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  • Tomb Raider10
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    Tomb Raider

    2013

    DeveloperCrystal Dynamics, Eidos Montreal

    Genres (Video game)Action-adventure

    Tomb Raider is a 2013 action-adventure video game published by Square Enix. Tomb Raider is the...  more
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  • What Remains of Edith Finch11

    DeveloperGiant Sparrow

    Genres (Video game)Adventure

    What Remains of Edith Finch is a 2017 first-person narrative adventure video game developed by...  more
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  • The Secret of Monkey Island12

    DeveloperLucasArts

    Genres (Video game)Adventure, Graphic adventure game

    The Secret of Monkey Island is a 1990 point-and-click graphic adventure game developed and...  more
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  • Batman: Arkham City13

    DeveloperRocksteady Studios

    Genres (Video game)Action-adventure game, Beat 'em up, Stealth game

    Batman: Arkham City is a 2011 action-adventure video game developed by Rocksteady Studios and...  more
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    Lego Star Wars: The Complete Saga

    2007

    DeveloperTraveller's Tales

    Genres (Video game)Action-adventure game, Platform game, Action game, Adventure

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    The Vanishing of Ethan Carter

    2014

    DeveloperThe Astronauts

    The Vanishing of Ethan Carter is a 2014 horror adventure video game. To piece together the...  more
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  • Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor16

    DeveloperMonolith Productions

    Genres (Video game)Action-adventure

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    Dying Light

    2014

    DeveloperTechland

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  • Thimbleweed Park18

    DeveloperTerrible Toybox

    Genres (Video game)Point-and-click adventure

    Thimbleweed Park is a point-and-click adventure game developed by Ron Gilbert and Gary...  more
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  • Metro: Last Light19
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    Metro: Last Light

    2013

    Developer4A Games

    Genres (Video game)First-person shooter

    Metro: Last Light is a single-player first-person shooter and horror video game developed by...  more
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  • Metro 203320
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    Developer4A Games

    Genres (Video game)First-person shooter, Survival horror

    Metro 2033 is a survival horror first-person shooter video game, based on the novel Metro 2033...  more
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  • Little Nightmares21

    DeveloperTarsier Studios

    Genres (Video game)Puzzle-platformer, survival horror

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  • Tacoma22
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    Tacoma is a 2017 adventure video game by Fullbright released for Linux, Microsoft Windows,...  more
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    Prey

    2017

    DeveloperArkane Studios

    Genres (Video game)First-person shooter

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    DeveloperTelltale Games

    Genres (Video game)Graphic adventure

    The Wolf Among Us is an ongoing episodic graphic adventure video game based on Bill...  more
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    DeveloperUbisoft Montpellier

    Genres (Video game)Puzzle, adventure

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