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The Most Popular Adventure Games Out Now  

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Adventurers, unite. We’re ranking the best adventure games right now in 2019. If you're someone who's looking for more than just shooting your fellow gamer, then you've come to the right place.

This list includes the most popular adventure games at the moment, from console exclusives for the PS4 like Horizon Zero Dawn, where you play as the female protagonist Alloy in a post-apocalyptic future with robotic animals, to God of War, the newest installment in the series with graphics that are sure to leave your jaw on the floor. Some of our favorite characters are also back, like Link in The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, which brings open-world exploring and crafting to the Zelda series.

From linear story games, like Devil May Cry 5 and Metro Exodus, to open world titles, like Red Dead Redemption II and Spider-Man, these action games are sure to help you with your cravings for adventure.

Vote up your favorite current adventure games, and if your favorite game isn't here, go ahead and add it below so others can vote on it too.

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Grand Theft Auto V is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Most Popular Adventure Games Out Now
2013
Grand Theft Auto V is an open world, action-adventure video game developed by Rockstar North and published by Rockstar Games. It was released on 17 September 2013 for the PlayStation 3 and Xbox ...more
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Red Dead Redemption II is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Most Popular Adventure Games Out Now
2018
Red Dead Redemption 2 (stylized as Red Dead Redemption II) is a Western-themed action-adventure video game developed and published by Rockstar Games. It is scheduled to be released for ...more
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The Legend of Zelda: Breath of... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Most Popular Adventure Games Out Now
2017
The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild is an action-adventure game developed and published by Nintendo, released for the Nintendo Switch and Wii U consoles on March 3, 2017. Breath of the Wild ...more
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Spider-Man is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Most Popular Adventure Games Out Now
2018
Spider-Man is an action-adventure game based on the Marvel Comics superhero Spider-Man, developed by Insomniac Games and published by Sony Interactive Entertainment for PlayStation 4. It will be ...more
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Assassin's Creed Odyssey is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Most Popular Adventure Games Out Now
2018
Assassin's Creed Odyssey is an action role-playing video game developed by Ubisoft Quebec and published by Ubisoft. It is the twentieth game and the eleventh major installment in the Assassin's ...more
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God of War is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Most Popular Adventure Games Out Now
2018
God of War is an action-adventure hack and slash video game developed by Santa Monica Studio and published by Sony Interactive Entertainment (SIE). Released on April 20, 2018, for the ...more
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Horizon Zero Dawn is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Most Popular Adventure Games Out Now
2017
Horizon Zero Dawn is a 2017 action role-playing video game developed by Guerrilla Games and published by Sony Interactive Entertainment. The plot revolves around Aloy, a hunter and archer living ...more
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Far Cry 5 is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Most Popular Adventure Games Out Now
2018
Far Cry 5 is an action-adventure first-person shooter video game developed by Ubisoft Montreal and Ubisoft Toronto and published by parent company Ubisoft for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4 ...more
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Resident Evil 2 is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Most Popular Adventure Games Out Now
2019
Resident Evil 2 is a survival horror game developed and published by Capcom. A remake of Resident Evil 2 (1998), it follows rookie police officer Leon S. Kennedy and college student Claire ...more
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Shadow of the Tomb Raider is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Most Popular Adventure Games Out Now
2018
Shadow of the Tomb Raider is an action-adventure video game developed by Eidos Montréal in conjunction with Crystal Dynamics and published by Square Enix. It is the third entry of the ...more
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Devil May Cry 5 is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Most Popular Adventure Games Out Now
2019
Devil May Cry 5 is an action-adventure hack and slash video game developed and published by Capcom, set to be released in 2019. It is the sixth installment in the Devil May Cry series, and first ...more
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Fallout: 4 is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Most Popular Adventure Games Out Now
2015
Fallout 4 is an action role-playing video game developed by Bethesda Game Studios and published by Bethesda Softworks. It is the fifth major installment in the Fallout series, and was released ...more
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Hitman 2 is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Most Popular Adventure Games Out Now
2018
Hitman 2 is a stealth video game developed by IO Interactive and published by Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One. It is the seventh entry ...more
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Destiny 2 is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Most Popular Adventure Games Out Now
2017
Destiny 2 is a 2017 online-only multiplayer first-person shooter video game developed by Bungie and published by Activision. Set in a "mythic science fiction" world, the game features ...more
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Tom Clancy's The Division 2 is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Most Popular Adventure Games Out Now
2019
Tom Clancy's The Division 2 is an online action role-playing video game developed by Massive Entertainment and published by Ubisoft. Played from a third-person perspective, the game takes place ...more
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Metro Exodus is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Most Popular Adventure Games Out Now
2019
Metro Exodus is a first-person shooter video game developed by a Ukrainian Malta-based studio 4A Games and published by Deep Silver. It is the third installment in the Metro video game series ...more
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Far Cry New Dawn is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Most Popular Adventure Games Out Now
2019
Far Cry New Dawn is a first-person shooter developed by Ubisoft Montreal and published by Ubisoft. The game is a spin-off of the Far Cry series and a narrative sequel to Far Cry 5. Similar to ...more
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Battlefield V is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Most Popular Adventure Games Out Now
2018
Battlefield V is a first-person shooter video game developed by EA DICE and published by Electronic Arts, and the seventeenth installment in the Battlefield series. It will be released worldwide ...more
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Just Cause 4 is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Most Popular Adventure Games Out Now
2018
Just Cause 4 is an action-adventure game developed by Avalanche Studios and published by Square Enix. The game is scheduled to be released for PlayStation 4, Windows, and Xbox One on December 4, ...more
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Sea of Thieves is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Most Popular Adventure Games Out Now
2018
Sea of Thieves is a shared world action-adventure video game developed by Rare and published by Microsoft Studios for Microsoft Windows 10 and Xbox. The game allows players to take the role of a ...more
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Kingdom Come: Deliverance is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Most Popular Adventure Games Out Now
2018
Kingdom Come: Deliverance is an action role-playing video game developed by Warhorse Studios and published by Deep Silver for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. It is set in the ...more
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Life Is Strange: Before the St... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Most Popular Adventure Games Out Now
2017
Life Is Strange: Before the Storm is an episodic graphic adventure video game developed by Deck Nine and published by Square Enix. The three episodes were released for Microsoft Windows, ...more
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Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Most Popular Adventure Games Out Now
2017
Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice is a dark fantasy action-adventure game developed and published by the British video game development studio Ninja Theory. Self-described as an "independent AAA ...more
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Celeste is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Most Popular Adventure Games Out Now
2018
Celeste is a platforming video game by Canadian video game developers Matt Thorson and Noel Berry. The game was originally created as a prototype in four days during a game jam, and later ...more
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Conan Exiles is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Most Popular Adventure Games Out Now
2018
Conan Exiles is a survival video game developed and published by Funcom for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One. The game is set in the world of Conan the Barbarian, with the custom ...more