The Magical World of Graphic Adventure Games

by Vincent_VegaIMDB | created - 17 Dec 2011 | updated - 01 May 2015 | Public

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1. Monkey Island 2: LeChuck's Revenge (1991 Video Game)

Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy

Having vanquished the ghost pirate LeChuck with a soft drink, Guybrush Threepwood now seeks the treasure of Big Whoop. During his quest he discovers LeChuck is back from the dead. Once again.

Director: Ron Gilbert | Stars: Dominic Armato, Earl Boen, Alexandra Boyd, Leilani Jones

Votes: 1,699

2. Day of the Tentacle (1993 Video Game)

Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi

A disembodied tentacle is accidentally exposed to nuclear waste, giving it human abilities and an ambition to take over the world.

Directors: Dave Grossman, Tim Schafer | Stars: Denny Delk, Jane Jacobs, Nick Jameson, Ginny Westcott

Votes: 1,280

3. Indiana Jones and the Fate of Atlantis (1992 Video Game)

Action, Adventure, Fantasy

Indiana Jones must fight the nazis again in search for Atlantis and a newly discovered mineral of unbelievable power, the Orichalcum.

Director: Hal Barwood | Stars: Denny Delk, David Gitin, Jane Jacobs, Nick Jameson

Votes: 1,129

4. Secret Files: Tunguska (2006 Video Game)


When her dad goes missing, Nina finds herself in a maelstrom of conspiracies and lies.

Stars: Erika Lenhart, Kimberly Trew, Scott Ryan Whinery, Ekkehardt Belle

Votes: 124

5. The Secret of Monkey Island (1990 Video Game)

E | Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy

Young pirate wanna-be Guybrush Threepwood sets out to pass the Three Trials, woo the governess Elaine Marley, reach the fabled Monkey Island and vanquish the nefarious ghost pirate LeChuck.

Directors: Craig Derrick, Ron Gilbert | Stars: Dominic Armato, Earl Boen, Alexandra Boyd, Leilani Jones

Votes: 2,162

6. The Curse of Monkey Island (1997 Video Game)

K-A | Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy

After escaping an evil carnival, Guybrush encounters both his true love Elaine and his arch-enemy LeChuck. After defeating LeChuck Guybrush proposes marriage to Elaine, mistakenly using a cursed diamond ring, turning her into solid gold.

Stars: Dominic Armato, Alexandra Boyd, Earl Boen, Denny Delk

Votes: 2,013

7. Gemini Rue (2011 Video Game)


Gemini Rue is a cyberpunk graphic adventure game made by Joshua Nuernberger, and published by Wadjet Eye Games. The game uses a point and click interface to interact with the environment to... See full summary »

Director: Joshua Nuernberger | Stars: Shelly Shenoy, Brian Silliman

Votes: 106

8. The Dig (1995 Video Game)

K-A | Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi

Three humans trapped on a distant planet discover its deadly secret which could be their undoing.

Director: Sean Clark | Stars: Robert Patrick, Mari Weiss, Steve Blum, Leilani Jones

Votes: 678

9. Simon the Sorcerer (1993 Video Game)

Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy

Simon, your average English boy, is abducted by a mysterious old book and transported to a fantastic world where he has magical powers.

Stars: Chris Barrie, Roger Blake, Paul Codish, Tony Dillon

Votes: 160

10. The Walking Dead: The Game - Season 1 (2012 Video Game)

M | Action, Adventure, Drama

In a world devastated by the undead, a convicted criminal is given a second chance at life when he comes across a little girl named Clementine.

Directors: Sean Ainsworth, Nick Herman, Dennis Lenart, Eric Parsons, Jake Rodkin, Sean Vanaman | Stars: Dave Fennoy, Melissa Hutchison, Nick Herman, Chuck Kourouklis

Votes: 7,600

11. Geheimakte 2: Puritas Cordis (2008 Video Game)


Earthquakes, tsunamis, civil wars... The end of the world is not far. However, Nina and Max soon realize that a ruthless sect plays a cruel role behind these catastrophes.

Stars: Margaret Somody, Gerhard Acktun, Thomas Albus, Donald Arthur

Votes: 84

12. The X-Files Game (1998 Video Game)

T | Adventure, Mystery, Sci-Fi

Field agent Craig Willmore is assigned to find Mulder & Scully as they've gone missing during their latest investigation into the paranormal.

Director: Greg Roach | Stars: David Duchovny, Jordan Lee Williams, Gillian Anderson, Mitch Pileggi

Votes: 634

13. Heavy Rain (2010 Video Game)

M | Adventure, Crime, Drama

As a child goes missing, his father tirelessly works to rescue him, while a journalist, an FBI agent, and a private detective try to identify his kidnapper known only as the "Origami Killer".

Director: David Cage | Stars: Pascal Langdale, Jacqui Ainsley, Judi Beecher, Sam Douglas

Votes: 8,187

14. Indigo Prophecy (2005 Video Game)

M | Crime, Drama, Mystery

A man is forced to go on the run after he unwillingly becomes involved in a series of supernatural crimes that have haunted New York City.

Director: David Cage | Stars: David Gasman, Paul Bandey, Sharon Mann, Doug Rand

Votes: 2,225

15. Art of murder: Sztuka zbrodni (2007 Video Game)


Young FBI agent Nicole Bonnet tries to solve a series of macabre murders where the victims are targeted as the wealthy and prominent of the community.

Stars: Mark Barbolak, Pam Deweerd, J.S. Gilbert, Gavin Hammon

Votes: 26

Art of Murder: Cards of Destiny (2010)

16. Jack Orlando (1997 Video Game)

Action, Adventure

Jack Orlando-a cinematic adventure is the story of a scruffy but shrewd private investigator, called Jack Orlando who becomes involuntarily involved in a mysterious case of murder. He has ... See full synopsis »

Directors: Jaroslaw Parchañski, Andrzej Postrzednik | Stars: Andrew Culjack, Kathy Ackermann, Albert, Heidi Broedel

Votes: 37

17. Sam and Max Hit the Road (1993 Video Game)

Adventure, Comedy, Mystery

Two screwball detectives are hired to track a couple of human oddities that went missing from a local Tourist Trap.

Directors: Sean Clark, Michael Stemmle | Stars: Bill Farmer, Nick Jameson, Marsha Clark, Denny Delk

Votes: 728

18. Art of Murder: Hunt for the Puppeteer (2009 Video Game)


FBI agent Nicole Bonnet has to face new challenges as a ruthless murderer leaves mysterious dolls in 18th century costumes by the corpses of his victims.

Star: Gina Tuosoto

Votes: 26

19. Art of murder: Sztuka zbrodni (2007 Video Game)


Young FBI agent Nicole Bonnet tries to solve a series of macabre murders where the victims are targeted as the wealthy and prominent of the community.

Stars: Mark Barbolak, Pam Deweerd, J.S. Gilbert, Gavin Hammon

Votes: 26

20. Beneath a Steel Sky (1994 Video Game)


Robert Foster is an innocent outsider stranded in a vast city where oppressed civilians live and work in soaring tower blocks while the corrupt and rich lie underground, shielded from all pollution.

Director: Charles Cecil | Stars: Brian Bowles, Adam Henderson, Jason Isaacs

Votes: 213

21. Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989 Video Game)

Action, Adventure, Fantasy

The game follows the storyline of the movie. Indy and his father must fight the Nazis and fulfill the quest for the Holy Grail.

Votes: 507

Nightlong: Union City Conspiracy (1998)

23. Broken Sword: Circle of Blood (1996 Video Game)

Adventure, Drama, Mystery

George Stobbart, an American tourist in Paris, attempts to unravel a conspiracy when he witnesses a bomb attack on a small Parisian cafe.

Director: Charles Cecil | Stars: Rolf Saxon, Hazel Ellerby, Rachel Atkins, David Bannerman

Votes: 786

24. Full Throttle (1995 Video Game)

Action, Adventure, Crime

Framed for murdering a motorcycle magnate, a biker gang leader tries to clear his name and take revenge on the scheming businessman responsible.

Director: Tim Schafer | Stars: Roy Conrad, Mark Hamill, Hamilton Camp, Kath Soucie

Votes: 1,084

25. Maniac Mansion (1987 Video Game)

Adventure, Comedy, Mystery

A meteor crashes into Dr. Fred Edison's front yard and takes control over him. When Fred kidnaps Sandy, a college teenager, her boyfriend Dave Miller and his friends plan to break into the mansion and save her.

Director: Ron Gilbert

Votes: 517

26. Still Life (2005 Video Game)

M | Adventure, Crime, Drama

A young FBI agent is on the trail of a brutal serial killer. She discovers that her grandfather worked on a very similar case in Central Europe more than half a century earlier.

Stars: Claudia Besso, Mark Camacho, Sven Eriksson, Holly Gauthier-Frankel

Votes: 233

28. Gabriel Knight: Sins of the Fathers (1993 Video Game)

T | Drama, Horror, Mystery

Gabriel Knight is the owner of a New Orleans bookstore which specializes in rare books. He's also an aspiring writer, and a series of VooDoo related murders currently plaguing the city may ... See full summary »

Director: Jane Jensen | Stars: Tim Curry, Mark Hamill, Leah Remini, Virginia Capers

Votes: 533

29. Ripper (1996 Video Game)

M | Adventure, Horror, Mystery

You play reporter Jake Quinlan in this modern interpretation of the Ripper legend. Three acts and the possibility of four different endings lead up to an explosive climax in cyber space.

Director: Phil Parmet | Stars: Christopher Walken, Burgess Meredith, Karen Allen, David Patrick Kelly

Votes: 192

31. Loom (1990 Video Game)

Adventure, Fantasy, Mystery

Seventeen-year-old Weaver Bobbin Threadbare is left alone on the small island of Loom. Armed only with a magical musical instrument he begins his own adventure.

Director: Brian Moriarty | Stars: Richard Seyd, Pat Franklyn, Lauren Jones, Donada Peters

Votes: 222

32. The Neverhood (1996 Video Game)

Adventure, Comedy, Mystery

Long ago, a mysterious being known as Hoborg created a world called the Neverhood, made entirely of an odd substance known as "Klay." However, Hoborg was lonely and, using a mystical "life ... See full summary »

Director: Doug TenNapel | Stars: Mark Lorenzen, Edward Schofield, Doug TenNapel

Votes: 398

34. Zak McKracken and the Alien Mindbenders (1988 Video Game)

Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi

Zak McKracken is a tabloid reporter (and not a very good one at that). Based upon a psychedelic dream, Zak one day realizes that something is wrong. Space Aliens are dumbifying the general ... See full summary »

Votes: 208

35. Discworld (1995 Video Game)

T | Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy

Game based on Terry Patchett's famous Discworld series. On a world that is being carried on four elephants standing on a huge turtle dark plots are brewing in the city of Ankh-Morpork. A ... See full summary »

Director: Gregg Barnett | Stars: Eric Idle, Tony Robinson, Kate Robbins, Jon Pertwee

Votes: 276

37. Lost Horizon (2010 Video Game)


In 1936, young ex-soldier Fenton Paddock finds himself in an uneven adventure with no way out.

Stars: Stefan Günther, Farina Brock, Kathrin Simon, Christian Baumann

Votes: 52

38. Geheimakte 3 (2012 Video Game)


Nina is haunted by mysterious dreams. Max is under arrest for no reason. Nina searches for him and soon finds herself in a maelstrom of conspiracies and odd time-travels.

Director: Marco Zeugner

Votes: 35

40. Star Trek: 25th Anniversary Enhanced (1992 Video Game)

Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

You control Captain Kirk and the crew of the USS Enterprise as you experience a new series of adventures in the final frontier.

Director: Michael McConnohie | Stars: George Almond, Robert V. Barron, Catherine Battistone, Steve Bulen

Votes: 90

41. Post Mortem (2002 Video Game)

M | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

Gustave MacPherson, a retired detective living in Paris, is hired by Sophia Blake to solve the murder of her sister and brother in law.

Stars: Claudia Besso, Andrée Champagne, Dominic Darceuil, Raymond Desmarteau

Votes: 77

42. Police Quest III: The Kindred (1991 Video Game)

Adventure, Crime, Mystery

You control a police officer patrolling Lytton, California while dealing with a difficult rookie partner even as a sinister cult is threatening the community.

Directors: Mark Crowe, Jim Walls | Stars: Christopher Daniel Barnes, Cheryl Loyd, Patty Lang, Robert Tapp

Votes: 48

43. Goblins 3 (1993 Video Game)

Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy

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Directors: Pierre Gilhodes, Muriel Tramis

Votes: 33

44. Ace Ventura (1996 Video Game)

Animation, Adventure, Comedy

Adventure game based on the animated 1995 Ace Ventura: Pet Detective TV Series. Ace is on the trail of a conspiracy involving a rich German countess, who loves fur, and some missing Alaskan huskies.

Stars: Michael Daingerfield, Michael McConnohie, Michael Sorich, C.K. Steefel

Votes: 147

45. Dark Seed II (1995 Video Game)

Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy

Accused of murdering his librarian girlfriend, small town horror novelist Mike Dawson must catch the shape shifting alien serial killer that did it to help a monstrous alien invader from an alien parallel dimension enter Mike's world.

Director: Michael Hiebert | Stars: Chris Gilbert, Michael Hiebert, Richard Bradbury, Sarah Stone

Votes: 45

46. Gobliins 2: The Prince Buffoon (1992 Video Game)

Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy

Fingus and Winkle, two goblins, have been sent to rescue the King's son, the Prince Buffoon, who has been kidnapped by the evil Amoniak. The player controls the two characters, also both goblins can be given an order simultaneously.

Director: Pierre Gilhodes

Votes: 25

47. Gobliiins (1991 Video Game)

Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy

The story follows three goblins as they attempt to aid their king, who has gone insane under mysterious circumstances. The wizard Niak informs them he can cure the king's madness if they take the quest of bring him three items.

Directors: Pierre Gilhodes, Muriel Tramis

Votes: 27