Top 6 Adventure Games for the Real Explorers at Heart

Mobile games are certainly made for entertainment, however, sometimes we just get tired of action shooters, runners and repetitive time-killers. The adventure genre, on the other hand, attracts with its often calm, yet very colorful and thoughtful gameplay. It has everything you need, including an exciting plot that can easily capture your attention for several days.

Among hundreds and hundreds of adventure games in the App Store and Google Play Market, we’ve decided to take a closer look at these 7 mobile apps. Some of them are free and some require a small investment. But all of them can boast beautiful graphics, intriguing atmosphere, and fun interactive experience.

Broken Age

Broken Age adventure game screenshot

This original and colorful game will acquaint you with two radically different worlds. The teenage girl Vella lives in a nature-like but very dangerous world. While the boy Shay lives on a spaceship where two artificial bits of intelligence take care of him just like parents. One day, teenagers find themselves trapped in each other’s worlds feeling confused and not knowing what to do in an unfamiliar environment.

The gameplay is very clear and simple: all active zones on the screen are highlighted if you click on them or bring closer an object. Broken Age is full of puzzles and riddles that have very logical solutions, yet not all of them are that easy to guess. 

The Last Express

The Last Express game screenshot

The Last Express is a classic mystery adventure game. American doctor Robert Cath travels by the Orient Express from Paris to Constantinople. Yes, this is the same Orient Express from the Agatha Christie‚Äôs novel and yes, here too will be a murder. 

The unique feature of this game is that all events take place in real time. If the train is supposed to arrive at the station at 8 PM, it will arrive exactly at that time. The passengers on the train are walking around discussing the latest events, and the trick is to be in the right place at the right time in order to overhear important information. Moreover, your actions directly affect other characters’ behavior, which makes the story go in a different direction every time. 

Adventures of Poco Eco

Adventures of Poco Eco game screenshot

Get ready to enter a visually stunning world that can also boast an exclusive audio experience. Adventures of Poco Eco is a musical adventure game, where developers invite users on a journey through an amazing audio-visual universe. 

The main goal is to help Poco Eco and his tribe to find their lost sounds. In order to do so, you will have to solve a series of mini puzzles that are scattered along the constantly changing musical world. Flawless graphics, a unique atmosphere of this game as well as a fully developed storyline just cannot leave you disappointed. 


Machinarium game screenshot

Machinarium is an award-winning adventure game that can boast a unique visual style. Developers, who are also the creators of the famous Samorost, welcome players to feel the atmosphere that resembles a post-industrial apocalypse, yet looks great visually. In addition to the original graphics and soundtrack, you will enjoy numerous puzzles, each of which is a small masterpiece itself. 

In the center of the plot is a small robot called Josef. Although he was thrown into the dump, Josef does not want to put up with such fate and returns to the city. Now you have to help Josef to save his girlfriend Berts, who was kidnapped by the gangster’s gang, while solving numerous puzzles along the way.

Superbrothers: Sword & Sworcery

Superbrothers: Sword & Sworcery game screenshot

Superbrothers: Sword & Sworcery is an unusual pixel-based adventure mobile game. You will be transferred into a fantasy world, where the main character, the Scythian warrior, travels around the Caucasus Mountains on the quest to acquire magical objects known as trigons. During this point-and-click journey, you will meet various characters and solve many puzzles. 

In the Superbrothers: Sword & Sworcery game, music plays a very important role. Sounds are designed to not only accompany the game actions but also assist in solving puzzles and set the rhythm that helps move forward in the game.

80 Days

80 Days game screenshot

The fans of Jules Verne and his book called “Around the World in Eighty Days” should definitely try the mobile game called 80 days. Just like in the book, the player will have to travel the world in order to win the bet. 

The game is built according to the principles of a text puzzle adventure. You will be provided a map which shows cities in most countries of the world. The goal is to get from one point to another within a minimum amount of time. 

The 80 days game also requires participating in dialogues with other characters and choosing one of the possible answers. In addition, you will have to select what items to bring on each trip. The space in the suitcase is limited, so choose wisely.


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