Top 10 New Adventure Games of 2015

Adventure games were around long before first person shooters came about. Back in the 1980s, it used to be the biggest, and most popular genre. Since then, its popularity has waned, but adventure games never truly went away. 

With the popularity of The Walking Dead in recent years, adventure games are back and they're better than ever. 

In this list, we take a look at ten adventure games worth playing in 2015. 

Disclosure: Some of the titles on this list contain Amazon affiliate links. 

 

Grim Fandango Remastered

A remastered version of the classic adventure title from LucasArts. Features graphical improvements and support for controllers. 

 

Firewatch

  • Platform: PlayStation 4, GNU/Linux, Microsoft Windows, Mac OS
  • Release: 2015
  • Buy: (Coming Soon)

Set in the late '80s, players take on the role of a park ranger whose only human contact is his superior over the radio. The whole thing plays out like a murder mystery. 

 

Tales From The Borderlands

Set in Gearbox's popular franchise, and written by the studio that brought you The Walking Dead, this serial comedy adventure is one of the year's best adventure offerings. 

 

Game of Thrones

Without a doubt the best video game based on George R.R. Martin's popular series of books. Made by the creators of The Walking Dead. 

 

Armikrog

Love claymation? Armikrog is one game you won't want to miss. 

 

King's Quest

A remake of the classic Sierra adventure series, this reboot delivers King's Quest to an all new generation of gamers. 

 

Everybody's Gone to the Rapture

  • Platform: PlayStation 4
  • Release: August 11, 2015
  • Buy: (Coming Soon)

Coming from the makers of Dear Esther and Amnesia: A Machine for Pigs, this game is set in a world where everyone's disappeared and you're the only one left behind. 

 

Technobabylon

Designed like a classic adventure game from the '90s, Technobabylon is the only cyberpunk adventure game worth playing this year. 

 

Cradle

A sci-fi first person quest in which players must explore the surrounding world and reassemble a robotic girl and solve the mystery of the neglected entertainment park located just nearby. 

 

Life is Strange

An episodic interactive drama in which Max Caulfield, the protagonist, finds herself with the ability to turn back time.