25 best adventure games to get away from it all right now


Trapped in our homes, often confined to the constraining environments of our bedrooms, has there never been a better time to browse a list of the best adventure games? The escape found in adventure titles feels like a savior at the best of times, so right now that seems essential. We might not be able to get out for more than an hour, but the entrees on this list should be more than enough to keep us going for days. From battles with the Norse gods and goddesses to perilous journeys through the scorching sands in search of ancient treasures, here is our list of the best adventure games to help you as we weather the unfolding storm outside.

25. Fallout 4

Now maybe not appear like the perfect time to revisit a post-apocalyptic landscape that reduced old big cities to ghost towns but, hey, what better way to adapt to desertion from the outside world? Fallout 4 can be bleak at times, with all the nuclear devastation and all that, but it ultimately presents us with lands to explore rich in detail, populated by unforgettable characters – robot detectives! Goulified radio enthusiasts! -, and ripe for the chance to build your own community. As you walk through the charred remains of a society devastated by an unseen enemy (in the form of radiation), just try not to dwell too much on what’s going on in the world right now, okay?

Platforms: PS4, Xbox One, PC

24. A way out

If solo adventures aren’t for you, don’t worry – A Way Out is here to make sure that those who prefer split-screen deals always have the chance to engage in the high-stakes campaigns that the Solo players often have to sink their teeth into. Opened in a prison in the 1970s, A Way Out urges a player and his partner to work together effectively to plan their escape from incarceration. It’s an inventive setup, in which players have to work intelligently with each other if they are to make any progress – at some point, one player will have to create a distraction for the other to pick up an item that they want. will help them in their escape plan. At the end of the game, the two players helping the protagonists Leo and Vincent escape will become as close as the characters they control and might even shed a tear or two as the story draws to a close.

Platforms: PS4, Xbox One, PC

23. Batman: Arkham City

Widely regarded as one of the best examples of superhero games, the Batman: Arkham series has managed to incorporate an array of iconic characters from Batman history into a fresh take on Bruce Wayne’s story, where it There has been no wasted attempt to give the Caped Crusader a new origin tale. Batman: Arkham City brought a dynamic focus on hand-to-hand combat and a plethora of classic Batman villains to take on, all while faithfully living up to the name of Gotham’s greatest sleuth and hiding in the shadow of an imposing super prison. Remastered for the PS4 and Xbox One in 2016, Arkham City offers not only beautifully well-crafted graphics but also some of the best voiceovers, especially with Mark Hamill once again on hand to bring the Joker and all of his instability to life. Have fun, Batsy.

Platforms: PS4, Xbox One

22. Ratchet & Clank

One of the best duos to ever grace the gaming world, there are few pairs you’ll have a better time with than this Lombax and his robot pal. Their last release dates back to 2016, when Insomniac Games reimagined Ratchet & Clank’s very first adventure and gained critical acclaim. The plot is quite simple: our unlikely duo travels from planet to planet in an attempt to protect the galaxy from the selfish men who threaten it. With lots of laughs, puzzles to solve, and hoverboard races to participate in, Ratchet and Clank are two of the most entertaining characters and joining them on their missions never involves a dumb moment.

Platforms: PS4

21. Far Cry 4

The Far Cry series has always excelled at creating quirky and deeply unbalanced villains and this fourth offering is no exception. In fact, Far Cry 4 contains perhaps the greatest antagonist these games have ever seen: I mean, how could anyone forget Pagan Min? The flamboyant lover of colorful costumes might have been at the head of a brutal tyranny, but, boy, did he have linings to spare. In your quest to liberate the fictional Himalayan country of Kyrat, you encounter Min over and over again as you team up with rebel forces and ride elephants at your leisure. You’ll be hard pressed to find another villain as fun as Min in your other adventures, I can promise you.

Platforms: PS4, Xbox One, PC

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