In this age of high definition, MMOs and open-world shooters, the traditional adventure game is still very much alive. In fact, the genre is currently facing a renaissance as more adventure games like The Walking Dead and Heavy Rain enjoy wider popularity. But to appreciate what adventure games are today, we need to look back into its past. In this article, we remember the 10 greatest games that the genre has to offer.
Beneath a Steel Sky
Revolution Software may be known today for its popular Broken Sword series, but it was 1994’s Beneath a Steel Sky, a visually stunning cyberpunk point-and-click game that introduced the developer to adventure gamers everywhere. It has clever puzzles, witty dialogue, fascinating characters and logical and well-designed puzzles—ingredients of what make adventure games great. [Read more…]