The best classic and old school Action-adventure games

Disney's The Jungle Book

Disney's The Jungle Book

Disney's The Jungle Book is a platformer created by Virgin Interactive (aka Virgin Games) based on the 1967 Disney animated film. The team behind Aladdin (including David Bishop a...

Year: 1994 Genre: Platformer Updated: 2020-01-14Tags: 2d action-adventure cartoon genesis original game hand-drawn animations jungle movies platform

Little Big Adventure

Little Big Adventure

Little Big Adventure is, as the name suggests, an adventure game that was developed by Adeline Software and published by Electronic Arts in Europe but was released by Activision under a different name in North America and Asia.

Year: 1994 Genre: Action Updated: 2019-10-22Tags: action-adventure dystopia humour isometric non-linear puzzle-solving

Ecco the Dolphin

Ecco the Dolphin

Ecco the Dolphin (or, simply, Ecco) is an action-adventure game developed by Ed Annunziata and the Hungarian company Novotrade. It was released in 1992 as a Sega Genesis (aka Mega ...

Year: 1992 Genre: Action Updated: 2020-03-15Tags: action-adventure genesis original game non-linear puzzle-solving underwater

Wrath of the Demon

Wrath of the Demon

Wrath of the Demon is a side-scrolling action adventure created by Abstrax and Readysoft in 1990 for the Amiga, then ported to Atari ST, Commodore 64 and MS-DOS. The game is clear...

Year: 1990 Genre: Action Updated: 2020-03-31Tags: action-adventure amiga original game cartoon fantasy hack and slash parallax scrolling side-scrolling

Sinbad and the Throne of the Falcon

Sinbad and the Throne of the Falcon

Sinbad and the Throne of the Falcon is an action-adventure published by Cinemaware initially in 1987 for the Amiga. The game was entirely created by Bill Williams, also known for the excellent Mind Walker, released one year before.

Year: 1987 Genre: Action Updated: 2020-03-17Tags: action-adventure amiga original game arabian fairy tale middle east mini-games mythology naval pirates unofficial port

Fade to Black

Fade to Black

Fade to Black is a 3D action-adventure created by Delphine Software and published in 1995 by Electronic Arts for PC and Playstation. It's the sequel to the popular 1992 cinematic platformer Flashback.

Year: 1995 Genre: Action Updated: 2019-11-16Tags: action-adventure aliens motion capture polygons science fiction

Darkmere: The Nightmare's Begun

Darkmere: The Nightmare's Begun

Darkmere (or Darkmere: The Nightmare’s Begun) is a fantasy rpg-action-adventure game developed by Zero Hour Software and published by Core Design in 1994 for the Amiga. There was...

Year: 1994 Genre: Role Playing Updated: 2019-07-17Tags: action-adventure adventure-rpg fantasy isometric sword and sorcery

D/Generation

D/Generation

D/Generation is a puzzle/adventure game released by Mindscape in the year 1991 for the PC, Amiga, and Atari ST. The game even got a port to the Amiga CD32 in 1993. Robert Cook ini...

Year: 1991 Genre: Action Updated: 2020-03-05Tags: action-adventure aga amiga cd32 apple 2 original game cyberpunk isometric puzzle-solving single screen

Adventure

Adventure

Adventure is considered the first action-adventure ever created and it's one of the most important titles of the video game history. Developed by Warren Robinett for Atari, it was released in 1979-1980 for the Atari 2600 console.

Year: 1980 Genre: Adventure Updated: 2016-09-15Tags: action-adventure atari 2600 fantasy medieval puzzle-solving

Dragonstone

Dragonstone

Dragonstone is an action-adventure / action-RPG created by Core Design for the Amiga and released in 1994. It's considered a sequel to Darkmere, although the two games are quite different.

Year: 1994 Genre: Role Playing Updated: 2020-01-05Tags: action-adventure adventure-rpg amiga original game fantasy sword and sorcery top-down

Fantasy World Dizzy

Fantasy World Dizzy

Fantasy World Dizzy is the sequel to Treasure Island Dizzy, and the third game in the Dizzy series, an action-adventure platformer created by Codemasters initially for the ZX Spectrum and Amstrad CPC.

Year: 1991 Genre: Platformer Updated: 2019-11-02Tags: action-adventure fantasy platform puzzle-solving zx spectrum

Airborne Ranger

Airborne Ranger

Airborne Ranger is an action game created by MicroProse initially in 1987 for the Commodore 64. It was later ported to MS-DOS, Amstrad CPC, and ZX Spectrum. The Amiga and ST versi...

Year: 1989 Genre: Action Updated: 2020-02-21Tags: action-adventure commodore 64 military multi-directional shoot em up stealth top-down

Zorro

Zorro

Zorro is a cinematic action adventure created for MS-DOS by Capstone Software and released in 1995. The game represents an attempt to bring the Prince of Persia mechanics to the s...

Year: 1995 Genre: Action Updated: 2019-10-22Tags: action-adventure cinematic platform

Wizkid: The Story of Wizball II

Wizkid: The Story of Wizball II

Wizkid: The Story of Wizball II is a strange arcade-adventure created by Sensible Software and published by Ocean in 1992 for Amiga, Atari ST, and MS-DOS. Programmed and designed ...

Year: 1992 Genre: Arcade Updated: 2020-02-14Tags: action-adventure amiga original game humour multi-directional music single screen