The best classic and old school Action-adventure games

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

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: 2019-10-22Tags: 2d action-adventure cartoon fantasy genesis original game 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

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

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

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

Where Time Stood Still

Where Time Stood Still

This Amiga release is really unique. Where Time Stood Still is an isometric arcade adventure game developed by Denton Designs and published by Ocean Software in 1987 *exclusively* for ZX Spectrum 128K, Atari ST and MS-DOS.

Year: 1987 Genre: Action Updated: 2019-07-17Tags: action-adventure arcade fantasy history isometric prehistoric puzzle-solving

Midwinter

Midwinter

Midwinter is a first-person action adventure game with strategy elements created by Mike Singleton for Maelstrom Games and published for Atari ST and PC in 1989, then ported to Amiga in 1990.

Year: 1990 Genre: Action Updated: 2019-07-17Tags: action-adventure climate change disaster post-apocalyptic real-time tactics virtual world