The best classic and old school Action-adventure games

Tomb Raider

Tomb Raider

Tomb Raider is an action-adventure game developed by Core Design and published by Eidos Interactive in 1996 for PC, Sega Saturn, and PlayStation. Eidos Interactive, formerly known ...

Year: 1996 Genre: Action Updated: 2020-12-02Tags: 3d action-adventure ancient egypt archaeology platform puzzle-solving south america

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 an...

Year: 1994 Genre: Platformer Updated: 2020-12-02Tags: 2d action-adventure cartoon genesis original game hand-drawn animations jungle movies platform

American McGee's Alice

American McGee's Alice

American McGee's Alice is a third-person action-adventure developed by Rogue Entertainment and published by Electronic Arts in 2000. This entry is named after its renowned directo...

Year: 2000 Genre: Action Updated: 2020-06-24Tags: 3d action-adventure horror puzzle-solving supernatural

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: 2020-12-02Tags: action-adventure dystopia humour isometric non-linear puzzle-solving

Conan: The Cimmerian

Conan: The Cimmerian

Conan: The Cimmerian is an action-adventure with RPG elements created by Synergistic Software for PC and Amiga and released in 1991 by Virgin Games. The game is officially based on...

Year: 1991 Genre: Action Updated: 2022-02-20Tags: action-adventure adventure-rpg fantasy licensed multi-directional novel sword and sorcery

Tomb Raider (nGlide version)

Tomb Raider (nGlide version)

This version of Tomb Raider has been prepared specifically for GamesNostalgia by one of our most faithful readers and huge fan of Lara Croft and the famous Core Design's masterpiece.

Year: 1996 Genre: Action Updated: 2017-04-06Tags: 3d acceleration action-adventure ancient egypt archaeology jungle south america

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: 2021-02-21Tags: action-adventure adventure-rpg fantasy isometric sword and sorcery

Rocket Ranger

Rocket Ranger

Rocket Ranger is a cinematic action game, with some strategy elements, created by Cinemaware originally for the Amiga and released in 1988. It was later ported to Apple IIgs, Atari ST, Commodore 64, MS-DOS, and other platforms.

Year: 1988 Genre: Action Updated: 2020-07-22Tags: action-adventure aliens amiga original game b-movies disaster interactive movie ww2

Escape From Colditz

Escape From Colditz

Escape From Colditz is an action/strategy game with isometric graphics created by Digital Magic Software for the Amiga in 1990. A port for Commodore 64 was never completed. Based o...

Year: 1990 Genre: Strategy Updated: 2021-05-13Tags: action-adventure amiga original game isometric puzzle-solving ww2

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: 2020-11-13Tags: action-adventure atari 2600 fantasy medieval puzzle-solving

Cyberia

Cyberia

Cyberia is a cinematic action/adventure game created by Xatrix Entertainment in 1994 for MS-DOS and published by Interplay. Later it was released also for PlayStation and Sega Saturn.

Year: 1994 Genre: Action Updated: 2022-02-20Tags: 3d rendering action-adventure cyberpunk pre-rendered puzzle-solving rail shooter

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: 2021-02-18Tags: action-adventure adventure-rpg amiga original game fantasy sword and sorcery top-down

Enemy: Tempest of Violence

Enemy: Tempest of Violence

Enemy: Tempest Of Violence is a platformer action-adventure created by Anachronia for the Amiga and published originally in 1997. The developer released an improved version, called...

Year: 1997 Genre: Action Updated: 2022-01-03Tags: 2 players action-adventure amiga original game co-op flip-screen freeware platform

Elf

Elf

Elf is fantasy platformer/action-adventure developed by Nirvana Systems and released for the Amiga and Atari ST in 1991, for DOS in 1992. Unlike many other titles published from Ocean, this is an original game, not a licensed one.

Year: 1991 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2021-02-18Tags: action-adventure fantasy multi-directional platform-shooter shoot em up