nintendo switch – Great Mum Adventure http://greatmumadventure.com/ Sat, 26 Mar 2022 19:50:35 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.9.3 https://greatmumadventure.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/great.png nintendo switch – Great Mum Adventure http://greatmumadventure.com/ 32 32 Tunic review: A beautiful love letter to classic adventure games https://greatmumadventure.com/tunic-review-a-beautiful-love-letter-to-classic-adventure-games/ Wed, 16 Mar 2022 17:00:10 +0000 https://greatmumadventure.com/tunic-review-a-beautiful-love-letter-to-classic-adventure-games/ At some point video games stopped including instruction manuals and we were worse off. Not only could they fill in the story gaps that consoles like the Snes megaplayer and Sega weren’t able to provide, but they also contained unique artwork and tips on how to defeat enemies. If you’re too young to remember, then […]]]>

At some point video games stopped including instruction manuals and we were worse off.

Not only could they fill in the story gaps that consoles like the Snes megaplayer and Sega weren’t able to provide, but they also contained unique artwork and tips on how to defeat enemies. If you’re too young to remember, then Nintendo has a excellent library of what they looked like, to give you a better idea.

It is a somewhat extinct art now. As function moved beyond form, they became more of an added bonus as games became more than capable of providing this information on screen rather than on paper, before being phased out altogether.

But having a physical companion to help you on your adventure is something modern games lack. Being able to scribble the margins and stitch together notes about areas to come back to is part of what makes games like Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past and Super Metroid feel like great mysteries, despite their technical limitations, adding an extra layer of complexity outside the confines of a single cartridge.

If you are inclined to agree with this sentiment, then Tunic is the game for you.

How we tested

We played the PC version of Tunic for about 12 hours, which gave us time to complete the main storyline and explore some of the game’s many secrets.

(Finji)

Rating: 9/10

  • Consoles: PC, Xbox Series X/S
  • Editor: Finji
  • Release date: March 16, 2022
  • Age class : 7+

Story

A young fox wakes up on a beach in a mysterious land. Disarmed and at the mercy of the hostile creatures that inhabit it, our hero must venture into this world, uncover its secrets and uncover its various treasures, some of which are locked away in hidden temples.

The various road signs that can be found in the immediate vicinity are in encrypted language, revealing very little. Occasionally one of these signs may show additional base text – such as “Hero’s Grave” – ​​but otherwise this world is a mystery and will remain so until the right pieces are put together.

It’s a simple premise that executes clearly, without revealing the full extent of its complexity, like a good magic trick. Once the secrets are revealed, it’s hard to imagine how they could have escaped your notice.

After waking up on a beach, it’s up to the player to decide where to go next

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Tunic gives nothing else as the player leaves their starting range. In true retro-RPG style, an in-game instruction booklet gives various clues and points of interest. The twist is that at the start of the game only a handful of these pages are available and more must be collected as the journey unfolds.

As each page is added to the book, what begins as indecipherable language slowly becomes comprehensible. The illustrations lovingly recreate the fictional world, with hand-drawn annotations hinting at other secrets such as the location of a hidden treasure chest or a quick note about a surprisingly powerful enemy ahead.

An in-game instruction booklet reveals more of the world through artwork as you collect its pages

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It’s not just a part of Tunic unique charm but also an integral part of how the game gradually reveals itself to the player. A page found early, describing a later dungeon in great detail, may not be of immediate interest, but will soon offer new information.

Something whose usefulness isn’t immediately obvious quickly becomes essential as its correct implementation is put into context with a simple half-page tutorial. Receiving these bits of information out of order also ensures there is room for discovery when re-entering older areas. It’s not until a page of content is discovered – halfway through the game – that what’s left to discover becomes apparent.

Gameplay

Even in Tunic exploration and combat, the mechanics are revealed little by little. The game starts out as a simple dungeon crawler to slowly grow into something much more elaborate.

The combat is deep and punishing despite its adorable presentation

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The fight starts out simple at first, with a stick used to fend off smaller enemies, before eventually finding a sword which, of course, is better than a stick, and so on. Enemies – even weak ones – can still provide a formidable challenge early on without the right gear, but they’re still possible to brutally force your way, even to a point where critical items could easily be missed.

A stamina meter also ensures enemies can be quickly dodged, but stamina depletion can make players more vulnerable, as can protective blocks. If the hero is defeated, a spirit marker is left behind. When hit, it can momentarily stun nearby enemies, allowing the player to dash and avoid damage.

While it might sound oddly familiar to other games following the action-RPG formula, Tunic still brings a lot of new ideas to the table. Enemy designs are varied enough that each area is a new challenge, but not so frequent that they feel like repeatedly hitting a brick wall.

Isometric level design hides the game’s many secrets

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Boss battles take the same approach, with a small but memorable gallery of rogues making each contest rewarding, with multiple solutions for each. Unlike the classic Zelda, the most recently acquired item isn’t necessarily the key to defeating every boss, and spending time finding the right combination of items before each fight makes everyone a test of ingenuity as well as reaction and skill.

The verdict: ‘Tunic’

Tunic is something really special. Above all else, it’s a clear love letter to old-school action-adventure games of the 80s and 90s. Beyond that, it’s an ingenious, brief, and at times difficult masterclass. about modern game design that feels so much greater than the sum of its parts.

Tunic can be completed in just 12 hours, but there are plenty of hidden secrets to uncover beyond that time. This is the type of Internet gaming forums that will flock to extract all the details. To say more would be to draw the curtain too far. You really have to experience it to appreciate it.

‘Tunic’

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Nintendo Switch Online – N64 App Updated with Majora’s Mask, Fog https://greatmumadventure.com/nintendo-switch-online-n64-app-updated-with-majoras-mask-fog/ Fri, 25 Feb 2022 14:58:00 +0000 https://greatmumadventure.com/nintendo-switch-online-n64-app-updated-with-majoras-mask-fog/ As promised, Link’s second Nintendo 64 adventure, The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask, has arrived via Nintendo Switch Online’s Nintendo 64 app. That’s not all that landed, however, as the game comes with a 2.0.0 update for the entire emulator. This means that various bugs have been fixed, such as Paper Mario’s Watt Crashbut perhaps […]]]>

As promised, Link’s second Nintendo 64 adventure, The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask, has arrived via Nintendo Switch Online’s Nintendo 64 app.

That’s not all that landed, however, as the game comes with a 2.0.0 update for the entire emulator. This means that various bugs have been fixed, such as Paper Mario’s Watt Crashbut perhaps above all: the fog is back.

It’s not just Ocarina of Time either, because Chocolate Mountain from Mario Kart 64 is now suitably obscured.

While it’s a shame that many fans played these games missing the intended atmospheres, hopefully future additions to the library will have fewer issues.


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Best adventure games according to Metacritic https://greatmumadventure.com/best-adventure-games-according-to-metacritic/ Sun, 16 Jan 2022 08:00:00 +0000 https://greatmumadventure.com/best-adventure-games-according-to-metacritic/ Each video game is, in its own way, an adventure. But there are only a few games that can truly capture what it means to be an adventure game. These games tend to be exploration heavy and most of the time also rely on a deep story. RELATED: Best First-Person Adventure Games Of All Time, […]]]>

Each video game is, in its own way, an adventure. But there are only a few games that can truly capture what it means to be an adventure game. These games tend to be exploration heavy and most of the time also rely on a deep story.

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There are other elements, like combat and puzzles, that are part of the journey as well. But generally, adventure games are broad and can take different forms. Some of the best games ever made are considered adventure games, but each of these games is very different from the other. These are the best and worst adventure games ever made, thanks to Metacritic’s rating system.

Updated January 16, 2022 by Chris Birsner: Adventure games are meant to be celebrated, so this article has been expanded to focus only on the classics that shaped what the genre is today. This includes games that changed the way players view Adventure Mode gameplay, improved storytelling to make audiences feel more comfortable with characters, and introduced new ways to interact with puzzles. From walking simulators to deep experiences that require a lot of skill and patience, the best adventure games can paint a wide brush and have had a huge impact on what the industry releases today.

ten What Remains of Edith Finch (Metacritical score: 89)


The Finch house in What remains of Edith Finch

Walking simulators have become a unique subgenre of adventure games, with many big hits released over the past decade. However, no walking simulator has been as unique and imaginative as What Remains of Edith Finch.

Developed by Giant Sparrow, What Remains of Edith Finch begins with Edith revisiting an old house she used to live in. The house is really weird, but it gives the player a glimpse into each of the family members, all of whom are no longer alive due to strange circumstances. The player learns each of these stories through creative storytelling mechanics.

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A corpse lying on the bridge in Return of the Obra Dinn

It’s weird to call something an adventure game when it’s all in one place, but The return of the Obra Dinn takes players on a journey of a different kind. The game revolves around an inspector tasked with examining a ship that has come ashore after being lost at sea.

The inspector’s job is to examine the dead bodies on board, identify who they were on the ship’s list, and give them an official cause of death. The return of the Obra Dinn gives players a device that allows them to return to the time of each passenger’s disappearance to help them make decisions while weaving an interesting narrative of a wild journey.



Cole Phelps gets out of his car in LA Noire

Rockstar Games has had plenty of adventures in breaking the law, but how about a game where players rule the roost? Set in 1947 in Los Angeles, The black has players who take on the role of Cole Phelps as he progresses from patrol cop to homicide and through various other divisions of the department.

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The open world setting allows players to tackle various cases on the streets. However, the essential part of The black investigates cases and interviews witnesses and suspects. Plus, the story unfolds in a way that lets Phelps know there’s more going on in the town than he thought.



The chicory handler's house: a colorful tale

Adventure games can sometimes be incredibly brutal with the way the setting is set and the story unfolds. With Chicory: a colorful storyeven some rough dives into the darker parts of the characters don’t detract from an overall wholesome experience.

The players are a small, anthropomorphic dog who worked as a janitor for the Wielder, a person who possesses a paintbrush that brings color to the world. After the current wielder hands over the brush to the player, it’s up to them to paint the world again. There are many puzzle and adventure elements in this game, but the strength of the game lies in the story and the characters.



April Ryan in The Longest Journey

While there are plenty of big names in the adventure genre these days, sometimes older games slip out of public conversation. A good example of this is The longest journeya classic point-and-click adventure released in 2000 and published by Funcom.

The story revolves around an art student named April Ryan, known as Shifter. This is because she can switch between the dimensions of Stark, which is the most “scientific” universe, and Arcadia, the most “magical” universe. The object of the game is to restore the balance between these two.



The greatest games ever made are often indie games, and Journey is a perfect example. Players assume the role of a robed individual in the middle of a desert. The object of the game is to get to a nearby mountain.

Along the way, players could encounter other players who could only communicate with musical chimes. It was all about allowing players to make emotional connections in a simple way. The story is told through visual cut scenes without dialogue. Despite its short length, Journey is considered one of the best Playstation 3 games.


The highest-grossing game of all time, Minecraft can be played in so many ways that it fits into different genres. Adventure is one of the most important elements of Minecraft as the main gameplay is to explore a randomly generated open world.

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Minecraft is iconic for the ability it gives players to explore and create in these beautiful worlds. Despite its less than stellar graphics, the game has attracted so many gamers across the world due to this built-in flexibility. Not only is an adventure pre-generated for the player, but players themselves can create their own adventure for others.



Although he’s gone, Telltale Games’ impact on the industry will not be forgotten. This is well demonstrated by their greatest success, The Walking Dead. The game is based on the comic book series of the same name by Robert Kirkman and features unique animation similar to the series.

Lee Everett is the main protagonist and a convicted criminal who was freed during a global zombie apocalypse. Lee spends The Walking Dead trying to survive while protecting an orphan girl named Clementine.


by Tim Schafer sinister fandango is over 20 years old. To this day, it’s still near the top of the greatest adventure games ever made. The game takes place in the Land of the Dead. This world is the hub between life and the afterlife.

The players are Manuel “Manny” Calavera, a travel agent who tries to rescue Mercedes “Meche” Colomar on her cross-country trip. Gameplay includes puzzle solving throughout the journey, with clues provided through conversation trees. sinister fandango was praised for its story, gameplay, art direction, and soundtrack.


The last of us is not only the best adventure game according to Metacritic. It is arguably one of the greatest games ever made. The game is set twenty years after the start of a pandemic that has turned many members of civilization into infected monsters.

The last of us follows Joel as he attempts to bring a teenage girl, Ellie, across the United States. Ellie is immune to disease and could help save others. The game was praised for its writing and storytelling, as well as its excellent gameplay.

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Wccftech’s Most Anticipated Adventure Games of 2022 https://greatmumadventure.com/wccftechs-most-anticipated-adventure-games-of-2022/ Sat, 15 Jan 2022 08:00:00 +0000 https://greatmumadventure.com/wccftechs-most-anticipated-adventure-games-of-2022/ It’s hard to describe what makes an upcoming adventure game so exciting. The boundaries between genres are often vague, and the explosive, interactive action typical of video games often plays second fiddle. But each of the adventure games on this list has something about it, a spark of something engaging that’s worth keeping an eye […]]]>

It’s hard to describe what makes an upcoming adventure game so exciting. The boundaries between genres are often vague, and the explosive, interactive action typical of video games often plays second fiddle. But each of the adventure games on this list has something about it, a spark of something engaging that’s worth keeping an eye on this year. Don’t forget to vote for your favorite in the poll below!

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Martha is Dead is a dark, uncomfortable and intriguing story. Set against the backdrop of World War II, this game puts you in the role of a young woman posing as her dead twin. There are so many things that make this game exciting, and in our preview a few months ago, we saw that one of those things is the photography element that lets you play with a simplified darkroom and less smelly.

But the story itself is what captivates us, navigating the moral and emotional tightrope of pretending to be your dead sister, watching your family mourn your death, while World War II rages in the background should be enough to intrigue you, but the game also offers elements of psychological and supernatural horror. Martha is Dead will be available on PC, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One and Xbox Series S|X.

Wander

Cyberpunk is a setting that games have explored before, with some extremely public success and failure. Stray attempts to recreate a futuristic neon-soaked city from a new and fascinating angle. Rather than playing some level of Matrix cosplayer in leather and latex, you’re instead covered in fur because you’re a kitty cat.

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Stray promises to explore the detailed city and its seedy underbelly filled with decaying technology. Exactly how you get to navigate this world has yet to be fully explained, but even the concept alone is enough to add it to the list. Stray will be released on PC, PS4 and PS5.

Oxenfree 2

Oxenfree was an amazing game that had you exploring a ghost story that touched on everything from heartbreak to time loops and number stations. It looked fantastic, with superb acting to really engage the player in the world.

It was only natural to add its sequel to our list of most anticipated adventure games for 2022. Oxenfree 2 introduces new characters but seems to keep the same vibe, with meta stories, radio ghosts, and warped classic ghost locations. by archaic technology. On the surface, it looks a lot scarier than the first, but hopefully the characters and dialogue will feel just as solid and heartwarming even when the weird and weird start to happen. Oxenfree 2 will be available on PC, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 4 and Nintendo Switch.

Open roads

Developer Fulbright has more than earned its place among the top independent developers with Gone Home and Tacoma. They return in 2022 with Open Roads, a game that consists of a road trip featuring sixteen-year-old protagonist Tess Devine and her mother, Opal, voiced by none other than Keri Russell (The Americans, Star Wars: Episode IX – The Rise of Skywalker).

According to the developers, however, we can expect a decent amount of mystery and thriller vibes. At the same time, a “unique and engaging interactive dialogue system pushes the narrative forward, exposing character flaws, secrets, and buried truths.” The game will be available on PC, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One and Xbox Series S|X.

Somerville

It would have been impossible to write this list of most anticipated adventure games without mentioning Somerville, the highly anticipated debut title from Jumpship Studio. After all, the producer is Dino Patti, the man behind Inside and Limbo. Somerville is much like those games in that it will tell its narrative without any dialogue, relying entirely on environmental storytelling instead.

The setting is quite different, however. Here, a family of three with their pet dog navigate a post-apocalyptic Earth in an effort to find more human survivors while avoiding being killed by alien artifacts. The developers also stated that unlike Inside and Limbo, Somerville will not feature puzzle or platforming elements, nor is it limited to 2D movement.

The game will be released on PC, Xbox One and Xbox Series S|X.

Honorable mentions

Vote for your most anticipated adventure game of 2022!

Most anticipated adventure game of 2022

  • Wander 58%, 91 vote

    91 vote
    58%

    91 votes – 58% of all votes

  • Somerville 14%, 22 voice

    22 voice
    14%

    22 votes – 14% of all votes

  • Oxenfree II: Lost Signals 13%, 20 voice

    20 voice
    13%

    20 votes – 13% of all votes

  • Martha is dead 11%, 17 voice

    17 voice
    11%

    17 votes – 11% of all votes

  • Open roads 5%, 8 voice

    8 voice
    5%

    8 votes – 5% of all votes

Total votes: 158

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Point and click adventure games from the 90s that still hold up today https://greatmumadventure.com/point-and-click-adventure-games-from-the-90s-that-still-hold-up-today/ Thu, 13 Jan 2022 08:00:00 +0000 https://greatmumadventure.com/point-and-click-adventure-games-from-the-90s-that-still-hold-up-today/ Point-and-click games have come a long way since the days of lunar logic and confusing puzzles that only the most dedicated gamers could solve. However, while some of the older titles certainly deserve the reviews they receive, there are still many amazing point-and-click games from the past decades. RELATED: Fantastic Point & Click Horror Games […]]]>

Point-and-click games have come a long way since the days of lunar logic and confusing puzzles that only the most dedicated gamers could solve. However, while some of the older titles certainly deserve the reviews they receive, there are still many amazing point-and-click games from the past decades.

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However, perhaps one of the best decades for point-and-click games was the 90s. Classics such as Full Throttle and Grim Fandango came out during those golden years and paved the way for future games in the genre. However, while there were certainly a plethora of amazing point-and-click games in the 90s, there are a few that stood out and still hold up today.

9 Full Throttle (1995)


90s point and click full throttle wide shot of Ben riding a motorcycle on a highway with the desert on either side of him

Full Throttle is a legendary point-and-click game from Tim Schafer that is still considered one of the best. Featuring an all-star cast including Mark Hamill and Roy Conrad, this LucasArts extravaganza featured a gripping narrative, innovative and polished gameplay, and an incredibly memorable protagonist.

While many point-and-click games at the time tended to have convoluted puzzles that detracted from the narrative, Full Throttle still manages to be a mostly accessible game. Luckily, with dedicated support from fans and guides, anyone who gets stuck just has to search for it online. However, even without guides, Full Throttle is still an amazing point-and-click game that’s still worth playing today.

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8 Under a Steel Sky (1994)


Point and click 90s wide shot of Robert Foster's Beneath A Steel Sky in a bar talking to a woman who has text above her head

Beneath A Steel Sky is a legendary cyberpunk adventure considered one of the best point-and-click games by fans of the genre. Its story and characters are memorable and endearing and its setting is so rich in detail that it immerses you from the start.

Beneath A Steel Sky also features art direction from truly iconic comic book artist Dave Gibbons, who is best known for his work on the Watchmen graphic novel. Its place in the history of the genre won’t go unnoticed, and given that it’s free on Steam, there’s really no reason why you shouldn’t play it now.

seven Tex Murphy: Under a Killing Moon (1994)


90s point and click mid shot of Tex Murphy: Under A Killing Moon by Tex Murphy stood lighting a cigarette on the balcony of a red brick building

The Tex Murphy games are a renowned noir detective point-and-click series that blends the best stories told through FMVs with engaging and innovative gameplay. Under A Killing Moon is the third entry in the series and brought a number of changes including the ability to move freely in certain 3D environments.

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However, while the puzzles in Tex Murphy: Under A Killing Moon are consistent and fun, it’s his sci-fi crime story that steals the show. This is absolutely a game worth checking out, if only to immerse yourself in a really fun and intriguing mystery story.

6 Blade Runner (1997)


90s Point & Click wide shot of Ray McCoy's Blade Runner stood next to a neon lit outdoor bar with a few customers seated in seats

The original Blade Runner film from 1982 is widely considered one of the best cyberpunk media. It has been referenced and used as an influence for future cyberpunk-themed media for decades since its release and despite its modest success upon release, it has become a cult classic. However, what’s perhaps equally engrossing and immersive, but significantly less well-known, is 1997’s point-and-click pseudo-sequel Blade Runner.

This point-and-click adventure is absolutely breathtaking, and its visuals no doubt hold up even today. Impressive lighting and beautiful 3D locations really bring the world imagined by Phillip K. Dick and later Ridley Scott to life. Its story is as captivating as the original film and its gameplay mechanics were innovative and fresh for the time. Its memorable cyberpunk world, narrative and characters have paved the way for dozens of incredible point-and-click titles such as the heartfelt Encodya.

5 The Longest Journey (1999)


Point and click 90s extreme wide shot of April Ryan's longest voyage descending a stone pier towards a large wooden boat as more impressive ships loom in the distance

The Longest Journey was launched at the dawn of the 21st century and yet it still looks as revolutionary today as it did then. Its beautiful blend of fantasy and sci-fi has led to the creation of one of the most unique worlds in gaming. Its captivating story and fascinating characters combined with its large number of locations have made it a long experience worth watching. worth playing.

While there’s certainly some level of lunar logic involved in a number of its puzzles, for the majority of your experience, The Longest Journey makes sense. However, despite this, it’s still a game worth playing for the worlds and story alone, although you must have a guide ready and waiting.

4 Pajama Sam: No Need to Hide When It’s Dark (1996)


Point and click 90s mid-shot of Pajama Sam: no need to hide when it's dark outside Pajama Sam stood with his back to the squirming player as a torch shone him from at the top

Pajama Sam and other Humungous Entertainment properties served as kid-friendly and educational point-and-click games of the 90s and early 2000s. perhaps one of Humungous Entertainment’s best games was Pajama Sam: No Need To Hide When Its Dark. This point and click adventure game for kids was an incredibly fun and memorable experience and it still manages to hold its own today.

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Although not as long as other point-and-click games, and its puzzles and themes are geared more towards children, its stunning art, wonderful soundtrack, bubbly characters and overall charm make it a title worth revisiting.

3 Grim Fandango (1998)


Point and click 90s wide shot of Manny Calavera's Grim Fandango stood in the men's bathroom as Don Copal opened the door

There’s not much to say about the quality of the classic 1998 point-and-click adventure game Grim Fandango. Its fantastical setting, colorful cast of quirky and memorable characters, and incredible protagonist have made it one of the greatest – if not the greatest – point-and-click game ever made.

It’s easily one of the most replayable point-and-click games of the 90s, thanks in part to the remasters, but also to its phenomenal gameplay. Suffice it to say, there’s a reason it’s widely regarded as one of the best point-and-click games ever made.

2 The Day of the Tentacle (1993)


Point and click 90s wide shot from Day of the Tentacle of a group of prisoners playing cards while a purple tentacle wearing a policeman's hat watches from a chair

Day of the Tentacle is one of the best point-and-click games from LucasArts. Made as a sequel to 1983’s beloved Maniac Mansion, Day of the Tentacle is as breathtaking as it sounds. Its central cast of characters and delightfully brilliant villain are what ultimately bring this magnificent point-and-click game to life.

As with most point and click games from LucasArts, the majority of the puzzles still hold up today. While there are definitely some weird bits of logic you’ll need to get here and there, for the most part this is absolutely a game that holds its own today. Thanks to the remasters, the game looks better than ever, so there’s really no excuse not to give it a try.

1 Sam and Max Hit the Road (1993)


Point & Click 90s mid shot of Sam & Max Hit The Road of Sam and Max standing in a tent surrounded by large jars talking to two men in green with text appearing above them

Sam & Max Hit the Road is an incredibly enjoyable point-and-click game full of humor and fun mini-games that’s widely considered one of the best of its kind. Its story, much like the rest of the Sam & Max games, is as brilliantly quirky as it is fun to watch, and its gameplay was certainly innovative for its time. It introduced many new features that would later be used in later point-and-click games.

Sam & Max Hit the Road is still a lot of fun to play today due to its endearing characters and well-paced story. Its gameplay is never too convoluted and its impact on the point and click genre, and video games in general, is undeniable.. There’s a reason this series remains so beloved to this day.

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’90s adventure games Freddi Fish & Putt-Putt announced for the Switch https://greatmumadventure.com/90s-adventure-games-freddi-fish-putt-putt-announced-for-the-switch/ Mon, 27 Dec 2021 08:00:00 +0000 https://greatmumadventure.com/90s-adventure-games-freddi-fish-putt-putt-announced-for-the-switch/ The Nintendo Switch is known to be a port machine of all kinds of eras and systems. And Humongous Entertainment is now doing its part to bring ’90s adventure games to the platform. Online store listings for Freddi Fish 3: The Case of the Stolen Conch and The putt-putt travels through time were both recently […]]]>


The Nintendo Switch is known to be a port machine of all kinds of eras and systems. And Humongous Entertainment is now doing its part to bring ’90s adventure games to the platform. Online store listings for Freddi Fish 3: The Case of the Stolen Conch and The putt-putt travels through time were both recently discovered, citing a January 3 version for both. They’ll cost $ 14.99 each, but get an introductory discount of $ 3.

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As found by Nintendo Everything, these two titles don’t appear to be remasters or much more than just ports. There also doesn’t appear to be any PlayStation or Xbox versions at this time. The store listings for both are also pretty bare. However, the screenshots listed appear to show fast saving and loading as well as a “ignore” function. Freddi Fish will be around 188 mb and Putt putt will weigh 311 mb.

The putt-putt travels through time first released in 1997 for the PC and was previously available on the mobile and Steam platforms 2012, 2013 and 2014. Freddi Fish 3: The Case of the Stolen Conch, on the other hand, was originally released in 1998 and was also released on the aforementioned platforms around the same time as Putt putt. Both adventure series were popular in the 90s and were part of the Humongous Entertainment line of adventure games that catered to a younger audience.

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5 best action-adventure games to buy during the 2021 Steam winter sale https://greatmumadventure.com/5-best-action-adventure-games-to-buy-during-the-2021-steam-winter-sale/ Sun, 26 Dec 2021 08:00:00 +0000 https://greatmumadventure.com/5-best-action-adventure-games-to-buy-during-the-2021-steam-winter-sale/ It’s that time of year again when gamers around the world are showered with awesome discounts on some of their favorite games. The annual two-week winter sale has finally arrived on Steam, which will begin on December 22, 2021 and end on January 5, 2022. Various AAA titles, indie games, and other genres will be […]]]>


It’s that time of year again when gamers around the world are showered with awesome discounts on some of their favorite games. The annual two-week winter sale has finally arrived on Steam, which will begin on December 22, 2021 and end on January 5, 2022.

Various AAA titles, indie games, and other genres will be heavily reduced during this time. As a result, the Steam Winter Sale is the most suitable time to add more games to your library, with many games at historically low prices. It is recommended that users keep an eye on the GameDeals Reddit forum.

This article will discuss some of the best action-adventure games to buy during the current Steam 2021 Winter Sale.


Here are some of the best action-adventure games to add to your collection during the 2021 Steam Winter Sale

  • Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order
  • Red Dead Redemption 2
  • Shadow of the Tomb Raider
  • Control
  • Horizon Zero Dawn

Let’s discuss the aforementioned gaming offerings in detail.


1) Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order

  • Publisher: Electronic Arts
  • Platforms: PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Stadia, Xbox One, Xbox Series X | S and Windows PC
  • Release Date: November 15, 2019
  • Price and Discount: Standard Edition for 813 or $ 14.79 (63% off), Deluxe Edition for 909 or $ 17.19 (65% off)

Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order is an action-adventure game produced by Respawn Entertainment. The game’s story is based on five years after the events of Star Wars: Episode III – Revenge of the Sith, starring a Jedi Padawan becoming a target of the Galactic Empire and being hunted across the galaxy.

The Standard Edition is available for $ 813 or $ 14.79 (63% off) while the Deluxe Edition is available for $ 909 or $ 17.19 (65% off) on Steam.


2) Red Dead Redemption 2

  • Publisher: Rockstar Games
  • Platforms: PlayStation 4, Stadia, Xbox One and Windows PC
  • Release Date: December 5, 2019
  • Price and Discount: Standard Edition for 1,599 or $ 29.99 (50% off), others mentioned below

Red Dead Redemption 2 is considered one of the best action-adventure games of all time. Developed by Rockstar Studios, the game deals with the story of an outlaw facing the decline of the Old West and surviving among corrupt government forces.

The Standard Edition of the game is available for $ 1,599 or $ 29.99 (50% off), while the Ultimate Edition is available for $ 2,079 or $ 39.99 (60% off). The online-only mode of the game is available for 749 or $ 9.99 (50% off) on Steam.


3) Shadow of the Tomb Raider

  • Publisher: Square Enix
  • Platforms: PlayStation 4, Stadia, macOS, Linux, Xbox One and Windows PC
  • Release Date: September 14, 2018
  • Price and Discount: Definitive Edition for 723 or $ 13.05 (85% discount)

Shadow of the Tomb Raider is part of the category of single player action-adventure games, developed by Eidos-Montreal. The story follows on from 2015’s Rise of the Tomb Raider, but this time, Lara Croft explores the tropics of the Americas to the legendary town of Paititi.

The Definitive Edition of the game is available for $ 723 or $ 13.05 (85% off) on Steam.


4) Control

  • Publisher: 505 Games
  • Platforms: PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Stadia, Nintendo Switch, Amazon Luna, Xbox One, Xbox Series X | S and Windows PC
  • Release Date: August 27, 2019
  • Price & Discount: Ultimate Edition for 899 or $ 11.99 (70% discount)

Control is one of those action-adventure games that defines ray tracing when released. The game tells the story of a secret US government agency breaking the laws of reality. The character shown in the game has super powers to go through difficult situations.

The Ultimate Edition of the game is available for $ 899 or $ 11.99 (70% off) on Steam.


5) Horizon Zero Dawn

  • Publisher: Sony Interactive Entertainment
  • Platforms: PlayStation 4 and Windows PC
  • Release Date: February 28, 2017
  • Price and discount: 549 or $ 24.99 (50% discount)

Horizon Zero Dawn was originally released on PlayStation, but was later ported to PC on August 7, 2020. It is also considered to be one of the best action-adventure games of all time, where a young hunter survives in a world invaded by mechanical creatures. and other enemies.

The game is available for ₹ 549 or $ 24.99 (50% off) on Steam.


Other awesome games available for sale worth checking out

Aside from these games, there are a ton of other titles to choose from, to immerse yourself in and have a lifetime moment. Here are some other noteworthy mentions:

  • Origins of Assassin’s Creed
  • The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt
  • Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice
  • Watch dogs
  • Grand Theft Auto V

Edited by Rupak Kumar Jha


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5 Best Adventure Games of 2021 https://greatmumadventure.com/5-best-adventure-games-of-2021/ Sat, 25 Dec 2021 08:00:00 +0000 https://greatmumadventure.com/5-best-adventure-games-of-2021/ From Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy to Resident Evil Village, 2021 has seen the release of some amazing adventure games. They allow players to assume the role of the protagonist in an interactive story focused on exploration and/or puzzle solving. The genre’s focus on stories allows it to draw extensively from other narrative-based media, literature, […]]]>

From Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy to Resident Evil Village, 2021 has seen the release of some amazing adventure games. They allow players to assume the role of the protagonist in an interactive story focused on exploration and/or puzzle solving. The genre’s focus on stories allows it to draw extensively from other narrative-based media, literature, and film.

2021 may not have seen as many blockbuster releases as previous years, but there were certainly quite a few strong titles dotted around. With that said, let’s discuss some of the best adventure game titles of 2021.


Best Adventure Games Released in 2021

Adventure games are among the most acclaimed titles across all genres. From platformers to shooters with RPG elements, adventure games take players on a journey. We take a look at some of the best such titles released this year.

The best adventure games of 2021

  • Metroid Dread
  • Resident Evil Village
  • Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart
  • Psychonauts 2
  • Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy

Metroid Dread

  • Developer/Publisher: Mercury Steam, Nintendo
  • Platform: Nintendo Switch
  • Release date: October 8, 2021

In many ways, Metroid Dread follows the success of Metroid Samus Returns and builds on the series’ 2D side-scrolling legacy. Developed by Mercury Steam, the game introduces stealth elements, with Samus avoiding EMMI robots in certain areas by hiding, reducing her noise, and using the ghost cape.


Resident Evil Village

  • Developer / Publisher: Capcom
  • Platform: Xbox Series X|S, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Google Stadia, Microsoft Windows
  • Release date: May 1, 2021

Sequel to Resident Evil 7 Biohazard, Resident Evil Village continues the story of Ethan Winters. The title moves the series in a new direction that is sure to make fans nostalgic for past Resident Evil titles, especially Resident Evil 4. With both returning and new characters, this is a must-have title. .


Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart

  • Developer/Publisher: Insomniac Games, Sony
  • Platform: PlayStation 5
  • Release date: June 11, 2021

Arguably the best PlayStation exclusive of the year, Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart not only delivers incredible gameplay, but also showcases the next-gen capabilities of the PlayStation 5 console. From advanced ray-tracing effects to seamless transitions between worlds using its fast SSD, the game’s incredible visual style and smooth gameplay make it one of the best releases of the year.


Psychonauts 2

  • Developer/Publisher: Double Fine, Xbox
  • Platform: PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, Microsoft Windows, macOS, Linux
  • Release date: August 25, 2021

The sequel to 2005’s Psychonauts might have kept fans waiting for over 15 years, but the wait was certainly worth it. Developed by Tim Schafer and Double Fine Studios, Psychonauts 2 feels like a continuation of the mind-bending psychological platforming adventure that continues the story without skipping a beat.


Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy

  • Developer/Publisher: Eidos Montreal, Square Enix
  • Platform: PlayStation 4, Xbox Series X and Series S, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, Microsoft Windows
  • Release date: October 26, 2021

Before its release, everyone was skeptical of Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy. Square Enix’s previous Marvel game, Marvel’s Avengers (2020), was anything but what fans wanted. Despite having one of the biggest IPs in entertainment history, the game has been criticized for its heavy use of microtransactions and grind-based gameplay. Thankfully, Marvel’s Guardian’s of the Galaxy takes a different route than its predecessor and delivers a memorable story-driven action-adventure experience.


Edited by Sandeep Banerjee

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The best adventure games for the Nintendo Switch on sale for Cyber ​​Monday 2021 https://greatmumadventure.com/the-best-adventure-games-for-the-nintendo-switch-on-sale-for-cyber-%e2%80%8b%e2%80%8bmonday-2021/ Mon, 29 Nov 2021 08:00:00 +0000 https://greatmumadventure.com/the-best-adventure-games-for-the-nintendo-switch-on-sale-for-cyber-%e2%80%8b%e2%80%8bmonday-2021/ We may receive a commission from purchases made through links on this page. Pricing and availability are subject to change. There are so many worlds to explore with a Nintendo Switch – an adventure for all types of gamers. (Picture: Nintendo) With the onset of winter, we’re all going to be spending a lot more […]]]>

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There are so many worlds to explore with a Nintendo Switch – an adventure for all types of gamers. (Picture: Nintendo)

With the onset of winter, we’re all going to be spending a lot more time indoors. But that’s not necessarily bad news, if there’s a nintendo switch on the picture. Thanks to the system’s ingenious design, you can listen to it on your living room TV or get closer to it in portable mode, in your favorite comfy chair. It sold like hot cakes this year, in particular because of its stellar range of games which will take you to distant imaginary lands.

It’s a great time to check out your holiday list for Switch fans and choose the right game for the right recipient. The savings are impressive. Check out some of the highlights below!

All titles listed here are free to ship, but if you want to get them even sooner, you’ll need to sign up for Amazon Premier. You can get your content in two days, and enjoy other benefits like lots of streaming content and even free games! Sign up for a 30 day free trial here.

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild

Link overlooking a valley

Cook, fight and explore the land of Hyrule in this vast adventure. (Picture: Nintendo)

Many players consider The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild to be the best Switch title and the best Zelda game of all time – and the proof is in the Over 38,000 five-star raves on Amazon. This critic calls it a “must-have for Zelda fans and new players”, praising its “beautiful graphics and excellent gameplay”. And this relative loved “the freedom of being able to explore such a vast, rich, complex and beautiful world.” Usually this epic adventure would set you back $60, but right now it’s a very $35.

$35 $60 at Amazon

Super Mario Odyssey

Mario with a hat, the hat has eyes

Mario gives you a thumbs up, brave adventurer. (Picture: Nintendo)

Also high in the ranking is Super Mario Odyssey, which has the titular plumber exploring a variety of distant worlds. There’s always something new and exciting around the corner in this game, so it’s no surprise that the game has earned over 23,000 five-star ratings on Amazon. Critics are enthusiastic, with a player calling it “the most complete and best game in the franchise”. He loved the graphics and said that “the story is fun, the worlds are unique and well-designed, and there are hidden levels you can unlock if you get to a certain point. You can easily pass over 100 hours on this game if you try to find all the moons. This stellar game is currently 30% off, taking the price from $60 to $36.

$36 $60 at Amazon

Kirby Star Allies

Kirby fights a bird

Kirby has all kinds of crazy powers to deal with even crazier enemies. (Picture: Nintendo)

The Kirby series is suitable for gamers who want a more laid-back experience, with a dad calling this installment a “great game to play with friends and family” that “has a lot of fun abilities to team up with”. It also says, “If you want nice and relaxing local multiplayer with nice graphics and good gameplay, then I suggest you pick it up.” And a longtime Kirby fan says it’s “one of the best Kirby games in the franchise” and “a MUST-SEE for any Kirby fan, regardless of skill level”. Save $20.

$40 $60 at GameStop

The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening

Link hits two enemies

Make your way through Hyrule…in a cute way. (Picture: Nintendo)

Old school players know it’s a remake of a classic Game Boy title — why not introduce the new version to your kids or grandkids? A couple says it’s a “near-perfect remake of the original!” And another player loved everything, calling the gameplay “extremely fun – all the experience of the original game but perfectly updated and improved”. Down from $60 to $39, with this sale.

$39 $60 at Amazon

New Pokemon Snap

Hoohoot in a tree

Take a photo before it flies away! (Picture: Nintendo)

New Pokemon Snap is a fantasy take on a classic Wilderness Expedition, one in which you ride in a pod around a variety of islands taking “photos” of a wide assortment of Pokemon in their natural habitat. It’s fun, relaxing and super beautiful, and you never have to leave your couch. A mother says it’s “a relaxing game” and her daughter loves it, while this player is “addicted”. They add, “It has all the nostalgia of the original but with way more amazing photo opportunities and so many new Pokemon. It’s also much more in-depth and detailed. Great for adults and kids alike.” And $13 off right now.

$46 $60 at Amazon

Ring shaped adventure

Female character running on a road

You’ll sweat just as much in real life with this truly physical adventure. (Picture: Nintendo)

Ring shaped adventure isn’t like the other games on this list – it’s a workout disguised as entertainment. This title helps you develop a real sweat, and it’s now reduced from $80 to $54. Ring Fit was a big hit last year with gamers using it to stay in shape during lockdown. A delighted fan, “My arms and shoulders ARE like they’ve had a good workout. And the craziest thing is… I can’t wait to do it again!!” and she enjoyed the adventure mode, calling it ” cute and endearing”. Another customer actually found that “This game made me exercise 4 days in a row…I’m looking forward to day 5 tomorrow. Usually I don’t exercise that much. Ring shaped adventure Has been out of stock frequently in the past 18 months, so grab it now before it sells out again.

$54 $80 at Amazon

The reviews quoted above reflect the most current versions at the time of publication.

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The Immortal gets eShop release outside of Nintendo Switch Online NES app https://greatmumadventure.com/the-immortal-gets-eshop-release-outside-of-nintendo-switch-online-nes-app/ https://greatmumadventure.com/the-immortal-gets-eshop-release-outside-of-nintendo-switch-online-nes-app/#respond Sun, 31 Oct 2021 14:30:31 +0000 https://greatmumadventure.com/the-immortal-gets-eshop-release-outside-of-nintendo-switch-online-nes-app/ The immortal, an isometric NES action-adventure title released by EA in 1990, has just received a full digital version on the eShop and other digital storefronts. While the game was and still is available through Nintendo Switch Online, you can now have your own digital copy for $ 7.99, thanks to publisher QUByte Interactive. You […]]]>


The immortal, an isometric NES action-adventure title released by EA in 1990, has just received a full digital version on the eShop and other digital storefronts. While the game was and still is available through Nintendo Switch Online, you can now have your own digital copy for $ 7.99, thanks to publisher QUByte Interactive. You can check out a trailer for the game below and then read on for some basic information about its plot and gameplay.

If you are interested in the above video, read on for more information on The immortal, found on the game’s Switch eShop page.

The Labyrinth conceals mysteries unfit for the eyes of mortals. Mysteries of Eternal Life. Sudden death. Of witchcraft and betrayal.

The Immortal is an isometric action-adventure game, with battle scenes and multiple story choices. Developed in 1990, this game is a fan favorite of the old days of Nintendo / mega drive.

The game consists of the player controlling an anonymous sorcerer, apprentice of Mordamir. The wizard faces various deadly creatures and traps in a dungeon, where at each stage he discovers more details about the story of his journey and finds new allies, items and dangers.

The player must solve puzzles, avoid deadly traps, use magic spells (in the form of books and scrolls) and acquire various items in order to survive the maze.

Did you play The immortal on the Nintendo Switch Online NES app? Is it worth owning it for $ 8, or would you say ignore it? Let us know in the comment section below.

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