Best xbox one adventure games

1.What Remains of Edith Finch

Paid: $19.99

What Remains of Edith Finch is an Indie adventure game developed by Giant Sparrow. In the role of Edith, you’ll explore the colossal Finch house, searching for stories as she explores her family history and tries to figure out why she's the last one in her family left alive.

  • by Samantha Simpson

    This game was different than other adventure games I've played in the past but it was still enjoyable. Some of the game play was awkward and not every question I had about the story was answered by the time I finished the game, but it a decent game t More

2.Gears of War 4

Paid: $39.99

Gears of War 4 is the fourth main instalment of the third-person shooter video game franchise. It was developed by The Coalition and published by Microsoft Studios exclusively for PC and Xbox One console.

  • by Dorothy Sanders

    Such a good game, but such an irritating way of trying to extract more money from people's pockets. I hate it when they do that and I end up being annoyed at a game I love. You'd think they make enough money selling millions of those little beauties, More

3.Batman: The Telltale Series

Paid: $24.99 with in-app purchases
Batman: The Telltale Series is episodic point-and-click graphic adventure video game. The player will be able to take the role of Batman as both the superhero and as Bruce Wayne, his alter ego as they deal with the threats of the Children of Arkham and the allegations towards the late Thomas Wayne and Martha Wayne.
  • Brenda Sims

    by Brenda Sims

    Batman: The Telltale Series is a great Xbox one adventure game. This can be played with the family which is very cool. It is an episodic game so imaginative children will really enjoy this game.

4.The Witness

Paid: $39.99

The Witness is a 3D puzzle video game developed and published by Thekla, Inc. It was released for Microsoft Windows and PlayStation 4 in January 2016, with later versions released for the Xbox One, Nvidia Shield, macOS, and iOS.

  • Raymond Larson

    by Raymond Larson

    The Witness is an adventure game which explore a wide world with many challenges and mysteries. its very thrilling and fun to play

5.Tales from the Borderlands

Paid: $24.99 with in-app purchases
Tales from the Borderlands is an episodic game seriesset on the unforgiving world of Pandora. The player will embark on a wild ride where gangsters, bandit lords, and Vault Hunters are just some of the obstacles.
  • Ethan Phillips

    by Ethan Phillips

    I started playing Tales from the Borderlands after I heard on several podcasts and read on a few sites that it was in their game of the year discussions for 2015. I haven’t played a Telltale game yet, other than a quick demo of the original Walking D More

6.The Sexy Brutale

Paid: $19.99

The Sexy Brutale is an Indie 3D puzzle adventure game developed by Cavalier Game Studios and published by Tequila Works. A never-ending masked ball featuring intrigue, murder and the quite possibly occult.

  • Jean Hall

    by Jean Hall

    I don't know if this game is available on Xbox One, but it certainly looks like a great game. There's a lot of fun to be had in this one.


Paid: $19.99 with in-app purchases
Inside is an Indie atmospheric puzzle-adventure video game developed and published by Playdead. Players take the role of a boy which finds himself drawn into the center of a dark project. It's available for the PS4, Xbox One, and PCs.
  • Kathleen Schultz

    by Kathleen Schultz

    Inside is a great Xbox One game that is super eery and captivating. It's dark and atmospheric, and you must play as a boy alone and hunted.

8.The Walking Dead

Paid: $14.99 with in-app purchases

The Walking Dead is an adventure horror game based on Robert Kirkman's award-winning comic book series. It is delivered in a decision based, tale-tell gaming system wherein every decision you make would impact the story and how it unfolds.

  • Patricia May

    by Patricia May

    Horror and a strong warning of content awakes you with this The Walking Dead game. If has five stages and you can purchase a season pass to them. The game as the same setting of the comic book that shares its name.


Paid: $19.99

Cuphead is an indie run and gun platformer action video game heavily focused on boss battles and inspired by cartoons of the 1930s. It was developed and published by Studio MDHR for both Windows PC and Xbox One gaming console.

  • Rose Alvarez

    by Rose Alvarez

    I LOVED the cartoon visuals of this game. Totally reminded of things you would find in a Betty Boop cartoon or something. It was rated 10 and up but I let my 8 year old play it and he totally loved it and so did I . This will be part of my video game More

10.Batman: The Enemy Within - The Telltale Series

Paid: $24.99 With in-app purchases

Batman: The Enemy Within is a five-part episodic and interactive adventure video game. With the return of a still nascent Joker, Batman must navigate uneasy alliances while Bruce Wayne undertakes a perilous series of deceptions.

  • Betty Holland

    by Betty Holland

    This is a new twist on Batman games. I like this game.

11.Rise of the Tomb Raider

Paid: $59.99

Rise of the Tomb Raider is an action-adventure game developed by Crystal Dynamics and published by Square Enix. The plot follows Lara Croft that continues her late father's research, trekking across Siberia in search of the answers her father couldn't find, facing off against an ancient and ruthless shadow organization.

  • Benjamin Williams

    by Benjamin Williams

    As a fan of the Tomb Raider series, I was thrilled when the Rise of the Tomb Raider was announced. The game turned out even better than I imagined. The graphics are amazing, and the story doesn't let down either.


Paid: $9.99

Dishonored is a stealth action-adventure video game released in 2012. The game follows the journeys of Royal Protector Corvo Attano, Empress Emily Kaldwin and the assassin Daud while divulging the many mysteries of their vast world.

  • Michael Richards

    by Michael Richards

    I have always loved to play adventure games. Recently, though, I have bough an Xbox one. With me being new to the system, I had to search for best adventure games for it. The best one that I have tried out so far is Dishonored which is a stealth acti More

13.The Wolf Among Us

Paid: $24.99 with in-app purchases

The Wolf Among Us is a gritty, violent and mature thriller game based on the Fables comic books. The game players will discover that every decision can have enormous consequences. 

  • Nathan Wood

    by Nathan Wood

    Amazing xbox one game to play for a fun adventure

14.Dishonored 2

Paid: $39.99

Dishonored 2 is a first-person stealth and action video game set fifteen years after the events of Dishonored. It can be played on Microsoft Windows computers and on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One video game consoles.

  • Cynthia Elliott

    by Cynthia Elliott

    It's certainly a beautiful game but I've seen better plot wise. I'd go with the first Dishonored or Dragon's Age Origins before this one.


Paid: $29.99

SOMA is a horror sci-fi themed game developed and published by Frictional Games and was released in 2015. SOMA can be played on Windows, Mac, and Linux computers, and on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.

  • Louis Patterson

    by Louis Patterson

    When it comes to Sci-Fi horror, no game does it better than SOMA. I was on the edge of my seat the entire time! It is a pulse-pounding game, not for t More

  • Vincent Walsh

    by Vincent Walsh

    Horror and adventurous enter the world of SOMA and face horrors buried deep beneath the ocean waves. Danger lurks in every corner, corrupted humans, t More

16.The Evil Within

Paid: $19.99
The Evil Within is a horror action game created for various consoles. It introduces a world that was consumed by darkness and fear and the player would have to endure all of these in order to find the answer to the series of events.
  • Sara Jones

    by Sara Jones

    A great horror game, I was almost afraid to keep playing at certain points. There's an atmosphere of sheer madness and terror throughout the game, so that even when you're not encountering enemies you're afraid that you will soon. Sure it's a bit cli More

17.Life is Strange

Paid: $19.99

Life Is Strange is an episodic interactive adventure game that follows the story of Max Caulfield, a photography senior who discovers that she can rewind time and affect the past, present, and future.

  • Adam Carpenter

    by Adam Carpenter

    An excellent game from Steam that allows you to become Max Caulfield and traverse space and time. This reminded me of a human version of Portal, but instead of simply moving objects around, you yourself move around. 10/10 would play again.


Paid: $34.99
RiME is a single-player puzzle adventure game about a young boy shipwrecked on a mysterious island after a torrential storm.
  • Jennifer Evans

    by Jennifer Evans

    I bought this game for my grandson and decided to play it myself prior to giving it to him. This is a great game for anyone young or old as I enjoy it as much as my grandson. We both really enjoy the mysterious island aspect and using your wits to su More

19.Star Trek Online

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Star Trek Online is a sci-fi MMORPG game developed by Cryptic Studios and Perpetual Entertainment released in 2010 which was based on the Star Trek universe. This game is set after the events of the Star Trek: Nemesis. 

  • Jean Evans

    by Jean Evans

    I never got to play this, but I watched my son play it for hours on his Nintendo. He loved it, and it was somewhat educational, as well. Teaching about physics, space-flight, and the inevitable future of mankind after shrugging off the yoke of capita More

20.Sunset Overdrive

Paid: $19.99

Sunset Overdrive is a third-person action-adventure game developed by Insomniac Games. This game lets the player leap off buildings, run along walls, and grind power lines and rails to destroy your foes from every angle.

  • Surabhi Chavan

    by Surabhi Chavan

    I have been playing Sunset Overdrive for about two weeks now, and I have to say that I am really impressed. There are two things that really stand out about this game. The controls are exceptional, some of the best I have ever seen. I also really app More

21.The Vanishing of Ethan Carter

Paid: $19.99
The Vanishing of Ethan Carter is an indie first-person mystery game. You're Paul Prospero, a detective who receives a disturbing letter from Ethan Carter who has vanished in the wake of a brutal murder. 
  • Linda Hopkins

    by Linda Hopkins

    The Vanishing of Ethan Carter is an indie first-person mystery game. You're Paul Prospero, a detective who receives a disturbing letter from Ethan Carter who has vanished in the wake of a brutal murder which Paul quickly figures out might not be the  More

22.Assassin's Creed Syndicate

Paid: $39.99

Assassin's Creed Syndicate is an action-adventure stealth game set during the industrial revolution developed by Ubisoft. Players assume the roles of twin assassins Jacob and Evie Frye who fight those who gain from the less privileged.

  • Keith Wilson

    by Keith Wilson

    Assassin's Creed Syndicate was not what I expected it to be. I bought the game on a whim to pass the time, but I was surprised by how good it was. The combat was very smooth and easy to understand, but hard to master. I loved the freedom the game gav More

23.Valiant Hearts: The Great War

Paid: $14.99 with in-app purchases
Valiant Hearts: The Great War is a point and click adventure game that shows us the of 4 crossed destinies and a broken love in a world torn apart. The game is 2D mixing animated comic book, exploration, action, puzzles and emotion. 
  • Edith Hernández

    by Edith Hernández

    such a nice game i like to play

24.Shadow of the Tomb Raider

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Shadow of the Tomb Raider is a third-person action adventure game by Eidos Montreal that follows Lara Croft and her adventures. It is part of the game reboot series and it is to be released in September 2018 for various platforms.

  • Gerald Spencer

    by Gerald Spencer

    I loved Tomb Raider as a kid so I was pretty excited about this one. It hasn't been released yet so this is what I am thinking it will be like based on all of the hype I've read about it. I can't wait!

25.Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain

Paid: $19.99 Check price

Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain is a tactical open-world stealth action video game developed and published by Konami Digital Entertainment. The game is set in 1984 and the goal is to revenge on the shadow group, XOF.

  • María de Lourdes Guzmán

    by María de Lourdes Guzmán

    If you like games that keep you on your toes and the edge of your seat simultaneously, you have to check out Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain. It's a non-stop adventure that keeps you challenged and interested, it's the best I've played on xbox y More

26.Grand Theft Auto V

Paid: $29.99

Grand Theft Auto V is an action-adventure video game for Windows computers, and for Xbox One, Xbox 360, and PlayStation 4 video game consoles. It was developed by Rockstar North and released by Rockstar Games in 2013.

  • Teresa Harvey

    by Teresa Harvey

    The Grand Theft Auto series is one that has been polarizing for nearly a decade. I have yet to find a game in the series I haven't enjoyed. Grand Theft Auto V easily surpasses it's predecessors, and other adventure games while on the Xbox One.

27.L.A. Noire

Paid: $39.99 Complete Edition
L.A. Noire is a mystery-solving sandbox game developed by Team Bondi and published by Rockstar Games. You play as an LAPD detective in the late 1940s, in Los Angeles, being given an open-ended challenge to solve a series of murder mysteries. 
  • William Davidson

    by William Davidson

    This is a really great game! I only started playing it recently, and though it's six years old or so, it's still a great game. The level of detail and character selection is really superb.


Paid: $19.99

Are you having a bad day or just need to get away from your stressful life? Play this game. You'll be relaxed in an aquatic environment with zen spots distributed along the adventure.

  • Xie Yin

    by Xie Yin

    I tried playing ABZU and I was really disappointed. It felt a lot like Journey, but with even less of a point. I wouldn't waste the time unless you're a fan of kind of aimlessly drifting and not getting much accomplished.

29.Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag

Paid: $19.99
Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag is an action-adventure game set primarily on and around the islands in the Caribbean Sea during the Golden Age of Piracy in the early 18th century. It is the sixth installment in the Assassin's Creed franchise.
  • Justin Woods

    by Justin Woods

    Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag is a great video game. Exploring the beautiful well thought out world was amazing and the new boat part is just amazing

30.Red Dead Redemption 2

Paid: $59.99

Red Dead Redemption is an action adventure game by Rockstar Games which has a Western setting in an open-world environment. The player controls Arthur Morgan, an outlaw and gang member in 1899. It will be released in October 2018.

  • Andrea Schneider

    by Andrea Schneider

    I bought this game and I can't wait to play it. The first one was great it has all the stuff I like from a game like Fallout but with a western theme and good live acting scenes. I really appreciate those after playing a lot of Resident Evil and only More

31.Crackdown 3

Paid: $59.99 Pre-order

Crackdown 3 is an action adventure game by Sumo Digital and Reagent Games exclusively for the Xbox One. Players take down the organizations in the city using various weapons and vehicles. It's scheduled to be released in February 2019.

  • Marie Shaw

    by Marie Shaw

    This game is amazing. It allows me to explore a futuristic city!

32.Destiny - The Collection

Paid: $59.99

Destiny is a pack with all the DLC and extras of this great online multiplayer FPS game developed by Bungie and Published by Activision. Including: Destiny, Expansion I: The Dark Below, Expansion II: House of Wolves, The Taken King, and a new adventure, Rise of Iron.

  • Salvador Durán

    by Salvador Durán

    This site is selling Destiny - The Collection for Playstation. I am not sure if it is available to XBox One. However, I have enjoyed playing the game on my Playstation.

33.State of Decay: YOSE

Paid: $29.99
State of Decay: YOSE is the ultimate third-person action zombie horror survival-fantasy game. Explore an open world full of dangers and opportunities, and do whatever it takes to live another day.
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    by Pedro Gallardo


34.The Evil Within 2

Paid: $29.95 Check price

The Evil Within 2 is a horror action-adventure and RPG game developed by Tango Gameworks and published by Bethesda Softworks in 2017. It is the sequel of The Evil Within which was released one year before this game.

  • Olivia Alvarez

    by Olivia Alvarez

    This game was pretty fun to play. It has some interesting ideas and an interesting main character.

35.Adventure Time: Pirates of the Enchiridion

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Adventure Time: Pirates of the Enchiridion is an adventure game by Climax Studios where players can control various Adventure Time characters on a quest to explore the underwater Land of Ooo. It will be released in July 2018.

  • Evelyn Cole

    by Evelyn Cole

    My kids are so excited about this game. They absolutely love Adventure Time.

36.Dead Rising

Paid: $19.99 Check price

Dead Rising is an open world horror survival video game released in 2006. It was developed and published by Capcom and is the first of the game series. Dead Rising can be played on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One gaming consoles.

  • Alan Jenkins

    by Alan Jenkins

    Easy to play and absolutely enjoyable.

37.Murdered: Soul Suspect

Paid: $29.99
Murdered: Soul Suspect is an adventure mystery and stealth video game developed by Airtight Games and published by Square Enix. It challenges players to solve possibly the hardest case of all their own murder.
  • Summer Jiang

    by Summer Jiang

    I enjoyed playing this game. It is a great adventure game.


Paid: $29.99

>Observer_ is a cyberpunk psychological horror game for Windows, Mac, and Linux computers, and for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One gaming consoles. It was developed by Bloober Team and was published by Aspyr Media in 2017.

  • Arjun Bose

    by Arjun Bose

    This is a frantic, scary game. You have to play your hardest just to stay alive. It will haunt your dreams as the horror of the dystopian future is all too real. I liked the game but those with sensitive souls should find something more pleasant to p More

39.Rush: A Disney-Pixar Adventure

Paid: $29.99

Rush: A Disney-Pixar Adventure is a platformer family-friendly video game developed by Asobo Studio and published by Microsoft Studios. Players take the role of the Pixar/Disney characters and explore the worlds of these amazing movies.

  • Brian Murphy

    by Brian Murphy

    best Xbox One adventure game is Rush: A Disney-Pixar Adventure. The game is a platform that features many of the Disney characters we all know and love. Players can explore the world of Disney characters and play their favorite characters.

40.Shovel Knight: Treasure Trove

Paid: $24.99

Shovel Knight: Treasure Trove is the full and complete edition of Shovel Knight, a sweeping classic 2D side-scrolling platform game series with awesome gameplay, memorable characters, and an 8-bit retro aesthetic.

  • Daniel Stevens

    by Daniel Stevens

    Shovel Knight: Treasure Trove is a fantastic Xbox One adventure game that features three distinct and adventurous campaigns all for your enjoyment.

41.Sea of Solitude

Paid: $82.66 Pre-order

Sea of Solitude is the second original indie title of EA and was developed by Cornelia Geppert at Jo-Mei, Berlin. It is an RPG-adventure game to be released in 2019 for PS4, Xbox One, and PC platforms. It follows the story of a post-apocalyptic world wherein loneliness turns people into monsters.

  • Diana Williamson

    by Diana Williamson

    The trailer was simply captivating it made me wish that it was already 2019. Its graphics were stunning the storyline is sort of like mysterious like how do people become monsters and how will you revert it. I've played tons of games in my life an


42.Lego DC Super-Villains

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Lego DC Super-Villains is an action-adventure game by Traveller's Tales which has a Lego theme. This Lego game follows the Lego Batman trilogy but focuses on the villains of the DC-verse. It is to be released in October 2018.

  • Charles Jensen

    by Charles Jensen

    Poor solution, this game is not available yet.

43.Alien: Isolation

Paid: $39.99

Alien: Isolation is a mixed action and adventure horror game where the player takes on the role of Ripley's daughter, searching for her lost mother. It is playable on PC, Mac, and Linux computers, and on Xbox One and PlayStation 4.

  • by William Sanchez

    I love the Alien series. I've watched all the movies so many times I can't count. But this game is easily one of the best entries in this franchise. I feel that this was something this series desperately needed.