25 best adventure games to get swept up in right now

When it comes to the best adventure games, there are many sharp contenders. From setting out on horseback across a lush fantasy realm as in The Witcher 3 to taking in the magical sights of Hogwarts Legacy, the best adventure games turn open world exploration into the star of the show. No matter the device you’re playing on, whether it be the best gaming PC or a next-gen console, we’ve chosen some of the most striking adventure games to lose yourself in. With many featuring loveable and iconic characters, this selection covers a broad range of games that all capture a sense of adventure. You’ll sink hours into them before even touching those main quests, so join as we take you through the best adventure games you can jump into right now.  

25. Fallout 4

Fallout 4

(Image credit: Bethesda)

Developer: Bethesda Game Studios
Platform(s): PC, PS4, Xbox One