Top Adventure Games of 2010

Welcome to's top adventure games of 2010, a list of the best videogames, created from editorial reviews on the site. It's the perfect tool to find that great game you haven't played yet, or even to find a gem for a friend or loved one as a gift.

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  • 19.

    Endless Ocean 2: Adventures of the Deep

    Whether or not you should buy Endless Ocean 2 is a fairly simple decision to make. If you like the idea of generally not doing much, exploring and looking at lots of sea creatures, dive in. Endless Ocean 2, like its predecessor,... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Wii

  • 18.

    Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles: The Crystal Bearers

    Putting the boredom of combat to one side, Crystal Bearers is a rich and accomplished adventure RPG, with an abundance of varied features tied up in a detailed and gorgeous world. With the Crystal Chronicles series, Square-Enix... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Wii

  • 17.

    Alice in Wonderland

    There's nothing ground breaking about Alice's adventure in Wonderland on the DS, but it's hard not to be taken in by the charming game world and cast of likeable characters. The Tim Burton directed Alice in Wonderland movie... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: DS

  • 16.

    Infinite Space

    A few flaws hold the game back from greatness, but JRPG fans with a penchant for space-opera would be wise to check this one out. Infinite Space brings together two of my favourite things in life: JRPGs and space-opera. For... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: DS

  • 15.

    Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker

    Horrendous difficulty spikes aside, Peace Walker is great. It has all the blisteringly beautiful visuals, impressive production values and rewarding stealth gameplay you expect from Metal Gear. Peace Walker is more than a... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: PSP

  • 14.

    Dante's Inferno

    With some impressive combat mechanics, an excellent game world, some of the most disturbing enemies ever seen and tight production values, Dante's Inferno delivers the goods. Dante's Inferno, a brand-new franchise from EA... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Xbox 360, PS3

  • 13.

    Ace Attorney Investigations: Miles Edgeworth

    While it might not be for newcomers, Ace Attorney Investigations will leave fans of the series squealing with delight. Roll on Ace Attorney 5. Forget Dante, Kratos, and Solid Snake. The demon prosecutor Miles Edgeworth is... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: DS

  • 12.

    LEGO Harry Potter: Years 1-4

    Not only has Harry Potter and Hogwarts School been perfectly captured and recreated in Lego form, but four entire novels of adventure are contained within its walls. We had a bit of a discussion here in the office just a... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Xbox 360, PS3

  • 11.

    Toy Story 3: The Video Game

    Toy Story 3 is one of a rare breed of kids games that can genuinely be enjoyed by everyone, much like the movie it's based on. Kids games are generally about as well made as the cheap action figures I used to get from the... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Xbox 360, PS3

  • 10.

    Monkey Island 2 Special Edition: LeChuck's Revenge

    Monkey Island 2 Special Edition: LeChuck's Revenge is more of an average 2-disc edition than a deluxe Criterion version. Monkey Island 2 is one of the greatest games of all time: if there were a canon for video games, it... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Xbox 360, PS3, PC, iPhone

  • 9.

    Alan Wake: The Signal

    The Signal is well worth a play, just don't go expecting any plot revelations or answers to the game's more fundamental questions. The famous horror writer takes a short break with his wife, Alice, to the beautiful mountain... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Xbox 360

  • 8.

    Kingdom Hearts: Birth by Sleep

    At times it looks better than its PS2 cousins and for those still enduring the long and painful road to KH3, Birth by Sleep is a fantastic stop along the way. After nearly ten years, it still boggles my mind that the Kingdom... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: PSP

  • 7.

    Last Window: The Secret of Cape West

    It's sad indeed that we'll see no more of Cing or Kyle Hyde, but as valedictions go, Last Window is a corker. Last Window is something of a bittersweet release for me. On the one hand, it's the long-awaited sequel to Cing's... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: DS

  • 6.

    Alan Wake: The Writer

    Well paced, peppered with memorable set pieces, some narrative bombshells and just the right amount of combat to stitch everything together. WARNING: The Writer is a narrative-heavy addition of content, and discussing it... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Xbox 360

  • 5.

    Deadly Premonition

    You might love it, you might hate it - but I guarantee you won't forget it. Cult games, in the truest sense of the term, are comparatively rare animals these days. You'll occasionally hear non-gamers applying the label to... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Xbox 360

  • 4.

    Disney Epic Mickey

    It's clear that a lot of love went into making Disney Epic Mickey and it's easily up there with the best-produced games on Nintendo's console. Disney Epic Mickey is both one of the Wii's most impressive titles, and a slight... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Wii

  • 3.

    Heavy Rain

    If you want a true indicator of the PS3's abilities, and of the true potential of what video games can do, I can think of no better candidate. To a greater extent than most games, Heavy Rain is a story-driven adventure. As... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: PS3

  • 2.

    Alan Wake

    Alan Wake is a superbly scripted adventure and a technical showcase for the now-ageing Xbox 360 hardware. If you go down to the woods today you're sure of a big surprise, but this ain't no picnic. "It was Tuesday morning,... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Xbox 360

  • 1.

    Sly Collection

    The Sly Collection is a top-notch compilation of some of the most beautiful platformers ever made. Would somebody in the UK please buy it? Sony's attempts to include PS2 compatibility with the PS3 might have been an unmitigated... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: PS3