Top Adventure Games of 2011

Welcome to's top adventure games of 2011, 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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  • 10.

    Ghost Trick

    Ghost Trick is well worth the price of admission, but sadly the game lets itself down with its overall simplicity and the disappointment of its crucial final act. Designing a video game around the most tired of all narrative... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: DS

  • 9.

    Beyond Good & Evil HD

    If you passed on the opportunity the first time round, now is a great time to find out what you missed. Find yourself a blender. Grab a copy of Ocarina of Time, Mario 64 and Metal Gear Solid and throw them in, making sure... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Xbox 360

  • 8.

    LEGO Pirates of the Caribbean

    Pirates isn't quite as whiz-bang as LEGO Star Wars III and feels quite formulaic at times, but there's no denying it has charm and widespread appeal. The latest LEGO video game, LEGO Pirates of the Caribbean, takes the now... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Xbox 360, PS3

  • 7.

    Alice: Madness Returns

    If you miss the classic 3D platformer and like games with a heavy dose of surrealism, you could do a lot worse than give Alice: Madness Returns a shot. I'm not sure I should like Alice: Madness Returns as much as I do. Spicy... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Xbox 360, PS3, PC

  • 6.

    Ratchet and Clank: All 4 One

    All 4 One feels like it's stuck somewhere in No Man's Land. Fans of the series will feel a little letdown, while everyone else will probably prefer a LEGO title. I'm not really sure who asked for the Ratchet & Clank series... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: PS3

  • 5.


    Its voice might be weaker than Schafer's work but Stacking is one of few games with its own visual identity. For those of you clamouring for a game that lets you live out your dream of crawling inside dolls and wearing them... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Xbox 360, PS3

  • 4.

    Superbrothers: Sword & Sworcery EP

    Even if you find yourself irked by the tone, it is impossible to ignore the passion and creativity that went into creating Sworcery. Sword & Sworcery EP sees itself as a 21st century exploration of vintage old-school adventures,... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: iPhone

  • 3.

    LEGO Harry Potter: Years 5-7

    Thanks to the strength of its stories, its fat pack of content and its irresistible charm, even those initially resistant to the prospect of another three terms at Hogwarts are likely to be won over. In the interests of saving... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Xbox 360, PS3

  • 2.

    The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time 3D

    We knew then that Miyamoto and co had made a classic, but it's only now that we can see just how revolutionary Ocarina of Time actually was. I bought the gold cartridge edition of The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time at its... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: 3DS

  • 1.

    Ico & Shadow of the Colossus Collection

    Invest in each world - in the castle and Yorda, and the Forbidden Lands and Agro - and you'll be rewarded with an experience that will stay with you for a very long time. Back when I was at university, I tackled the subject... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: PS3