Adventure Games for Kids

How many times have you imagined that you were a hero fighting your way through a horde of monsters to save the world, or a superhero defeating villains on the streets of a city? What about a cute character bouncing your way through colorful lands? One of the most appealing parts about playing a video game is the chance to discover a whole new world full of excitement and adventure. This list includes some of our top adventure games for kids, so pick a title and get ready for imaginative fun. If you want more adrenaline in your games, check out the Best Action Games for Kids.

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Camping Mama: Outdoor Adventures

age 6+

Fast-paced mini-game madness, now with camping theme.

Platforms: Nintendo DS (2011)
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Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker

age 6+

Cute puzzle-filled adventure for kids and kids at heart.

Platforms: Nintendo Switch, Nintendo Wii U (2018)
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The Legendary Starfy

age 6+

Cute, surprisingly robust platformer geared for kids.

Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi (2009)
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Detective Pikachu

age 7+

Fresh Pokémon perspective perfect for younger fans.

Platforms: Nintendo 3DS (2018)
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Kinect Adventures

age 7+

Lead Kinect launch game is accessible fun for all ages.

Platforms: Xbox 360 (2010)
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Super Mario 3D Land

age 7+

Newest Mario game continues the platforming magic.

Platforms: Nintendo 3DS (2011)
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Cave Story+

age 8+

Remade indie adventure focuses on desolation, exploration.

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Golf Story

age 8+

Fun RPG experience with lots of drive ... and putts.

Platforms: Nintendo Switch (2017)
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Kirby Mass Attack

age 8+

New twist on sidescrolling action games with easy controls.

Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi (2011)
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Kirby Star Allies

age 8+

Fun, colorful platformer promotes friendship, teamwork.

Platforms: Nintendo Switch (2018)
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LittleBigPlanet 3

age 8+

Kids empowered to create own content in clever adventure.

Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4 (2014)
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Pokemon Black Version/White Version

age 8+

Intriguing story has slew of online features.

Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi (2011)
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SpongeBob SquarePants: Battle for Bikini Bottom: Rehydrated

age 8+

Goofy, clever, and fun game for fans of the cartoon.

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Summer in Mara

age 8+

Beautiful eco-friendly adventure best played at slow pace.

Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows (2020)
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Super Mario 3D All-Stars

age 8+

Fantastic must-have collection of classic Mario games.

Platforms: Nintendo Switch (2020)
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Blaster Master Zero

age 9+

Old-school adventure reboot blasts its way to a new home.

Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Switch (2017)
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Ori and the Blind Forest

age 9+

Brilliant, beautiful platform adventure with a lovable hero.

Platforms: Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One (2015)
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The Last Guardian

age 9+

Big adventure charms with strong bond between kid and beast.

Platforms: PlayStation 4 (2016)
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Titan Souls

age 9+

A series of difficult, enjoyable, addictive challenges.

Platforms: Mac, Windows (2015)
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Blue Fire

age 10+

Patience is a virtue in this 3D action platformer.

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