Adventure Games for Kids

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.

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Fast-paced mini-game madness, now with camping theme.
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2011)
Cute puzzle-filled adventure for kids and kids at heart.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U
(2014)
Cute, surprisingly robust platformer geared for kids.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2009)
Lead Kinect launch game is accessible fun for all ages.
Platforms: Xbox 360
(2010)
Engaging platformer emphasizes creativity and adventure.
Platforms: LeapFrog games
(2014)
Newest Mario game continues the platforming magic.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2011)
New twist on sidescrolling action games with easy controls.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2011)
Kids empowered to create own content in clever adventure.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4
(2014)
Best MySims yet, with secret agent vibe, cool spy gadgets.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2009)
Intriguing story has slew of online features.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2011)
Toy figurines become characters in exciting action game.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo 3DS
(2011)
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Brilliant, beautiful platform adventure with a lovable hero.
Platforms: Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2015)
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A series of difficult, enjoyable, addictive challenges.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)
Simple movie game with likable hero, cartoonish violence.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo 3DS, Windows
(2011)
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Learn what it means to be human in quirky adventure game.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita
(2013)
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Well-tuned adventure has charming characters and fun combat.
Platforms: Windows
(2015)
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Funny, surprising adventure with beautiful graphics.
Platforms: Windows
(2015)
Darker story is lightened by humor and fun exploration.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS
(2011)
Beloved series delivers cleverly crafted adventure.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2011)
Fab remake of classic game shines on Wii U.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U
(2013)
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Great multiplayer platforming romp with slapstick violence.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2011)
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Short adventure captivates with puzzles, intriguing story.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)
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Side-scroller with mild blood revels in old-school action.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows
(2015)
Fun, engaging adventure despite fantasy violence.
Platforms: PlayStation 3
(2015)
Exceptionally fun, deep action-adventure promotes teamwork.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2015)
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Violent, beautiful Native tale with young, strong heroine.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2014)
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Campy zombie game adds new twists, more waiting.
Platforms: Facebook
(2013)
Fun multiplayer adventure fuses action, puzzles, combat.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2014)
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Violent, bleak survival game has new look at horrors of war.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2014)
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Modern Clash of Titans has alluring art, challenging play.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows
(2015)
Expansion pack allows Sims to explore exotic cultures.
Platforms: Windows
(2009)
Exciting Indiana Jones-like action with lots of violence.
Platforms: PlayStation 3
(2011)
Captivating adventure rich with details, lore, action.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2015)