50 Best Exploration games


The best 50 Exploration games daily generated by our specialised A.I. comparing over 33000 video games across all platforms for Android, IOS (iPhone / iPad), PS4 (Playstation 4), Xbox One, PC Windows, Mac OS, Linux and 3DS. The order in this selection is not absolute, but the best games tends to be up in the list.

This is not a "all time best Exploration games list". There is no hard limit on the age of a game but our results are mainly games released in the last 2 to 3 years.

The latest addition in this selection is Metroid: Samus Returns released the 15 September 2017

1# Rise of the Tomb Raider - 2015


Platforming is back in this new iconic iteration of the famous action adventure franchise. The new combat system offers more stealth and sneak attack options and you can now explore underwater. Young lara is still battleling for survival and will be able to make her way using improvised weapons and crafting upgrades for them.

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2# Gone Home - 2013


June 7th, 1995. 1:15 AMYou arrive home after a year abroad. You expect your family to greet you, but the house is empty. Something's not right. Where is everyone? And what's happened here? Unravel the mystery for yourself in Gone Home, a story exploration game from The Fullbright Company.Gone Home is an interactive exploration simulator.

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5# Grow Home - 2015


Experience the freedom of unbounded climbing as you take control of BUD, a procedurally animated robot on a quest to save his planet. Create your own path through an alien world as you control and ride a giant plant on a vertical journey to the stars.

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7# Metroid: Samus Returns - 2017


Brave the hostile terrain of an alien planet teeming with vicious life forms as legendary bounty hunter Samus Aran. This intense, side-scrolling action platformer is a great entry point into the Metroid franchise and perfect for returning fans as well, and it's available only on the Nintendo 3DS family of systems. This intense, side-scrolling action platformer has been completely remade with engaging and immersive 3D visuals and a rich, atmospheric color palette.

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8# RiME - 2017


In RiME, you play as a young boy who has awakened on a mysterious island after a torrential storm. Armed with your wits and a will to overcomeand the guidance of a helpful foxyou must explore the enigmatic island, reach the tower's peak, and unlock its closely guarded secrets. Be Enchanted Take in a beautiful world inspired by the wonders of the Mediterranean through a fusion of captivating music and color.

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10# Mass Effect: Andromeda - 2017


There, players will lead our fight for a new home in hostile territory - where WE are the aliens - opposed by a deadly indigenous race bent at stopping us. This is the story of humanitys next chapter, and player choices throughout the game will ultimately determine our survival in the Andromeda Galaxy. Online features require an account and are subject to terms of service and applicable privacy policy (playstationnetwork.com/terms-of-service & playstationnetwork.com/privacy-policy).

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12# The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild - 2017


Explore the wilds of Hyrule any way you like - Climb up towers and mountain peaks in search of new destinations, then set your own path to get there and plunge into the wilderness. Along the way, you'll battle towering enemies, hunt wild beasts and gather ingredients for the food and elixirs you'll need to sustain you on your journey. Be prepared and properly equipped - With an entire world waiting to be explored, you'll need a variety of outfits and gear to reach every corner.

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14# Sunless Sea - 2017


LOSE YOUR MIND. EAT YOUR CREW. DIE. Take the helm of your steamship and set sail for the unknown! Sunless Sea is a game of discovery, loneliness and frequent death, set in the award-winning Victorian Gothic universe of Fallen London.

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15# Windlands - 2016


A first person grappling hook exploration game.Soar through the ruins of a fallen world and discover the secrets of the ancients. Designed with full Virtual Reality support for the HTC Vive and Oculus Rift, also works great in Non VR.

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17# Severed - 2017


Our heroine will embark on a journey through a surreal non-linear world using a gesture based combat mechanic to defeat enemies in this first person adventure. Unlock new abilities, discover secrets of the land, and grow in power as you master both offensive and defensive techniques. DUNGEON COMBATUse touch-based combat mechanics with offensive & defensive techniques against a variety ofenemies STYLEAn RPG-light adventure giving players autonomy over upgrade paths ABILITIESGain abilities from Totemsmagic armor created from the remains of defeated bosses SEVERINGForce enemies into vulnerable states, then sever their body parts to upgrade equipment and abilities EXPLORATIONChoose how to progress through branching routes as you avoid hazards and solve puzzles MUSICOriginal soundtrack from Juno-nominated band YAMANTAKA//SONIC TITAN and the renowned Pantayo"

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18# Reveal The Deep - 2015


Reveal The Deep is a short exploration game set in the wreck of a 19th century steamship. Navigate through expansive levels, uncovering the stories of the ship's demise and it's passengers. Keep your nerve, your wits about you, and prepare to reveal the secrets of the deep.

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19# Stellaris - 2016


Explore a vast galaxy full of wonder! Paradox Development Studio, makers of the Crusader Kings and Europa Universalis series presents Stellaris, an evolution of the grand strategy genre with space exploration at its core.

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21# Uncharted: The Lost Legacy - 2017


In order to recover an ancient artifact and keep it out of the hands of a ruthless warmonger, Chloe must enlist the aid of renowned mercenary Nadine Ross and venture to Indias Western Ghats to locate the Golden Tusk of Ganesh. In Chloes greatest journey yet, she must confront her past and decide what shes willing to sacrifice to forge her own legacy. Online features require an account and are subject to terms of service and applicable privacy policy (playstationnetwork.com/terms-of-service & playstationnetwork.com/privacy-policy).

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22# Vignettes - 2017


Vignettes is a casual but unique exploration game without text or characters, where objects shapeshift as you spin them around to wander through a kaleidoscope of different moods and settings. An accessible, colorful experience for all to enjoy, filled with playful interactions and hidden secrets. Here are some neat things you can do in Vignettes: Rescue a stray cat Re-enact the moon landing Take a selfie on top of a mountain Awaken an ancient snake spirit Travel back in time Conduct biological studies And lots more!

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23# The Guest - 2016


'The Guest' is a gloomy adventure full of enigmas where the exploration of your surroundings comes to prominence; puzzles, secrets and riddles will help you discover who has locked you in this somber hotel room and most importantly, why.

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