Nostalgia for classic point-and-click adventure games has reached an all-time high in recent years, and the rise of mobile games have provided a perfect platform for this old-school genre.

This week we're going to take a look at some of the best adventure games on mobile that aren't by Double Fine. Double Fine adventure games are great, but we think you know all about them at this point, and if you don't, information on them is easily available. Here are some other quality point and clicks for you to try.


Shardlight is an atmospheric adventure set in a dark, post-apocalyptic world in which average citizens compete in a lottery for a temporary, life-saving vaccine. The game weaves a rich tale of political corruption and religious cults. It's an unmissable mobile adventure.

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Superbrothers: Sword and Sworcery

Superbrothers features some of the most stunning pixel artwork we've seen in recent memory, and it's an excellent game to boot. The game casts you as a Scythian warrior on a quest to destroy the Gogolithic Mass, an imposing evil force that is threatening the world. Superbrothers: Sword and Sworcery is one of the most unforgettable experiences you'll have in mobile games.

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To be honest, Myst probably speaks for itself. One of the most influential point and click adventure games of all time made its way to mobile in recent years, and it's a solid port of a solid game. Weaving quite difficult puzzles into a captivating story and what were, for the time, truly impressive graphics, Mystis a must have.

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Kathy Rain

Kathy Rain is a point-and-click adventure in the most traditional sense, but it's also a clever whodunnit story with plenty of well developed characters. Kathy Rain makes a great case to show point-and-click games still have what it takes to compete in today's industry.

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Machinarium's got some tough-as-nails puzzles, but this charming adventure game replete with adorable robots is well worth the struggle. The game tells a moving story without any words, and it's hand-drawn artwork is absolutely beautiful.

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What's your favorite point-and-click adventure game? Share it with us in the comments.

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