Definition of adventure game in English:

adventure game

noun

  • A type of video game in which the participant plays a fantasy role in an episodic adventure story.

    • ‘Since in an adventure game you're constantly trying to go down unexplored paths, up ladders and over hills, this stock response really reminds you that your character is just a robot, too.’
    • ‘You know, no matter how hard I wish for it, life will never be like an adventure game.’
    • ‘How different is writing a novel from creating an adventure game?’
    • ‘And, being an adventure game where the only challenge is solving puzzles, there is very little replay value.’
    • ‘One of the driving elements of an adventure game is the storyline.’
    • ‘Initially I'd hoped to showcase classic examples of an action game, an adventure game, and a strategy game, but at this stage I'll settle for anything I can install!’
    • ‘Maybe it's because it takes a lot more work to make a good adventure game, since it requires a lot of planning and expertise, especially when it comes to puzzles.’
    • ‘The action alternates between an adventure game with exploration phases and a platform-type game with trials of dexterity and speed.’
    • ‘How could this sensational series not make a great adventure game?’
    • ‘Any adventure game is supposed to have a plot and puzzles.’
    • ‘One of those projects is believed to be a science-fiction-themed adventure game.’
    • ‘Most of us love dogs, so the idea of playing as one and seeing the world through their eyes in a first-class adventure game was certainly intriguing.’
    • ‘The locations have a nice 1920's noir feel to them, and the 3D characters are some of the best I've seen in an adventure game.’
    • ‘The biggest factor that can make or break an adventure game is its puzzles.’
    • ‘But it's also an adventure game, in which decisions made and puzzles solved determine in a limited way the events that follow.’
    • ‘In 1998 the company produced a CD-ROM adventure game, which was nominated for a Bafta award.’
    • ‘A simple arcade game with fast animation will be easier and cheaper to produce than a graphics-intensive adventure game, for example.’
    • ‘I was trying to find pieces to a puzzle, like in an adventure game.’
    • ‘I'm still awaiting an adventure game that allows you to really interact with the environment without actually knowing which particular items will be useful in the future or not.’
    • ‘Several expositional scenes are played out not with actors, but instead with text boxes and silhouette portraits of the characters, as we would see in an adventure game.’

Pronunciation

adventure game