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First-person view action-adventure games

First-person action-adventure games became more popular in recent years, but the first ones to be conceived can be dated back a few decades ago (Castle Master, Total Eclipse, Driller). Like every action-adventure game, they can include features of both action and adventure genres: an inventory system, action sequences, a linear story, etc.

Most popular first-person action-adventure games

Thief: The Dark Project
action-adventureWindows XP/98/95
Driller
action-adventureDOS
System Shock 2
action-adventureWindows XP/98/95, Linux, Mac OS
castlemaster-1

Castle master

DOS19904/5 Incentive Software
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Castle master 2

DOS19904/5 Incentive Software
cybercon3-01

Cybercon III

DOS19924/5 The Assembly Line
DarkSide-incentive-03

Dark Side

DOS19883.3/5 Major Developments
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David Wolf: Secret Agent

DOS19893/5 Dynamix
driller-2

Driller

DOS19874.3/5 Incentive Software
Driller (also known as Space Station Oblivion) is an abandoned action-adventure game developed by Incentive and released by Epyx in 1987 based on the Freescape Engine. In Driller, you control an excavation probe in a real 3d environment, through a first person view. The goal of the game is to place a drilling rig in each of the 8 regions of the moo...
eternam-5

Eternam

DOS1992protected3.6/5 Infogrames
Eternam is an action-adventure video game developed by Infogrames and released in 1992. It's known for its unique and innovative approach to the adventure game genre.In Eternam, players take on the role of Don Jonz, a bored and disillusioned computer programmer. The game's story begins with Don Jonz being transported into a fantasy world by his com...
infestation-02

Infestation

DOS19904/5 Psygnosis
midwinter-5

Midwinter

DOS19904.1/5 Maelstrom Games
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Sleeping Gods Lie

DOS19913.9/5 Oxford Digital Enterprises
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System Shock

DOS1994protected3.9/5 Looking Glass Studios
system-shock-2-07

System Shock 2

Windows XP/98/95LinuxMac OS1999protected4.2/5 Irrational Games
System Shock 2 is a first-person action role-playing video game developed by Irrational Games and Looking Glass Studios. It was released in 1999 and is known for its innovative gameplay, atmospheric setting, and deep narrative.The game is set in a futuristic cyberpunk universe aboard the starship Von Braun in the year 2114. Players assume the role ...
thecolony-1

The Colony

DOS19883.2/5
thief-gold-05

Thief: The Dark Project

Windows XP/98/951998protected4.2/5 Looking Glass Studios
Thief: The Dark Project is a first-person stealth video game developed by Looking Glass Studios and published by Eidos Interactive. Released in 1998, it is considered a groundbreaking title in the stealth genre and has had a significant influence on subsequent games in the genre. The game is set in a dark, medieval, steampunk world. Players ta...
totaleclipse-1

Total Eclipse

DOS19883.8/5 Major Developments
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