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The most popular first-person 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

Driller
action-adventureDOS
Thief: The Dark Project
action-adventureWindows XP/98/95
System Shock
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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...
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Thief: The Dark Project

Windows XP/98/951998protected4.4/5 Looking Glass Studios
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System Shock

DOS1994protected3.9/5 Looking Glass Studios
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Total Eclipse

DOS19883.8/5 Major Developments
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System Shock 2

Windows XP/98/95LinuxMac1999protected4.2/5 Irrational Games
System Shock 2 is a Windows science fiction cyberpunk game developed by Irrational Games, designed by Ken Levine and published by Electronic Arts in 1999. System Shock 2 is a blend of more than one genre: RPG, action-adventure, shooter, stealth game.
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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...
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Sleeping Gods Lie

DOS19913.9/5 Oxford Digital Enterprises
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Castle master

DOS19904/5 Incentive Software
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The Colony

DOS19883.2/5
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Castle master 2

DOS19904/5 Incentive Software
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Midwinter

DOS19904.1/5 Maelstrom Games
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Infestation

DOS19904/5 Psygnosis
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David Wolf: Secret Agent

DOS19893/5 Dynamix
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Dark Side

DOS19883.3/5 Major Developments
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Cybercon III

DOS19924/5 The Assembly Line
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