Can You Name These '90s Adventure Games from an Image?

By: Kennita Leon
Image: LucasArts

About This Quiz

When it came to video gaming industry back in the 1990s, it was a time of great change and innovation. Sprite-based graphics became 100% 3D and several different genres were created. Besides the changes the took place in the first-person shooter games, fighting games, role-playing games and racing games, adventure games also thrived. With the likes of Final Fantasy and The Legend of Zelda at the forefront and representing classic adventure better than other games could, unconventional ones like BloodNet, Beneath A Steel Sky and Dark still had room to exist. 

While we know that there were a great many video games in that decade, we want to see how well you remember the adventure ones. We'll show you a few images of some of the best adventure games of the decade and it'll be your job to correctly match that game to its name. We know characters like Link will make it very easy for you to guess the correct name, but do you the ones who aren't as easily recognizable? 

Let's see if you remember the games of old in this adventure video game quiz. Will you prove that you're an OG gamer or did you just join the bandwagon a few years ago? 

Developed by Square and first published in Japan in 1997, the Final Fantasy VII video game is the seventh installment of a game series whose main character is a mercenary named Cloud Strife.

Preceded by a video game called Myst, Riven is a puzzle-adventure video game release in 1997 by Cyan.

Considered a commercial success, Day of The Tentacle was also known as Maniac Mansion II: Day of The Tentacle. It was developed in 1993 and was made available on both floppy disk and CD.

The first of the Legend of Zelda video game series to be produced with 3D graphics, the Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time was produced by Nintendo in 1998.

Featuring the voices of actors Robert Patrick and Steven Blum, The Dig video game released in 1995 by LucasArts, follows the story of Commander Boston Low's excursions on an asteroid.

The last game developed by LucasArts on a SCUMM engine, The Curse of Monkey Island was released in 1997 as the third installation of the Monkey Island Series.

A point and click adventure game released in 1992 by LucasArts, Indiana Jones and the Fate of Atlantis follows Indiana Jones' search for the lost city of Atlantis.

Published in 1991 on floppy disks, Space Quest IV; Roger Wilco and the Timekeepers was a graphic adventure game developed by Sierra On-Line.

Developed in 1997 by Westwood studios, Blade Runner was considered a "real-time 3D" adventure game thanks to its use of 3D character rendering.

Days before World War I begins, a young American embarks on an unexpected journey aboard the Orient Express in the game plot of The Last Express video game released in 1997.

Published in 1996 by Activision, Spycraft; The Great Game is an adventure game more commonly referred to simply as SpyCraft.

A game plot situated in the Caribbean, The Secret of Monkey Island was a point-and-click graphic video game published by Lucasfilm Games in 1990.

Officially titled King's Quest VI: Heir Today, Gone Tomorrow, King's Quest VI was released in 1991 as the sixth installment of the King's Quest game series.

First published in 1999, The Longest Journey was created by Norwegian studio Funcom. It is a point-and-click video game.

A parody of Star Trek, the fifth installment of the Space Quest series, Space Quest V; Roger Wilco- The Next Mutation was released in 1993.

First released by Access Software in 1996, the Pandora Directive was the fourth installment in the Tex Murphy game series.

Published in 1993, Myst was created by brothers Rand and Robyn Miller. It is an adventure puzzle game.

A point-and-click adventure game released in 1996, Toonstruck was developed by Burst Studios.

Also known as "The Circle of Blood," Broken Sword, The Shadow of the Templars was published by Microsoft Windows in 1996.

Following the story of a terrified writer, Phantasmagoria was designed by Roberta Williams in 1995.

Released for both Microsoft World and PlayStation, Discworld Noir followed the story of a private investigator in an occult city.

Developed by the Neverhood Inc in 1996, The Neverhood was a graphic adventure video game. The game was known as "Klamen Klamen" in Japan.

The third installment of the Tex Murphy video game series, Under a Killing Moon was published and developed by Access Software in 1994.

The Final Fantasy series is one of the most enduring in video game history. It's still running!

Developed and published in 1991 by LucasArts, Monkey Island Two: LeChuck's Revenge, as hinted by its name, was the second game of the Monkey Island game series.

Starring the characters of Sam and Max, Sam and Max Hit the Road was developed by LucasArts in 1993 for MS-DOS.

Set in the world of Forgotten Realms, Baldur's Gate is a fantasy role-playing video game developed by BioWare in 1998.

A point-and-click graphic game, Zork Grand Inquisitor, released in 1997, was developed and published by Activision.

One of the first high-resolution graphics games, Dark Seed, was a horror game based between two worlds. It was published in 1992 by Cyberdreams.

The third installment of the Legend of Zelda game series, The Legend of Zelda; A Link to the Past was published in 1991 by Nintendo.

The first adventure game developed by LucasArts with 3D computer graphics, Grim Fandango, was released in 1998.

The sixth installment of the Leisure Suit Larry game series, Leisure Suit Larry; Love for Sail was published in 1996 by Sierra-Online.

An adventure game published by Sierra-Online in 1993, Quest for Glory: Shadows of Darkness was the fourth installment of the Quest for Glory game series.

Developed by Inscape in 1995, The Dark Eye was known for its peculiarity as a psychological horror adventure game.

Following the story of writer Gabriel Knight as he investigates murders, Gabriel Knight: Sins of the Father was released in 1993 as a point-and-click game.

A graphic adventure game, Loom was developed and published by Lucasfilm Games in 1990.

Developed by Revolution Software in 1994, Beneath a Steel Sky was a point-and-click adventure game initially named "Underworld."

The eleventh installment of the Zork game series, Zork Nemesis was published in 1996 by Activision.

A role-playing video game, Pokemon Red and Blue, published in 1996 by Nintendo, was the first of the Pokemon game series. It was developed for the Game Boy.

A cyberpunk adventure video game, BloodNet was published in 1993 by Microprose.

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