20 Games Like The Great Escape()
Uncover the secret history of Lara Croft in Tomb Raider: Chronicles. Lara Croft is missing in Egypt - presumed dead. Those closest to her gather together at the Croft Estate on a grey, rainy day for a memorial service in her honour. Afterwards, the friends sit quietly together in the study of the Croft Mansion and reminisce about Lara's past exploits; exploits that have until now remained a secret...
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Released in conjunction with the LARA CROFT: Tomb Raider film starring Angelina Jolie, Curse of the Sword is one of the more advanced titles ever created for the Game Boy Color. While averting a museum robbery, Lara is wounded ever so slightly by what seems to be a cursed sword. Now, her worst fears are beginning to come true, as a bizarre cult based out of New Orleans is plotting to steal her soul. Help the lovely and talented Ms. Croft save herself as you control her through worldly adventures of all sorts. An equal blend of puzzle solving and action, the game boasts a unique control system that allows for maximum character response. You'll be collecting keys and artifacts throughout the experience, each of which will help you to unlock doors and secrets. Graced by perfect animation and epic gameplay, TOMB RAIDER: Curse of the Sword is a welcome addition to the long line of brilliant TOMB RAIDER games.
The game begins with the land of Hyrule in a state of fear because of strange happenings that have occurred recently. On a stormy night, Princess Zelda and the shrine maidens fear that the reason for these events is that Vaati's seal is weakening. She summons Link and brings him to the castle so he can protect her and the other maidens while they open the portal to the Four Sword Sanctuary. When they do, however, a shadowy figure appears from the portal. This figure was Shadow Link, who then kidnapped the shrine maidens and sealed them in crystals. Link follows him to the sanctuary where he retrieves the Four Sword to destroy this doppelganger. The Four Sword is a magical sword that splits the wielder into three clones of himself. Vaati is once again released and wreaks havoc on the once peaceful kingdom.
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Sorcery is a magical fantasy adventure for the PlayStation 3 that transforms your Move controller into an incredible magic wand. The Nightmare Queen terrorizes the countryside, and only one of the fabled Sorcerers can stop her.
Combine ancient, primal spells of the old world into devastating attacks as you battle the forces of darkness. Can you become a Sorcerer and save our world before it is plunged into Nightmare?
Urban Chaos throws you into the heart of a modern urban jungle at the turn of the millenium.
To succeed you'll need a lethal combination of stealth, physical agility and martial art skills as you interact with the city around you.
Complete freedom to explore every areas is granted and this freedom extends to gameplay - the future is in your hands as you are drawn into an underlying plot featuring a mysterious cult who are intent on evil at this unpredictable and potentially menacing millenium period.Key Features:2 playable main characters: D'arci Stern, an agile, street-savvy female cop or Roger McIntyre, a mysterious ex-soldier.
Multiple modes of combat. Engage in hand-to-hand fighting, heavy weaponry face-offs, vehicle chases and intense shoot-outs.
Command a variety of vehicles. Take control of police cars, vans and other vehicles.
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Set in the timeless grandeur of Greek mythology, Clash of the Titans immerses players into the epic battle for dominance between the human race and the powerful gods Hades and Zeus. Through vast landscapes of swamps, mountains and the underworld, two modes of play let players embody Perseus’ adventure from the film, or take on original new bosses in fresh, dynamic adaptations of one of the greatest mythological stories ever told. This action-adventure game play arms players with an ever-changing arsenal of weapons and powers. Players can journey solo or team up with friends to complete quests as they encounter a roster of legendary villains including Medusa and the sea monster known as The Kraken.
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The Legend of Spyro: A New Beginning explores the true origins of Spyro as you embark on a dangerous, combat-driven quest that will bring you face to face with the Dark Master's ultimate creation, Cynder. Experience the true power of the purple dragon as you unleash devastating fury attacks, upgradeable breaths and ground to aerial melee combos in a frenzied battle with hordes of menacing enemies and bone-chilling bosses. It's an epic and cinematic gameplay experience.
A minimal point and click adventure, designed to take the player on a short but memorable journey.
You wake from cryostasis to find your ship lying crippled on an uncharted planet; shards of platinum-iridium alloy puncture the shimmering alien sand, the wind passes quietly over dead hydrocolliders. It isn't known how long the ruined vessel has sat here, or even what caused the crash, but one thing is clear: Time is rapidly running out.
Stranded is a minimalist adventure game that foregoes dialogue and puzzles to focus on atmosphere, mystery, and exploration; it is both a love letter to classic point & click adventures, and an experiment with the fundamentals of the genre.
Assume the role of the astronaut, and explore the mysterious, sun-blasted wasteland to uncover something... anything, that might lead to your survival
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Advent Rising is a story driven science fiction third person action adventure game developed by GlyphX Games. Written by author Orson Scott Card and published by Majesco Entertainment. Advent Rising started as a trilogy, but due to poor critical reception and poor sells the sequels were cancelled. There was a PSP title in the works called "Advent Shadow" that was also cancelled. Due to an epic story and fun gameplay, Advent Rising has acquired a cult following and is considered and underrated classic by fans.
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According to Egyptian legend, Horus, son of the light, outwitted the evil God Set and imprisoned him in a secret tomb. Five thousand years later, Lara Croft discovers the lost tomb and unwittingly unleashes the evil God Set, fulfilling the ancient prophecy of his return to plunge mankind into darkness! In a race against time, Lara must use all her wit and skill to re-imprison Set and save the world from Armageddon.
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Prepare to journey down the rabbit hole and into a land beyond your wildest imaginings. In Alice in Wonderland, the world of the dazzling Tim Burton film bursts onto your screen, filled with all the whimsical, fantastical adventure of the movie and the classic book that inspired it.
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Yakuza 5 is an open world action-adventure game and the fifth main title in the Yakuza series developed by Sega. For the first time in the series, it features five settings across Japan along with five playable main characters. The game also features a brand new graphics engine, unlike previous games in the series that have been re-utilizing the same engine since Yakuza 3.
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Tomb Raider: The Prophecy is an action-adventure video game released in November 2002 for the Game Boy Advance, part of the Tomb Raider franchise.
The game is based around an ancient prophecy written in the Tome of Ezekiel, which tells of three magical stones, used by various powerful rulers around the world. Lara must find these stones before a cult known as the Teg-du-Bhorez can collect them all and use them to revive a mystical being known as the Great Grey One, thus bringing about the end of the world.
Just as Kazuma, a former rising star in the Yakuza, emerges from prison after a murder cover-up, 10 billion yen vanishes from the Yakuza vault, forcing him once again into their brutal, lawless world. A mysterious young girl will lead Kazuma to the answers if he can keep her alive.
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Set shortly after Lara Croft and the Temple of Osiris, the game follows Lara as she goes in search of fellow archeologist Carter Bell. On her search, she uncovers a world-threatening conspiracy. Relics collected during play sessions unlock journal entries that reveal pieces of the story and make new locations available.
Everyone's favorite heroine, Samus Aran, is back! Packed to the gills with exploration, creative power-ups, and wicked enemies, Metroid Prime is a first-person adventure worthy of the Metroid stamp. An action-packed adventure set in the first-person perspective, Metroid Prime takes place just after the events in the original Metroid (NES). It has lead character Samus Aran, a bounty hunter by trade, chasing down the evil Space Pirates. Their intention is to use a genetic mutagen called Phazon to create a super army and take over the universe. While the installments in the series before have never been home to deeply involving storylines, Metroid Prime breaks the shell to offer up one of the most intriguing and read-worthy sagas yet. Developed by Texas-based Retro Studios. Metroid Prime brings all of the elements of the acclaimed franchise into a massive 3D arena.
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Super Metroid is an 2D, side-scrolling action-adventure game, which primarily takes place on the fictional planet Zebes—a large, open-ended world with areas connected by doors and elevators. The player controls Samus Aran as she searches the planet for a Metroid that was stolen by Ridley, the leader of the Space Pirates. Samus can run, jump, crouch, and fire a weapon in eight directions; she can also perform other actions, such as wall jumping—jumping from one wall to another in rapid succession to reach higher areas. The "Moon Walk" ability, named after the popular dance move of the same name, allows Samus to walk backwards while firing or charging her weapon. The heads-up display shows Samus' health, the supply mode for reserve tanks, icons that represent weapons, and an automap that shows her location and its surroundings.
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Destroy All Humans! 2 (also known as Destroy All Humans! 2: Make War Not Love as seen in the title screen) is an action-adventure game developed by Pandemic Studios and published by THQ. It is the sequel to Destroy All Humans!. It was released for the PlayStation 2 and Xbox on October 17, 2006 in North America, October 20, 2006 in Europe and October 26, 2006 in Australia. It marks the last game in the series to be developed by Pandemic Studios. Two sequels were made, developed by Locomotive Games and Sandblast Games, respectively.
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Experience a brand new chapter in Cpacom's classic horror survival series: Resident Evil. Now a desperate fight for survival takes place aboard a luxury cruise-liner overflowing with a host of deadly zombies. There is no escape. As S.T.A.R.S. operative Barry Burton, it's up to you to save Leon Kennedy, rescue a young survivor named Lucia and disable a deadly Bio-Organic Weapon. With countless traps to avoid, rooms to explore, puzzles to solve and mysteries to uncover, each lurking horror survived will take you closer to the source of the Resident Evil. Survival is your only option.