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Point & Click

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Top 150 best Steam games of all time tagged with Point & Click, according to gamer reviews.

Rank, title, date, tags, platforms and price Score Rating
8.47
98% 9,130 votes
8.41
97% 8,148 votes
8.35
97% 6,412 votes
8.34
95% 14,371 votes
8.32
97% 4,069 votes
8.32
96% 5,666 votes
8.30
97% 4,206 votes
8.26
95% 6,611 votes
8.24
96% 4,097 votes
8.23
97% 2,524 votes
8.22
97% 2,305 votes
8.22
97% 2,141 votes
8.21
93% 29,834 votes
8.20
94% 8,607 votes
8.18
94% 12,004 votes
8.15
94% 5,009 votes

Correlated tags

Correlation is how often another tag appears together with this tag. If one in every five games tagged with Point & Click is also tagged with a correlated tag, the correlated tag has 20% correlation. 100% correlation means the pair of tags always appear together.

Tags most frequently applied to the same games as Point & Click, with at least 15% correlation.

  1. Adventure 64%
  2. Casual 61%
  3. Puzzle 53%
  4. Singleplayer 52%
  5. 2D 51%
  6. Indie 43%
  7. Story Rich 34%
  8. Atmospheric 32%
  9. Hidden Object 27%
  10. Colorful 26%
  11. Mystery 24%
  12. Cute 23%
  13. Exploration 23%
  14. Relaxing 22%
  15. Family Friendly 20%
  16. Hand-drawn 19%
  17. Female Protagonist 16%
  18. Funny 16%
  19. Visual Novel 16%
  20. Simulation 16%

The Point & Click tag refers to a genre of video games that rely heavily on the use of a mouse or similar input device to control the game. In Point & Click games, players typically navigate the game world and interact with objects, characters, and environments by pointing and clicking on them.

This genre is often associated with adventure games, where players solve puzzles, unravel mysteries, and progress through a story-driven narrative. The gameplay mechanics of Point & Click games involve exploring detailed environments while collecting items, talking to characters, and using those items or dialogues to advance in the game.

Some key features of Point & Click games include:

  • Mechanical Simplicity - These games are designed for ease of play by clicking on objects or selecting from predetermined options. The point-and-click interface eliminates the need for complex controls or precise movements.
  • Puzzle Solving - Point & Click games often incorporate a variety of puzzles that require players to think critically, observe their surroundings carefully, and use logic to progress in the game. These puzzles can range from item-based challenges, dialogue choices affecting outcomes or even environmental riddles.
  • Narrative Focus - Storytelling is typically an important aspect of Point & Click games. They often feature engaging narratives with well-developed characters and immersive worlds. Players are drawn into unfolding plots as they uncover secrets and progress through different stages.
  • Aesthetic Appeal - Many Point &licks feature charming visual styles including hand-drawn artwork, colorful graphics reminiscent of comic books or beautiful pixel art. The art and animations are often carefully crafted to enhance the game's atmosphere and immerse players in their unique worlds.

Some well-known examples of Point & Click games include:

  • The Monkey Island series by LucasArts, which follows the comedic adventures of the pirate Guybrush Threepwood as he navigates through imaginative environments and solves clever puzzles.
  • Grim Fandango, another LucasArts classic, which combines a film noir-inspired narrative with an innovative blend of Point & Click gameplay elements.
  • The atmospheric and puzzle-solving experience of 2019's Disco Elysium, where players guide a troubled detective through a complex narrative in an alternate reality setting.

Point & Click games offer players an immersive and often nostalgic gaming experience, with emphasis on story-driven narratives, problem-solving, and exploration within beautifully-crafted worlds.

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