Adventure games are a genre of video games that focus on exploration and puzzle-solving. These games often have a strong narrative element and may involve interacting with characters, collecting items, and solving puzzles to progress through the story. Adventure games can be set in a variety of locations, from historical or mythical settings to modern or futuristic worlds, and may include elements of action, platforming, and other gameplay styles. Many adventure games also have a strong emphasis on atmosphere and immersion, and may involve exploring and discovering new environments and discovering secrets. Some popular examples of adventure games include point-and-click games, role-playing games, and visual novels.