Adventure games timeline

Events

The first adventure game

1976

Mystery House (Sierra) - The first adventure game with graphics.

1980

Zork I: The Great Underground Empire

1980

King's Quest 1: Quest for the Crown (Sierra)

1984

Maniac Mansion (LucasArts)

1987

Myst (Cyan Worlds)

1993

Tomb Raider (Core Design / Eidos Interactive)

1996

Super Mario 64 (Nintendo)

1996

Grand Theft Auto III (Rockstar Games)

2001