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Latest reviews for adventure games

review Born Punk

A cyberpunk thriller with humor and suspense that has a great story, interesting characters, and a fully realized world in which to become enveloped.

Ghost on the Shore

review Ghost on the Shore

Ghost on the Shore is a beautiful, heart-wrenching adventure about a ghost who is looking for answers about life and death.

Insomnis

review Insomnis

Insomnis is a beautiful, spooky, haunted house romp. The puzzles are challenging and the atmosphere is perfect.

Last Labyrinth

review Last Labyrinth

This trap-filled VR thriller will tempt you with the allure of interesting puzzles, but there's no escaping the tedium of its head-tracking mechanics and laborious pace.

Catie in MeowmeowLand

review Catie in MeowmeowLand

Cat lovers will fall head over heels for this feline-themed tribute to Alice in Wonderland.

Magnus Failure

review Magnus Failure

Escape or misadventure? Find out which it's to be in the Magnus Series' crisp debut.

Freud’s Bones

review Freud’s Bones

This fascinating, innovative analysis of the contributions of Sigmund Freud transcends any constraints from the setting and gameplay.

Inked: A Tale of Love

review Inked: A Tale of Love

The connection between fiction and reality is colorfully highlighted in this inspiring hero's journey.

Dexter Stardust: Adventures in Outer Space

review Dexter Stardust: Adventures in Outer Space

Visit a bodega on Mars, learn to play the ukulele, and save the solar system in this light-hearted futuristic romp stuffed with layered, tasty puzzles.

Juha Keränen, Mats Kyyrö – Splittown

interview Juha Keränen, Mats Kyyrö – Splittown

We talk with the team of two behind Splittown about their upcoming point-and-click adventure inspired by 90s classics.

NORCO

review NORCO

Delve into this gripping, modernized Southern Gothic mystery and be on the lookout for entrancing characters, sci-fi quirkiness, a diverse soundtrack and vivid pixel art.

Growbot

review Growbot

It may not be very deep, but this Machinarium-styled puzzler is well-constructed and really blossoms in its gorgeous sci-fi presentation.

Infidel

flashback review Infidel

Skeptical about playing classic text adventures? Here’s a smart way to start burrowing into the famous Infocom library.

Eric Fulton, Eric Ackerman  – Voodoo Detective

interview Eric Fulton, Eric Ackerman – Voodoo Detective

We talk with the Short Sleeve Studio co-founders (and longtime friends) on their recent release of the point-and-click sensation -- Voodoo Detective.

New and upcoming adventure games

Last Days of Lazarus risen onto Steam - Game Announcement

Last Days of Lazarus risen onto Steam

A new psychological thriller from the creator of Gray Dawn can now be downloaded for PC.

DISTRAINT developer has woken up - Game Announcement

DISTRAINT developer has woken up

Get lost in a lucid dream, bending the lines between reality and fiction in the upcoming horror adventure Afterdream

Trailer for Gamedec discovered - Game Announcement

Trailer for Gamedec discovered

Ahead of its July 1st release on Nintendo Switch, get a full impression of the refreshing narrative-heavy cyberpunk isometric RPG.

Almost My Floor hitting consoles July 1st - Game Announcement

Almost My Floor hitting consoles July 1st

The point & click detective with a frightening atmosphere of sinister nightmares will be released on PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, and Nintendo Switch.

Scrap Riders riding into the spotlight - Game Announcement

Scrap Riders riding into the spotlight

A pixel-art adventure game set in a cyberpunk future, the game promises to be a mashup of a point-and-click adventure with beat-'em-up action.

Born Punk traversing onto Steam and GOG - Game Announcement

Born Punk traversing onto Steam and GOG

Crowdfunded cyberpunk retro-styled adventure now available

Are you ready for Nightmare Frames? - Game Announcement

Are you ready for Nightmare Frames?

Experience the supernatural thriller where you'll step into the shoes of Alan Goldberg in the search for the scariest horror film of all time, now available on Steam

Demo available for dark and spooky adventure - Game Announcement

Demo available for dark and spooky adventure

Experience Mothmen 1966, a visual novel featuring a fusion of exceptional writing and stunning illustration, inspired by mid-20th century pulp fiction and 80s home computer graphics.

Unwording written onto Steam - Game Announcement

Unwording written onto Steam

Narrative-driven puzzle game about happiness, gratitude and the power of our thoughts will be released in September this year.

Your Fears Will Return in new trailer - Game Announcement

Your Fears Will Return in new trailer

Face spine-chilling madness that extends over generations and live through indescribable terrors as artists obsessed with their crafts beyond reason and sanity in the upcoming Layers of Fears.

Get a first glimpse of Transylvania - Game Announcement

Get a first glimpse of Transylvania

Playable prologue for Near-Mage, now on Steam during the Next Fest. Experience a 40-ish minute narrative introduction to Near-Mage's characters, universe, and atmosphere.

Demo available for online co-op murder mystery - Game Announcement

Demo available for online co-op murder mystery

Experience Whispers in the West by solving a crime in the sleepy town of Brimstone with three of your friends; deduce who is the perpetrator from among the residents.

Trailer unearthed for The Fold: Ingression - Game Announcement

Trailer unearthed for The Fold: Ingression

Thriller adventure with Lovecraftian horror elements set on the Telemark coast of Norway, unearth the dark secrets of the ancient Eikherad stave church and face unexpected horrors.

A night of horror in The Quarry - Game Announcement

A night of horror in The Quarry

Now on Steam, experience the last night of summer camp, where nine teenage counselors are plunged into an unpredictable night of horror.

Japanese action adventure coming to Switch, PC and more - Game Announcement

Japanese action adventure coming to Switch, PC and more

First gameplay revealed for Fox and Frog Travelers: The Demon of Adashino Island, the 3D action-adventure from Japanese developer Rias.

Demo now available for Old Skies - Game Announcement

Demo now available for Old Skies

For the next two weeks only, experience a hands-on impression of the time travel point-and-click adventure by Wadjet Eye Games

Gameplay trailer revealed for Planet of Lana - Game Announcement

Gameplay trailer revealed for Planet of Lana

The first footage of this cinematic puzzle adventure was revealed during Day of the Devs, an epic sci-fi saga that stretches across centuries and galaxies.

Day of the Devs brings NAIAD - Game Announcement

Day of the Devs brings NAIAD

Restore nature and breathe a new life into the flora and fauna of a river in this relaxing, minimalist adventure game.

Progress Into the Maze - Game Announcement

Progress Into the Maze

A veteran astronaut is sent with a team of researchers to unravel the mysteries and make first contact with whoever built the maze structure discovered on Mars.

Flashback 2 teaser trailer released - Game Announcement

Flashback 2 teaser trailer released

First glimpses of the sequel to the iconic '90s action-adventure Flashback revealed, welcoming players to discover a brand new story blending action, puzzle and infiltration

Forever Lost found on Steam - Game Announcement

Forever Lost found on Steam

Who are you…and what happened at Hawthorne Asylum? Find the answers in Forever Lost, a puzzle-based, psychological horror adventure through a dark, forgotten landscape.

Gamedec coming to Switch - Game Announcement

Gamedec coming to Switch

The choice-driven, cyberpunk noir detective RPG comes to Nintendo Switch on July 1st, 2022.


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Review of The Blackwell Legacy

Rating - 40

Rating by emric (May 27, 2012)



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