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Demo round-up for The Big Adventure Event 2022

preview Demo round-up for The Big Adventure Event 2022

We've gathered up dozens of adventure demos on Steam this week, which is no small feat as the genre takes center stage for the next few days.

Krulk

review Krulk

Us like sideways caveman adventure. Look weird but good. Bugs big but puzzles better.

Amos Green’s Final Repose

review Amos Green’s Final Repose

There's no rest for Carol Reed in her seventeenth Swedish adventure, a compelling new mystery that refuses to pull any emotional punches.

Saint Kotar

review Saint Kotar

You'll need to forgive a number of oddly charming weaknesses to appreciate this point-and-click adventure in all its bleakly atmospheric glory.

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Alfred Hitchcock – Vertigo

review Alfred Hitchcock – Vertigo

Pendulo's twisty but uneven psychological thriller is sure to mess with your mind, though it bears little similarity to the famed director's classic that inspired it.

Adventure Gamers needs your financial support in 2022!

feature Adventure Gamers needs your financial support in 2022!

Facing lower pandemic revenue, we urgently ask you to donate or consider becoming a Patreon backer to keep the site going strong this year.

Five Top Upcoming Adventure Games in January 2022

video preview Five Top Upcoming Adventure Games in January 2022

To ring in the new year, our next trailer compilation looks ahead to the top new adventures we've found nearly ready for launch.

An FMV Christmas: Season’s Greetings 2021

feature An FMV Christmas: Season’s Greetings 2021

A little gift for everyone with no supply chain issues as we share the personal holiday greetings from many of genre’s top developers this year.

Life Is Strange: True Colors

review Life Is Strange: True Colors

The latest installment by Deck Nine is one of the series' best and most beautiful, at times light and joyful and at other times hitting you right in the feels.

The Sundew

review The Sundew

This side-scrolling cyberpunk pixel art adventure sure looks enticing, but both gameplay and storytelling issues may prove harder to digest.

New and upcoming adventure games

Mercury Abbey taking collections on Kickstarter - Game Announcement

Mercury Abbey taking collections on Kickstarter

Side-scrolling pixel art adventure from the creators of Tales of the Neon Sea coming to PC later this year.

The Gallery to be on full display in April - Game Announcement

The Gallery to be on full display in April

Choice-driven FMV thriller by the director of The Complex to be released on PC, consoles, mobile devices and theatrically in UK.

Aboard the Adventure to embark in early 2023 - Game Announcement

Aboard the Adventure to embark in early 2023

Indiana Jones-style point-and-click pixel art adventure unveiled for Windows PC.

Demo reveals first secrets of Occulto - Game Announcement

Demo reveals first secrets of Occulto

Playable sampler for stylish hand-drawn fantasy adventure currently available only on Android but coming later to iOS and Steam.

The Kids We Were ready for play time on PC and Switch - Game Announcement

The Kids We Were ready for play time on PC and Switch

Ports of former mobile-exclusive narrative voxel art adventure available now for download from Steam and the Nintendo eShop.

Leeward breezes onto PC with Episode 1 release - Game Announcement

Leeward breezes onto PC with Episode 1 release

Three-part point-and-click island adventure gets underway with debut launch on itch.io.

Wheels are in motion for If Fusion Were That Easy - Game Announcement

Wheels are in motion for If Fusion Were That Easy

Demo and Kickstarter coming soon for comedic 2.5D point-and-click adventure on Windows PC.

Foolish Mortals shows first signs of life - Game Announcement

Foolish Mortals shows first signs of life

Hand-painted 'merry and macabre' point-and-click island adventure coming to Windows PC later this year.

Orbital Cargo Division set up on Kickstarter - Game Announcement

Orbital Cargo Division set up on Kickstarter

Point-and-click sci-fi pixel art adventure from the creator of Nelson and the Magic Cauldron seeks crowdfunding for 2023 release

Casebook 1899: The Leipzig Murders set to open in early 2023 - Game Announcement

Casebook 1899: The Leipzig Murders set to open in early 2023

Kickstarter and demo coming soon for late 19th century pixel art investigative mystery that allows you to fail.

Magnus Imago to become real in early February - Game Announcement

Magnus Imago to become real in early February

Second installment in the philosophically driven hand-drawn Magnus series unveiled for Windows PC.

Human Guise partially exposed with Chapter I release - Game Announcement

Human Guise partially exposed with Chapter I release

Short small-town murder mystery debut episode inspired by H.P. Lovecraft available to download on Steam and itch.io.


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Adventure Gamers started as a humble fan site in 1998 but grew into one of the premier online magazines of its kind and the largest English-language website devoted to the adventure genre. We specialize in covering computer and video games that focus on puzzle solving within a narrative framework, from the oldest text and graphic adventures (such as Zork, King’s Quest, and Monkey Island) up through today’s upcoming releases (such as Star Trek: Resurgence, The Expanse: A Telltale Series, Syberia: The World Before, and STASIS: BONE TOTEM).

What are popular adventure game companies?

When we talk about adventure games, it's impossible to not mention LucasArts, Sierra On-line or Infocom. They really set the early day standards for Adventure Games. Popular modern examples are Daedalic Entertainment, Revolution, Telltale Games, DONTNOD and other companies.

What are promising new adventure games?

Based on traffic on our adventure game website, you should really keep an eye on Star Trek: Resurgence, The Expanse: A Telltale Series, Syberia: The World Before, STASIS: BONE TOTEM, Burnhouse Lane, The Dark Pictures Anthology: The Devil In Me, IMMORTALITY, Oxenfree II: Lost Signals, FAR: Changing Tides, Firmament, we cover them all!

What are popular adventure games right now?

Popuplar and trending adventure games of this week are: Amos Green’s Final Repose, Saint Kotar, Krulk, Aboard the Adventure, Relicta, The Mortuary Assistant, Leisure Suit Larry: Wet Dreams Don’t Dry, Occulto.

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Star Trek: Resurgence

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Star Trek: Resurgence

The debut cinematic choice-driven adventure from a number of Telltale alumni.
The Expanse: A Telltale Series

2

The Expanse: A Telltale Series

A choice-driven cinematic narrative prequel to the popular Amazon Prime television show.
Syberia: The World Before

3

Syberia: The World Before

A new game from Benoît Sokal and Microïds continuing the story of Kate Walker.
STASIS: BONE TOTEM

4

STASIS: BONE TOTEM

An all-new story from The Brotherhood in the same universe as STASIS and CAYNE.
Burnhouse Lane

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Burnhouse Lane

A side-scrolling survival horror adventure from the creator of The Cat Lady, Downfall and Lorelai.
The Dark Pictures Anthology: The Devil In Me

6

The Dark Pictures Anthology: The Devil In Me

IMMORTALITY

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IMMORTALITY

The new game from Sam Barlow, creator of Her Story.
Oxenfree II: Lost Signals

8

Oxenfree II: Lost Signals

An all-new story about mysterious radio signals set five years after the original.
FAR: Changing Tides

9

FAR: Changing Tides

Sequel to the 2018 postapocalyptic side-scrolling vehicle adventure FAR: Lone Sails.
Firmament

10

Firmament

A new steampunk adventure from the creators of Myst and Obduction.
Based on reader feedback and the staff's assessment of preview material and press demos. Hover titles for details.

What are (point and click) adventure games?

Adventure games are all about stories, exploring worlds and solving puzzles. Adventure games focus on puzzle solving within a narrative framework, generally with few or no action elements. Other popular names for this genre are “graphic adventure” or “point and click adventure”, but these represent only part of a much broader, diverse range of games.

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We provide the latest Adventure Game reviews, an overview of the very best Adventure Games to date, more then 10 years coverage of our yearly re-occuring Adventure Game Awards (Aggie Awards), as well as covering new Adventure Games as they are announced. Looking for the very best all-time adventure games? Be sure to checkout our Top 100 All-Time Adventure Games list!

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Review of Blackwood Crossing

Rating - 25

Rating by itseme (May 2, 2018)


Discussions on the forums

Which adventure game character’s line is it anyway?

Last reply by Vegetable Party on 22 Jan at 05:01 pm (471 replies)

KAPIA. A funky-apocalyptic adventure

Last reply by Anna2for2 on 22 Jan at 03:35 pm (54 replies)

Adventure game scene... uh, game (continued)

Last reply by Vegetable Party on 22 Jan at 03:23 pm (9476 replies)

Time for a new community playthrough

Last reply by Lady Kestrel on 22 Jan at 02:20 pm (113 replies)

What game are you playing right now?

Last reply by Adv_Lvr on 21 Jan at 10:18 pm (686 replies)

Starting my Let’s Play of “Art of Murder: FBI Confidential”!

Last reply by Adv_Lvr on 21 Jan at 09:44 am (27 replies)

FOOLISH MORTALS - A Merry & Macabre Point & Click Adventure

Last reply by inklingwood on 21 Jan at 08:05 am (6 replies)

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