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Latest reviews for adventure games

Leprechaun Shadow

review Leprechaun Shadow

The charmingly noir-tinged third Sir Typhil adventure is the biggest so far, though it comes up short whenever it veers too far into RPG territory.

Highly Likely

review Highly Likely

It's pretty much certain that you'll find this gorgeous but gameplay-deprived side-scroller a tedious slog with your hand held the entire way (except when you need it).

Crowns and Pawns: Kingdom of Deceit

review Crowns and Pawns: Kingdom of Deceit

Its thoughtful story, well-written dialog and voice acting, beautiful graphics and sound make this game a must-play for adventure game fans.

NeonLore

review NeonLore

Though missing the mark in terms of consistent quality, this game's thesis does come through, and NeonLore will undoubtedly appeal to cyberpunk fans.

The Works of Mercy

review The Works of Mercy

This short, surreal psychological thriller is D.O.A. thanks to its fatally flawed story and lack of gameplay depth.

The Adventures of the Black Hawk

game announcement The Adventures of the Black Hawk

An adventure game clearly inspired by the classic adventures of LucasArts of the 90s, will this instantly take you back 30 years?

Catsperience

review Catsperience

Those expecting to experience the story through the perspective of a cat will find that its tame reality ends up being more about codes and combinations.

Half Past Fate

review Half Past Fate

Now's the perfect time to treat yourself to a pair of heartwarming character-driven rom-com adventures, the first of which is still blissfully pre-pandemic.

The Shattering

review The Shattering

Although light on puzzles and other challenges, this is a gripping story and worthwhile experience, even if it's an emotionally difficult one.

Bloodshore

review Bloodshore

This interactive battle-royale action movie stays true to its core, unfortunately the underwhelming narrative and shallow characters make its core crumble.

Lost at Sea

review Lost at Sea

It takes on a bold concept, and through well-designed puzzles provides a memorable experience. If only for the parts that feel underdeveloped, the game could have been unforgettable.

Poltergeist Treasure

review Poltergeist Treasure

Sir Typhil returns in a much more substantial adventure, but the stealth sequences are sure to scare off all but the most diehard series fans.

The Dark Crystal

flashback review The Dark Crystal

Netflix's TV series may have renewed interest in the franchise, but the sheen has long since worn off Sierra's early graphical text adventure based on the Jim Henson fantasy film.

Unicorn Dungeon

review Unicorn Dungeon

We look back at Sir Typhil's first game, a short, modest fantasy adventure dragged down by frustrating roguelike elements that feel shoehorned in.

New and upcoming adventure games

Voodoo Detective now available on PC and Mobile - Game Announcement

Voodoo Detective now available on PC and Mobile

Highly anticipated story-rich 2D point-and-click adventure released today on Steam, Epic, iOS, Android, macOS

President rocking 2023 release - Game Announcement

President rocking 2023 release

Classic point & click adventure with retroish pixel art design, President Rocket Game, slated for 2023 release. 

Trailer surfaced for psycho-thriller REVEIL - Game Announcement

Trailer surfaced for psycho-thriller REVEIL

A narrative first-person game that focuses on story, puzzles, and exploration. Find out what’s going on inside Walter Thompson and his dark past at the Nelson Bro’s Circus.

New English trailer excavated - Game Announcement

New English trailer excavated

New trailer for Deponia and Broken Sword inspired title, The Adventures Of Bryan Scott, teases upcoming Demo.

Body and Soul reuniting in Goetia 2 - Game Announcement

Body and Soul reuniting in Goetia 2

The long-awaited sequel is now available, explore a dark & unknown Venice in this point-and-click adventure  

Eternal Threads get rolled out in time - Game Announcement

Eternal Threads get rolled out in time

Timeline manipulation game now out for PC, Xbox One and PS4.

Simon The Sorcerer returning to his Origins - Game Announcement

Simon The Sorcerer returning to his Origins

Official prequel to the legendary Simon's adventure saga to be released next year

Hand-crafted adventure Phonopolis announced - Game Announcement

Hand-crafted adventure Phonopolis announced

New title by Amanita Design, the Czech indie collective behind renowned titles such as Machinarium and Creaks has been teased on Steam.

Narrative puzzler Recursive Ruin now available - Game Announcement

Narrative puzzler Recursive Ruin now available

Free-roaming first-person adventure can be found on Steam, Epic Games and GOG

Ready to set sail? Get your initial bearing - Game Announcement

Ready to set sail? Get your initial bearing

Venture through the vast world of ice beyond the high seas, earning a first taste of what it takes to keep your crew alive in the demo for The Pale Beyond.

Underwater puzzle-adventure Silt to release June 1st - Game Announcement

Underwater puzzle-adventure Silt to release June 1st

Soon, dive into the harrowing ocean abyss and unravel long-forgotten mysteries, as the game will be released on Nintendo Switch, PS5, PS4, Xbox Series X|S, and Xbox One consoles. 

Voodoo Detective gameplay summoned - Game Announcement

Voodoo Detective gameplay summoned

The first 50 minutes of the gameplay revealed of highly anticipated upcoming Voodoo adventure (spoiler warning) 

Demo available for your computer - Game Announcement

Demo available for your computer

The upcoming narrative game Your Computer Might Be At Risk can now be experienced. Described as a mix between a point-and-click and a first-person game with freedom of movement

Blackberry the Witch set to release on PC July 15 - Game Announcement

Blackberry the Witch set to release on PC July 15

Storybook 2D puzzler has players guiding a witch in training through boarding school.

Japanese FMV mystery-adventure unraveling - Game Announcement

Japanese FMV mystery-adventure unraveling

Murder mystery The Centennial Case: A Shijima Story is now available on Steam. Ready to take on a 100-year mystery?

Crimson Manor can now be entered - Game Announcement

Crimson Manor can now be entered

Narrative horror story puzzle game set in a beautiful and enigmatic victorian era manor is now available on Steam.

AREA MAN LIVES. Or does he? - Game Announcement

AREA MAN LIVES. Or does he?

Quirky VR radio drama of a DJ trying to keep the radio station humming is out today on Steam!


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Return to Monkey Island

A brand new Monkey Island installment from series creator Ron Gilbert.

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Review of Gemini Rue

Rating - 40

Rating by Emiel (Oct 14, 2015)


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