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Myha: Return to the Lost Island

review Myha: Return to the Lost Island

Puzzle fans will find plenty to love in this completely revamped commercial remake from the creators of Catyph and RoonSehv.

Read review Apr 22, 2019
Whispers of a Machine

review Whispers of a Machine

This collaborative tech-noir mystery from the creators of Kathy Rain and The Samaritan Paradox is a finely-tuned sophomore effort for both.

Read review Apr 19, 2019
Dave Gilbert – Wadjet Eye Games

interview Dave Gilbert – Wadjet Eye Games

Fresh off his biggest success, we caught up with the acclaimed indie designer to talk Unavowed, Technobabylon 2 and the move to 3D.

Read interview Apr 17, 2019
EGX Rezzed 2019 round-up

feature EGX Rezzed 2019 round-up

There was adventure aplenty at London's biggest games event, and we journeyed far and wide to be close to the action.

Read more Apr 15, 2019
The Walking Dead: The Final Season

review The Walking Dead: The Final Season

Revived from the grave itself, the four-part series by Telltale and Skybound is a welcome send-off that provides a worthy closure for its beloved protagonist's story.

Read review Apr 12, 2019
The Occupation

review The Occupation

This real-time spy thriller will keep you busy sneaking and snooping around an hour at a time, but is tripped up by some troublesome mechanical and narrative issues.

Read review Apr 10, 2019
Lucas Pope at the BAFTA Games Awards – Return of the Obra Dinn

interview Lucas Pope at the BAFTA Games Awards – Return of the Obra Dinn

With a pair of British Academy awards to match his earlier Aggies, we caught up with the acclaimed designer backstage to discuss his impressive achievement.

Read interview Apr 8, 2019

Adventure Game Announcements

Port Valley coming into view in 2020

Demo available for retro-styled comic mystery featuring three different perspectives.

Read more Apr 23, 2019

Mutazione taking shape for 2019 release

Narrative-driven 'mutant soap opera' coming to Windows, Mac and PlayStation 4.

Read more Apr 21, 2019

Interrogation reveals 2019 release for Windows, Mac and Linux

Noir-themed thriller features 'complex conversational simulation system' to expose terrorist threat.

Read more Apr 20, 2019

Angelo and Deemon to begin One Hell of a Quest this summer

Casual developer Specialbit Studio unveils details of its first point-and-click adventure.

Read more Apr 18, 2019

Vasilis breaks out on Steam

Demo available for surreal black-and-white minimalist adventure on Windows PC.

Read more Apr 16, 2019

Metamorphosis taking shape for 2019 release on PC and consoles

Players to embody an insect in upcoming 3D environmental puzzler inspired by Kakfa.

Read more Apr 14, 2019

First details revealed for ENCODYA

Comic point-and-click adventure inspired by short film set in same dystopian cyberpunk universe.

Read more Apr 13, 2019

Adventure Games - Latest Screenshots


Beyond a Steel Sky


Beyond a Steel Sky

A long-awaited sequel to the 1994 Revolution cyberpunk classic in full 3D.
Gibbous: A Cthulhu Adventure


Gibbous: A Cthulhu Adventure

A hand-painted comedy cosmic horror, or Lovecraft by way of classic LucasArts.



A post-apocalyptic adventure from the creators of STASIS.



First-person "fjord noir" mystery set in 1920s Norway from the creators of Dreamfall Chapters.



The first non-point-and-click adventure from Amanita Design.



A new steampunk adventure from the creators of Myst and Obduction.
Technobabylon: Birthright


Technobabylon: Birthright

A 3D sequel to Wadjet Eye's and James Dearden's acclaimed sci-fi adventure.
The Poisoned Pawn: A Tex Murphy Adventure


The Poisoned Pawn: A Tex Murphy Adventure

A fan-made new installment of the Tex Murphy series.
Twin Mirror


Twin Mirror

A three-part story-driven mystery from the creators of Life Is Strange.
Someday You’ll Return


Someday You’ll Return

A horror-driven story adventure from the creator of J.U.L.I.A. Among the Stars.
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Leisure Suit Larry: Wet Dreams Don’t Dry

Leisure Suit Larry: Wet Dreams Don’t Dry

Wet Dreams Don’t Dry is an excellent addition to the Larry brand. Fans of the original games will not be disappointed, and newcomers will find a solid series introduction playing the lovable loser updated to present day.

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If you cherish piecing together clever, dramatic plot fragments and don’t mind lots of backtracking while rummaging through dimly-lit locales, then you owe it to yourself to play Empathy: Path of Whispers.

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Using straightforward challenges and dreamlike scenarios, Blackwood Crossing weaves a hauntingly surreal tale with uncommon flair.

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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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