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The Fall of Lazarus

review The Fall of Lazarus

This first-person sci-fi adventure offers an intriguing backstory to reward exploration, but can't fully rise above its bland production values and underwhelming puzzles.

Read review May 20, 2019
Detective Di: The Silk Rose Murders

review Detective Di: The Silk Rose Murders

This ancient Chinese murder mystery with thorny political entanglements is a highly compelling investigative adventure loosely stemming from real historical events.

Read review May 17, 2019
3 GEEKS

review 3 GEEKS

This comic French adventure shows plenty of offbeat premise, but crashes back to Earth due to horrible translation and other design issues.

Read review May 16, 2019
Herald: Book I & II

review Herald: Book I & II

The first half of this four-part interactive period drama cruises right along with memorable characters, immersive setting and compelling slow-burn story.

Read review May 15, 2019
Pode

review Pode

This environmental puzzler manages to square engaging local co-op mechanics with a nicely rounded single player experience.

Read review May 14, 2019
Hypnospace Outlaw

review Hypnospace Outlaw

Don't sleep on this thoroughly unique, often hilarious, meticulously crafted ode to the early days of the Internet.

Read review May 13, 2019
The Mystery of Woolley Mountain

review The Mystery of Woolley Mountain

This comic time travel romp is a charming, distinctly British point-and-click adventure with far more peaks than valleys.

Read review May 10, 2019

Adventure Game Announcements

Demons Never Lie about a Kickstarter campaign

Demo available for voxel and low-poly adventure about selling one's soul for a second chance.

Read more May 19, 2019

First details bestowed from Argonus and the Gods of Stone

Original new adventure from the creators of Shadowgate remake coming to PC this summer.

Read more May 18, 2019

First details illuminate Dark Nights with Poe and Munro (and a future game)

Anthology prequel spin-off of The Shapeshifting Detective coming later this year to PC and consoles.

Read more May 17, 2019

Afterlight now shining on Kickstarter

Sci-fi environmental puzzler coming to PC and possibly consoles in 2020.

Read more May 16, 2019

The Secrets of Jesus to be revealed later this year

First details unveiled for upcoming point-and-click biblical adventure full of black humour.

Read more May 12, 2019

Backwoods setting pen to paper for Morriton Manor

Creators of Unforeseen Incidents receive funding grants for RESORT and a new comedic adventure.

Read more May 11, 2019

First details delivered for Echidna’s Daughter

Globetrotting point-and-click mystery coming to Windows and Mac by 2021.

Read more May 8, 2019

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Beyond a Steel Sky

1

Beyond a Steel Sky

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

2

Gibbous: A Cthulhu Adventure

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

3

BEAUTIFUL DESOLATION

A post-apocalyptic adventure from the creators of STASIS.
Draugen

4

Draugen

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

5

Creaks

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

6

Firmament

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

7

Technobabylon: Birthright

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

8

The Poisoned Pawn: A Tex Murphy Adventure

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

9

Twin Mirror

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

10

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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