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Latest reviews for adventure games

Adventure Boy Jailbreak

review Adventure Boy Jailbreak

It's a two-for-one deal as we cycle through a pair of fun but flawed little "swap quest" adventures that may just appeal to your inner child.

Little Nightmares II

review Little Nightmares II

While short on new ideas, Tarsier once again rises to the challenge of delivering a richly atmospheric, frighteningly macabre stealth horror experience.

Shady Part of Me

review Shady Part of Me

Not to be overshadowed by a lack of narrative payoff is an otherwise engaging puzzle-platformer highlighted by its gameplay and presentation.

Sol 705

review Sol 705

This short indie sci-fi adventure shines brightest in its presentation and wacky ideas, but both story and gameplay execution are noticeably spotty.

Dragon Audit

review Dragon Audit

Added all up, this character- and relationship-driven fantasy adventure more than accounts for a few rough edges along the way.

Five Top Upcoming Adventure Games of March 2021

video preview Five Top Upcoming Adventure Games of March 2021

In just a matter of minutes, this month's trailer compilation of of promising releases is sure to leave you feeling happy about what's in store.

TOHU

review TOHU

If you're angling for a charming Amanita-style adventure, this one is sure to hook you with its beautiful graphics and variety of puzzles.

Sarawak

review Sarawak

Though it can't profess to offer much consequential player choice, this lovely literary mystery deftly blends art and text in a delightfully interactive way.

Werewolf: The Apocalypse – Heart of the Forest

review Werewolf: The Apocalypse – Heart of the Forest

Its role-playing elements add real bite to an already compelling story in this supernatural visual novel based on the popular tabletop RPG.

A Painter’s Tale: Curon, 1950

review A Painter’s Tale: Curon, 1950

A compelling and educational story of a displaced town's final days should help wash away any disappointment over the lack of substantial gameplay.

Henry Mosse and the Wormhole Conspiracy

review Henry Mosse and the Wormhole Conspiracy

This stylish point-and-click adventure delivers just the right elements for many hours of intergalactic puzzling fun.

New and upcoming adventure games

Classified Stories set to be released to the public in Q2 2021 - Game Announcement

Classified Stories set to be released to the public in Q2 2021

The first ‘micro-adventure’ in planned occult-themed anthology series being conjured up for Windows PC.

They Are Here are due to arrive this August - Game Announcement

They Are Here are due to arrive this August

First-person 3D alien invasion thriller unveiled for Windows PC.

Path of Kami heading toward PC debut later this year - Game Announcement

Path of Kami heading toward PC debut later this year

Crowdfunding campaign launched for free prologue of spiritual wolf journey adventure.

Horror Story: Hallowseed takes root in Steam Early Access - Game Announcement

Horror Story: Hallowseed takes root in Steam Early Access

Full version of first-person psychological horror adventure due to arrive on PC this summer.

Legal Dungeon re-opened on Switch - Game Announcement

Legal Dungeon re-opened on Switch

Port of Somi's 2019 investigative mystery with lite RPG-style word battles available now on the Nintendo eShop

Retrace: Memories of Death springs to life on consoles - Game Announcement

Retrace: Memories of Death springs to life on consoles

Ports of time-twisting pixel art 'game of mystery, adventure and queer love stories' available now on PS4, Xbox One and Switch.

Space Rescue: Code Pink gets premature launch on Early Access - Game Announcement

Space Rescue: Code Pink gets premature launch on Early Access

Work-in-progress cartoon-styled 'adult' adventure available now for download on Steam.

Playable demo shows early results of Therefore - Game Announcement

Playable demo shows early results of Therefore

Surreal pixel art point-and-click fantasy adventure coming to Windows and Linux.

Steam launch shines light on Darkness Under My Bed - Game Announcement

Steam launch shines light on Darkness Under My Bed

Black-and-white slideshow-style horror game explored via remote-controlled robot available now for Windows PC.

The Plane Effect preparing for landing on PC and consoles - Game Announcement

The Plane Effect preparing for landing on PC and consoles

First details unveiled for upcoming dystopian 'time-and-mind-bending' isometric adventure.

My Father My Son generating momentum for 2022 release - Game Announcement

My Father My Son generating momentum for 2022 release

Upcoming dual-character side-scroller can be played solo or co-op on PC and current/next gen consoles.

Half Past Fate: Romantic Distancing unlocked - Game Announcement

Half Past Fate: Romantic Distancing unlocked

Sequel to last year's time-jumping romcom adventure gets Valentine's Day release for Windows, Mac and Switch.


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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 Happy Game, STASIS: BONE TOTEM, Syberia: The World Before, and Sherlock Holmes: Chapter One).

Popular Adventure Games

Hype-o-Meter™

Happy Game

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Happy Game

A psychedelic horror adventure that represents a radical departure from Amanita’s usual charming, family-friendly style.
STASIS: BONE TOTEM

2

STASIS: BONE TOTEM

An all-new story from The Brotherhood in the same universe as STASIS and CAYNE.
Syberia: The World Before

3

Syberia: The World Before

A new game from Benoît Sokal and Microïds continuing the story of Kate Walker.
Sherlock Holmes: Chapter One

4

Sherlock Holmes: Chapter One

A prequel in Frogwares' long-running series starring a young Sherlock Holmes solving his mother's murder.
The Darkside Detective: A Fumble in the Dark

5

The Darkside Detective: A Fumble in the Dark

A new six-case anthology of supernatural comic mysteries.
Dustborn

6

Dustborn

A story-driven road trip from the creators of Dreamfall.
Open Roads

7

Open Roads

A mother-daughter road trip adventure from the creators of Gone Home and Tacoma.
The Dark Pictures Anthology: House of Ashes

8

The Dark Pictures Anthology: House of Ashes

Third standalone installment in Supermassive's horror series.
Firmament

9

Firmament

A new steampunk adventure from the creators of Myst and Obduction.
Old Skies

10

Old Skies

Upcoming time travel adventure from Wadjet Eye Games.
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.

Adventure Gamers is the #1 source for comprehensive coverage of the Adventure Game genre, our Adventure Games database has details of over 5000 Adventure Games! Use the Discover feature, to search through our database to uncover hidden gems that match exactly your preferences, or directly search the database based on specified keywords.

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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Community reviews  (randomly selected)

Review of L.A. Noire

Rating - 15

Rating by Skipjack (Jul 19, 2013)


Review of The Shivah

Rating - 15

Rating by Antrax (Jul 21, 2014)


Discussions on the forums

Mystery of Camp Enigma II - Point and Click Adventure

Last reply by Baron_Blubba on 8 Mar at 10:36 am (2 replies)

Greetings from Roberta Williams (Sierra On-Line)

Last reply by Kenwilliams on 7 Mar at 09:15 pm (29 replies)

What game are you playing right now?

Last reply by Baron_Blubba on 7 Mar at 09:08 pm (365 replies)

20 years later..

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What game have you just finished?

Last reply by Baron_Blubba on 7 Mar at 08:55 pm (957 replies)

discussion about modernizing/popularizing adventure games

Last reply by Luhr28 on 7 Mar at 11:51 am (103 replies)

Toonstruck Unseen/Unused backgrounds and animations

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Adventure Games Database

Browse the largest Point and Click Adventure Games database, on Adventure Gamers. Filled with all Adventure Games of popular

companies

like

LucasArts

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Sierra On-line

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Infocom

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Daedalic Entertainment

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Revolution

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Telltale

,

DONTNOD

and many other companies.

You'll find the Best Adventure Games, as well as exciting

new Adventure Games

like

Happy Game

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STASIS: BONE TOTEM

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Syberia: The World Before

,

Sherlock Holmes: Chapter One

,

The Darkside Detective: A Fumble in the Dark

,

Dustborn

,

Open Roads

,

The Dark Pictures Anthology: House of Ashes

,

Firmament

,

Old Skies

, and many more.

If you're looking for

popular adventure games

right now, be sure to check out

Leisure Suit Larry: Wet Dreams Don’t Dry

,

Little Nightmares II

,

Sally Face: Episode Four – The Trial

,

Classified Stories: Case 1 – The Tome of Myrkah

,

Sally Face: Episode Three – The Bologna Incident

,

Shady Part of Me

,

Sol 705

,

TOHU

,

Sally Face: Episode Five – Memories and Dreams

which are trending this week.

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