Latest Articles on Adventure Games

Shenmue review

Shenmue flashback review

Finally ported and rereleased with its sequel, we take our best shot at this ambitious, pioneering genre-blender with a two-in-one review.

Iris.Fall review

Iris.Fall review

Blink and you might miss it, but this short environmental puzzler plays with light and shadow in charmingly engaging ways.

Read review Dec 12, 2018
NAIRI: Tower of Shirin review

NAIRI: Tower of Shirin review

This beautiful and surprisingly deep fantasy tale is constructed of part visual novel, part point-and-click adventure, and part adorable charm.

Read review Dec 10, 2018
CINERIS SOMNIA review

CINERIS SOMNIA review

This haunting Japanese adventure's surreal story and atmosphere are undercut by some dated mechanics and sleep-inducing controls.

Read review Dec 7, 2018
My Brother Rabbit review

My Brother Rabbit review

Bucking the usual casual trend, this beautiful, puzzle-filled scavenger hunt is a short but charming little family-friendly adventure.

Read review Dec 6, 2018
Lovecraft Quest – A Comix Game

Lovecraft Quest – A Comix Game review

More style than substance, this short interactive graphic novel-styled horror is fun in short bursts before falling into the trap of repetitive gameplay.

Read review Dec 5, 2018
Abha: Light on the Path review

Abha: Light on the Path review

This easygoing adventure provides a short but pleasant time, but could use more illumination of its fantasy/sci-fi world with touches of magical realism.

Read review Dec 4, 2018

Adventure Game Announcements

Countdown begins to multiplayer Tick Tock: A Tale for Two

Public beta open for co-op puzzler coming early next year on PC, Switch and mobile devices.

Read more Dec 13, 2018

Demo unearthed from The Funny Boneyard

Comic retro-styled adventure coming to Windows PC in 2020.

Read more Dec 8, 2018

From Beyond: Prologue comes to the fore on Steam

MacVenture-style horror adventure available now on Windows, Mac and Linux.

Read more Dec 7, 2018

Gap between sequels filled with Schizm 3 announcement

Detalion's first-person puzzle series continues with "Nemezis" coming soon.

Read more Dec 5, 2018

Carol Reed’s The Fall of April coming in January

First details unveiled for 14th installment in popular Swedish mystery series.

Read more Dec 4, 2018

Announcement details offer first glimpse of The Liar Princess and the Blind Prince

Side-scrolling fairy tale adventure coming to PS4 and Switch next March.

Read more Dec 2, 2018

We Were Here series returns for second sequel

New co-op castle puzzler coming to Windows, Mac and Linux early next year.

Read more Dec 1, 2018

Adventure Games - Latest Screenshots

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Hype-o-Meter™

Creaks

1

Creaks

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

2

Twin Mirror

A three-part story-driven mystery from the creators of Life Is Strange.
BEAUTIFUL DESOLATION

3

BEAUTIFUL DESOLATION

A post-apocalyptic adventure from the creators of STASIS.
Gibbous: A Cthulhu Adventure

4

Gibbous: A Cthulhu Adventure

A hand-painted comedy cosmic horror, or Lovecraft by way of classic LucasArts.
The Poisoned Pawn: A Tex Murphy Adventure

5

The Poisoned Pawn: A Tex Murphy Adventure

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

6

Lorelai

A new side-scrolling psychological horror adventure from the creator of The Cat Lady.
Silent Night

7

Silent Night

A holiday-themed ghost hunting story in the Lost Crown universe.
Firmament

8

Firmament

A new steampunk adventure from the creators of Myst and Obduction.
3 Minutes to Midnight

9

3 Minutes to Midnight

A classic-styled, comic point-and-click adventure about a 1940s small-town conspiracy.
Trüberbrook

10

Trüberbrook

A point-and-click adventure crafted with a combination of real sets, stop-motion and CG animation.
Based on reader feedback and the staff's assessment of preview material and press demos. Hover titles for details.

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The Gardens Between

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The Gardens Between is a lovely time with a neat puzzle mechanic that takes place in a breathtaking world, packing an impressive amount of effort, creativity, and TLC into an experience that sadly won’t last more than a couple of hours.

XING: The Land Beyond

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Breathtakingly beautiful and fiendishly logical, XING: The Land Beyond will spark your ingenuity and kindle a keen delight as you trek its entrancing pathways.

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Gorogoa is a clever, well-balanced tile-based puzzler that shines through its visual illusions. If you’re seeking an innovative game with unique brain-teasers and gorgeous graphics, this game is for you.

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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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