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Aggies: Complete Results

The Aggie Awards – The Best Adventure Games of 2018

Our three-day event draws to a close, but not before handing out some silverware and the year’s top awards!

Read more Feb 22, 2019
She and the Light Bearer review

She and the Light Bearer review

Primarily for children, the appeal of this charming little storybook tale threatens to be devoured by repetitive dialogue.

Read review Feb 18, 2019
The Room Three review

The Room Three review

Like an intricate puzzle box, our examination of the popular series contains multiple layers, with the first three games in a single review.

Read review Feb 15, 2019
Illusion: A Tale of the Mind review

Illusion: A Tale of the Mind review

Believe it or not, this charmingly surreal platforming adventure is one of the more enjoyable games you’ve probably never heard of.

Read review Feb 13, 2019
Aggies: Final Nominees

2018 Aggie Award Nominees

With awards season in full swing, find out which finalists will compete for this year's Aggies – this time with video!

Read more Feb 8, 2019
The Initiate 2: The First Interviews

The Initiate 2: The First Interviews review

There's more people and admittedly less space than the original, but just as many engaging challenges to be solved in this story-thin, puzzle-centric sequel.

Read review Feb 6, 2019
Detective Pikachu review

Detective Pikachu review

This 3DS exclusive catches lightning in a bottle with a charming mix of Pokémon and lighthearted mystery adventure.

Read review Feb 4, 2019

Adventure Game Announcements

Steam shows horror fans some Devotion

First-person 3D adventure from the creators of Detention now available on Windows PC.

Read more Feb 23, 2019

The Antidote administered on Steam

Hallucinatory point-and-click adventure available now on Windows PC.

Read more Feb 22, 2019

First details roll in for GRUNND

Dark "Lynchian, narrative-heavy" adventure due out on PC early next year.

Read more Feb 21, 2019

Trails and Traces discovered on Windows PC

Modern day pirate-themed mystery available now for download on itch.io.

Read more Feb 19, 2019

Yami magically sneaks onto Kickstarter

Narrative-driven adventure based on eastern fairy tale coming to PC in 2020.

Read more Feb 17, 2019

First details of new Neofeud game unveiled

Sequel to futuristic sci-fi adventure due to arrive on PC later this year.

Read more Feb 16, 2019

Mr. Maze finds way out on PC

Labyrinthine first-person fantasy adventure available now for download on Steam.

Read more Feb 12, 2019

Adventure Games - Latest Screenshots

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Draugen

1

Draugen

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

2

Creaks

The first non-point-and-click adventure from Amanita Design.
Gibbous: A Cthulhu Adventure

3

Gibbous: A Cthulhu Adventure

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

4

BEAUTIFUL DESOLATION

A post-apocalyptic adventure from the creators of STASIS.
Twin Mirror

5

Twin Mirror

A three-part story-driven mystery from the creators of Life Is Strange.
Telling Lies

6

Telling Lies

An all-new narrative game that expands upon the unique format of Her Story.
The Poisoned Pawn: A Tex Murphy Adventure

7

The Poisoned Pawn: A Tex Murphy Adventure

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

8

Asylum

A haunting new horror from the creator of Scratches.
Schizm 3: Nemezis

9

Schizm 3: Nemezis

The first new installment in the Mysterious Journey puzzle-adventure series in 15 years.
3 Minutes to Midnight

10

3 Minutes to Midnight

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