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Latest reviews for adventure games

Night Call

review Night Call

This noir-tinged Parisian visual novel provides an intriguing conversational character study, but fares worse in its resource management and murder mystery investigation.

Read review Sep 19, 2019
Play With Me

review Play With Me

Despite its inviting title and rich atmosphere, neither the story nor gameplay in this Saw-styled escape room puzzler manages to capture the imagination.

Read review Sep 18, 2019
Neofeud

review Neofeud

Rather than clashing, this compelling point-and-click adventure is an eclectic blend of dystopian cyberpunk and hardboiled detective mystery.

Read review Sep 17, 2019
Trails and Traces: The Tomb of Thomas Tew

review Trails and Traces: The Tomb of Thomas Tew

The little indie adventure with the tongue-twisting title isn't quite a hidden gem but does provide an amusing few hours of treasure hunting goodness.

Read review Sep 16, 2019
DARQ

review DARQ

It's short in length and narratively incoherent, but this atmospheric side-scroller is a dream come true for fans of surreal environmental puzzlers.

Read review Sep 13, 2019
The Artifact

review The Artifact

No need to block off much time for this intriguing but ultra-short sci-fi adventure that ends just when it should be getting started.

Read review Sep 12, 2019
Odysseus Kosmos and his Robot Quest

review Odysseus Kosmos and his Robot Quest

Its charming presentation will suck you in, but the fun begins to break down before the end of this five-part sci-fi adventure.

Read review Sep 11, 2019

New and upcoming adventure games

Exorcise the Demons is cast out on Steam

Co-op adventure with randomly-generated rituals available now for Windows PC.

Read more Sep 19, 2019

Some Distant Memory drawing closer on PC and Switch

Hand-drawn adventure about reconstructing pre-apocalyptic memories coming later this year.

Read more Sep 15, 2019

Discrepant emerges from shadows on Steam Early Access

First of four planned chapters of dark psychological sci-fi adventure available now for Windows PC.

Read more Sep 14, 2019

Ghoul Britannia set to rise on Early Access early next month

First details unveiled for satirical post-Brexit zombie apocalypse adventure from co-writer of Broken Sword.

Read more Sep 12, 2019

Maelstrom Obscura whips up free first legend-hunting case

Kickstarter planned for six-part point-and-click anthology coming to Windows PC in 2020.

Read more Sep 10, 2019

Playerless: One Button Adventure pressing towards 2019 release

Isometric game-within-a-broken-game coming to PC, consoles and mobile devices.

Read more Sep 8, 2019

AC-0209 preparing for launch in 2020

First details unveiled for wordless point-and-click sci-fi adventure coming to Windows, Mac and Linux.

Read more Sep 7, 2019

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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Popular Adventure Games

Hype-o-Meter™

Telling Lies

1

Telling Lies

An all-new narrative game that expands upon the unique format of Her Story.
Beautiful Desolation

2

Beautiful Desolation

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

3

Creaks

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

4

Firmament

A new steampunk adventure from the creators of Myst and Obduction.
Beyond a Steel Sky

5

Beyond a Steel Sky

A long-awaited sequel to the 1994 Revolution cyberpunk classic in full 3D.
Blacksad: Under the Skin

6

Blacksad: Under the Skin

A new mystery from Pendulo based on the Spanish comic of the same name.
Technobabylon: Birthright

7

Technobabylon: Birthright

A 3D sequel to Wadjet Eye's and James Dearden's acclaimed sci-fi adventure.
Someday You’ll Return

8

Someday You’ll Return

A horror-driven story adventure from the creator of J.U.L.I.A. Among the Stars.
The Poisoned Pawn: A Tex Murphy Adventure

9

The Poisoned Pawn: A Tex Murphy Adventure

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

10

Asylum

A haunting new horror from the creator of Scratches.
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Community reviews  (randomly selected)

Review of Resonance

Rating - 25

Rating by PadanFain posted on Jul 15, 2012


Not good, actually


Review of Kaptain Brawe: A Brawe New World

Rating - 25

Rating by Pegbiter posted on Mar 30, 2015


Decent Monkey Island tribute


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