Latest Articles on Adventure Games

Leisure Suit Larry: Wet Dreams Don’t Dry review

Leisure Suit Larry: Wet Dreams Don’t Dry review

The lovable loser from the '80s makes a splash in modern times in a worthy sequel to Sierra's classic comedy series.

Read review Nov 16, 2018
The Franz Kafka Videogame

The Franz Kafka Videogame review

The trials posed by this sequential-screen puzzler are as absurd as they are challenging, with little effort made to tell a coherent story.

Read review Nov 14, 2018
TSIOQUE review

TSIOQUE review

It's easy to get caught up in this short but charmingly beautiful fairy tale adventure of a princess saving her castle.

Read review Nov 12, 2018
Return of the Obra Dinn

Return of the Obra Dinn review

This unique minimalist adventure is sure to float the boat of anyone looking for a compelling narrative puzzle to unwind.

Read review Nov 9, 2018
The Shapeshifting Detective review

The Shapeshifting Detective review

Random killers and multiple personas form the basis for this slick, replayable FMV mystery from the creators of Doctor Dekker.

Read review Nov 8, 2018
Another Sight

Another Sight review

Its slick production values are the cat’s meow, but this ambitious puzzle-platformer ends up biting off more than it can chew.

Read review Nov 7, 2018
Detective Case and Clown Bot: The Express Killer review

Detective Case and Clown Bot in The Express Killer review

The comic cartoon mystery sequel gets off to a crowd-pleasing start, though a few notable issues prevent it from ever reaching top speed.

Read review Nov 6, 2018

Adventure Game Announcements

The Puppet of Tersa to take center stage next spring

Steam demo available for episodic point-and-click fantasy adventure coming to Windows PC.

Read more Nov 18, 2018

Keep the name Memorrha in mind in 2019

Beautiful 3D puzzle-adventure coming to Windows and Mac next summer.

Read more Nov 17, 2018

Announcement details make sense of The Irrational World of Damien

Black and white, 2D point-and-click adventure coming to Windows, Mac and Linux in 2020.

Read more Nov 16, 2018

Bad Dream reaches Fever pitch on Steam

Surreal sepia-toned first-person puzzle series resumes on Windows and Mac.

Read more Nov 15, 2018

Lovecraft Quest: A Comix Game fulfilled

Interactive graphic novel-styled horror available now on PC, iOS and Android devices.

Read more Nov 14, 2018

The Crimson Diamond set to shine in 2019

Windows PC demo available for Laura Bow-style graphical text adventure.

Read more Nov 13, 2018

Cloudpunk to roll in next year

First details unveiled for futuristic story-driven sci-fi adventure coming to PC.

Read more Nov 11, 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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Adventure Games - Latest Trailers

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The Puppet of Tersa teaser

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ZED trailer

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Memorrha trailer

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Lucius III – The Raven

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The Irrational World of Damien pre-alpha teaser

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Bad Dream: Fever teaser

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Lovecraft Quest: A Comix Game trailer

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Recommended Adventure Games

Kathy Rain

Kathy Rain

A remarkable achievement from a first-time developer, Kathy Rain is an unexpectedly personal gem about a heroine who proves she belongs with the genre’s other big names.

The Painscreek Killings

The Painscreek Killings

The Painscreek Killings is an engrossing, complex, challenging murder mystery that makes you feel like a real investigator. Dig out your notepad; it’s time to uncover the secrets this sleepy, abandoned town is hiding.

The Sexy Brutale

The Sexy Brutale

Beautiful but deadly, this entertaining time-looping murder mystery doesn’t pose much challenge but is well worth the gamble for its unique style and charm.

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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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