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Why you shouldn’t wait: A mid-season reflection on Life Is Strange 2

feature Why you shouldn’t wait: A mid-season reflection on Life Is Strange 2

With three of five episodes now complete, we've taken the unusual approach of exploring why it's worth catching up now instead of waiting until the end.

Read more Jun 14, 2019

review Golem

This beautiful side-scrolling adventure towers over much of its puzzle-platforming contemporaries with a charming tale of unlikely friendship.

Read review Jun 12, 2019
Sumatra: Fate of Yandi

review Sumatra: Fate of Yandi

It may be a jungle out there, but within this tropical island adventure is a fun, nostalgia-filled experience that is destined to be compared to early '90s Sierra.

Read review Jun 10, 2019

review Draugen

Red Thread's "fjord noir" adventure is a gorgeous yet haunting exploratory mystery that's undermined by disappointingly few answers.

Read review Jun 7, 2019
Lucius III

review Lucius III

Marked by narrative, design and technical issues alike, the son of Satan's series finale is doomed from the start.

Read review Jun 5, 2019
Close to the Sun

review Close to the Sun

An otherwise decent Tesla-inspired thriller is held back somewhat by watered-down gameplay and horror elements.

Read review Jun 3, 2019
Ghost Giant

review Ghost Giant

Beneath this PSVR exclusive's charmingly childlike exterior lies a surprisingly deep emotional tale of friendship and growing up.

Read review May 31, 2019

Adventure Game Announcements

Keep watch for Dark Fall: Ghost Vigil coming soon

First details unveiled for slideshow-style ghosthunting adventure in development for Windows PC.

Read more Jun 15, 2019

Blair Witch development almost out of the woods

New psychological horror from the creators of Layers of Fear and >observer_ coming August 30th.

Read more Jun 13, 2019

First details exposed for Privacy

Narrative adventure set in Dutch countryside villa coming to Windows and Mac in 2020.

Read more Jun 11, 2019

Countdown is on until Lair of the Clockwork God is released

New Ben and Dan comic adventure blends traditional adventuring and puzzle-platforming gameplay.

Read more Jun 9, 2019

Lightmatter taking shape for late 2019 release

Alpha demo available for Portal-style, shadow-based puzzler coming to PC.

Read more Jun 8, 2019

Shadow Point in the spotlight with VR release

Fantasy puzzler available now on Oculus Rift and Quest as cross-buy purchase.

Read more Jun 6, 2019

Voyage set to begin later this year

Cinematic side-scroller can be played alone or cooperatively on Windows PC.

Read more Jun 4, 2019

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


Beyond a Steel Sky

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



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


Gibbous: A Cthulhu Adventure

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


Telling Lies

An all-new narrative game that expands upon the unique format of Her Story.
Technobabylon: Birthright


Technobabylon: Birthright

A 3D sequel to Wadjet Eye's and James Dearden's acclaimed sci-fi adventure.



The first non-point-and-click adventure from Amanita Design.
Someday You’ll Return


Someday You’ll Return

A horror-driven story adventure from the creator of J.U.L.I.A. Among the Stars.
BLACKSAD: Under the Skin


BLACKSAD: Under the Skin

A new mystery from Pendulo based on the Spanish comic of the same name.
Based on reader feedback and the staff's assessment of preview material and press demos. Hover titles for details.

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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.



Reveling in its own eccentricity, Trüberbrook’s quirky characters, stunningly vivid backdrops and engaging dialogue for the most part make up for some flaws in its ambitious but rushed narrative.

The Journey Down

The Journey Down

Though only teasing the series’ larger story arc for now, The Journey Down‘s HD remake is a short but vibrant indie adventure that far exceeds the quality of many full-blown retail games.

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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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