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Pavilion: Chapter 1 review

Pavilion: Chapter 1 review

This beautiful isometric adventure debut is an engaging fourth-person puzzler that covers over a number of notable technical issues.

Read review Jan 23, 2019
The Fall of April review

The Fall of April review

Carol Reed springs into her her fourteenth Swedish adventure with another intriguing slideshow-style mystery for fans and newcomers alike.

Read review Jan 21, 2019
Life is Strange 2: Episode 1 review

Life Is Strange 2: Episode 1 – Roads review

The second full season hits the ground running with an immersive first episode featuring a whole new cast, story, and branching narrative possibilities.

Read review Jan 18, 2019
Moon Castle review

Moon Castle review

This Myst-style adventure offers a serious challenge, though it'll leave even the most ardent puzzle fan howling at the many technical issues.

Read review Jan 16, 2019
Here They Lie review

Here They Lie review

This PlayStation horror exclusive is rich in disturbing atmosphere, but honestly there's very little gameplay or comprehensible story resting deep within it.

Read review Jan 14, 2019
Nelson and the Magic Cauldron review

Nelson and the Magic Cauldron review

Though it could use more seasoning, this traditional indie adventure brews up a pleasant little inventory-laden, point-and-click experience.

Read review Jan 11, 2019
Jake Hunter Detective Story: Ghost of the Dusk review

Jake Hunter Detective Story: Ghost of the Dusk review

The visual novel series from Japan is back with a new mystery anthology, but even the pretense of gameplay is found lacking this time around.

Read review Jan 9, 2019

Adventure Game Announcements

The Goodbye Room: Escape Your Ex introduced on Kickstarter

Experimental game about overcoming heartache coming to PC and VR devices later this year.

Read more Jan 20, 2019

Remember to check out dont_forget_me Kickstater

Demo available for narrative-driven cyberpunk adventure coming to PC later this year.

Read more Jan 19, 2019

Stories of Feallan begins journey on Indiegogo

Demo available for visual novel-adventure hybrid coming to Windows and Mac.

Read more Jan 17, 2019

Panmorphia sequel now enchanting mobile devices

First-person point-and-tap puzzle-adventure available on iOS and Android.

Read more Jan 13, 2019

First taste of The Pepper Prince comes with “Seasoning 1” release

Five-part short ASCII-designed fairy tale adventure in rhyme debuts on Windows PC.

Read more Jan 12, 2019

Moonrise Fall appears on horizon

Surreal pixel art adventure about loss and new beginnings coming to PC in 2019.

Read more Jan 6, 2019

Profundum to get meaningful release on VR this month

First-person steampunk puzzler coming soon to Oculus Rift and HTC Vive.

Read more Jan 5, 2019

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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.
Twin Mirror

4

Twin Mirror

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

5

BEAUTIFUL DESOLATION

A post-apocalyptic adventure from the creators of STASIS.
The Poisoned Pawn: A Tex Murphy Adventure

6

The Poisoned Pawn: A Tex Murphy Adventure

A fan-made new installment of the Tex Murphy series.
Mage’s Initiation: Reign of the Elements

7

Mage’s Initiation: Reign of the Elements

A retro-styled adventure-RPG from the creators of the acclaimed free King's Quest remakes.
Schizm 3: Nemezis

8

Schizm 3: Nemezis

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

9

3 Minutes to Midnight

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

10

Lorelai

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