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Articles on Adventure Games

Fran Bow fourth anniversary giveaway

contest Fran Bow fourth anniversary giveaway

Killmonday games is offering a deluxe physical edition of their acclaimed debut adventure with bonus goodies that only a true adventure game fan can win!

Read contest Aug 20, 2019
Gold Rush! 2

review Gold Rush! 2

Nearly three decades later, the indie sequel to Sierra's renowned historical adventure is seriously undermined by its weak production values and pan-worthy gameplay.

Read review Aug 19, 2019
Vane

review Vane

Though beautiful in flight, this open-world PS4 exclusive can't weather its intentionally obtuse design and a relative lack of gameplay.

Read review Aug 16, 2019
NITE Team 4

review NITE Team 4

Alice & Smith deliver a slick, substantial cyberwarfare spin-off in The Black Watchmen universe for those who can hack its complexities.

Read review Aug 14, 2019
Yume Nikki – Dream Diary

review Yume Nikki – Dream Diary

This reimagining of a 15-year-old cult freeware hit represents an intriguing jump to 3D whose design decisions can't quite stick the landing.

Read review Aug 12, 2019
Epitasis

review Epitasis

Raising far more questions than it answers, this first-person environmental puzzler may be set on an alien world, but its many challenges will leave fans of similar games feeling right at home.

Read review Aug 9, 2019
Gibbous: A Cthulhu Adventure

review Gibbous: A Cthulhu Adventure

This Lovecraft-inspired point-and-click adventure summons forth a gorgeous but narratively confusing tale of comedy cosmic horror.

Read review Aug 7, 2019

Adventure Game Announcements

Little Nightmares return in upcoming sequel

New installment of Tarsier's side-scrolling horror adventure coming to PC and consoles.

Read more Aug 20, 2019

Reversion to return with series finale soon

Updated versions of first two chapters of Argentinean adventure available now on Steam.

Read more Aug 20, 2019

Groundhog Day returns in VR sequel Like Father Like Son

Original narrative adventure set in movie universe coming to Oculus, Rift and PSVR next month.

Read more Aug 19, 2019

Course charted for Syberia: The World Before

First details of new adventure for Kate Walker by Benoît Sokal and Microids unveiled.

Read more Aug 19, 2019

Dum-Dum logs in on Steam Early Access

Retro '80s OS adventure available now to download for Windows PC.

Read more Aug 18, 2019

Mind Trap unlocked on Steam Early Access

Four-part anthology inspired by The Twilight Zone available now for Windows, Mac and Linux.

Read more Aug 17, 2019

Stranded: Lost at Sea turns up on Kickstarter

Indie environmental puzzler seeking modest crowdfunding for PC release next March.

Read more Aug 16, 2019

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.
Based on reader feedback and the staff's assessment of preview material and press demos. Hover titles for details.

Adventure Gamers Community

Community reviews  (randomly selected)

Review of Dance of Death: Du Lac & Fey

Rating - 25

Rating by My Dune posted on Apr 9, 2019


Last update fixed game breaking bugs.


Review of Obsidian

Rating - 40

Rating by TimovieMan posted on Aug 22, 2013


A surreal and innovative game that's marred by an underwhelming (rushed?) ending


Discussions on the forums

AG Community Playthrough #54: Blade Runner
Last reply by McCoy97 on 20 Aug at 03:51 pm (232 replies)
Fran Bow 4th Anniversary Giveaway
Last reply by Oleg Vasilyev on 20 Aug at 03:09 pm (33 replies)
Syberia: The World Before
Last reply by Veovis on 20 Aug at 12:06 pm (20 replies)
Adventure game scene... uh, game (continued)
Last reply by chrissie on 20 Aug at 10:23 am (6820 replies)
Leisure Suit Larry - Wet Dreams Don’t Dry
Last reply by Jon_wachter on 20 Aug at 09:14 am (199 replies)
The Castle - Classic point & click adventure (Maniac Mansion style)
Last reply by Carles on 20 Aug at 05:48 am (6 replies)
What game are you playing right now?
Last reply by Luhr28 on 20 Aug at 01:44 am (249 replies)

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