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Articles on Adventure Games

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
Alt-Frequencies

review Alt-Frequencies

Video did NOT kill the radio star, as this short but unique audio-themed adventure will have you thoroughly tuned into its engaging conceit while it lasts.

Read review Aug 5, 2019
Sea of Solitude

review Sea of Solitude

Beneath the shallow gameplay of this gorgeous EA Original is a captivating metaphorical tale of struggling with personal demons.

Read review Aug 2, 2019

Adventure Game Announcements

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

Still There nearly here on PC and Switch

Point-and-click sci-fi adventure dealing with psychological issues to be launched this fall.

Read more Aug 15, 2019

Minute of Islands only months away on PC and consoles

Creators of The Inner Wold unveil new fantasy adventure coming next spring.

Read more Aug 13, 2019

Come Back arrives on PC in episodic debut

First chapter of new series exploring domestic violence available now for Windows, Mac and Linux.

Read more Aug 11, 2019

ROOM 208 unlocked on Steam

First-person ‘torturous puzzle horror game’ from the creators or The Initiate available now for Windows PC.

Read more Aug 10, 2019

It’s Kickstarter time for Hourglass

Demo available for environmental sci-fi puzzler in ancient Eygypt coming to PC in 2020.

Read more Aug 8, 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

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Review of Night of the Rabbit,The

Rating - 40

Rating by MasterPro posted on May 29, 2013


Review of Leaving Lyndow

Rating - 15

Rating by My Dune posted on Mar 12, 2019


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Discussions on the forums

Adventure game scene... uh, game (continued)
Last reply by NickyLarson on 17 Aug at 04:45 pm (6819 replies)
AG Community Playthrough #54: Blade Runner
Last reply by McCoy97 on 17 Aug at 11:57 am (227 replies)
Gibbous - A Cthulhu Adventure - Now ripe for unholy wishlistin’
Last reply by Jofog on 16 Aug at 07:58 pm (390 replies)
The Castle - Classic point & click adventure (Maniac Mansion style)
Last reply by walas74 on 15 Aug at 05:43 pm (4 replies)
The adventure game discount thread
Last reply by DCast on 14 Aug at 06:37 pm (1803 replies)
Detective Point-And-Click Adventure Games Like Agatha Christie & Gabriel Knight 2/3?
Last reply by Veovis on 13 Aug at 10:43 am (12 replies)

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