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Latest reviews for adventure games

The World After

review The World After

First came the pandemic lockdown, followed by this modest little FMV sci-fi mystery whose scenic French village is the one thing you're sure to look back on fondly.

Papetura

review Papetura

Though playtime is cut understandably short, this lovely hand-designed papercraft adventure unfolds with abundant charm.

The Long Gate

review The Long Gate

Though filled with challenging science-based puzzles, this beautiful but methodical edutainment adventure is a bit too laborious to unlock its full potential.

Scarlet Hood and the Wicked Wood

review Scarlet Hood and the Wicked Wood

What a big review we have of this lovely fairy tale adventure, all the better to fill you in on this charming Groundhog Day-style reimagining of The Wizard of Oz.

Overboard!

review Overboard!

Casting aside the traditional whodunit formula, inkle's splashy new adventure is a delightfully fun and highly replayable shipboard murder blame game.

Five Top Upcoming Adventure Games in June 2021

video preview Five Top Upcoming Adventure Games in June 2021

Bone up on the most promising adventures set to blossom over the coming month in Tamiil's latest trailer compilation.

Alterity Experience

review Alterity Experience

This short alien invasion thriller has moments of genuine atmospheric tension, but can't seal the deal with a narrative and characters to match.

Strangeland

review Strangeland

The creators of Primordia aren't clowning around in this beautiful, brilliant but relentlessly bleak abstract nightmare adventure.

Machinika Museum

review Machinika Museum

Though coming up a little short on production value, this sci-fi-tinged The Room-style puzzler exhibits all the other positive qualities as its acclaimed inspirations.

Hitchhiker – A Mystery Game

review Hitchhiker – A Mystery Game

Though it takes a few strange turns, this scenic surrealist road trip adventure gets a thumbs-up for its eclectic characters and stories.

Repressed

review Repressed

This minimalist puzzler with a surprisingly poignant story conveyed through light and shadow will bring plenty of good feelings to the surface for the short time it lasts.

New and upcoming adventure games

Be on the lookout for Intruder in Antiquonia in 2022 - Game Announcement

Be on the lookout for Intruder in Antiquonia in 2022

Hand-painted point-and-click adventure from Spanish husband-and-wife team announced for Windows, Mac and Linux.

First details begin to fill in for The Gap - Game Announcement

First details begin to fill in for The Gap

Narrative-driven first-person sci-fi thriller coming to PC later this year.

The Case of Maneki to open later this year on PC - Game Announcement

The Case of Maneki to open later this year on PC

Retro-RPG-styled supernatural detective mystery inspired by Japanese folklore aims for December release.

Warp Frontier speeding towards PC and Switch release - Game Announcement

Warp Frontier speeding towards PC and Switch release

Serious choice-driven point-and-click sci-fi adventure from the creator of Jolly Roger coming later this year.

Universe Generator: The Golden Sword unsheathed free on Steam - Game Announcement

Universe Generator: The Golden Sword unsheathed free on Steam

Short FMV puzzle game from the creator of Yeli Orog available now for download on Windows PC.

Eastern Market Murder detected on mobile devices - Game Announcement

Eastern Market Murder detected on mobile devices

True crime augmented reality adventure in Australia available now for download on iOS and Android devices.

Microids and Pendulo unveil long-awaited first details of Vertigo - Game Announcement

Microids and Pendulo unveil long-awaited first details of Vertigo

Original story loosely based on the classic Hitchcock film coming to Windows, Mac, and current and next-gen consoles this year.

Kickstarter campaign illuminates Adventure Light - Game Announcement

Kickstarter campaign illuminates Adventure Light

Modest $5,000 crowdfunding goal to help silhouetted LIMBO-styled side-scroller reach Windows PC in 2022.

Critters for Sale on Steam - Game Announcement

Critters for Sale on Steam

Surreal five-act black-and-white anthology series available on Windows and Linux; standalone first story free to download.

Anate Studio establishing The Safe Place - Game Announcement

Anate Studio establishing The Safe Place

First details unveiled for new point-and-click adventure from the creator of Little Kite and Reptentant.

Forest Grove to take root in August - Game Announcement

Forest Grove to take root in August

Futuristic, first-person 3D detective mystery in which you're free to fail unveiled for Windows PC.

TIERRA unearthed on PC and mobile devices - Game Announcement

TIERRA unearthed on PC and mobile devices

New adventure from the creator of MISTICO and AYUDA available now for download from itch.io, the App Store and Google Play.


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Adventure Gamers started as a humble fan site in 1998 but grew into one of the premier online magazines of its kind and the largest English-language website devoted to the adventure genre. We specialize in covering computer and video games that focus on puzzle solving within a narrative framework, from the oldest text and graphic adventures (such as Zork, King’s Quest, and Monkey Island) up through today’s upcoming releases (such as Happy Game, STASIS: BONE TOTEM, Life Is Strange: True Colors, and The Great Ace Attorney Chronicles).

Popular Adventure Games

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Happy Game

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Happy Game

A psychedelic horror adventure that represents a radical departure from Amanita’s usual charming, family-friendly style.
STASIS: BONE TOTEM

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STASIS: BONE TOTEM

An all-new story from The Brotherhood in the same universe as STASIS and CAYNE.
Life Is Strange: True Colors

3

Life Is Strange: True Colors

An all-new, non-episodic installment in DONTNOD's popular narrative adventures series developed by Deck Nine Games.
The Great Ace Attorney Chronicles

4

The Great Ace Attorney Chronicles

A collection of ten cases starring the ancestor of Phoenix Wright in the late nineteenth century.
Vertigo

5

Vertigo

An original story loosely based on the Alfred Hitchcock masterpiece.
Oxenfree II: Lost Signals

6

Oxenfree II: Lost Signals

An all-new story about mysterious radio signals set five years after the original.
The Dark Pictures Anthology: House of Ashes

7

The Dark Pictures Anthology: House of Ashes

Third standalone installment in Supermassive's horror series.
Sherlock Holmes: Chapter One

8

Sherlock Holmes: Chapter One

A prequel in Frogwares' long-running series starring a young Sherlock Holmes solving his mother's murder.
Syberia: The World Before

9

Syberia: The World Before

A new game from Benoît Sokal and Microïds continuing the story of Kate Walker.
Firmament

10

Firmament

A new steampunk adventure from the creators of Myst and Obduction.

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.

Adventure Gamers is the #1 source for comprehensive coverage of the Adventure Game genre, our Adventure Games database has details of over 5000 Adventure Games! Use the Discover feature, to search through our database to uncover hidden gems that match exactly your preferences, or directly search the database based on specified keywords.

We provide the latest Adventure Game reviews, an overview of the very best Adventure Games to date, more then 10 years coverage of our yearly re-occuring Adventure Game Awards (Aggie Awards), as well as covering new Adventure Games as they are announced. Looking for the very best all-time adventure games? Be sure to checkout our Top 100 All-Time Adventure Games list!

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Overboard discussion Thread

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AG Community Playthrough #66 – Fahrenheit: Indigo Prophecy ~

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Spontaneous CPT of Strangeland

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Which adventure game character’s line is it anyway?

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Gray Matter prequel story happens 3 years in the future!? :S

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Adventure game scene... uh, game (continued)

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STASIS: BONE TOTEM

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Oxenfree II: Lost Signals

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The Dark Pictures Anthology: House of Ashes

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Sherlock Holmes: Chapter One

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Syberia: The World Before

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If you're looking for

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Sally Face: Episode Four – The Trial

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Sally Face: Episode Three – The Bologna Incident

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Leisure Suit Larry: Wet Dreams Don’t Dry

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Sally Face: Episode Five – Memories and Dreams

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Overboard!

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The Long Gate

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Sally Face: Episode Two – The Wretched

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Papetura

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Scarlet Hood and the Wicked Wood

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