Latest Articles on Adventure Games

CINERIS SOMNIA review

CINERIS SOMNIA review

This haunting Japanese adventure's surreal story and atmosphere are undercut by some dated mechanics and sleep-inducing controls.

Read review Dec 7, 2018
My Brother Rabbit review

My Brother Rabbit review

Bucking the usual casual trend, this beautiful, puzzle-filled scavenger hunt is a short but charming little family-friendly adventure.

Read review Dec 6, 2018
Lovecraft Quest – A Comix Game

Lovecraft Quest – A Comix Game review

More style than substance, this short interactive graphic novel-styled horror is fun in short bursts before falling into the trap of repetitive gameplay.

Read review Dec 5, 2018
Abha: Light on the Path review

Abha: Light on the Path review

This easygoing adventure provides a short but pleasant time, but could use more illumination of its fantasy/sci-fi world with touches of magical realism.

Read review Dec 4, 2018
Lucid Dream review

Lucid Dream review

Though its story isn't particularly rousing, this side-scrolling puzzler is as challenging as it is beautifully surreal.

Read review Dec 3, 2018
Video Feature

A Month of Movies: December 2018 releases video preview

It looks like a hell of a month for new adventures to close out the year, so here's a compilation of trailers to eyeball ahead of time.

View video preview Nov 30, 2018
OneShot review

OneShot review

This modestly designed, experimental persistent world adventure will blow you away in breaking the barrier between player and protagonist.

Read review Nov 29, 2018

Adventure Game Announcements

Demo unearthed from The Funny Boneyard

Comic retro-styled adventure coming to Windows PC in 2020.

Read more Dec 8, 2018

From Beyond: Prologue comes to the fore on Steam

MacVenture-style horror adventure available now on Windows, Mac and Linux.

Read more Dec 7, 2018

Gap between sequels filled with Schizm 3 announcement

Detalion's first-person puzzle series continues with "Nemezis" coming soon.

Read more Dec 5, 2018

Carol Reed’s The Fall of April coming in January

First details unveiled for 14th installment in popular Swedish mystery series.

Read more Dec 4, 2018

Announcement details offer first glimpse of The Liar Princess and the Blind Prince

Side-scrolling fairy tale adventure coming to PS4 and Switch next March.

Read more Dec 2, 2018

We Were Here series returns for second sequel

New co-op castle puzzler coming to Windows, Mac and Linux early next year.

Read more Dec 1, 2018

The ENIGMA MACHINE cracked open on Windows and Mac

Surreal sci-fi adventure set inside corrupted AI simulation available on Steam and itch.io.

Read more Nov 30, 2018

Adventure Games - Latest Screenshots

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Hype-o-Meter™

Creaks

1

Creaks

The first non-point-and-click adventure from Amanita Design.
Twin Mirror

2

Twin Mirror

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

3

BEAUTIFUL DESOLATION

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

4

Gibbous: A Cthulhu Adventure

A hand-painted comedy cosmic horror, or Lovecraft by way of classic LucasArts.
The Poisoned Pawn: A Tex Murphy Adventure

5

The Poisoned Pawn: A Tex Murphy Adventure

A fan-made new installment of the Tex Murphy series.
Lorelai

6

Lorelai

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

7

Silent Night

A holiday-themed ghost hunting story in the Lost Crown universe.
Firmament

8

Firmament

A new steampunk adventure from the creators of Myst and Obduction.
3 Minutes to Midnight

9

3 Minutes to Midnight

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

10

Trüberbrook

A point-and-click adventure crafted with a combination of real sets, stop-motion and CG animation.
Based on reader feedback and the staff's assessment of preview material and press demos. Hover titles for details.

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Adventure Games - Latest Trailers

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From Beyond: Prologue trailer

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With a great cast of characters, Unavowed is a stylish urban supernatural fantasy that is touching, funny, endearing, replayable and above all, fun.

Shardlight

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Shardlight manages to build its quirky post-apocalyptic world into something that will leave a lasting impression, though the same can’t be said for the story it tells.

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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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