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Latest reviews for adventure games

Zniw Adventure

review Zniw Adventure

This colourful cartoon dino adventure is a charming nostalgic throwback, though it suffers somewhat from outdated mechanics that haven’t evolved with the times.

Carto

review Carto

This charming mapmaking adventure is all about the journey of joyous discovery unfolding, at times forgetting it even has an end destination.

Transient

review Transient

It's a shame that this gorgeous hybrid of dystopian sci-fi and Lovecraftian horror doesn't last long enough to fulfill its early intriguing promise.

Five Top Upcoming Adventure Games of December 2020

video preview Five Top Upcoming Adventure Games of December 2020

Savour this final trailer compilation of the year as it reflects five enchanting games you'll surely want to keep an eye on.

The Dark Pictures Anthology: Little Hope

review The Dark Pictures Anthology: Little Hope

The second installment in Supermassive's standalone horror collection enchants more with its compelling story and exciting set pieces than outright fear.

Star Seeker in: The Secret of the Sorcerous Standoff

review Star Seeker in: The Secret of the Sorcerous Standoff

Though its challenge is largely illusory, this charming single-room murder mystery conjures up plenty of fun to be found in a single sitting.

Hiveswap: Act 2 – Dead Freight

review Hiveswap: Act 2 – Dead Freight

Another gorgeous, entertaining installment of the four-part Homestuck series arrives, though its story chugs along at a somewhat diminished pace.

Nordlicht

review Nordlicht

This charming, poignant little father-daughter adventure is a delight to look at and reflect on, even if its limited gameplay prevents it from reaching greater heights.

The Norwood Suite

review The Norwood Suite

It won't be for everyone, but those who enjoy surreal stories and modern art should have no reservations about Cosmo D's quirky first commercial foray into the Off-Peak universe.

Book reviews: The Sierra Adventure and Not All Fairy Tales Have Happy Endings

feature Book reviews: The Sierra Adventure and Not All Fairy Tales Have Happy Endings

Shawn Mills and Ken Williams provide a treasure trove of Sierra history and nostalgia in their comprehensive and remarkably complementary nonfiction books.

Krystopia: Nova’s Journey

review Krystopia: Nova’s Journey

This puzzling sci-fi sequel shines brighter than its predecessor with increased gameplay variety and character interaction, though it fades in the end with another lack of closure.

New and upcoming adventure games

Stray on course for 2021 release - Game Announcement

Stray on course for 2021 release

Sci-fi cat adventure in a city of robots coming next year to Windows PC and PlayStation 5.

Next chapter in Carol Reed saga coming in Quarantine Diary - Game Announcement

Next chapter in Carol Reed saga coming in Quarantine Diary

Sixteenth mystery for the British sleuth in Sweden due to arrive on PC in January.

Surviving the Humans goes live on Kickstarter - Game Announcement

Surviving the Humans goes live on Kickstarter

Hand-drawn zombie adventure patterned after LucasArts titles seeks funding for 2021 release.

Norco: Faraway Lights drawing nearer - Game Announcement

Norco: Faraway Lights drawing nearer

Post-noir point-and-click mystery in South Louisiana coming to Windows and Mac later this year.

Buddy Simulator 1984 sets a play date for January 14th - Game Announcement

Buddy Simulator 1984 sets a play date for January 14th

Demo available for unique text-driven PC adventure that melds IF with AI.

Tristam Island welcoming visitors from 36 different platforms - Game Announcement

Tristam Island welcoming visitors from 36 different platforms

Demo also available for old-school commercial text adventure compatible with modern and retro devices.

Unreal Life really lives on Windows, Mac and Switch - Game Announcement

Unreal Life really lives on Windows, Mac and Switch

Time-twisting puzzle adventure available now for download on Steam and the Nintendo eShop.

Nascence in early development for 2021 release - Game Announcement

Nascence in early development for 2021 release

Second installment of standalone ‘Anna’s Songs’ trilogy unveiled for PC and next-gen consoles.

Announcement details bring Lucid Adventure into focus - Game Announcement

Announcement details bring Lucid Adventure into focus

Retro-styled dream world adventure unveiled for Windows and Mac.

Nightmare Frames reveals first pictures and story details - Game Announcement

Nightmare Frames reveals first pictures and story details

Point-and-click search for the scariest movie ever in a small haunted town coming to PC late next year.

Just Take Your Left is on Steam right now - Game Announcement

Just Take Your Left is on Steam right now

Hand-animated point-and-click cartoon adventure available now for download on Windows PC.

Enypnion becomes reality on Windows PC - Game Announcement

Enypnion becomes reality on Windows PC

Short dark fantasy adventure from the creator of Yet Another Hero Story available now on Steam.


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Adventure Games Media

Dedicated to Adventure Games

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 STASIS: BONE TOTEM, Syberia: The World Before, The Medium, and Twin Mirror).

Popular Adventure Games

Hype-o-Meter™

STASIS: BONE TOTEM

1

STASIS: BONE TOTEM

An all-new story from The Brotherhood in the same universe as STASIS and CAYNE.
Syberia: The World Before

2

Syberia: The World Before

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

3

The Medium

New thriller from the creators of >observer_ and Blair Witch featuring simultaneous split-screen realities.
Twin Mirror

4

Twin Mirror

A three-part story-driven mystery from the creators of Life Is Strange.
The Dark Pictures Anthology: House of Ashes

5

The Dark Pictures Anthology: House of Ashes

Third standalone installment in Supermassive's horror series.
The Darkside Detective: A Fumble in the Dark

6

The Darkside Detective: A Fumble in the Dark

A new six-case anthology of supernatural comic mysteries.
Sherlock Holmes: Chapter One

7

Sherlock Holmes: Chapter One

A prequel in Frogwares' long-running series starring a young Sherlock Holmes solving his mother's murder.
Dustborn

8

Dustborn

A story-driven road trip from the creators of Dreamfall.
Firmament

9

Firmament

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

10

Old Skies

Upcoming time travel adventure from Wadjet Eye Games.
Based on reader feedback and the staff's assessment of preview material and press demos. Hover titles for details.

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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more attention needed to define the sub genres of new ’adventures’

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GRUNND | dark adventure game

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What game have you just finished?

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

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Twin Mirror (new game from Life Is Strange developers)

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Black Cube series free digital Artbook, or paper hardcover

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Adventure Games Database

Browse the largest Point and Click Adventure Games database, on Adventure Gamers. Filled with all Adventure Games of popular

companies

like

LucasArts

,

Sierra On-line

,

Infocom

,

Daedalic Entertainment

,

Revolution

,

Telltale

,

DONTNOD

and many other companies.

You'll find the Best Adventure Games, as well as exciting

new Adventure Games

like

STASIS: BONE TOTEM

,

Syberia: The World Before

,

The Medium

,

Twin Mirror

,

The Dark Pictures Anthology: House of Ashes

,

The Darkside Detective: A Fumble in the Dark

,

Sherlock Holmes: Chapter One

,

Dustborn

,

Firmament

,

Old Skies

, and many more.

If you're looking for

popular adventure games

right now, be sure to check out

Leisure Suit Larry: Wet Dreams Don’t Dry

,

Transient

,

Carto

,

Hiveswap: Act 2 – Dead Freight

,

The Dark Pictures Anthology: Little Hope

,

Twin Mirror

,

Zniw Adventure

,

Fragile

,

Sam & Max Save the World – Remastered

which are trending this week.

We'll always report on the latest Adventure Game details, provide you with in depth reviews, previews and interview. Click on any adventure game to see related screenshots, trailers or to consult our walkthroughs.