Latest Articles on Adventure Games

Moon Castle review

Moon Castle review

This Myst-style adventure offers a serious challenge, though it'll leave even the most ardent puzzle fan howling at the many technical issues.

Read review Jan 16, 2019
Here They Lie review

Here They Lie review

This PlayStation horror exclusive is rich in disturbing atmosphere, but honestly there's very little gameplay or comprehensible story resting deep within it.

Read review Jan 14, 2019
Nelson and the Magic Cauldron review

Nelson and the Magic Cauldron review

Though it could use more seasoning, this traditional indie adventure brews up a pleasant little inventory-laden, point-and-click experience.

Read review Jan 11, 2019
Jake Hunter Detective Story: Ghost of the Dusk review

Jake Hunter Detective Story: Ghost of the Dusk review

The visual novel series from Japan is back with a new mystery anthology, but even the pretense of gameplay is found lacking this time around.

Read review Jan 9, 2019
Lupus in Fabula review

Lupus in Fabula review

This charmingly quirky side-scrolling puzzler blends Flemish Renaissance, time displacement, fantastical monsters and more for an enjoyable bite-sized adventure experience.

Read review Jan 7, 2019
Beyond the Sky review

Beyond the Sky review

This delightful fairy tale adventure will win you over with its storybook-style charm and help overcome any fear of challenging logic puzzles.

Read review Jan 4, 2019
The Red Strings Club review

The Red Strings Club review

It sets a low bar for interactivity, but this dialogue-heavy cyberpunk sim serves up an intriguing narrative experience.

Read review Jan 2, 2019

Adventure Game Announcements

Panmorphia sequel now enchanting mobile devices

First-person point-and-tap puzzle-adventure available on iOS and Android.

Read more Jan 13, 2019

First taste of The Pepper Prince comes with “Seasoning 1” release

Five-part short ASCII-designed fairy tale adventure in rhyme debuts on Windows PC.

Read more Jan 12, 2019

Moonrise Fall appears on horizon

Surreal pixel art adventure about loss and new beginnings coming to PC in 2019.

Read more Jan 6, 2019

Profundum to get meaningful release on VR this month

First-person steampunk puzzler coming soon to Oculus Rift and HTC Vive.

Read more Jan 5, 2019

The Last Campfire to roar to life in 2019

First details unveiled for fantastical short adventure from the creators of LostWinds.

Read more Dec 30, 2018

Indonesian horror in spotlight with PC launch of Pamali

First of four folklore-based installments arrives with "The White Lady" on Steam.

Read more Dec 29, 2018

Sole to alight on PC and Xbox One next spring

Press demo offers first-hand impressions of meditative exploratory-based adventure.

Read more Dec 23, 2018

Adventure Games - Latest Screenshots

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Hype-o-Meter™

Draugen

1

Draugen

First-person "fjord noir" mystery set in 1920s Norway from the creators of Dreamfall Chapters.
Creaks

2

Creaks

The first non-point-and-click adventure from Amanita Design.
Gibbous: A Cthulhu Adventure

3

Gibbous: A Cthulhu Adventure

A hand-painted comedy cosmic horror, or Lovecraft by way of classic LucasArts.
Twin Mirror

4

Twin Mirror

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

5

BEAUTIFUL DESOLATION

A post-apocalyptic adventure from the creators of STASIS.
The Poisoned Pawn: A Tex Murphy Adventure

6

The Poisoned Pawn: A Tex Murphy Adventure

A fan-made new installment of the Tex Murphy series.
Mage’s Initiation: Reign of the Elements

7

Mage’s Initiation: Reign of the Elements

A retro-styled adventure-RPG from the creators of the acclaimed free King's Quest remakes.
Schizm 3: Nemezis

8

Schizm 3: Nemezis

The first new installment in the Mysterious Journey puzzle-adventure series in 15 years.
3 Minutes to Midnight

9

3 Minutes to Midnight

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

10

Lorelai

A new side-scrolling psychological horror adventure from the creator of The Cat Lady.
Based on reader feedback and the staff's assessment of preview material and press demos. Hover titles for details.

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Recommended Adventure Games

King’s Quest (2015/2016)

King’s Quest (2015/2016)

A revival of a classic adventure series, the episodic King’s Quest is itself an instant classic, giving each new installment its own unique focus. Wise, brave, and compassionate adventurers alike should definitely consider having a crack at it.

Last Day of June

Last Day of June

As a game it’s fairly simple and repetitive, but if the idea of a well-crafted, emotional story gives you shivers, Last Day of June is an interactive experience you need to play.

The Witness (Jonathan Blow’s)

The Witness (Jonathan Blow’s)

The Witness is highly unconventional but will enchant players who come ready to surrender their imagination to its unusual charms and challenging puzzles.

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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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