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Articles on Adventure Games


review Transpose

This mind-bending VR physics puzzler swaps story for gameplay but cleverly ensures you'll keep coming back for more.

Read review Aug 22, 2019
Golden Treasure: The Great Green

review Golden Treasure: The Great Green

Its survival elements can clash with the leisurely visual novel-style adventuring, but this complex genre-blending dragon simulator really soars in its world-building and storytelling.

Read review Aug 21, 2019
Fran Bow fourth anniversary giveaway

contest Fran Bow fourth anniversary giveaway

Killmonday games is offering a deluxe physical edition of their acclaimed debut adventure with bonus goodies that only a true adventure game fan can win!

Read contest Aug 20, 2019
Gold Rush! 2

review Gold Rush! 2

Nearly three decades later, the indie sequel to Sierra's renowned historical adventure is seriously undermined by its weak production values and pan-worthy gameplay.

Read review Aug 19, 2019

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

Adventure Game Announcements

Nordlicht now shining on Windows, Mac, Linux and Android

Downloadable demo available for charming point-and-click German student project on itch.io.

Read more Aug 22, 2019

FRACTER coming together for release early next month

PC port of isometric black and white puzzler to launch September 5th on Steam.

Read more Aug 21, 2019

Little Nightmares return in upcoming sequel

New installment of Tarsier's side-scrolling horror adventure coming to PC and consoles.

Read more Aug 20, 2019

Reversion to return with series finale soon

Updated versions of first two chapters of Argentinean adventure available now on Steam.

Read more Aug 20, 2019

Groundhog Day returns in VR sequel Like Father Like Son

Original narrative adventure set in movie universe coming to Oculus, Rift and PSVR next month.

Read more Aug 19, 2019

Course charted for Syberia: The World Before

First details of new adventure for Kate Walker by Benoît Sokal and Microids unveiled.

Read more Aug 19, 2019

Dum-Dum logs in on Steam Early Access

Retro '80s OS adventure available now to download for Windows PC.

Read more Aug 18, 2019

Popular Adventure Games


Telling Lies


Telling Lies

An all-new narrative game that expands upon the unique format of Her Story.
Beautiful Desolation


Beautiful Desolation

A post-apocalyptic adventure from the creators of STASIS.



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



A new steampunk adventure from the creators of Myst and Obduction.
Beyond a Steel Sky


Beyond a Steel Sky

A long-awaited sequel to the 1994 Revolution cyberpunk classic in full 3D.
Blacksad: Under the Skin


Blacksad: Under the Skin

A new mystery from Pendulo based on the Spanish comic of the same name.
Technobabylon: Birthright


Technobabylon: Birthright

A 3D sequel to Wadjet Eye's and James Dearden's acclaimed sci-fi adventure.
Someday You’ll Return


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


The Poisoned Pawn: A Tex Murphy Adventure

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



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

Community reviews  (randomly selected)

Review of Haunted

Rating - 45

Rating by UruBoo posted on Jan 23, 2014

Great Game That I Just Found Out!

Review of The Black Mirror

Rating - 20

Rating by Antrax posted on Sep 30, 2014

Don't let the strong start fool you

Discussions on the forums

Fran Bow 4th Anniversary Giveaway
Last reply by Hristovski on 22 Aug at 02:00 pm (44 replies)
Milkmaid of the Milky Way coming to Nintendo Switch
Last reply by machineboy on 22 Aug at 09:25 am (7 replies)
Syberia: The World Before
Last reply by Mikekelly on 22 Aug at 07:10 am (21 replies)
AG Community Playthrough #54: Blade Runner
Last reply by stroggoff on 21 Aug at 01:16 pm (238 replies)
Gibbous - A Cthulhu Adventure - Now ripe for unholy wishlistin’
Last reply by Advie on 21 Aug at 10:00 am (395 replies)
What game are you playing right now?
Last reply by Donuts McGee on 21 Aug at 06:45 am (250 replies)

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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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