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Werewolf: The Apocalypse – Heart of the Forest

review Werewolf: The Apocalypse – Heart of the Forest

Its role-playing elements add real bite to an already compelling story in this supernatural visual novel based on the popular tabletop RPG.

A Painter’s Tale: Curon, 1950

review A Painter’s Tale: Curon, 1950

A compelling and educational story of a displaced town's final days should help wash away any disappointment over the lack of substantial gameplay.

Henry Mosse and the Wormhole Conspiracy

review Henry Mosse and the Wormhole Conspiracy

This stylish point-and-click adventure delivers just the right elements for many hours of intergalactic puzzling fun.

The Aggie Awards – The Best Adventure Games of 2020

feature The Aggie Awards – The Best Adventure Games of 2020

The envelopes await, and it's time to unveil last year's best of the genre's best with our coveted Aggie statuettes at stake!

Video interview: Pontus Wittenmark – Justin Wack and the Big Time Hack

interview Video interview: Pontus Wittenmark – Justin Wack and the Big Time Hack

The host of Weird Gaming Adventure sits down for a lengthy chat with the creator (and his cat) of the upcoming multi-character time-traveling romp.

Tell Me Why

review Tell Me Why

Even with a more limited scope than usual, there are plenty of good reasons to check out this intimate, thought-provoking narrative adventure from DONTNOD.

ENCODYA

review ENCODYA

There's no hidden secret behind what makes this gorgeous dystopian cyberpunk adventure such a compelling point-and-click experience.

The Medium

review The Medium

With great scares and atmosphere but poor storytelling and repetitive gameplay, the quality of Bloober Team's dual-world horror adventure ends up somewhere in the middle.

2020 Aggie Award Nominees

feature 2020 Aggie Award Nominees

Don't write off 2020 just yet, as we look back and celebrate the best and brightest adventure games with the year's final nominees for the upcoming Aggies!

Demo round-up for Steam Game Festival

feature Demo round-up for Steam Game Festival

There's bound to be something to make every adventurer happy in Steam's latest showcase extravaganza, which runs only until February 9th.

Five Top Upcoming Adventure Games of February 2021

video preview Five Top Upcoming Adventure Games of February 2021

A short month doesn't mean a shortage of wicked new adventures, like the ones unearthed for our latest trailer compilation.

New and upcoming adventure games

Space Rescue: Code Pink gets premature launch on Early Access - Game Announcement

Space Rescue: Code Pink gets premature launch on Early Access

Work-in-progress cartoon-styled 'adult' adventure available now for download on Steam.

Playable demo shows early results of Therefore - Game Announcement

Playable demo shows early results of Therefore

Surreal pixel art point-and-click fantasy adventure coming to Windows and Linux.

Steam launch shines light on Darkness Under My Bed - Game Announcement

Steam launch shines light on Darkness Under My Bed

Black-and-white slideshow-style horror game explored via remote-controlled robot available now for Windows PC.

The Plane Effect preparing for landing on PC and consoles - Game Announcement

The Plane Effect preparing for landing on PC and consoles

First details unveiled for upcoming dystopian 'time-and-mind-bending' isometric adventure.

My Father My Son generating momentum for 2022 release - Game Announcement

My Father My Son generating momentum for 2022 release

Upcoming dual-character side-scroller can be played solo or co-op on PC and current/next gen consoles.

Half Past Fate: Romantic Distancing unlocked - Game Announcement

Half Past Fate: Romantic Distancing unlocked

Sequel to last year's time-jumping romcom adventure gets Valentine's Day release for Windows, Mac and Switch.

Ultreïa shuffling its way toward June release - Game Announcement

Ultreïa shuffling its way toward June release

Steam demo available for alien-world point-and-click robot adventure coming to PC this summer.

Maskmaker unveiled with first details - Game Announcement

Maskmaker unveiled with first details

Mystical VR puzzle-adventure from the creator of A Fisherman's Tale set to arrive on April 20th.

The Past Within looks to come out in foreseeable future - Game Announcement

The Past Within looks to come out in foreseeable future

Multiplayer installment in the Rusty Lake series unveiled for release later this year.

NUTS cracked open on PC, Switch and iOS devices - Game Announcement

NUTS cracked open on PC, Switch and iOS devices

Firewatch-style squirrel-spying adventure available now on Steam, the Nintendo eShop and Apple Arcade.

This Rain Will Never End to get started in 2022 - Game Announcement

This Rain Will Never End to get started in 2022

Noir-tinged, retro-styled anthropomorphic animal mystery unveiled for Windows PC

Doctor Who comes calling next month in The Lonely Assassins - Game Announcement

Doctor Who comes calling next month in The Lonely Assassins

Found phone mystery from the creators of SIMULACRA unveiled for PC and mobile devices.


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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, Syberia: The World Before, and Sherlock Holmes: Chapter One).

Popular Adventure Games

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Happy Game

1

Happy Game

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

2

STASIS: BONE TOTEM

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

3

Syberia: The World Before

A new game from Benoît Sokal and Microïds continuing the story of Kate Walker.
Sherlock Holmes: Chapter One

4

Sherlock Holmes: Chapter One

A prequel in Frogwares' long-running series starring a young Sherlock Holmes solving his mother's murder.
The Darkside Detective: A Fumble in the Dark

5

The Darkside Detective: A Fumble in the Dark

A new six-case anthology of supernatural comic mysteries.
Dustborn

6

Dustborn

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

7

Open Roads

A mother-daughter road trip adventure from the creators of Gone Home and Tacoma.
The Dark Pictures Anthology: House of Ashes

8

The Dark Pictures Anthology: House of Ashes

Third standalone installment in Supermassive's horror series.
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.

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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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Community reviews  (randomly selected)

Review of The Town of Light

Rating - 25

Rating by Relic (Nov 28, 2017)


Review of Alter Ego

Rating - 30

Rating by Dan123 (Oct 2, 2014)


Discussions on the forums

discussion about modernizing/popularizing adventure games

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

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Aggies 2020

Last reply by walas74 on 24 Feb at 10:09 am (51 replies)

A Simple Mistake - A Point & Click Adventure Game for iOS

Last reply by M9 Games on 24 Feb at 07:03 am (1 replies)

AG Community Playthrough #64 – Oknytt

Last reply by colpet on 24 Feb at 06:55 am (103 replies)

Inked is now available! A unique puzzle game about love and hope

Last reply by katzxxi on 24 Feb at 05:53 am (1 replies)

SpaceNET - A Space Adventure: Release on STEAM this weekend!

Last reply by pearsonh23 on 24 Feb at 05:42 am (2 replies)

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

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Happy Game

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STASIS: BONE TOTEM

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Syberia: The World Before

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Sherlock Holmes: Chapter One

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The Darkside Detective: A Fumble in the Dark

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Dustborn

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Open Roads

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The Dark Pictures Anthology: House of Ashes

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Firmament

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Old Skies

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If you're looking for

popular adventure games

right now, be sure to check out

Leisure Suit Larry: Wet Dreams Don’t Dry

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Henry Mosse and the Wormhole Conspiracy

,

A Painter’s Tale: Curon, 1950

,

Werewolf: The Apocalypse – Heart of the Forest

,

Sally Face: Episode Four – The Trial

,

Sally Face: Episode Three – The Bologna Incident

,

ENCODYA

,

Sally Face: Episode Five – Memories and Dreams

,

Space Rescue: Code Pink

which are trending this week.

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