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It’s not too long and its focus is very narrow, but you can count on this surreal little corridor adventure to deliver a unique exploratory experience.

Read review Apr 24, 2019
Myha: Return to the Lost Island

review Myha: Return to the Lost Island

Puzzle fans will find plenty to love in this completely revamped commercial remake from the creators of Catyph and RoonSehv.

Read review Apr 22, 2019
Whispers of a Machine

review Whispers of a Machine

This collaborative tech-noir mystery from the creators of Kathy Rain and The Samaritan Paradox is a finely-tuned sophomore effort for both.

Read review Apr 19, 2019
Dave Gilbert – Wadjet Eye Games

interview Dave Gilbert – Wadjet Eye Games

Fresh off his biggest success, we caught up with the acclaimed indie designer to talk Unavowed, Technobabylon 2 and the move to 3D.

Read interview Apr 17, 2019
EGX Rezzed 2019 round-up

feature EGX Rezzed 2019 round-up

There was adventure aplenty at London's biggest games event, and we journeyed far and wide to be close to the action.

Read more Apr 15, 2019
The Walking Dead: The Final Season

review The Walking Dead: The Final Season

Revived from the grave itself, the four-part series by Telltale and Skybound is a welcome send-off that provides a worthy closure for its beloved protagonist's story.

Read review Apr 12, 2019
The Occupation

review The Occupation

This real-time spy thriller will keep you busy sneaking and snooping around an hour at a time, but is tripped up by some troublesome mechanical and narrative issues.

Read review Apr 10, 2019

Adventure Game Announcements

Lust from Beyond yearns for Kickstarter support

Sequel to erotic psychological horror Lust for Darkness coming to PC next March.

Read more Apr 25, 2019

Port Valley coming into view in 2020

Demo available for retro-styled comic mystery featuring three different perspectives.

Read more Apr 23, 2019

Mutazione taking shape for 2019 release

Narrative-driven 'mutant soap opera' coming to Windows, Mac and PlayStation 4.

Read more Apr 21, 2019

Interrogation reveals 2019 release for Windows, Mac and Linux

Noir-themed thriller features 'complex conversational simulation system' to expose terrorist threat.

Read more Apr 20, 2019

Angelo and Deemon to begin One Hell of a Quest this summer

Casual developer Specialbit Studio unveils details of its first point-and-click adventure.

Read more Apr 18, 2019

Vasilis breaks out on Steam

Demo available for surreal black-and-white minimalist adventure on Windows PC.

Read more Apr 16, 2019

Metamorphosis taking shape for 2019 release on PC and consoles

Players to embody an insect in upcoming 3D environmental puzzler inspired by Kakfa.

Read more Apr 14, 2019

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Beyond a Steel Sky

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Beyond a Steel Sky

A long-awaited sequel to the 1994 Revolution cyberpunk classic in full 3D.
Gibbous: A Cthulhu Adventure

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Gibbous: A Cthulhu Adventure

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

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BEAUTIFUL DESOLATION

A post-apocalyptic adventure from the creators of STASIS.
Draugen

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Draugen

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

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Creaks

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

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Firmament

A new steampunk adventure from the creators of Myst and Obduction.
Technobabylon: Birthright

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Technobabylon: Birthright

A 3D sequel to Wadjet Eye's and James Dearden's acclaimed sci-fi adventure.
The Poisoned Pawn: A Tex Murphy Adventure

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The Poisoned Pawn: A Tex Murphy Adventure

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

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Twin Mirror

A three-part story-driven mystery from the creators of Life Is Strange.
Someday You’ll Return

10

Someday You’ll Return

A horror-driven story adventure from the creator of J.U.L.I.A. Among the Stars.
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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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