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Latest reviews for adventure games

A Short Hike

review A Short Hike

This brief, beautiful nature excursion soars above its bigger-budget contemporaries with a charming presentation and surprisingly rewarding gameplay.

The Curious Tale of the Stolen Pets

review The Curious Tale of the Stolen Pets

If you're wondering, this VR-exclusive puzzler won't scratch your detective itch but its creative model-sized environments will smother owners with short bursts of abundant cuteness.

We. The Revolution

review We. The Revolution

The verdict is in: This beautiful French Revolution era judicial sim has plenty of intriguing elements but some of the fun is lost in the constant gameplay upheaval.

Tangle Tower

review Tangle Tower

Things are looking up for whodunit fans, as Detective Grimoire is back with another painterly, puzzle-filled mystery to unravel, and this time he's got company.

Alternate Jake Hunter: DAEDALUS – The Awakening of Golden Jazz

review Alternate Jake Hunter: DAEDALUS – The Awakening of Golden Jazz

This visual novel-styled prequel crafts an intricate mystery that's bogged down somewhat by excessive repetition that impacts its final score.

Feria d’Arles

review Feria d’Arles

No bull: This short but charming pixel art adventure takes a promising first stab at being counted among the ole point-and-click comic classics.

Upcoming Games – January 2020 trailer compilation

video preview Upcoming Games – January 2020 trailer compilation

A new year is upon us and Gamewalker offers up his first video preview of 2020, foreseeing all the adventures that matter this month.

Deliver Us the Moon

review Deliver Us the Moon

This slick sci-fi production shines brightest when its many timed events aren't leaving you gasping for breath, but its long-awaited free DLC update successfully sticks the landing.

Some Distant Memory

review Some Distant Memory

Time is not on the side of this beautiful but somewhat superficial post-apocalyptic adventure that barely scratches the surface of the important questions it raises.

Frog Detective 2: The Case of the Invisible Wizard

review Frog Detective 2: The Case of the Invisible Wizard

In this two-games-in-one review, we highlight a pair of delightful adventures you'll surely want to leap right into for a double-dose of charming animal fun.

An FMV Christmas: Season’s Greetings 2019

feature An FMV Christmas: Season’s Greetings 2019

Your best gift this year isn’t under the tree, it’s right here on video as the genre’s best and brightest offer their personal holiday wishes.

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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 Beyond a Steel Sky, Beautiful Desolation, Impostor Factory, and Creaks).

Popular Adventure Games

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Beyond a Steel Sky

1

Beyond a Steel Sky

A long-awaited sequel to the 1994 Revolution cyberpunk classic in full 3D.
Beautiful Desolation

2

Beautiful Desolation

A post-apocalyptic adventure from the creators of STASIS.
Impostor Factory

3

Impostor Factory

Creaks

4

Creaks

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

5

Firmament

A new steampunk adventure from the creators of Myst and Obduction.
3 Minutes to Midnight

6

3 Minutes to Midnight

A classic-styled, comic point-and-click adventure about a 1940s small-town conspiracy.
Someday You’ll Return

7

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

8

The Poisoned Pawn: A Tex Murphy Adventure

A fan-made new installment of the Tex Murphy series.
Syberia: The World Before

9

Syberia: The World Before

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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Community reviews  (randomly selected)

Review of The Last Time

Rating - 40

Rating by jacal01 posted on Sep 6, 2018


Inspired effort


Review of Broken Sword: Shadow of the Templars - The Director's Cut

Rating - 40

Rating by Lucien21 posted on May 27, 2012


Ruined the Intro


Discussions on the forums

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Adventure game scene... uh, game (continued)
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Games you wish were remade
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No new Carol Reed this year?
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Edna&Harvey; is back... sort of
Last reply by mo54 on 17 Jan at 04:38 pm (10 replies)
Time for a new community playthrough
Last reply by chrissie on 17 Jan at 02:08 pm (358 replies)
AG Community Playthrough #57: Broken Sword: The Shadow of the Templars
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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 Beyond a Steel Sky, Beautiful Desolation, Impostor Factory, Creaks, Firmament, 3 Minutes to Midnight, Someday You’ll Return, The Poisoned Pawn: A Tex Murphy Adventure, Syberia: The World Before, and many more.


If you're looking for popular adventure games right now, be sure to check out We. The Revolution, Tangle Tower, The Curious Tale of the Stolen Pets, Feria d’Arles, Alternate Jake Hunter: DAEDALUS – The Awakening of Golden Jazz, Deliver Us the Moon, Nancy Drew: Midnight in Salem, Blacksad: Under the Skin, Sky Beneath 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.