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Latest reviews for adventure games

Trails and Traces: The Tomb of Thomas Tew

review Trails and Traces: The Tomb of Thomas Tew

The little indie adventure with the tongue-twisting title isn't quite a hidden gem but does provide an amusing few hours of treasure hunting goodness.

Read review Sep 16, 2019

review DARQ

It's short in length and narratively incoherent, but this atmospheric side-scroller is a dream come true for fans of surreal environmental puzzlers.

Read review Sep 13, 2019
The Artifact

review The Artifact

No need to block off much time for this intriguing but ultra-short sci-fi adventure that ends just when it should be getting started.

Read review Sep 12, 2019
Odysseus Kosmos and his Robot Quest

review Odysseus Kosmos and his Robot Quest

Its charming presentation will suck you in, but the fun begins to break down before the end of this five-part sci-fi adventure.

Read review Sep 11, 2019
Dr. Doyle and the Mystery of the Cloche Hat

review Dr. Doyle and the Mystery of the Cloche Hat

We offer a tip of our cap to this charming 1920s point-and-click murder mystery with a delightfully old-timey look and feel.

Read review Sep 10, 2019
The Subject

review The Subject

This maze-like sci-fi puzzler earns a passing grade but trades in richer gameplay opportunity for unwelcome survival elements.

Read review Sep 9, 2019
Gamescom 2019 round-up: Part 3

feature Gamescom 2019 round-up: Part 3

Our coverage from Cologne is complete with a final collection of promising previews that'll take just a few more minutes of your time.

Read more Sep 6, 2019

New and upcoming adventure games

Some Distant Memory drawing closer on PC and Switch

Hand-drawn adventure about reconstructing pre-apocalyptic memories coming later this year.

Read more Sep 15, 2019

Discrepant emerges from shadows on Steam Early Access

First of four planned chapters of dark psychological sci-fi adventure available now for Windows PC.

Read more Sep 14, 2019

Ghoul Britannia set to rise on Early Access early next month

First details unveiled for satirical post-Brexit zombie apocalypse adventure from co-writer of Broken Sword.

Read more Sep 12, 2019

Maelstrom Obscura whips up free first legend-hunting case

Kickstarter planned for six-part point-and-click anthology coming to Windows PC in 2020.

Read more Sep 10, 2019

Playerless: One Button Adventure pressing towards 2019 release

Isometric game-within-a-broken-game coming to PC, consoles and mobile devices.

Read more Sep 8, 2019

AC-0209 preparing for launch in 2020

First details unveiled for wordless point-and-click sci-fi adventure coming to Windows, Mac and Linux.

Read more Sep 7, 2019

Repressed to make its way out on September 26th

Black-and-white, maze-like psychological puzzler unveiled for Windows PC.

Read more Sep 6, 2019

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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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.

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Community reviews  (randomly selected)

Review of Myst V: End of Ages

Rating - 40

Rating by My Dune posted on Oct 13, 2018

The characters have been animated, not filmed.

Review of TARTARUS

Rating - 35

Rating by My Dune posted on Dec 1, 2017

Reviewer rating on low side

Discussions on the forums

Adventure game scene... uh, game (continued)
Last reply by diego on 16 Sep at 06:27 pm (6978 replies)
Looking for easygoing/casual detective titles
Last reply by Harald B on 16 Sep at 04:08 pm (9 replies)
Brassheart - a dieselpunk adventure game
Last reply by Hexy Studio on 16 Sep at 06:38 am (13 replies)
Last reply by Gabe on 16 Sep at 06:23 am (1 replies)
Last reply by Silverspook on 15 Sep at 04:06 pm (124 replies)
Zork graphical remake
Last reply by zobraks on 15 Sep at 02:28 pm (21 replies)
Community Playthrough #55: Yesterday Origins
Last reply by Mikekelly on 15 Sep at 12:32 pm (25 replies)

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