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Pendula Swing: Episodes 1-3 review

Pendula Swing: Episodes 1-3 review

Nearly halfway through, we're still oscillating on this socially conscious, seven-part series set in a fantasy version of the Roaring Twenties.

Read review Mar 20, 2019
Unknown Fate review

Unknown Fate review

Look before you leap into this surreal 3D puzzle-platformer, as its suffers a few misfires in its Portal-like approach.

Read review Mar 18, 2019
Bury me, my Love review

Bury me, my Love review

This narrative-driven, heavily-branching refugee story is a deeply touching tale conveyed entirely through text messages.

Read review Mar 15, 2019
Trüberbrook review

Trüberbrook review

This stunning German adventure made with real miniature sets is bubbling with charm, even if its ambitious narrative rushes a bit too rapidly to its conclusion.

Read review Mar 13, 2019
Tick Tock: A Tale for Two review

Tick Tock: A Tale for Two review

This two-player co-op adventure provides some lite puzzling fun while it lasts, but time is up just when it should really be getting started.

Read review Mar 11, 2019
Florian Köhne - Trüberbrook interview

Florian Köhne – Trüberbrook interview

With btf's hand-crafted sci-fi mystery nearly ready to make waves on PC and consoles, we nabbed the game's designer/director to learn more.

Read interview Mar 8, 2019
Eastshade review

Eastshade review

This gorgeously expansive art-themed adventure takes the genre in a truly impressive direction, becoming one of 2019's early highlights.

Read review Mar 6, 2019

Adventure Game Announcements

First details dug up from Mutropolis

Comedic sci-fi archeological adventure coming to Windows, Mac and Linux later this year.

Read more Mar 21, 2019

Yuppie Psycho to strike Steam on April 25th

Retro-styled mix of adventure and survival horror coming to Windows, Mac and Linux.

Read more Mar 19, 2019

Journey for Elysium begins on Kickstarter

Story-driven, black and white mythological VR adventure targeting November release.

Read more Mar 17, 2019

Mars Underground emerges on Windows and Linux

Demo available for newly released RPG-styled time-looping mystery adventure.

Read more Mar 16, 2019

Ghost Giant to materialize in virtual reality in April

PlayStation VR exclusive puzzle-adventure to get both physical and digital releases.

Read more Mar 12, 2019

Death Mark targets April 4 release on Steam

Port of visual novel-styled survival horror to launch on Steam.

Read more Mar 10, 2019

PC and consoles are Where the Bees Make Honey this month

First details unveiled for surreal puzzle-adventure about reflection and nostalgia.

Read more Mar 9, 2019

Adventure Games - Latest Screenshots

Hype-o-Meter™

BEAUTIFUL DESOLATION

1

BEAUTIFUL DESOLATION

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

2

Creaks

The first non-point-and-click adventure from Amanita Design.
Gibbous: A Cthulhu Adventure

3

Gibbous: A Cthulhu Adventure

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

4

Trüberbrook

A point-and-click adventure crafted with a combination of real sets, stop-motion and CG animation.
Technobabylon: Birthright

5

Technobabylon: Birthright

Draugen

6

Draugen

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

7

Asylum

A haunting new horror from the creator of Scratches.
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.
Twin Mirror

9

Twin Mirror

A three-part story-driven mystery from the creators of Life Is Strange.
Telling Lies

10

Telling Lies

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