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Latest reviews for adventure games

Phantom Path

review Phantom Path

This modest but lively isometric forest adventure provides sure footing through a variety of well-designed environmental puzzles.

Nubla

review Nubla

The esteemed artwork of Madrid's Thyssen-Bornemisza belongs in a museum, not in a short, easy and non-educational puzzle-platformer like this.

Ken Williams: An excerpt from The Art of Point-and-Click Adventure Games

interview Ken Williams: An excerpt from The Art of Point-and-Click Adventure Games

Our four-part sneak peek into Bitmap's brilliant 500-page genre retrospective concludes with a word from Sierra's co-founder.

Someday You’ll Return

review Someday You’ll Return

The creators of J.U.L.I.A. Among the Stars are back with a well-crafted, substantial first-person psychological thriller.

Five…Make That SIX Top Upcoming Adventure Games of July 2020

video preview Five…Make That SIX Top Upcoming Adventure Games of July 2020

Tamiil's gone above and beyond to provide a look forward at what's happening this month among new adventure releases and ports.

Spirit of the North

review Spirit of the North

This open world fox adventure looks and sounds great, but it lacks the sly gameplay and backstory to bring the experience to life.

Lori and Corey Cole: An excerpt from The Art of Point-and-Click Adventure Games

interview Lori and Corey Cole: An excerpt from The Art of Point-and-Click Adventure Games

Our four-part exploration of Bitmap's excellent coffee table hardcover continues with a one-on-two interview with the creators of Quest for Glory.

The Academy: The First Riddle

review The Academy: The First Riddle

It's held back somewhat by a limited mechanics and lack of gameplay integration, but otherwise this charming fantasy puzzle-fest passes the fun test with flying colours.

Shapik: The Moon Quest

review Shapik: The Moon Quest

This charming Amanita-style sci-fi puzzler is light on story but gets full marks for presentation and entertaining gameplay.

Boïnihi: The K’i Codex

review Boïnihi: The K’i Codex

The latest installment in Simon Mesnard's Black Cube series may change perspectives but still translates into a quality puzzle-centric sci-fi adventure.

An overview of genre history, by The Art of Point-and-Click Adventure Games: Part II

feature An overview of genre history, by The Art of Point-and-Click Adventure Games: Part II

Our four-part collaboration with Bitmap Books continues with the second half of the publisher's chronicle of the origins of graphic adventures.

New and upcoming adventure games

The Wishing Stone hoping for crowdfunding through Kickstarter - Game Announcement

The Wishing Stone hoping for crowdfunding through Kickstarter

Demo available for visual novel-styled adventure about love and loss coming to Windows and Mac.

Kickstarter campaign to unlock The Haunting of Flavel House - Game Announcement

Kickstarter campaign to unlock The Haunting of Flavel House

First-person paranormal thriller set coming to Windows, Mac and mobile devices in 2021.

PlayStation 4 will be Where the Heart Is later this year - Game Announcement

PlayStation 4 will be Where the Heart Is later this year

Dreamlike, choice-driven narrative adventure from team of former AAA developers unveiled.

Quintus and the Absent Truth debut now present on Windows PC. - Game Announcement

Quintus and the Absent Truth debut now present on Windows PC.

Free debut installment of five-part thriller starring a man and his mouse available now on itch.io and Game Jolt.

The Unbeatable Path leads through Kickstarter - Game Announcement

The Unbeatable Path leads through Kickstarter

Demo available for karmic-driven first-person 3D horror adventure coming to PC in 2022.

Demo lets you brush up A Painter’s Tale: Curon, 1950 - Game Announcement

Demo lets you brush up A Painter’s Tale: Curon, 1950

Exploration of voxel-based titular Italian village coming to Windows and Mac later this year.

For Evelyn to be available to everyone later this year - Game Announcement

For Evelyn to be available to everyone later this year

Demo available for retro RPG-styled fantasy adventure coming to Windows PC.

Seven Doors opened today on Steam - Game Announcement

Seven Doors opened today on Steam

Haunting first-person 3D puzzler available now for download on Windows PC.

First details escape from The Wild Case - Game Announcement

First details escape from The Wild Case

Demo available for dark mystery adventure in the Siberian forest from the creators of Angelo and Deemon.

FunnyPizzaLand 2 preparing for delivery in 2021 - Game Announcement

FunnyPizzaLand 2 preparing for delivery in 2021

Comic point-and-click prequel to 2002 experimental art piece unveiled for Windows and Mac.

LOVE – A Puzzle Box Filled with Stories set to open later this year - Game Announcement

LOVE – A Puzzle Box Filled with Stories set to open later this year

Demo available for diorama-styled, time-twisting puzzler about loss and letting coming to Windows and Mac.

Indiegogo campaign materializes for Into A Dream - Game Announcement

Indiegogo campaign materializes for Into A Dream

Demo available for side-scrolling ‘atmospheric adventure about love, hopelessness and depression.’


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 Creaks, Dustborn, Sherlock Holmes: Chapter One, and Amnesia: Rebirth).

Popular Adventure Games

Hype-o-Meter™

Creaks

1

Creaks

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

2

Dustborn

Sherlock Holmes: Chapter One

3

Sherlock Holmes: Chapter One

A prequel in Frogwares' long-running series starring a young Sherlock Holmes solving his mother's murder.
Amnesia: Rebirth

4

Amnesia: Rebirth

A new horror adventure by Frictional Games set in the universe of The Dark Descent.
Firmament

5

Firmament

A new steampunk adventure from the creators of Myst and Obduction.
Twin Mirror

6

Twin Mirror

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

7

Asylum

A haunting new horror from the creator of Scratches.
The Dark Pictures Anthology: Little Hope

8

The Dark Pictures Anthology: Little Hope

The second standalone installment in Supermassive's choice-driven horror series.
Rosewater

9

Rosewater

A point-and-click Western drama from Grundislav Games set in the world of Lamplight City.
Impostor Factory

10

Impostor Factory

A time-loop tragicomedy murder mystery set in the To the Moon universe.
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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Creaks

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Asylum

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Rosewater

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Impostor Factory

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Creaks

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The Academy: The First Riddle

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