K R Parkinson has been a gamer his entire life, and became a dedicated adventure game fan after discovering Riddle of the Sphinx at CompUSA in the summer of 2002.
When not gaming, he can be found writing, reading, and reading about writing, and occasionally, programming.
The latest installment in Simon Mesnard's Black Cube series may change perspectives but still translates into a quality puzzle-centric sci-fi adventure.
The sequel to Four Last Things is another delightful cross between Renaissance art, classical music, traditional adventure and irreverent, Pythonesque humour.
This genre-defying sci-fi adventure is elevated by its uniquely immersive blend of roguelike, sub sim and puzzle elements.
Alice & Smith deliver a slick, substantial cyberwarfare spin-off in The Black Watchmen universe for those who can hack its complexities.
This beautiful isometric adventure debut is an engaging fourth-person puzzler that covers over a number of notable technical issues.
The comic Russian adventure trilogy is complete, but the finale takes a long, meandering, often frustrating route to reach the end.
The hammer comes down on this comic Russian adventure sequel that's as rushed as it is frequently nonsensical.
This unique cyberpunk thriller finds the right combination of hacking sim and text adventuring with visual and audio enhancements.
The commercial upgrade of a free Japanese horror adventure has a killer atmosphere but its unfocused gameplay isn't in the same class.
This short, bare-bones casual puzzler adopts very few positive elements that would make it worthwhile to play.
This streamlined point-and-click adventure squishes a surprisingly mature, multi-level story into its single surreal setting.
This surreal research-based adventure has a hazy story but is a dream come true for puzzle lovers.
Joe Richardson's collage-based absurdist Renaissance adventure is funny, clever and – we must confess – a thoroughly guilty pleasure.
This charming Scandinavian folktale may be lite on gameplay but offers a surprisingly hefty choose-your-own-adventure experience.
Though more limited in scope and puzzle types, this mini-campaign delivers a tighter story focus than its full-season predecessors.