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.
This impressive first-person indie adventure is full of abstract narrative intrigue and hauntingly surreal imagery, even if it doesn't quite stick the landing.
Those willing to overlook a lack of gameplay will find a darkly compelling live-action thriller with plenty of replay value.
Past and present, myth and maritime go head-to-head in this quirky community-made adventure set in the Acadian region of Clare, Nova Scotia.
Puzzles are the lone highlight in the opening installment of a planned standalone horror trilogy that never really develops any kind of coherent story.
Apart from a few objections, this voxel-based mystery adventure should be a dream come true for would-be detectives who enjoy deep, intriguing worlds to explore.
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.