Having grown up with the impression that there were two kinds of computer games - the boring kind that revolve around cards or dice, and the hyperactive kind that revolve around shooting at everything that moves - I came into contact with adventure games relatively late in life. Ever since my husband introduced me to The Secret of Monkey Island, I haven’t been able to stop playing them. Story-driven RPG’s and turnbased strategy games are a nice diversion though.
Though light on challenge, this impressive open-world parnormal mystery is drop-dead gorgeous and has plenty of drop-dead victims to investigate.
The next wave of dreamy new adventures on display this year in Cologne should leave you feeling double happy.
The newest thriller from Frictional Games made a splash at gamescom, plumbing the depths of both the ocean and human consciousness.
The spiky-haired defense attorney makes an explosive return in another entertainingly offbeat courtroom adventure.
The highlight-filled third and final visit to gamescom wasn't a day at the beach... but it ended at one in a grand farewell party!
The show's second day was as busy as the first, discussing games like Syberia 3, Agatha Christie, Goodbye Deponia, and Murdered: Soul Suspect.
The German convention kicked off in fine fashion, highlighted by names like Al Lowe, Charles Cecil, the German All Stars, and more.
The action heats up in this colourful globetrotting sequel, but the moments of adventuring fun are choked by clumsy controls and illogical puzzles.
This downloadable sci-fi exclusive for 3DS is a moody exploration vehicle, but highly robotic in its simplified gameplay.
This DS-exclusive predecessor to Red Johnson's Chronicles is hard to get your hands on, and harder to control when you do.
The ninth Carol Reed mystery is a chilling real-world investigation of the unsolved assassination of Swedish Prime Minister Olof Palme.
With an English version now on the way, we peeled back the layers of Mad Orange's noir-themed detective thriller for an early taste of what's to come.
Our first look at Deck13's upcoming comic sequel is sure to spark anticipation for fans of the original.
Peering into a troubled child's mind is an entertaining spectacle once again, but there's less to see and do this time around.
Polish developers Igor Hardy and Nitreal Games met us in Germany for a first-hand look at their upcoming adventures.