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.
The German games convention was like an adventure portal to several unique worlds from three different developers.
If you've snoozed through this dark claymation adventure series so far, our conversation with its indie developers might just deliver a wake-up call.
Senscape took us behind the scenes of the Hanwell Institute to discuss the nuts and bolts of Asylum and its engine.
At gamescom, the little Hungarian studio unveiled all the latest projects it's been keeping private until now.
A gamescom presentation exposed some behind-the-scenes development changes in the upcoming thriller.
We stole a sneak peek at KING Art's crime heist-meets-whodunit, then breezed through a demo of Studio Fizbin's charming fantasy adventure.
ARG! We have to wait another few months for Lexis Numérique's unique "very first total fiction" detective experience, but here's what we know so far.
The latest games convention in Cologne, Germany is now complete, and it wasn't all fun and games...there was a party, too!
This comic indie spy spoof comes out firing and occasionally hits the mark, but all too often ends up shooting itself in the foot.
The first episode in a proposed longer series has a diamond presentation hidden in several rough design issues.
The feisty female pirate comes of age in this enjoyable high seas adventure, though a few odd design decisions are cause for some grief.
A host of monster-taming RPG battles pop out of this meaty story-driven Nintendo 3DS puzzler.
A swarm of bugs casts a shadow over this free-roaming 3D indie adventure, though there aren't many bright spots to begin with.
Even with an extra dimension, not much stands out in this Nintendo 3DS puzzler beyond its intriguing murder mystery interludes.
The Nintendo exclusive is an intriguing "what if?" pseudo-sequel, but recycling and simplified gameplay cloud an otherwise sunny experience.