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.
Too soon for full previews, here's a sneak peek at a whopping 15 more adventures on display at gamescom.
The wait for the first game seems hairy enough, but that's nothing compared to our preview of the upcoming sequel at gamescom.
We got our eyes on Harvey's new adventure, as Edna's plushie pal headlines a spin-off adventure of his own.
We sailed into gamescom for a preview of the swashbuckling So Blonde spin-off, followed by an interview with Steve Ince.
The cover is blown off the next Secret Files installment, as we report in on our demonstration at gamescom.
The fourth half of darkness provides another chilling adventure, though first-person fans may feel a bit snake-bitten.
The gaming convention in Cologne is always a grand adventure, and we kick off our coverage with a whirlwind review of the week that was.
The spirit of Genghis Khan lives on in this compelling FMV mystery, but you'll have trouble conquering its awful interface issues.
The latest CSI handheld adventure won’t go Unsolved! for long, as its five short, repetitive cases are easily completed.
A tedious barrage of brutal minigames kills all motivation to finish this forensic DS mystery.
This indie sci-fi sequel had the potential to surpass its FMV predecessor, but a few deadly issues conspire to hold it back.
With its release date closing fast, we put this promising sci-fi retro thriller directly in our crosshairs for an early look.
You'll see a lot of Nancy Drew in her second DS adventure, but there just isn't much for the teen sleuth to do.
Anyone longing for a relaxing mystery investigation will find their prayers answered in Carol Reed's seventh adventure.
The final version is destined to be a little while longer, but the gods blessed us with an early look at the upcoming first-person puzzler.