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A Look at Graphics: Details in the Distance

Ben takes a closer look at backgrounds far away, revealing their subtle but important contributions to adventures.

All Jul 24, 2017

A Sierra Retrospective: Part 2 - Composing a Quest

From speaker beeps to MIDI modules to digital orchestras, Sierra's acclaimed music makers always knew the score.

All Jul 7, 2017

A Look at Graphics: Character Design in Silhouette

An outline alone can tell us much about a character (or not), and Ben explores how it's done in pixel form.

All Jun 26, 2017

A Look at Graphics: Framing an interactive painting

Picture frames aren't just for walls, as Ben explains their importance in games to direct player focus.

All May 19, 2017

A Sierra Retrospective: Part 1 - The Pioneers of Adventure

Our new ongoing feature gets underway, pulling back the first curtain on the genre's most influential company from the golden era.

All May 5, 2017

A Look at Graphics: Lighting the Way

In our ongoing exploration of videogame art, Ben Chandler illuminates a very basic principle we so often take for granted.

All Apr 14, 2017

Eye on iOS: Lost Phone edition

In our latest round-up of mobile adventures, we put three fairly similar phone-snooping games through the wringer.

PC Mac Linux Android Mar 24, 2017

A Look at Graphics: Using Lighting to Convey Mood

Acclaimed artist Ben Chandler launches an ongoing article series with an illuminating first topic.

All Mar 10, 2017

The Aggie Awards - The Best Adventure Games of 2016

FINAL DAY: The final envelopes are in for the grand unveiling, as at last we reveal the genre's crème de la crème for 2016.

All Feb 22, 2017

2016 Aggie Awards - Readers’ Choice poll

Now it's your turn! Cast your ballot and have your say in deciding the best adventures 2016 had to offer.

All Feb 13, 2017

2016 Aggie Award Nominees

Awards season is upon us once again, as we narrow last year's field to a list of final adventure game contenders.

All Feb 10, 2017

An FMV Christmas 2016: Season’s Greetings

Ho ho ho! It's a who's who who of favourite adventure game developers once again offering their best wishes for the holidays!

All Dec 23, 2016

The Black Watchmen Steam key giveaway

We're always looking for interesting things to offer our readers, as such, we have a Steam key giveaway that we're hosting together with Alice & Smith, that runs until Christmas!

PC Mac Dec 17, 2016

AdventureX 2016 round-up: Part 2

We're not out of AdventureX coverage yet, as our final round-up heralds another dozen upcoming titles on display in London.

All Dec 7, 2016

AdventureX 2016 round-up: Part 1

The sixth annual "narrative games" convention proved to be a royal good time, with over two dozen adventures on display.

All Dec 5, 2016

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