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

E3 2017 round-up preview

E3 had more adventure surprises within reach this year, and we there to observe a wonderfully diverse selection.

All Jun 23, 2017

E3 2017: Daedalic Entertainment preview

The German company was stateside to support their latest adventure game projects at this year's busy convention.

PC Mac Linux PS Xbox Switch Jun 21, 2017

Chronicle of Innsmouth review

Beneath the eerie Lovecraftian atmosphere of this entertaining retro-styled adventure lurks a surprising secret: it's funny too!

PC Jun 19, 2017

Sandra and Woo in the Cursed Adventure review

Despite some swear-inducing challenges, this lengthy comic-based fantasy will win you over with its characters, worlds and style.

PC Linux Jun 16, 2017

The Frostrune review

This historically authentic, supernatural Norse mystery is an enchanting, often challenging adventure that feels frozen in time.

PC Mac Jun 14, 2017

Rand Miller – 30 Years of Cyan Worlds (Part 2) interview

Our talk with Cyan's acclaimed co-founder concludes with an in-depth discussion of the ages beyond Myst.

All Jun 9, 2017


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Moe Bill Holmes: Redneck Detective

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A post-apocalyptic adventure from the creators of STASIS.


Life Is Strange: Before the Storm

A three-part prequel to the popular paranormal teen drama.




The Poisoned Pawn: A Tex Murphy Adventure


Detroit: Become Human

A new game from the developers of Heavy Rain.


The Journey Down: Chapter Three



A dark urban fantasy by Dave Gilbert, creator of the Blackwell series.


State of Mind



A new mystery from Pendulo based on the Spanish comic of the same name.


The Inner World: The Last Wind Monk

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Latest Adventure News
27 Jun
Moe Bill Holmes: Redneck Detective parked on Kickstarter

Episodic point-and-click parody for PC and mobile platforms targeting $14,000 by July 21st.

25 Jun
Demo detected for The Grimsworth Reports: Woodfall

Side-scrolling paranormal indie mystery coming to PC later this summer.

24 Jun
Aporia: Beyond the Valley draws closer with new video, launch date

Environmental 3D puzzler slated for PC launch on July 19th.

24 Jun
Behold, a developer video for >observer_

Cyberpunk horror from Layers of Fear creators coming to PC and consoles this summer.

23 Jun
The House of Da Vinci now open to visitors

Mystery adventure in Leonardo's authentically recreated workshop available now on iOS.

23 Jun
New content update rolled out for Thimbleweed Park

Protagonist dialogues and in-game hint line highlight Win/Mac update; coming soon to Xbox.


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