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The Room Three review

The Room Three review

Like an intricate puzzle box, our examination of the popular series contains multiple layers, with the first three games in a single review.

Read review Feb 15, 2019
Illusion: A Tale of the Mind review

Illusion: A Tale of the Mind review

Believe it or not, this charmingly surreal platforming adventure is one of the more enjoyable games you’ve probably never heard of.

Read review Feb 13, 2019
Aggie Awards - Voting

2018 Aggie Awards – Readers’ Choice poll

What do snobby critics know anyway?! Time to put your ballot where your mouth is to decide the people's prize winners once again.

Read more Feb 11, 2019
Aggies: Final Nominees

2018 Aggie Award Nominees

With awards season in full swing, find out which finalists will compete for this year's Aggies – this time with video!

Read more Feb 8, 2019
The Initiate 2: The First Interviews

The Initiate 2: The First Interviews review

There's more people and admittedly less space than the original, but just as many engaging challenges to be solved in this story-thin, puzzle-centric sequel.

Read review Feb 6, 2019
Detective Pikachu review

Detective Pikachu review

This 3DS exclusive catches lightning in a bottle with a charming mix of Pokémon and lighthearted mystery adventure.

Read review Feb 4, 2019
Mage’s Initiation: Reign of the Elements review

Mage’s Initiation: Reign of the Elements review

Himalaya's long-awaited genre hybrid may water down its RPG elements, but in most respects it's a tower of strength as an adventure.

Read review Feb 1, 2019

Adventure Game Announcements

First details of new Neofeud game unveiled

Sequel to futuristic sci-fi adventure due to arrive on PC later this year.

Read more Feb 16, 2019

Mr. Maze finds way out on PC

Labyrinthine first-person fantasy adventure available now for download on Steam.

Read more Feb 12, 2019

The Last Letter delivered to VR devices

Fantasy puzzle-adventure available now for download on Oculus Rift and HTC Vive.

Read more Feb 10, 2019

Ellen comes out with PC release on Game Jolt

Demo available for retro-styled paranormal thriller on Windows and Mac.

Read more Feb 9, 2019

Born Punk delivers demo with Kickstarter campaign

Point-and-click cyberpunk adventure coming to PC, consoles and mobile devices in 2020.

Read more Feb 5, 2019

Tech Support: Error Unknown to go live February 27th

Demo available for choice-based, narrative-driven sim on Windows, Mac and Linux.

Read more Feb 3, 2019

Planet RIX-13 circles back into view on consoles

Former PC exclusive sci-fi adventure available now on PS4, Vita, Xbox One and Switch.

Read more Feb 2, 2019

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First-person "fjord noir" mystery set in 1920s Norway from the creators of Dreamfall Chapters.



The first non-point-and-click adventure from Amanita Design.
Gibbous: A Cthulhu Adventure


Gibbous: A Cthulhu Adventure

A hand-painted comedy cosmic horror, or Lovecraft by way of classic LucasArts.



A post-apocalyptic adventure from the creators of STASIS.
Twin Mirror


Twin Mirror

A three-part story-driven mystery from the creators of Life Is Strange.
Telling Lies


Telling Lies

An all-new narrative game that expands upon the unique format of Her Story.
The Poisoned Pawn: A Tex Murphy Adventure


The Poisoned Pawn: A Tex Murphy Adventure

A fan-made new installment of the Tex Murphy series.



A haunting new horror from the creator of Scratches.
Schizm 3: Nemezis


Schizm 3: Nemezis

The first new installment in the Mysterious Journey puzzle-adventure series in 15 years.
3 Minutes to Midnight


3 Minutes to Midnight

A classic-styled, comic point-and-click adventure about a 1940s small-town conspiracy.
Based on reader feedback and the staff's assessment of preview material and press demos. Hover titles for details.

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Blackwood Crossing

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Using straightforward challenges and dreamlike scenarios, Blackwood Crossing weaves a hauntingly surreal tale with uncommon flair.

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Breathtakingly beautiful and fiendishly logical, XING: The Land Beyond will spark your ingenuity and kindle a keen delight as you trek its entrancing pathways.

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A revival of a classic adventure series, the episodic King’s Quest is itself an instant classic, giving each new installment its own unique focus. Wise, brave, and compassionate adventurers alike should definitely consider having a crack at it.

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