Latest Articles on Adventure Games

My Memory of Us review

My Memory of Us review

This beautiful black-and-white side-scroller presents a uniquely childlike view of war, but gets caught up in an over-reliance on stealth.

Read review Oct 19, 2018
The Cabinets of Doctor Arcana review

The Cabinets of Doctor Arcana review

This unapologetically old-school puzzler is stuffed full of familiar challenges and gothic atmosphere, but very little creativity manages to spill out.

Read review Oct 18, 2018
The Long Reach review

The Long Reach review

This side-scrolling horror adventure has its gory thrills and atmospheric scares well in hand, even if the larger mystery slips through its fingers.

Read review Oct 17, 2018
TARTARUS review

TARTARUS review

Judgment is delivered: This sci-fi adventure in space cooks up a tedious overload of anachronistic DOS-style command line puzzles and very little else.

Read review Oct 16, 2018
The Outpost Nine: Episode One review

The Outpost Nine: Episode One review

Fans of Alien will feel right at home in this retro-styled, text-based horror series debut, while yearning for some original ideas of its own.

Read review Oct 15, 2018
A Rite from the Stars review

A Rite from the Stars review

Three diverse gameplay challenges await in this stylish 3D action-adventure, but it'll leave you wishing for a much better control scheme.

Read review Oct 12, 2018
Repentant review

Repentant review

This pseudo-sequel to Little Kite is a somewhat sorry follow-up due to illogical puzzle design and lack of overall substance.

Read review Oct 11, 2018

Adventure Game Announcements

Future looking bright with first Utopia Syndrome details

Sci-fi adventure to feature switchable top-down and traditional third-person perspectives.

Read more Oct 20, 2018

New horror adventure emerges from God’s Basement

First-person 3D thriller available now on Steam for Windows PC.

Read more Oct 19, 2018

Playable demo attracting interest in Relicta

Gravity and magnetism-based physics puzzler coming to PC and Xbox One next year.

Read more Oct 17, 2018

Iris.Fall set to land in November

First details unveiled for dark fairy tale adventure coming to Windows PC.

Read more Oct 14, 2018

Hey look, it’s the announcement details for Observation

Creators of Stories Untold unveil new AI-based sci-fi thriller coming next spring.

Read more Oct 13, 2018

103 secures $12,000-plus on Kickstarter

Surreal first-person mystery coming to Windows PC in December.

Read more Oct 12, 2018

Poltergeist Treasure discovered on Windows and Linux

Standalone absurdist comedy adventure set in the fantasy Unicorn Dungeon universe.

Read more Oct 11, 2018

Adventure Games - Latest Screenshots

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Hype-o-Meter™

Creaks

1

Creaks

The first non-point-and-click adventure from Amanita Design.
Twin Mirror

2

Twin Mirror

Call of Cthulhu

3

Call of Cthulhu

An investigative horror adventure with non-combat RPG elements from Cyanide Studio.
BEAUTIFUL DESOLATION

4

BEAUTIFUL DESOLATION

A post-apocalyptic adventure from the creators of STASIS.
Gibbous: A Cthulhu Adventure

5

Gibbous: A Cthulhu Adventure

A hand-painted comedy cosmic horror, or Lovecraft by way of classic LucasArts.
The Poisoned Pawn: A Tex Murphy Adventure

6

The Poisoned Pawn: A Tex Murphy Adventure

A fan-made new installment of the Tex Murphy series.
Leisure Suit Larry: Wet Dreams Don’t Dry

7

Leisure Suit Larry: Wet Dreams Don’t Dry

An all-new Larry adventure set in the 21st century.
3 Minutes to Midnight

8

3 Minutes to Midnight

Firmament

9

Firmament

A new steampunk adventure from the creators of Myst and Obduction.
Trüberbrook

10

Trüberbrook

Based on reader feedback and the staff's assessment of preview material and press demos. Hover titles for details.

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Recommended Adventure Games

The Talos Principle

The Talos Principle

Bursting at the seams with challenging puzzles and thought-provoking science fiction, The Talos Principle is a philosophically-minded first-person puzzler that’s well worth your time.

King’s Quest (2015/2016)

King’s Quest (2015/2016)

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.

Kathy Rain

Kathy Rain

A remarkable achievement from a first-time developer, Kathy Rain is an unexpectedly personal gem about a heroine who proves she belongs with the genre’s other big names.

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What are adventure games?

Adventure games are all about stories, exploring worlds and solving puzzles. Adventure games focus on puzzle solving within a narrative framework, generally with few or no action elements. Other popular names for this genre are “graphic adventure” or “point and click adventure”, but these represent only part of a much broader, diverse range of games.

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