Latest Adventure Games News

March 2009
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Mar

Sequel coming to PC, Wii and DS May 8th

It’s been a rather long time in coming, but Deep Silver has at last announced that the English-language version of Secret Files 2: Puritas Cordis is scheduled to hit stores on May 8th. Players will even have a choice of platforms to look forward to, as Secret Files 2 is to be released on PC, Wii and DS.

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26

Mar

Fiscal challenges of distribution partners and new owners spells end for operations

The writing has long been on the wall for financially-strapped Lighthouse Interactive, and now the writing is finally on paper, as the adventure game publisher officially announced that it has been "declared bankrupt".

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25

Mar

New video of medieval murder mystery available now; interactive contest now open

Fans of the 2006 medieval murder mystery Daemonica are no doubt looking forward to its upcoming sequel, and the teaser released today offers the first glimpse of Legends of Daemonica: Farepoynt’s Purgatory in action.

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25

Mar

Acclaimed designer the star of new freeware mini-adventure from Double Fine

For years adventure fans have been clamouring for the return of Tim Schafer to the adventure genre, and at long last, the acclaimed designer has indeed come home... sort of. Instead of developing a new adventure, Schafer is the playable star of a small freeware adventure from Double Fine called Host Master and the Conquest of Humor.

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24

Mar

Dark new "text-based adventure" available in stores now

Nintendo DS fans will be pleased to learn that a new “text-based adventure”, Lux-Pain, is available in stores throughout North America today.

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24

Mar

First episode launches for PC; Xbox 360 version still to come this spring

Wallace & Gromit have faced crises before: runaway robotic pants, giant were-rabbits, and a major cheese shortage, but today the stars of several award-winning animated shorts are up against a swarm of new obstacles in the PC release of Fright of the Bumblebees.

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24

Mar

Holmes' first outing on "Next Gen" console announced

With Sherlock Holmes vs Jack the Ripper fast approaching its scheduled PC release date, Frogwares and Focus Home Interactive have announced that the next instalment in the popular series will also be released for the Xbox 360. Adapted by French studio Spider Games, this will mark the eminent detective’s first adventure on a “Next Gen” console.

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23

Mar

Deep Silver to publish Daedalic's fantasy adventure later this year

Daedalic Entertainment's The Whispered World isn't whispering anymore, but it's getting a whole lot closer to covering the world, as it was announced today that Deep Silver will be publishing the game in 18 different territories, including the United Kingdom.

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20

Mar

Third game in the popular horror series returns players to Dowerton's haunted environs

It's been a while since players last delved into a Dark Fall adventure, but there's plenty of life left in Jonathan Boakes' popular horror series, as the much-anticipated Dark Fall: Lost Souls was officially announced today. Plenty of death, too, as the new game will take players back to the ghostly environs of Dowerton.

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19

Mar

"A Bat's Tale" to pick up where the original game's story left off

To no one's surprise but the relief (and delight) of many, Autumn Moon has now officially announced the sequel to A Vampyre Story, launching a new website today for A Bat's Tale.

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19

Mar

"Artistic horror adventure" from Tale of Tales available for download

For independent developer Tale of Tales, the long journey along The Path is now over, but it's only beginning today for gamers, as the "artistic horror adventure" has been released for purchase and download.

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18

Mar

New DS title from White Birds tackles forensic investigation

This summer, would-be adventure game detectives are going to need all the best forensic equipment: UV lamp, swabs, adhesive strips, tweezers... and a Nintendo DS, if you're to use all the others in the upcoming investigative title called Crime Scene.

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17

Mar

Site of newly-christened Who'd Even Want Contact? now launched

With the German release of Simon the Sorcerer 5 now at hand, the English-language release watch can begin in earnest. Fortunately, today brings some positive first signs, as the latest installment now has a full title and official website.

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16

Mar

New trailer, playable sampler precede series launch on March 24th

The countdown to Wallace & Gromit's Grand Adventures is now officially on, as Telltale has officially announced that the first episode of the new series will launch on March 24th. Better yet, in order to create a little more buzz before launch (quite literally in this case), a new trailer and playable demo are now both available.

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