Latest Adventure Games News

June 2009
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Jun

Latest Jonathan Boakes horror targets Halloween release

There will be plenty of suspense when players arrive back in Dowerton in Jonathan Boakes' highly anticipated Dark Fall: Lost Souls, but there will be no suspense about whether the game will find a publisher quickly, as Iceberg Interactive announced today that it will be releasing the game throughout Europe later this year.

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24

Jun

Commercial sequel to indie freeware hit Ben There, Dan That! now available for purchase

If you couldn't get enough of slackers Ben and Dan in their debut freeware adventure Ben There, Dan That!, now the pair have returned in a comic sequel called Time Gentlemen, Please!, which is now available for purchase and download.

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24

Jun

Ransom of the Seven Ships playable sampler and minigame now available

High seas adventure has even reached the Nancy Drew series this summer, as Her Interactive today released the official demo for the new mystery Nancy Drew: Ransom of the Seven Ships.

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21

Jun

Outcry developers tackle prequel to Russian film

The former Russian KGB has always been renowned for its ruthless tactics, and in Phobos: 1953, players will get a chance to take a first-hand peek into the truth behind that reputation.

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21

Jun

New video offers teaser of independent psychological horror due next year

On the long road to Mile of Crying, independent Polish studio Fearless has now taken gamers on the first step with the release of a new teaser.

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18

Jun

Viva Media to publish WWI-era espionage thriller

There'll be some dancing over today's announcement that Viva Media will be publishing Mata Hari in North America within the next month. Players will be dancing for joy, of course, over the long-delayed English release of the game since its German launch last year, and then a little more after climbing into the shoes of the exotic dancer-turned-spy when the game finally arrives.

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18

Jun

Trailer and playable flash sampler introduce White Birds' DS forensics investigation

In advance of the upcoming release of Crime Scene, a trailer and playable online demo now offer a first-hand look at the new forensic investigative adventure from White Birds for the Nintendo DS.

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16

Jun

First three adventures now available online, with two more to follow

Many longtime adventure gamers have a special place in their hearts for Tex Murphy, the affable private detective in Access Software's acclaimed series. Newer adventure fans wonder what all the excitement is about, mainly because the five Tex Murphy games are just too hard to find or get running these days. Today, the good news for all concerned is that the series is now being offered on GOG.com, a DRM-free download portal that specializes in XP and Vista-compatible older games.

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16

Jun

PC version of "Muzzled!" available for purchase and download

Not to be lost in all the recent Monkey Island hoopla, Wallace & Gromit are quietly (in their endearingly reserved English way) continuing their Grand Adventures with today's release of the third episode, Muzzled!

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16

Jun

Supernatural puzzle-adventure coming to a PC near you this fall

Puzzle fans looking forward to The Filmmaker can now get an early sample of what’s to come, as independent developer Christopher Brendel today released a demo for the upcoming game.

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13

Jun

"The Search for the Lost Garden" launches new 3D series based on biblical backgrounds

It's been a long time since mankind was cast out of Eden, but if indie Dutch developer Vertigo Games has anything to say about it, there might finally be a way back in when Adam's Venture: The Search for the Lost Garden is released this summer.

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12

Jun

Playable sampler now available, with final release not far behind

With the launch of Return to Mysterious Island 2 drawing ever closer, players can now stick a first foot on the island with today's release of a playable demo.

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12

Jun

"Save the World" debuts on Xbox Live Arcade this June

The first season of Telltale’s Sam & Max adventures, now titled Sam & Max Save the World, is coming to Xbox Live Arcade this month. The six-episode collection, which has already proved popular on the PC and Wii, will debut on the Xbox 360 with enhanced features especially designed for Microsoft’s console.

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11

Jun

Video precedes release of "Snake in the Grass" later this month

The wait for the latest episode of the acclaimed FMV Casebook series has been a little longer than anticipated, but now a trailer for the Snake in the Grass has been released.

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