Latest Adventure Games News

August 2009
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Aug

New point-and-click adventure by Big Fish promises stylish dark mystery

Though Big Fish Games is best known as a casual games portal, its internal development studio has been busy working on a new point-and-click adventure called Drawn: The Painted Tower, which will soon be ready for release.

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Aug

Iceberg terminates publishing deal for upcoming game over copyright issues

Normally we’re announcing new publishing details, but today’s news goes the opposite direction, as Iceberg Interactive have cancelled their publishing deal with Homegrown Games for their upcoming PC adventure, The Last Chariots of the Gods.

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26

Aug

First details revealed about Daedalic's comic adventure set on a planet of junk

While the English-speaking world patiently waits for the first Daedalic Entertainment game to be localized (with Edna & Harvey and The Whispered World on the way), the German company continues to stockpile even more impressive new projects. This time it's Deponia, announced just prior to the recent games convention in Cologne, with more details made available today.

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26

Aug

Trailer of '30s-era adventure from Secret Files developers now playing

Deep Silver has launched the official website for Lost Horizon, and the first thing that will greet new visitors is a new trailer for the game.

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25

Aug

Previously download-only sequel ships to North American retailers

Boxed-game diehards will be pleased to know that Still Life 2, previously only available as a download, has at last been released on disc and is shipping to stores across North America.

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24

Aug

Dual playable characters to offer multiple game styles

There's good news and bad news today, as bitComposer has announced that Dr. Jekyll will be starring in a new adventure due next year. The problem is, he's bringing that Mr. Hyde guy along with him.

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23

Aug

Ghost Pirates of Vooju Island, Black Mirror 2 and Heavy Rain headline first wave of trailers

With the GamesCom convention being held this week in Germany, it was only a matter of time before the latest video trailers were publicly released, and now the first wave have arrived.

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20

Aug

Chapter 2 now available for download on PC, WiiWare to follow soon

When the Tales of Monkey Island launched last month, it had been nearly a decade since the previous installment in the beloved franchise. Fortunately, this time around it's taken a whole lot less than that, with today's release of Chapter 2 - The Siege of Spinner Cay.

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18

Aug

The Siege of Spinner Cay set for release this Thursday

With only two days left before the release of Tales of Monkey Island: Chapter 2, there hasn't been much revealed about The Siege of Spinner Cay. Following the recent release of the first screenshots, however, today Telltale has unveiled a trailer for the upcoming game.

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16

Aug

Debut of new downloadable comedy series available for purchase

The first installment in a series of comedy adventures from independent Israeli developer Corbomite Games, Pizza Morgana: Episode 1 - Monsters and Manipulations in the Magical Forest, has now been released.

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14

Aug

Popular online retailer to offer individual episodic downloads for PC

Whether you're a Monkey Island fan feeling a little light in the wallet these days, or a skeptical observer wondering if the series resurrection is worth all the fuss, now you can test the waters with just a single downloadable episode on PC.

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14

Aug

Series creator Jordan Mechner offers first draft of "Red Serpent" online

For the many fans of The Last Express (among the relatively few who played it) comes a bittersweet revelation from Jordan Mechner this week, as the game's creator unveiled a "fragment" of a previously-unreleased prequel screenplay called "Red Serpent".

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11

Aug

Wadjet Eye Games brings back indie parody to digital download

The Adventures of Fatman, produced independently by Socko! Games, was released commercially in 2003 but discontinued some time later. Now six years after its original release, Fatman is available for purchase again.

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7

Aug

Surreal colour-themed title launches Mamba Games' Odyssia adventure label

In a double dose of welcome news this week, fledgling publisher Mamba Games has announced a brand label exclusively devoted to the adventure genre called Odyssia, to be launched with this fall's release of Outcry and The Void.

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