The first episode of Phoenix Online's Cognition: An Erica Reed Thriller left players (and more than a few victims) hanging – not surprising in a debut entitled The Hangman. But now Episode 2 has arrived, and this time it's The Wise Monkey who's on the prowl.
The crowdfunding deluge continues this month with two promising new adventures seeking public support, while a campaign for a familiar name was similarly launched and already canceled early.
Remember Ron Gilbert? Designed a couple adventures back in the day called Maniac Mansion and The Secret of Monkey Island? Yes, that Ron Gilbert, the legendary adventure game designer who returns at long last to the genre today with his long-awaited The Cave.
If the thought of mixing jazz and punk sounds a little unusual, wait 'til you get a load of Jazzpunk later this year.
If you've been anxiously awaiting your annual winter vacation to Norrköping, Sweden, you can soon book your (virtual) travel plans, as indie developer MDNA games has just revealed the latest Carol Reed adventure, Cold Case Summer.
When one door closes, another opens... That sounds like an encouraging thought, but what you'll find behind each door in the upcoming horror adventure Doorways is yet another dark manifestation of nightmarish imagination.
If you're tone deaf, you'll want to run screaming from the room now, but for those who like the sound (literally) of unique new puzzle-adventure experiences, keep an eye (and ear) on Phosfiend Systems' FRACT OSC when it's released later this year.
All aboard! Next stop: outer space, in the upcoming sci-fi comic indie adventure from Hungry Planet Games, Astroloco: Worst Contact.
While many of us think the Persian Gulf War took place in 1991, the "First" Persian Gulf War between Iran and Iraq in the 1980s provides the dramatic backdrop for a new adventure from indie developer RSK Entertainment, The Way of Love: Sub Zero.
With 2012 behind us, it's out with the old, in with the new, as the first two adventures of 2013 have now been released in the form of Kentucky Route Zero: Act 1 and ASA: A Space Adventure.
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