Indie developer The Fullbright Company plans to disprove the notion that you can't go home again, though you won't find it anything like you left it in the upcoming Gone Home.
It's rare for adventures to adopt an isometric viewpoint, but VisionTrick Media's upcoming Pavilion looks set to challenge all sorts of perspectives when it's released later this year.
A trip to the rural Greece may seem like an ideal vacation, but you'll find no sanctuary in Eleusis, a new real-time 3D indie adventure now available for download.
Usually deaths are taboo in adventure games, but it's imperative that you die in XING: The Land Beyond, an independent first-person "contemplative journey through the afterlife" that's currently seeking crowdfunding through Kickstarter.
Wadjet Eye Games can be forgiven for being busy lately publishing such acclaimed titles as Resonance and Primordia (both winners in our 2012 Aggie Awards presentation, but we'd sure like to see the next adventure from Dave Gilbert himself. Fortunately, there's a new one now on the horizon, as the popular indie developer has now formally announced Blackwell Epiphany.
The name Jonas Kyratzes may not be widely known, but there's no mistaking his distinctive style. The acclaimed indie designer behind last year's The Sea Will Claim Everything (just recently dubbed the "Best Game No One Has Played" in our 2012 Aggie Awards) is looking to make a bigger name for himself with his second commercial adventure, Ithaka of the Clouds, though he'll need a little help to do it.
If you're starting to think there'll be no end of winter (in the northern hemisphere, at least), wait 'til you get a load of Richard & Alice, a post-apocalyptic indie adventure released today for PC.
After a dearth of adventure/RPG hybrids since the days of Quest for Glory, soon we'll be basking in them, at least if we continue to pay for the privilege. Following previous crowdfunding appeals for Hero-U and Quest for Infamy, now Himalaya Studios has launched a Kickstarter campaign for Mage's Initiation: Reign of the Elements.
What's in a name? Apparently quite a bit if you're looking forward to Daedalic's The Rabbit's Apprentice, as the upcoming fantasy adventure slated for May has been renamed The Night of the Rabbit.
If you've ever had dark thoughts about manipulating a voodoo doll, you'll get your chance later this year when Voodoo is released.
If you can't imagine the people behind the hyper-violent Painkiller and Bulletstorm are capable of making peaceful, cerebral adventures, several former People Can Fly veterans aim to prove you wrong later this year with the release of The Vanishing of Ethan Carter.
For all prospective modders and developers out there, there's good news out of Senscape's Asylum today, as the indie Argentine studio has now made its Dagon engine completely open source.
While adventure gamers revel in the genre resurgence brought about by crowdfunding, behind the scenes there have been troubling developments that serve as a stark reminder of how tenuous the industry can be in a niche market like ours.
The flowers are blooming early this year, as an new episodic indie adventure series called Rose has just been announced for release next month.