Cockroaches may be the most universally despised insect, but they make pretty good adventure game protagonists. Just ask Bad Mojo's Roger Samms. Or ask Daedalic Entertainment, who will be publishing Journey of a Roach late this year.
Neil Gaiman is renowned worldwide for his books and graphic novels, but at long last the acclaimed author is applying his craft to a videogame -- and an adventure, no less! -- in the upcoming Wayward Manor.
Nina Kalenkov and Max Gruber may have run out of secret files to expose for now, but a secondary player from Puritas Cordis is stepping into her own starring role in the upcoming spin-off adventure Secret Files: Sam Peters.
Adventure gamers are used to picking up everything they can get their hands on, but what if you had a candle for a hand? This is just one of the many challenges to overcome in Candle, a stylish new indie adventure now seeking crowdfunding through Kickstarter.
It's been a good week for film noir fans. Even as one pulp mystery adventure is released (Face Noir), now word out of Argentina is that a new episodic indie mystery called NoseBound is currently in production.
There's always a new adventure waiting outside your front door, but for the star of the upcoming indie title The Beard in the Mirror, there's an even more fantastical adventure lurking right outside his bedroom door.
What does it feel like to not exist? That is the philosophical question posed by the indie developers of Lioness, but luckily the game itself won't have to find out, as the experimental adventure has already surpassed its initial crowdfunding goals with weeks left to go.
The adventure genre may not usually get much widestream attention, but if indie developers Deconstructeam have their way, the Gods Will Be Watching in a new survivalist adventure now seeking funding on Indiegogo.
The former Sierra revival has taken another significant step forward today with the long-rumoured announcement of a Kickstarter campaign for Precinct, the "spiritual successor" to Police Quest by Jim Walls.
The English version of Face Noir has been kept largely under wraps so far, but with just a week left before release, you can now catch an early playable glimpse of the upcoming dark mystery adventure.
So you want to be a game designer. But your art and programming skills are so limited that your dreams will only come true when pigs fly? Well, you just happen to be in luck on the soaring swine front, as Brazilian developer Pigasus has just launched a game engine/playable adventure combo called Adventurezator: When Pigs Fly on Kickstarter.
It's been 15 years since the last Tex Murphy adventure, and over a year since we found out a new one was on its way, but at long last there's a first live glimpse of the newly-rebranded Tesla Effect.
The Inquisition certainly deserves its brutal reputation, but would it look any different though the eyes of an Inquisitor himself? Adventure gamers can now find out for themselves with the release of The Inquisitor: Book 1 - The Plague.