Adventure gamers are used to having the entire fates of worlds resting on our shoulders, but in South African studio Robot Wizard’s upcoming Jengo, it’s a particular gamer named Jeff whose destiny it will be to ward off the pending apocalypse – with a little help from us along the way.
Fans of point-and-click horror adventures have a new reason to come out of hiding with the announcement of the upcoming Cursed Roots, currently in development by indie Italian studio MastroBros for release later this year.
Carol Reed made private investigation in photogenic Sweden fashionable. Now Rebecca Carlson is ready to follow in her footsteps in Frostlind Games' upcoming Silent Footsteps.
Space may be the final frontier, but virtual reality is surely the next one, and both are front and center in the newly-released VR adventure Lone Echo.
Hunkering down alone in a bunker may not be everyone's idea of a good time, but it can be when your confinement is filled with puzzles to solve, as is the case in the episodic debut of Glitch Games' latest first-person puzzler, All That Remains.
Clear your calendars, Telltale fans, because there's a LOT of narrative-style adventuring coming your way this year and next. Thanks to today's summer video update, we now know not one, not two, but the next three series coming down the pike, including more Batman, The Walking Dead, and The Wolf Among Us.
We tend to think of games as vehicles for "fun" but their interactive nature can make them powerful tools for exploring deeper subjects. One such game is the upcoming Indygo, a single-room adventure that tackles the reality of clinical depression.
The truth may set you free, but Telling Lies promises to be a rousing good time when indie developer Sam Barlow releases his upcoming "spiritual follow-up" to Her Story.
When will scientists learn not to tamper with people's minds? Hopefully never, at least in game form, because it's fertile ground for experiments run amok. This will be true once again later this year in The Long Reach, a side-scrolling horror adventure from Ukrainian developer Painted Black Games.
Stonewall Penitentiary has certainly done its time. Originally announced way back in 2005, then under the title Awaken, the game was locked away for a very long time before being revisited by indie developer Chris Brendel and Unimatrix Productions. Now the game is finally nearing completion, and a demo has been released for an early glimpse of the first-person prison thriller.
We tend to think of initiation rituals as harmless pranking fun, but the stakes are much higher for the newest recruit of The Initiate, a new horror-tinged mystery puzzler coming next month from Deceptive Games.
The studio behind last year’s mystery thriller Dead Secret has been hard at work crafting a follow-up game, titled Dead Secret Circle, which is due to arrive before the end of the year.
When life is at its hardest, sometimes dreams are the only places where one can find solace. This is certainly true in indie developer Robodev's Obscure: Challenge Your Mind, which is close to being released on Early Access.
Adventure gameplay is often criticized for following no rhyme or reason, but the exact opposite should be true in one-man indie Swedish developer Deep Taiga’s poetry-as-dialogue adventure, I fell from Grace, coming later this year.