It's no secret by now that Syberia 3 didn't get off to the smoothest of starts, with a number of technical and design issues that hindered the experience. But it's not how you begin, it's how you finish that counts, and not only have the developers been hard at work on a number of important enhancements since launch, today they've announced a Halloween treat of a whole new playable chapter coming as DLC next month.
Ever wondered whether a Ricky Gervais-style mockumentary format would make for great adventure game fodder? Well, muse no longer as you can find out for yourself in Point Bleep Studios' recently-released The Mind of Marlo.
When your spaceship is in distress on a crash course with the nearest planet, who would you call on to save the vessel and rescue the crew? Why, the cook, of course! What, no? Well, that's all the help players are going to get in TARTARUS, a "retro-futuristic" sci-fi adventure coming next month.
You receive a mysterious message from an unknown sender. Are they really in trouble, or just messing with you? That's the question Daily Magic asks in their mobile-exclusive, real-time narrative adventure Sender Unknown: The Woods. Better known to date for their casual hidden object games, this time the developer has teamed up with writer Lisa Brunette, author of the indieBRAG medallion-winning Dreamslippers novels, to bring us horror, puzzles, and life-changing choices.
The lost phone epidemic continues. First it was Sam and Sara, then Laura misplaced hers, and now it's Anna's turn in Kaigan Games' newly-released SIMULACRA.
Imagine that one of your fellow students, a shy, quiet girl who often finds herself the target of bullies, goes missing one day. As the months pass with no explanation for her disappearance, rumors of strange occurrences around the school begin to spread. In the newly-released horror-adventure Misao – Definitive Edition, players will follow the events surrounding the disappearance of the titular character and her classmates’ attempt to find her in hopes of stopping the “unnatural phenomena” that have become known as “Misao’s Curse.”
Fans of fantasy adventures with a little retro flair need wait no longer for their next fix, as Rogue Quest: The Vault of the Lost Tyrant has just been launched for PC.
In space, no one can hear you scream... especially if you're the only person around, as so often seems to be the case. This is true once again in No Wand Studios' The Fall of Lazarus, newly-released on Steam with a free standalone prologue.
And now for something completely different... Yorkshire Gubbins!
Portugal may be the third best country on the Global Peace Index, but for the second time in four years, it's got a serious crime problem! Fortunately, Detective Case and Clown Bot are on the job again, or will be when their second adventure, The Express Killer, is released early next year.
Kids lose their stuffed animals all the time, and it's always traumatic for them. But what about for the toys themselves? In White Lie, an upcoming adventure from indie Brazilian developer Ambize Studio, we'll get to experience one plush bunny's emotional journey back to its owner for ourselves.
Most murder mysteries include fresh crime scenes to scour and multiple witnesses and suspects to question. But what if the murder case you're investigating is four years old and occurred in a town that has since been mysteriously abandoned? That challenge is yours if you wish, in EQ Studios' recently-released The Painscreek Killings.
Warning: Giddiness alert! Read no further if your medical condition cannot withstand uncontrolled giggling, intense befuddlement, and bouts of sheer, unadulterated joy. That's because Amanita Design, the creators of such whimsical classics as Samorost, Machinarium and Botanicula, have just revealed their latest "comedy adventure" named CHUCHEL, which looks like it could be their zaniest game yet.
You might equate ritzy hotels with comfortable beds, room service, and helpful bellhops, but gamers can expect a whole lot of weirdness from Cosmo D's newly-released The Norwood Suite.