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July 2019
30

Jul

With a few rare exceptions, Leisure Suit Larry is about as close as adventure games tend to get to pornography, but Petru Leontescu and a small group of developers are hoping to crank the sex level up a notch with The Hotel, a point-and-click indie adventure that is currently seeking funding through Kickstarter. 



28

Jul

Opposites may attract, but the real secret to lasting friendship is for one companion’s abilities to complement those of the other. In the upcoming 3D puzzle-adventure Weakless, not only does this situation lead to a stronger relationship between the two playable protagonists, it’s also the key to saving an entire civilization: their own.



27

Jul

Conducting a murder investigation isn't exactly the same as conducting a symphony orchestra, but the two will be inextricably linked in Kibou Entertainment's upcoming Blood Opera Crescendo, which is currently raising funds through Kickstarter. 



25

Jul

So Game of Thrones is over... what next for fantasy fans? Well, if all goes well in their Kickstarter campaign, we can look forward to indie developer Sentral Arts' point-and-click adventure PRE:Cursor arriving late next year.



23

Jul

Between the likes of Saw and Danganronpa in recent years, we've become trained to know that waking up in an unknown place with a seemingly random group of strangers is not going to end well – for some of us, at least. With the help of an ongoing Kickstarter campaign, we can add indie developer Hunter Haney's upcoming Locked and Away to this collection of "killing game" adventures when it's released early next year. 



21

Jul

Some fantasy adventures can be rather light and airy, like Elf Games' stained glass window-inspired Little Briar Rose. Some fairy tales, however, are much darker and more disturbing, a route the indie Italian developer is taking for their follow-up effort, Children of Silentown.



18

Jul

The first taste may be free, but the rest is gonna cost ya'. No, this isn't a commentary on drug addiction, but rather the reality of Escape Lala 2, a newly-released commercial fantasy follow-up to the 2018 escape-room freeware adventure.



16

Jul

Normally fantasy adventures come in two types: the light, comedic cartoon adventures like The Legend of Kyrandia and Simon the Sorcerer, and the dark, brooding "high" fantasies in the vein of The Lord of the Rings. Leave it to a wacky group of Italian developers called 2finger to upset this delicate balance by blending the two styles together in MADievals, their debut point-and-click adventure available now through Early Access.



14

Jul

Dementia is no laughing matter, but indie developers RP Studios and Outriders are hoping it can serve as both an entertaining and insightful one in their upcoming short exploratory adventure, Back Then.



13

Jul

To be deprived of one's dreams is always a horrible prospect, but it's all the more terrible when one's dreams have the power to create worlds. This is the fate that threatens to befall the inhabitants of indie Austrian developer Phantom Fox Interactive's upcoming Children of Lumera.



9

Jul

From Laura Bow to Nancy Drew to Carol Reed, the adventure genre's had some great female sleuths over the years, and now another has just joined their ranks with the launch of Adventures of Isabelle Fine: Murder on Rails.



6

Jul

You know you're in trouble when being caught outside in the middle of a torrential storm in the dead of night is the best part of your day. This is precisely the situation players will find themselves in when indie developer Screaming Void's Now You See is released for PC in the next couple months.