If you're feeling nostalgic for the early days of King's Quest and Space Quest, look no further than indie developer Cosmic Void's newly released sci-fi fantasy adventure Void Breach.
You know how the strangest unexplained events always seem to take place out in the middle of nowhere? Well, that's exactly where you'll be to see for yourself in indie developer Paolo Rossini's newly released adventure, The Valley of the Stars.
How do you know when a suspect is lying? Many detective games task you with looking for tells in subtle external details, but in indie German developer Andre Gareis's upcoming Mindcop, you'll get to probe people's inner thoughts far more directly.
Those of us in the northern hemisphere are likely already looking ahead to spring, but there's plenty of beauty left to enjoy before the current season ends, as iOS gamers can discover for themselves next month in Mirari Games' beautifully poetic adventure debut, Mirages of Winter.
Myths in pop culture are often associated with larger-than-life champions, pitched battles, and frenetic combat between men and beasts, but around the world there are countless examples of legends where the smallest of actions and unlikeliest of heroes have the greatest significance. EQQO, an adventure game inspired by “ancient Ethiopian legends,” is centered around just such a story, and is now arriving on Nintendo Switch after releasing last year on mobile VR and Android devices.
Not every medieval fantasy adventure needs to be about slaying dragons, conquering evil wizards or other such grand deeds of heroism. Sometimes the zaniest quests are a whole lot smaller and can be found much closer to home. This is certainly true of Mazovian Adventure, a newly released point-and-click comedy game from indie Polish developer XQG Software.
Horror adventures can take us to many dark places, but there may be nothing more terrifying than a child abduction, and Beer Night Studio is hoping to raise awareness for this cause in their upcoming adventure, Fragile, currently seeking funding through Kickstarter.
We've all heard of "escape room" adventures, but how about one where you're forced to stay in your room if you hope to survive? That's precisely the unusual scenario in indie developer Black Corporation's surreal point-and-click adventure, The Peephole's Chronicles: Weird John.
Step aside, Indiana Jones. Move over, Allan Quartermain. There's a new adventurer in town... or there will be next year with the upcoming release of Ragonsoft's Rackham's Shambala Adventure.
If There Will Be Blood taught us anything, it's that becoming an independent oilman is fraught with tension and peril. But it can also be full of charm and humour, as proven by indie developer Mikola Games' Highly Likely, which is available now on Steam Early Access.