One thing we know for sure about ancient and/or alien civilizations in adventure games: they certainly do love their puzzles! Good thing for us, of course, as we get to follow in their tracks and figure out how everything works. This will be the case once again in indie German developer StickyStoneStudio's upcoming Memorrha.
The disappearance of one's mother is bound to take an emotional toll on anyone. But in indie developer Ruben Pereira's upcoming point-and-click adventure The Irrational World of Damien, players will get a say in just what kind of person you wish to be in your desperate quest to find her.
After a game called Bad Dream: Coma, a sequel called Bad Dream: Fever doesn't sound quite so ominous does it? Well, don't be so sure, as the sepia-toned first-person puzzle series returns today with a surreal new installment.
The works of H.P. Lovecraft continue to be more popular than ever, at least among video game designers. The latest such adventure invokes the name of the "master of the horror genre" himself, in the form of OGUREC APPS's Lovecraft Quest – A Comix Game.
It's been nearly nearly 30 years since Sierra introduced Laura Bow to the world, and the intrepid heroine returned in just one sequel a few years later. Proving, however, that the spirit of Laura Bow lives on even today, indie Canadian developer Julia Minamata has unveiled a new retro-styled graphical adventure in the same classic mold, called The Crimson Diamond.
Usually people play games to escape the stresses of work, but in indie developer ION LANDS's upcoming Cloudpunk, the stress of your job is all part of the fun.
The world of Artovya is rapidly expanding. Hot on the heels of Unicorn Dungeon and Poltergeist Treasure comes word from indie developer Stand Off Software of a brand new adventure in the magical fantasy realm called Leprechaun Shadow.
The Eurasian steppe may not be your first idea for an adventure-filled vacation, but that's exactly where players will be heading in indie developer Lewis Denby's upcoming Reality Falls.
In the 1998 film Pleasantville, a small town in a black and white 1950s TV show was brought to life, slowly gaining color as its inhabitants began to come to grips with dormant inner desires repressed by staid, inflexible values. In a somewhat similar vein, restoring hues to a monochromatic world is at the heart of indie developer Jason Godbey's upcoming Discolored (albeit through much different means).
Virtual reality continues to be a go-to source for modern puzzlers, the latest being Secret Location’s newly-released Transpose.
Adventure games are typically intended to be calm, leisurely affairs, but indie developer The Serene Adventurer’s upcoming Cerynitii promises to be even more relaxing than most.
There have been many damsels in distress rescued by brave knights or other male adventurers over the years, but the tables have turned in Benjamin Rommel Games' Monkeys & Dragons, a retro-styled point-and-click adventure to be released on Steam Early Access later this year.
Step aside, Spider-Man. Move over, Batman. Make way for... the Clam Man? Well, yes. He's no superhero, but he is the eponymous star of his own upcoming point-and-click adventure from the appropriately named three-man Finnish studio Team Clam.
Usually expansive, beautiful 3D worlds are the exclusive domain of big-budget titles, but indie German developer Jonas Manke of Studio Inkyfox hopes to finish creating Omno for a whole lot less, though the game will still need some crowdfunding help to complete.
The Land of the Dead has already been host to one outstanding classic (perhaps you've heard of Grim Fandango?), but CMMN CLRS is hoping there is plenty more enjoyment to be found in the afterlife in the indie German developer's upcoming "creepy-but-cute" point-and-click adventure PRIM.