For such a visual medium, a surprising number of games have started using blindness as a central gameplay conceit in recent years. The latest such title to do so will make sighted people happy they can see, however, as indie Italian developer Lunar Great Wall Studios has pulled back the veil on its beautiful upcoming fantasy adventure Another Sight.
Many fairy tales involve someone being held prisoner by a wicked witch or wizard, but in indie developer Fairy Forest's newly-released The Tower of Beatrice, you're a thief actually trying to break into the eponymous keep.
Killmonday Games knows a bit about offbeat stories told from a child's perspective, having successfully debuted in 2015 with the impressive Fran Bow. Now the two-person indie team is returning to that same universe with a new interactive story called Little Misfortune.
With the advent of virtual reality, it seems like the artificial world is more lifelike than ever, and that goes double for Chiaro and the Elixir of Life, an upcoming VR-exclusive sci-fi/fantasy adventure that was recently funded through Kickstarter.
The PlayStation 4 often seems to the catalyst for stylish open-world adventures, and that looks to be true once again in Friend and Foe Games' upcoming Sony exclusive Vane.
If the name Yeli Orog sounds eerily alien and possibly terrifying, then you've probably got the right idea about the new FMV-based, Myst-style adventure coming soon on Steam.
They may have fallen a little short the first time around, but indie developer Suzaku found success in their second Kickstarter campaign for Sense: A Cyberpunk Ghost Story, a mix of Blade Runner-esque dystopian science fiction with a classic J-Horror ghost story.
Last year, Deceptive Games immersed players in a house full of traps and puzzles in The Initiate. But that wasn't the end of the trials, as now the indie developer has released a sequel called The First Interviews on Steam Early Access.
The biggest challenge facing many superheroes doesn't actually seem to be the evil foes they encounter, but rather how best to reconcile their superpowered identities with their mild-mannered concealed personas. This is especially true for the titular star of Deedema Games's upcoming Flipping Filip.
Have you ever wondered how F. Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby might have turned out if J. R. R. Tolkien had written it? While Swedish developer Valiant Game Studio probably isn’t expecting to make the next Great American Novel (or Video Game, in this case), their upcoming episodic fantasy adventure Pendula Swing is looking to such celebrated works for inspiration.
Getting trapped in an abandoned old castle may not sound like a whole lot of fun, but it is when solving puzzles is the only means of escape, like in indie developer Pim Nijdam's upcoming Moon Castle.
Lust may be one of the seven deadly sins, but it's probably okay if the source of your yearning is Lust for Darkness, a new first-person supernatural horror game released today on PC.
DONTNOD is on fire! Along with the recent release of the supernatural RPG Vampyr, the E3 announcement of the psychological mystery Twin Mirror, and ongoing production on Life Is Strange 2, now the French developer has surprised us all by revealing a FREE mini-episode set in the Life Is Strange universe called The Awesome Adventures of Captain Spirit.
Normally E3 isn't a major source for new adventure game news, but so far already this year there have been not one but two promising announcements. Hot on the heels of Dontnod's Twin Mirror reveal comes word from the EA Play press conference of an upcoming EA Originals title called Sea of Solitude.
What Portal did with spatial gateways, indie British developer Dan Smith hopes to do with colours when his first-person 3D puzzler The Spectrum Retreat launches on PC and consoles this summer.