Dozing off on the train may seem like a good way to pass the time, but not so much when you wake up to discover you're arrived in an alternate dimension. Whoops! Players will need to confront just such a scenario in GRUNND, an upcoming narrative-driven adventure from indie developer Neoteric Rites.
High seas pirates may seem like a thing of the long-lost past (at least in the traditional sense), but perhaps that's not as true as we've been led to believe? We may just find out differently with the release of the very alliteratively-named Traces and Trails: The Tomb of Thomas Tew.
Sometimes the greatest feats can be accomplished by the smallest, least likely heroes. Such will be the case in Goldborough Studio's upcoming Yami – or will if the indie developer can secure the necessary funding through Kickstarter to complete the game.
The dystopian future of Earth may be a cyberpunk mess in the Neofeud universe, but the future for the series itself is looking pretty darn good with the first details unveiled for Silver Spook Games' upcoming Neofeud 2.
If you hate mazes, stop reading now, but if the thought of a labyrinthine adventure appeals to your masochistic tendencies, then you'll be thrilled to hear about the PC launch of Mr. Maze.
Sometimes it's hard to know where science fiction ends and fantasy begins (or vice versa), and that will be particularly true in the newly-released "fantasy mystery puzzle VR game" The Last Letter.
People from "hill" towns really seem to be cursed – first Silent Hill, now White Hill. While the former is well known to many, the latter is entirely new but now open to visitors in Red Mount Media's newly-released side-scroller, Ellen.
Cyberpunk seems to be making a welcome resurgence in gaming these days. The latest title to delve into a dystopian future of high tech and lowly station is indie developer Insert Disk 22 – at least, they will if they're able to secure the necessary crowdfunding for Born Punk on Kickstarter.
We probably all know what it's like to be on the wrong side of a computer chat with a customer service rep, but soon you'll be able to flip the script and become the specialist on the other end in Dragon Slumber's upcoming Tech Support: Error Unknown.
It's a good thing planets revolve in an orbit, because we completely missed Planet RIX-13 on its first pass when it launched in 2017 on PC. Now, however, the short retro-styled sci-fi adventure has come around again, this time on all three major consoles and PlayStation Vita.
Remember when phones used to be for calling people? Now they're maps, cameras, calculators, web browsers, you name it. But Strange Telephone goes one step further than that. In HZ3 Software's surreal retro-styled adventure, you can make calls to transport yourself to random different worlds. Of course, then you'll somehow find your way back home.
Most videogame campaigns on Kickstarter are largely for production costs, but Japanese developer Amata is taking a different approach, seeking additional funding for marketing their upcoming escape-the-room VR adventure, Last Labyrinth.
Bloober Team's Layers of Fear franchise is about to get a whole second layer, as the Polish developer has pulled back the curtain on an upcoming sequel to its 2016 psychological horror adventure.
You probably don't normally associate video games with part of the healing process from broken relationships, but filling that void is precisely the aim of indie developer Fire Mammoth with The Goodbye Room: Escape Your Ex, an upcoming "tender and queer first-person adventure" in search of crowdfunding on Kickstarer.
While many would probably appreciate the benefits of implanting a computer chip in their brains to permanently banish memory loss, others might question the wisdom of allowing such an invasive procedure, especially under the watchful eyes of omnipotent megacorporations. Such is the futuristic backdrop of dont_forget_me, an upcoming cyberpunk point-and-click adventure now seeking funds on Kickstarter.