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.
Though it certainly wasn't intentional, perhaps it's appropriate that we're a little late in reporting the launch news for Later Alligator, a comedic cartoon adventure available now for PC.
A place called "Whateverland" might sound like something to simply shrug off, but not when it's the name (and location) of the next point-and-click adventure from the creators of The Great Perhaps.
It's nearly time to hit the high seas for a swashbuckling Caribbean adventure as a... cook? Yes, that's right. Anyone can be a pirate, but only a deft hand can become a prize-winning chef, as we'll soon find out in indie developer Sand Wagon Games' upcoming Joyfess: Martin's Secret Recipe.
The machines may not have taken over the world just yet, but they do take center stage in Sergey Noskov's sci-fi puzzler 7th Sector, which is coming soon to consoles after its PC launch last year.
Francisco Gonzalez has explored a wide variety of interesting times and places in his previous games, from 1920s Florida to the fictional 19th century steampunk city of New Bretagne, but for his next endeavour he's heading west in the upcoming point-and-click adventure Rosewater.