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.
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.
Many adventures have players saving the world, or at least the day, from the clutches of evil, but the ultimate goal is far more important in indie Norse developer Arik Zurabian's upcoming point-and-click adventure that is currently seeking crowdfunding through Indiegogo and gives a whole new meaning to the term "drinking game."
Who says they don't make 'em like they used to? Sometimes they make 'em exactly like that, as in indie developer SuckerFree Games' newly-released MacVenture-styled horror adventure From Beyond: Prologue.
If there's one thing the We Were Here series has taught us so far, it's that if you're going to get hopelessly lost or trapped, it's always better to have a friend along to help get you out of it. That will be true once again soon enough, as the co-op puzzle franchise is returning with a new installment called We Were Here Together.
The season of poetry seems to be upon us. Hot on the heels of Haiku Adventure's announcement comes word of another "interactive poetic experience," this time in the form of Mojiken Studio's She and the Light Bearer.
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.
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.
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.
Claymation adventures are few and far between, but if all goes well in indie developer Jack King-Spooner's Kickstarter campaign for Sluggish Morss: Pattern Circus, we could be seeing another as soon as early 2020.
Kickstarter may not be the financial bonanza it once promised to be, but it's still a boon for indie developers like Dystopia Interactive, whose surreal first-person mystery 103 recently received enough crowdfunding support to continue towards its year-end launch target.
The word “poltergeist” probably brings to mind TV static, diminutive psychics, and secret suburban burial sites. What it probably doesn’t bring to mind is an absurdist point-and-click fantasy adventure. But set aside what you think you know about ghost stories, as the latter is exactly what we’re getting in Stand Off Software’s newly-released Poltergeist Treasure.
Harvester of Dreams has been a long time coming. Starting out as German indie Christian Waadt's personal project a decade ago, it has been in active development since 2012. Episode 1, now on Steam Early Access, introduces the point-and-click steampunk adventure promising puzzles, some action sequences, and a mix of dream and reality.
Joe Richardson is a Renaissance man. Not only is the UK-based indie developer already working on his third solo adventure, but The Procession to Calvary will be made up entirely of Renaissance-era paintings when it's released next spring.