What's in a name? A Double Fine Adventure by any other name would surely play as sweet, but at long last Tim Schafer and co. have decided on a title for their upcoming point-and-click adventure: Broken Age.
Pay-what-you-want bundles are smart ways to shop no matter how you slice it. But the latest special looks to be even smarter than most, as the "Cerebral Bundle" includes several different adventure games, including the exclusive Necrotic Drift Deluxe.
There's no shortage of Kickstarter campaigns for adventures these days, but time's running out for Nightlight Interactive's supernatural puzzler Whispering Willows.
Yeehaw! It's been a long time since we could saddle up to a new comedy western, but today we can do just that with the downloadable release of Fester Mudd: Curse of the Gold.
It may not be saving the world, but saving your dog has proven to be a worthy gaming cause, and Gomo looks to be the next adventure to mark its territory in the canine-rescuing field.
Indie developer The Fullbright Company plans to disprove the notion that you can't go home again, though you won't find it anything like you left it in the upcoming Gone Home.
It's rare for adventures to adopt an isometric viewpoint, but VisionTrick Media's upcoming Pavilion looks set to challenge all sorts of perspectives when it's released later this year.
The name Jonas Kyratzes may not be widely known, but there's no mistaking his distinctive style. The acclaimed indie designer behind last year's The Sea Will Claim Everything (just recently dubbed the "Best Game No One Has Played" in our 2012 Aggie Awards) is looking to make a bigger name for himself with his second commercial adventure, Ithaka of the Clouds, though he'll need a little help to do it.
For all prospective modders and developers out there, there's good news out of Senscape's Asylum today, as the indie Argentine studio has now made its Dagon engine completely open source.
While adventure gamers revel in the genre resurgence brought about by crowdfunding, behind the scenes there have been troubling developments that serve as a stark reminder of how tenuous the industry can be in a niche market like ours.
The Kickstarter madness has spread so far, it was only a matter of time until it wound up in the asylum. The Hanwell Mental Insitute, to be precise, as Senscape's Asylum is the latest adventure to go the crowdfunding route.
The crowdfunding deluge continues this month with two promising new adventures seeking public support, while a campaign for a familiar name was similarly launched and already canceled early.
With 2012 behind us, it's out with the old, in with the new, as the first two adventures of 2013 have now been released in the form of Kentucky Route Zero: Act 1 and ASA: A Space Adventure.
Kentucky Route Zero
'Tis the season for giving, and while it may be better to give than to receive, when it comes to the crowdfunding appeals for The Red Queen of Oz: The Two Fates and Tainted Fate, you'll be able to do both at the same time.
The Red Queen of Oz: The Two Fates
If you're looking for some last-minute Christmas gift ideas, there's something new for the fantasy, supernatural comedy, and sci-fi adventure game lovers on your list with the release of The Critter Chronicles, Haunted, and Primordia, all in one glorious day.
The Critter Chronicles