It was nearly four years ago that 7 Years From Now was launched as a mobile exclusive, but now the isometric voxel art adventure is back and nearly ready to relaunch on PC and Switch.
The say that dead men tell no tales, and normally that's true. But what if technology allowed us to tap into the minds of the deceased and find out what happened to them right before the moment of death? This is the basis of Invasive Recall, an upcoming SCUMM-style mystery from Springbeam Studio which is currently raising funding through Kickstarter.
After tackling the story of Jekyll and Hyde in their previous adventure, indie studio MazM set their sights on another literary classic in The Phantom of the Opera, which now out on PC and Switch following its earlier mobile-exclusive release.
If you think Leisure Suit Larry is raunchy, wait'll you get a load of Space Rescue: Code Pink, a cartoony but much more explicit sex romp adventure available now through Steam Early Access.
While adventure games have traditionally been solo experiences, more and more developers have recently begun dipping their toes into multiplayer waters. The latest such studio to do so is the creator of the Cube Escape and Rusty Lake series, whose upcoming The Past Within is the first you will be able to enjoy playing with a friend.
While Doctor Who may be most at home on TV, that hasn't prevented the popular BBC time-traveling franchise from making the leap to videogames on occasion. The latest such interactive adventure is The Lonely Assassins, a "found phone" mystery from Kaigan Games, the creators of Sara Is Missing and the SIMULACRA series, coming next month to PC and mobile devices.
"Mistico" means "mystical" in Spanish, but you'd be forgiven for thinking it really means "Myst-like" on the basis of solo developer M9 Games' recently released mobile adventure by that name.
The best part of any whodunit is the big reveal in the parlour at the end. But ... what if the detective doesn't actually know who the killer is? This is the dilemma in Simon Christiansen's Death off the Cuff, a 2014 text adventure that has just been upgraded and released in a remastered version.
Having just celebrated a season of holiness by many people around the world, now it's time for a little devilish fun with the release of Dentures and Demons 2 from Sui Arts, assuming you've got an Android device to play it on.
Most detective games are about collecting clues and solving crimes. Not so in indie developer Mehrdad Rezaei's newly released Just Take Your Left, a comedic hand-animated adventure about outsmarting rodents and pesky ghosts.
You've heard of the whodunit? Well, Giiku Games' newly released Fateful End: True Case Files is more of a whogonnadoit, and the victim in question will be you if you're unable to solve it in time.
There must be a lot of pressure for the grandson of Dracula to live up to his famed elder's legacy, especially if you have no particularly helpful supernatural powers. But the titular star of Champy the Useless Vampire will get his chance to shine soon enough if indie Swedish developer True Ascension is able to raise enough funds on Kickstarter.
Step aside, April Ryan. It's time for a new protagonist able to bridge parallel worlds. Or at least, it soon will be if indie developer Miguel H. Death's Nocturnal Visitors is able to reach its modest crowdfunding goal.
An astronaut's work in space is never done – or rather, a "kosmonavte" in the case of indie developer LKMAD's recent mobile release of Kosmonavtes: Academy Escape.
Establishing contact with an alien race and saving the world is child's play when compared to the real challenges of teenagers: surviving high school. We can now be reminded of that fact in rather amusing terms in indie developer Space Indie Studios' newly released point-and-click sci-fi adventure, Sol 705.