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.
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.
Some games fall squarely into one type of adventure or another, while others draw a little bit of influence from multiple sources. The latter is most definitely true of Stories of Feallan: Journey of a boy named Igil, an indie Russian title by Graphium Studio that is currently seeking crowdfunding through Indiegogo.
Each new announcement shines a little light on an upcoming adventure, but rarely quite so literally as in the case of indie developer Gossamer Games' upcoming Sole.
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."
The future of point-and-click adventures looks a little more promising today thanks to the announcement of the upcoming The Blind Prophet.
It seems adventure game developers finally got the memo: this genre can be multiplayer too! The latest to venture into still-largely-uncharted territory is a two-player co-operative puzzler from Other Tales Interactive called Tick Tock: A Tale for Two.
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.
Way back in 1982, Tron took viewers inside the simulated world of a mainframe computer gone awry. Technology has come a long way since then, but in THE ENIGMA MACHINE, gamers can once again explore a virtual world of modern mechanics, this time inside the "mind" of an android with artificial intelligence.
The worlds of tabletop role-playing games depend largely on the imagination of its players. Fortunately for us, just such a world is being brought vividly to life in the upcoming comic point-and-click adventure Chook & Sosig: Walk the Plank.
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.
One thing we know for sure about ancient and/or alien civilizations in adventure games: they certainly do love their puzzles! Good thing for us, of course, as we get to follow in their tracks and figure out how everything works. This will be the case once again in indie German developer StickyStoneStudio's upcoming Memorrha.