You've heard of thinking outside the box? Well, get ready to think inside the cube in Neverout, a Portal-esque puzzler that has just been ported to new platforms.
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.
Those who played last year's masterful Gorogoa got a taste of how zooming from one scene to another could lead to countless possibilities. Now indie Spanish developer DevilishGames aims to ramp up that mechanic significantly in its newly-released puzzler Path to Mnemosyne.
Holmes and Watson; Batman and Robin; Jake and the Fatman – world-renowned investigative pairs, all. But now a new, much furrier duo is preparing to take the stage, courtesy of indie developer Cave Monsters' upcoming debut adventure.
Do you ever get the feeling that different sides of your personality are wrestling for control within you? Well, in Superstring's Headspun, a unique FMV/adventure hybrid due out later this year, that concept will take on a very literal interpretation.
Not every game requires loads of comedy, action, or witty dialogue. Sometimes an adventure can be laid back, quiet, and thoughtful. Indie developer Morteshka's atmospheric The Mooseman aims to provide just such an experience, arriving on consoles now after its release on PC last year.
For such a visual medium, a surprising number of games have started using blindness as a central gameplay conceit in recent years. The latest such title to do so will make sighted people happy they can see, however, as indie Italian developer Lunar Great Wall Studios has pulled back the veil on its beautiful upcoming fantasy adventure Another Sight.
They may have fallen a little short the first time around, but indie developer Suzaku found success in their second Kickstarter campaign for Sense: A Cyberpunk Ghost Story, a mix of Blade Runner-esque dystopian science fiction with a classic J-Horror ghost story.
The biggest challenge facing many superheroes doesn't actually seem to be the evil foes they encounter, but rather how best to reconcile their superpowered identities with their mild-mannered concealed personas. This is especially true for the titular star of Deedema Games's upcoming Flipping Filip.
What Portal did with spatial gateways, indie British developer Dan Smith hopes to do with colours when his first-person 3D puzzler The Spectrum Retreat launches on PC and consoles this summer.
Vancouver is a gorgeous Canadian coastal city filled with people... but the same most definitely cannot be said about the "dystopian retrofuturistic" Vancouver of EggNut's successfully crowdfunded stealth adventure, Backbone.
Adventure games with amnesiac protagonists are not uncommon, but what if all of a sudden, no one at all can remember a thing? This unusual scenario is precisely the situation players will find themselves confronting in next year's release of Scarecrow Studio's 3 Minutes to Midnight.
A remote spa in the West German countryside may sound like the ideal getaway cure for stubborn writer's block, but we'll soon discover that there's more to the titular town of Trüberbrook when the largely hand-crafted adventure is released next year.
Adventure gamers are used to having the entire fates of worlds resting on our shoulders, but in South African studio Robot Wizard’s upcoming Jengo, it’s a particular gamer named Jeff whose destiny it will be to ward off the pending apocalypse – with a little help from us along the way.
When will scientists learn not to tamper with people's minds? Hopefully never, at least in game form, because it's fertile ground for experiments run amok. This will be true once again later this year in The Long Reach, a side-scrolling horror adventure from Ukrainian developer Painted Black Games.