Fairy tales warn us to beware wolves in sheep's clothing, so to speak, but what if the wolf just really wants to help correct a fateful mistake? Such is the basis for the upcoming fantasy side-scrolling adventure, The Liar Princess and the Blind Prince.
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.
Nazism and occultism have long been linked, and we'll soon get to explore that theory firsthand in indie Argentinian developer Diego Cánepa's upcoming pixel art action-adventure Nine Witches: Family Disruption.
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.
The fear of artificial intelligence is that someday machines will be able to control humans, but at least for a while longer we still have the ability to take over our machines. And we'll need to just that in No Code's upcoming sci-fi thriller Observation, as the fate of an orbiting space station hangs in the balance and it'll be up to a disembodied A.I. to resolve the problem remotely – with a little hands-on help from the player, of course.
Normally a well-oiled machine developing creaks is a sign of wear and tear, but context matters when the machine is Amanita Design and the Creaks in question refer to the name of their next adventure.
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.
What's better than a new horror game from Supermassive Games? How about an anthology of new games collectively called The Dark Pictures, which has just been announced by the creator of Until Dawn.
After slowly teasing a sequel to the acclaimed Life Is Strange through cryptic trailers and even a free standalone adventure, at long last Square Enix and French developer DONTNOD Entertainment have pulled back the curtain on the new five-part sequel set to debut next month.
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.
Most adventures games are more about the journey than the destination, but that is especially true of Shifting Tides' appropriately-titled The Sojourn, a fantastical 3D puzzler coming next 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.
The PlayStation 4 often seems to the catalyst for stylish open-world adventures, and that looks to be true once again in Friend and Foe Games' upcoming Sony exclusive Vane.
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.