A trip to see the aurora borealis is a worthy journey in its own right, but all the more so when it comes in a charming-looking family adventure like Nordlicht, a two-person German student project that is available now for PC and Android devices.
Light is always your friend in the darkness, but sometimes your very survival depends on it, such as in 4L Games' FRACTER, a surreal isometric puzzler coming next month to PC.
Just when you thought the bad dreams had ended, along comes Little Nightmares II, the next installment of Tarsier Studios' popular side-scrolling horror adventure series.
It's been over six years since the second installment of 3f Interactive's Reversion was released, and it may have appeared that the episodic point-and-click adventure was never to be finished. The good news is that the series finale is indeed still coming, and the better news is that it's been preceded by an updated re-release of the first two chapters in case you missed them the first time around.
You just can't escape Groundhog Day. Not really. Bill Murray may have managed it back in 1993, but the time-looping curse of Punxsutawney is ready to strike again in next month's VR exclusive Groundhog Day: Like Father Like Son.
Kate Walker is back! Or at least, she soon will be as Microïds today revealed that a new adventure in Benoît Sokal's popular Syberia series is currently in development, called The World Before.
You thought Hynospace Outlaw was retro? It's got nothing on Hogo Company's Dum-Dum, the newest OS-based adventure for computer geeks filled with nostalgia for the olden days, available now through Early Access.
If you have fond memories of Rod Serling's classic Twilight Zone episodes on TV, then your next stop should be Gear Worx Productions' Mind Trap, a four-part psychological thriller anthology available now through Early Access.
If you were lost at sea and stranded with only one game to play, what would it be? Well, if indie Norwegian developer Eivind Solsvik is able to successfully fund his debut environmental puzzler through Kickstarter, you might just choose to take Stranded: Lost at Sea along for ideas.
Manning a lighthouse has got to be a lonely job, but all the more so if your lighthouse is on a distant outpost in space. Adventure gamers will be confronted by the many challenges of just such a position when GhostShark Games' Still There is released this fall.
After venturing beneath the earth for their Inner World series, Studio Fizbin is keeping the action aboveground for their upcoming next project, Minute of Islands.
It's all too easy for society to turn a blind eye to the problem of domestic abuse most of the time, but indie French developer Team NoLan has set its sights squarely on this sensitive subject with the debut episode of their point-and-click adventure serial, Come Back.
Deceptive Games is no stranger to atmospheric thrillers, having previously released the Initiate series and Silent Descent. Now the indie Welsh studio is inviting players to check in for an intense stay in their newly-released first-person puzzle horror adventure, ROOM 208.
Just how DID the ancient Egyptians manage such feats of wonder with the limited tools at their disposal? Many have speculated that they had access to superior technology, perhaps even bestowed on them by visitors from outer space. You'll get the chance to discover the answer for yourself – or rather yourselves – next year in Ben Braß and Patrick de Rijk's upcoming Hourglass, which is currently raising funds through Kickstarter.
Where does a visual novel end and an adventure game begin, or vice versa? Indie Italian developer Studio V hopes to blur that line completely – or better yet, make you forget about the question altogeher – with its recently released future noir mystery Dry Drowning.