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Basically, Little Devil Inside is an exploration-focused survival action RPG. But it won't be about dungeons, killing monsters as quickly as possible and collecting rewards. Instead, the game's pace will be ..
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Geek Beach, a small team of six based in the UK, has just launched a Greenlight campaign for OreLight. It's the game they've always wanted to create: a dungeon-crawling, open-world, multiplayer RPG with craft..
Time travel, a massive open world, and seven deadly serpents make this new narrative game the most complex Sorcery! adventure yet. With a massively branching storyline that literally writes itself around your choices. This highly flexi..
Genre: Action-Adventure/FantasyRelease Date: April 2006Platform: PC, XboxNote: Originally published 27 June 2006
Why on earth should any self-respecting pure point-and-click adventure gamer even conside..
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Herald is a choice-driven, point-and-click adventure about colonialism. You become Devan Rensburg, a man of mixed he..
Upcoming Release: Past and Present Bleed Together in Ira - March 17, 2015
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Upcoming Release: Solarix Gets a Release Date - March 31, 2015
Become electrical engineer Walter, who finds himself alone in the far reaches of space, assisted only by AI gone rogue. Everyone he knew has been destroyed as ..
Upoming Release: Shallow Space: Insurgency Lands on Indiegogo - April 4, 2015
A more prevalent orbit camera allows demo players to zoom right into the action in update 0.7.03.
Beam over to a brand new website.
And don't forget the I..
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Fellow humans, get ready for a journey to Winterflame. You will be introduced to a human boy called Lev. He is preparing himself to venture through five stunning yet hostile areas, looking for his lost belov..
Genre: Platformer Release date: June 6, 2014
As our telescopes got better and better we discovered more and more exo-planets. Eventually we found the right one. From a distance it looked like the perfect candidate for supporti..
The game begins with an amazing intro, but once the gameplay starts it soon becomes apparent that isn't an adventure game, it's actually a platformer. Nonetheless, it's professionally made with huge and varying environments.
Genre: Platformer Release date: June 6, 2014
As our telescopes got better and better we d
It starts with an overnight party at a forbidden beach on an island dominated by a decommissioned military outpost.
Did I say "forbidden?" Right. But this game involves high school seniors to whom the word represents an invi..
Upcoming Release: Everybody's Gone to the Rapture E3 Trailer, Screens, Info - August 1, 2014
Dear Esther developer The Chinese Room, which also acted as third-party developer on Amnesia: A Machine for Pigs, is back with Everybo..
Genre: Point-And-Click Adventure Release date: November 1, 2013
One of the first things they teach you in Creative Writing class is that you must have conflict to make your story interesting. Point taken, but I never understoo..
“ . . . If I could have my way, I’d design games that were meant to be played in four to five hours. The games would be of the same scope that I currently design, I’d just remove the silly time-wasting puzzles and take the player f..
Will adventure game players ever again develop a taste for games with the training wheels left off? Unchallenging modern adventure games vs. more challenging classic adventures such as The Secret of Monkey Island.
“ . . . If I could have my way, I’d design games that were meant to be played in four to five ho
News: Meet the Characters from Nancy Drew: Sea of Darkness - April 14, 2015
More info on pre-ordering as well as system specs may be found on the HeR Interactive website. Please note: Sea of Darkness is not meant to work on Windo..
News: Kholat Gets New Release Date - March 27, 2015
Singer, actress and director Mary Elizabeth McGlynn (Silent Hill series) will be lending her voice to several songs in Kholat, an upcoming horror-adventure from indie developer IMGN...
News: Meet the Voices of The Charnel House Trilogy (and One Interloper) - March 18, 2015Upcoming Release: Point-and-Click Your Way to Horror Aboard a Train in The Charnel House Trilogy - February 21, 2015
It's time to get onboard an o..
Genre: Point-And-Click Adventure / HorrorRelease date: February 13, 2015
What is more important to an adventure game? Is it the puzzles that provide the challenge and interactivity? Or is it the story that draws you in and paints a..
Genre: Point-And-Click AdventureRelease date: March 24, 2015
The first episode of Dontnod Entertainment’s Life Is Strange made some big promises; there were superpowers, a mysteriously vanished girl, a school with a seedy underbe..
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Sometimes I hate playing the hero. Maybe that's why I liked Thief: The Dark Project so much.
How many times do we end up playing the knight in shining armor, th..
News: Nancy Drew: Sea of Darkness Screens Released - April 4, 2015
Pre-order Nancy Drew: Sea of Darkness (PC/Mac) from HeR Interactive and be entered to win two round trip coach tickets to Reykjavik, Iceland, the Land of Fire and Ice t..
From the studio that brought us Master Reboot , Soul Axiom is a game in which you unravel the mystery of your life and digital afterlife.
The latest update -- the final level of Chapter Three, plus new content in the mansio..
Upcoming Release: Izle - A 3D procedural action-adventure RPG Arrives on Kickstarter and Greenlight - April 9, 2015
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Izle, an action-adventure RPG that's a cross between Zelda, Minecraft and Dark Souls, has o..
Become an aspiring Technomancer whose future becomes threatened by secrets from his past. Engage in action-oriented combat along four different skill trees. Employ the destructive electric-focused powers of the Technomancers.
All is not..
Upcoming Release - Knee Deep: A Swamp Noir Adventure - March 24, 2015 Visit the Greenlight page
Sundown at Chief Roadside's in the backwater Florida town of Cypress Knee...
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I'm very happy to have been given the opportunity to interview indie studio OhNoo, developer of Tormentum: Dark Sorrow. I reviewed Tormentum last month for JA, and to say I was impressed is an understatement.
The responder is Piotr Rusz..
Genre: Point-And-Click AdventureRelease date: March 10, 2015
Note: This review contains minor Book 1 spoilers.
The second book of Dreamfall Chapters is out, subtitled Rebels. It continues the stories of Zoe Castillo and Kian..
Genre: Point-And-Click AdventureRelease date: April 4, 2015
If you follow my reviews then you know that I like to expound on the theme, concept or culture which a game is trying to bring out. Hopefully I can give you, the reader, a feel..
News: Episodic Sci-Fi Fantasy Adventure Hiveswap is Announced - February 17, 2015
Successfully funded via Kickstarter, Hiveswap raised 357% of its $700,000 base goal, which is pretty incredible. Developer What Pumpkin Studios is now rea..
Genre: Point-And-Click AdventureRelease date: April 10, 2015
Dead Synchronicity: Tomorrow Comes Today is a weird game. Brought to life by indie developer Fictiorama, Dead Synchronicity is described as “an old-school 2D graphic adventu..
News: The Perils of Man Comes to PC and Mac - March 27, 2015 Upcoming Release: The Perils of Man Trailers and Screens - March 13, 2014 News: The Perils of Man Chapter 1 Demo Now Available to Download Free on iOS From the App Store - Marc..
Take on the role of 15-year-old student Belinda Nettle. After you fall asleep in the school's library, you awaken within a nightmare.
Your classmates have been transformed. You're confronted by nameless terrors and encounter life-threat..
Release Date: March 2003Platform: PCNote: Review originally published March 5, 2003It’s a dark and rainy night in Paris. You are McPherson, an ex-P.I. who’s escaped the crime-ridden streets of New York and a mysterious past in order ..
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Izle is a game of freedom, responsibility and choices.
The island of Izle is the remnant of a long war, lost in the depths of space. It's up to you to rebuild it through terra..
Developer inkle has been buried in the wild wastes of Kakhabad, busily fighting not one but seven serpents, trying to survive the curse that covers the land. And Sorcery! 3 is almost ready to be released.
On April 23rd, Steve Jackson'..
According to indie developer Nightly Studios (which consists of only one person named Tony Sundell), Bunker: The Underground is an episodic game that has just one episode; is free to play after you've purchased it; is full of microtran..
The Internet Archive is a vast sucker. At last count, it had over ten petabytes of digital matter (a petabyte is a million gigabytes). Started almost twenty years ago by a guy in San Francisco who was annoyed that a favorite website on m..
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The name of this game is Tales. Yep, that's it. Just Tales.
You are Alfred. You think you've found a low-stress, comfortable job as custodian of an ancient, private library. Just dust off books and take naps. ..
You may be off the job, but this doesn't mean you won't become involved in dark investigations and struggle with personal demons in the corrupt city of Santa Esperanza.
Trigger confrontations against powerful enemies and gangs..