AdventureX 2016 round-up: Part 1

The sixth annual "narrative games" convention proved to be a royal good time, with over two dozen adventures on display.

All Dec 5, 2016

Barrow Hill: The Dark Path review

The unexpected horror sequel treads a very familiar course, but leads once again to some largely effective atmosphere and gameplay.

PC Dec 2, 2016

Zero Time Dilemma review

The Zero Escape finale offers more of the same enjoyable visual novel adventuring but includes some perplexing design decisions for the worse.

PS Vita3DS Nov 30, 2016

Following Freeware - October 2016 releases

This month's round-up is just the ticket for those looking the latest top free indie adventures.

PCMacLinuxFreeware Nov 28, 2016

Adventures in Storytelling: Fragments of Him, Virginia

These stylistically different him-and-her games are both emotionally powerful but broken down by largely non-interactive storytelling.

Xbox OnePS4PCMac Nov 25, 2016

The Detail review

The three-part interactive crime thriller is rich in style and urban grit, but the devil is in the lack of story details and gameplay.

PCMacLinux Nov 23, 2016

Chase: Cold Case Investigations - Distant Memories

This extremely short and disappointing 3DS detective mystery from former Cing designers never really builds up any momentum.

3DS Nov 21, 2016

 

Latest Videos

Dialogue: A Writer’s Story

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Hype-o-Meter™

1

Thimbleweed Park

An all-new old-school adventure by the creators of Maniac Mansion.

2

Beautiful Desolation

A new adventure from the creators of STASIS.

3

Syberia 3

A new Kate Walker adventure by Benoît Sokal and Microïds.

4

State of Mind

5

Detroit: Become Human

A new game from the developers of Heavy Rain.

6

Unavowed

A dark urban fantasy by Dave Gilbert, creator of the Blackwell series.

7

Asylum

A haunting new horror from the creator of Scratches.

8

The Pillars of the Earth (Ken Follett’s)

A Daedalic adventure based on Ken Follett's Kingsbridge novel of the same name.

9

Blackwood Crossing

10

The Sexy Brutale

Based on reader feedback and the staff's assessment of preview material and press demos. Hover titles for details.

 

Highest-Rated Games
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Latest Adventure News
6 Dec
New details unearthed for What Remains of Edith Finch

Diverse collection of "playable short stories" to be released on PS4 next spring.

4 Dec
Ahnayro: The Dream World roused from Early Access

Surreal Black Watchmen spin-off puzzler available for Windows and Mac.

3 Dec
A Room Beyond opens third door on Steam

Five-part dark mystery series available through Early Access; first episode is free.

3 Dec
Mobile platforms get some Apollo Justice

Ace Attorney port available now on iOS; coming December 8th for Android.

2 Dec
Full Throttle Remastered revving up with first trailer

Double Fine's enhanced remake of Tim Schafer classic coming some time in 2017.

2 Dec
Extended first look trotted out for The Walking Dead: A New Frontier

Video shows off new protagonist Javier's backstory in advance of December 20 launch.

 


Recent New Releases
December 1 2016 Digital

Ahnayro: The Dream World

Platform(s): Mac, PC

December 1 2016 Digital

Maize

Platform(s): PC

November 28 2016 Digital

Quern: Undying Thoughts

Platform(s): Mac, PC, Linux


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