Protocol Games Launches Second Kickstarter Campaign for Song of Horror - November 7, 2015Song of Horror Kickstarter Launched - June 13, 2015
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Note: This game may trigger episodes of Hydrophobia, Claustrophobia, Thalassophobia, Arachnophobia and/or Bathophobia. No kidding.
Word has it that Narcosis jabs at your fears so effectively, you could be genuinely looney-tunes..
Note: This review was originally published on JA November 12, 2004. It originally appeared in issue 19 of The Inventory,the Internet’s largest online downloadable adventure game magazine. It's reprinted here with th..
I am happy to say that Wanted: A Wild Western Adventure (released in Europe as The Westerner) is one of the best adventures I have played in the past five years, and is a serious contender for best adventure game of the year.
Note: This review was originally published on JA November 12, 2004. It originally app
Lumo: A Puzzle-Platformer With a Name That Means "Enchantment" in Finnish - May 3, 2016 Arachnophobe alert: There be at least one semi-cartoonish, rather large spider here
Lumo, developed by industry veteran Gareth Noyce and hi..
Two scientists misinterpret a Government memo. Before you can say Jimmy Crack Corn and I Don't Care, sentient corn is created.
Developer Finish Line Games tells us that the above "is pretty much the least ridiculous thing about the ga..
Syberia 3 Retrospective Video - March 27, 2016
The video below will take you behind-the-scenes of Syberia 3 as well as present a few short sequences from the game itself.
From the development team: Though some of the visual, audio..
Genre: Point-and-Click Adventure Release date: March 22, 2016
A Brief History
Day of the Tentacle was originally released by Lucas Arts in 1993 as a sequel to Ron Gilbert’s 1987 classic, Maniac Mansion. It was developed ..
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Rogues Like Us, from indie developer oddByte, is a 3D hack'n'slasher in which you become a rogue and fight your way out of exile. Okay now...why is JA covering it?
Note: This review was originally published November 17, 2005
Ever wondered whether it’s possible to make a game that’s sweet without being saccharine, genuine without being patronizing, and kid-friendly without being completely snoo..
InSomnia Returns to Kickstarter - May 3, 2016 Visit the Kickstarter page
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Studio MONO needs your help. Its dystopian RPG InSomnia is now 72% funded, with -- as of this writing -- £39,..
Visit the Kickstarter page Visit the Greenlight page Seven Minute Pre-Alpha Gameplay Video Released for Dome City - January 13, 2016
From Overon Station, Dome City is a sci-fi adventure set in space. You are one of three cadets..
Genre: Point-and-Click Adventure Release date: April 14, 2016
You wake up. Where are you? The last thing you remember is falling out of the window. Now you're standing (hovering?) in front of a grave marker which has your name on i..
New Release Date Announced For Sherlock Holmes: The Devil's Daughter - April 14, 2016
In one of five different stories, Holmes is contacted by a young Whitechapel boy named Tom Hurst, whose father has gone missing. An investigati..
In The Assembly, a Game Specifically Designed for VR, You'll Travel Without Moving - December 18, 2015
Discover some of the processes employed by nDreams in the development of The Assembly, which is to be released this summer for H..
The Long Dark® Story Mode to Launch in Spring 2016 - December 19, 2015
Direct from developer Hinterland:
Enjoy A Sunday Freezing to Death in Canada
For the next 48 hours, The Long Dark is on sale for 50% off. That's about $10 CAD for..
Catyph: The Kunci Experiment - New Trailer, OST Preview, Screens, Info - August 21, 2014
In 2062, Men from Terra have access to a new technology from a mysterious Black Cube found 5 years before. With this new power, they decide ..
Time Machine VR: It's Up to You to Save the Human Race - January 6, 2016
As a time-traveling cadet, you're sent back to the Jurassic era on a mission of exploration. In the present, however, melting ice caps have released a deadl..
So far, we have little info about The Forgotten Room outside of the fact that its a point-and-click adventure from GlitchGames (Forever Lost, A Short Tale, Ferris Mueller’s Day Off), to be released "soon(ish)" on iOS, Android, Mac an..
Genre: Action/Adventure Release Date: February 2010 Note: Review was originally published on March 16, 2010
Why would a Big Daddy need to eat potato chips?
How come, if those walls have been leaking for at least ten years, the whole ci..
With FATED: The Silent Oath, released on April 28th for Oculus Rift and HTC Vive and coming to Playstation VR in Q4 2016, Frima aims to take virtual reality to a whole new level and set the benchmark for emotionally-charged storytelling...
Genre: Adventure Release date: April 1, 2016
Sometimes you enjoy a game for the wrong reasons. Or sometimes you can enjoy a game that’s really not very good. That’s what happened to me while playing Adam’s Venture: Origins. B..
Release Date: 1995 Note: Review originally published January 1, 2009
Adventure games and side-scrollers are two of the oldest genres in computer gaming. So why not mix them together? Short answer: Bermuda Syndrome.
If Bermuda Syndrome were a Hollywood film, it would surely be an instant hit. I mean, it's got dinosaurs, dinosaurs getting their heads blown off, primitive villagers, primitive villagers getting their heads blown off, and a topless female lead.
Release Date: 1995 Note: Review originally published January 1, 2009
Adventure games and side-
Kathy Rain Demo Has Been Released Ahead of May 5th Launch - April 28, 2016 Download the demo (Windows or Mac) from Steam or GOG.
Developed by Clifftop Games, Kathy Rain is the story of a journalism student with a troubled past wh..
Remember Yesterday? Well, Here Comes Yesterday Origins - May 25, 2015 Yesterday Review - March 22, 2012
Yesterday Origins represents Pendulo Studios' first foray into 3D, which will give the game unprecedented visual effects such a..
Arachnophobe alert: There be at least one semi-cartoonish, rather large spider here
Lumo is an isometric arcade-adventure reminiscent of such 8-bit classics as Head Over Heels, Knightlore, Alien 8, Chimera and Solstice. In fact, dev..
InSomnia Kickstarter Has Funded - July 24, 2014 InSomnia Reaches Kickstarter Goal Ahead of Schedule - July 21, 2014 InSomnia Video, Screens, Info - July 8, 2016
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What is fate? Does it control our lives, or do we control our own fates?
In the point-and-click adventure The Fate Of It All, you will explore the lives (and fates) of six individuals whose lives come together. Was it blind fate that br..
Genre: Adventure Release date: April 26, 2016
The third chapter of the new King’s Quest has been released. I’m not sure what to think of the series. In my opinion, Chapter 1 had fantastic visuals but had Graham acting more like..
Arachnophobe alert: Somewhat cartoonish Spider Enemy within
Leave the familiar world behind and step into the fantastic unknown with Portal Knights! Play with your friends in this action-packed crafting adventure across dozens of sa..
Greetings and welcome to the world of crowdfunding.
If you are new to crowdfunding and aren't entirely sure of what I am talking about, then scroll to the bottom of this page where you will find an explanation of this new and ex..
Demetrios Barrels Down the Kickstarter Home Stretch (Goals) - November 5, 2015
Demetrios is a quirky point-and-click adventure inspired by such classics as Broken Sword and packed with tons of humor!
Bjorn Thonen is a slob ..
A Launch Date of May 5th is Detected by Kathy Rain - April 6, 2016
Straight from publisher Raw Fury Games:
"We've got one week until release but you can get a sneak peek of Kathy in action RIGHT FREAKING NOW. Score!
"A badass fe..
The Interactive Adventures of Dog Mendonça & PizzaBoy is a direct tie-in with the homonymous graphic novel trilogy, the third chapter of which was published by Dark Horse Comics in the United States in November 2015.
Avorion Flies From the Edge of the Galaxy to Kickstarter - April 14, 2016
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Two weeks after launching a Kickstarter campaign for its space sim sand..
Note: Review was originally posted December 21, 2004
It’s long been a standard assumption in the game industry that licensed games – that is, games based on movie or book or television properties – pretty much always suck.
Genre: Adventure Release date: March 30, 2016
Crystal Rift, developed by Psytec Games, is the product of a gaming culture so obsessed with new technological developments that it is willing to disregard all the elements that make a ..
King's Quest - Chapter 3: Once Upon a Climb To Release Worldwide April 26th - March 14, 2016
In King's Quest: Chapter 3 - Once Upon a Climb, King Graham recounts his most personal tale yet.
When the magic mirror reveals the loca..
After having been successfully Kickstarted in 2013, Cornerstone: The Song of Tyrim can now be yours on Windows, Mac and Linux.
The adventure of a lifetime awaits as you become Tyrim, a young viking in the legendary world of Nygard.&nb..