AdventureX 2014 - Part 2: The People

The minds behind the games take centre stage in the final part of our convention round-up from London.

All Dec 19, 2014

AdventureX 2014 - Part 1: The Games

Set up in brand new digs, the fourth annual genre convention in London had well over a dozen upcoming games to check out first-hand.

All Dec 17, 2014

Game of Thrones: Episode One - Iron from Ice

The first of six episodes offers plenty of compelling drama, but its slow-burning setup results in a rather lukewarm debut.

Xbox One PS4 PC Mac iPhone iPad Android PS3 Xbox 360 Dec 15, 2014

The Dream Machine: Chapter 5 review

The penultimate episode of this excellent indie claymation series is the best, longest, and gutsiest so far.

PC Mac Dec 12, 2014

Tales from the Borderlands: Episode One - Zer0 Sum

The rollicking first episode opens a box of offbeat storytelling goodness on Pandora, though there's little adventuring to be found.

Xbox One PS4 PC Mac iPhone iPad Android PS3 Xbox 360 Dec 10, 2014

Nancy Drew: Labyrinth of Lies review

The teen sleuth's Greek mystery plays like a familiar chorus, but it's undermined by some tragic puzzle tedium and disorienting storylines.

PC Mac Dec 8, 2014

Puzzling (mis)adventures: Volume 13: Where is My Heart?, Back to Bed

Your perspective on puzzling platformers may just be turned in unexpected ways in these two stylish offerings.

PS Vita PC Mac Linux PS3 Dec 5, 2014

 

Latest Videos

Troll Song teaser

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PC
Dec 19, 2014

The Book of Unwritten Tales 2 - Chapter 4 trailer

trailer
PC Mac Linux
Dec 18, 2014

 

Latest Screenshots

Shardlight
5 screenshots

Technobabylon
3 screenshots

 

Hype-o-Meter™

1

Thimbleweed Park

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

2

The Book of Unwritten Tales 2

Sequel to the 2011 fantasy adventure from KING Art.

3

Armikrog

A spiritual claymation successor to The Neverhood.

4

Silence: The Whispered World 2

Daedalic returns to the fantasy world introduced in 2010.

5

Obduction

A new adventure from the creators of Myst.
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6

King’s Quest (2015)

A re-imagined update of Sierra's venerable classic series.

7

The Devil’s Men

A 19th century steampunk adventure from Daedalic Entertainment.

8

Syberia III

A new Kate Walker adventure by Benoît Sokal and Microïds.

9

Samorost 3

Amanita Design's influential classic series continues.

10

Asylum

A haunting new horror from the creator of Scratches.
Based on reader feedback and the staff's assessment of preview material and press demos. Hover titles for details.

 

Highest-Rated Games
reviewed in last 3 years

 

 

What's New?
18 Dec
Telltale probing Minecraft for new “Story Mode” game series

New episodic series set in the Minecraft universe coming in 2015.

18 Dec
Trailer demonstrates that Life is Strange a month before release

Five-part narrative-driven adventure to debut January 30th on PC and consoles.

17 Dec
Jane Jensen’s short story “The Temptation” gets graphic

First original Gabriel Knight content since GK3 now available free in comic form.

 


Recent New Releases
December 11 2014 Digital

The Talos Principle

Platform(s): Mac, PC, Playstation 4, Linux

December 11 2014 Digital

The Adventures of Bertram Fiddle: Episode 1 - A Dreadly Business

Platform(s): Android, iPad, iPhone/iPod Touch, Mac, PC, Linux

December 4 2014 Digital

Corto Maltese: Secrets of Venice

Platform(s): Android, iPad, iPhone/iPod Touch, Mac, PC

Based on the graphic novels of Hugo Pratt.

Crowdfunding Watch

(Selected randomly from recent campaigns)


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