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Distraint review

This short but impressively atmospheric side-scrolling adventure is light on gameplay, but dark in all the right places.

PC May 2, 2016

Pulse

This stylish exploration of blindness has a unique artistic vision but stumbles through an incoherent story and insubstantial gameplay.

PC Mac Linux Mar 23, 2016

Masochisia

This raw, dark and disturbing story-driven experience cuts to the bone of child abuse and mental illness.

PC Mac Linux Feb 3, 2016

Albino Lullaby: Episode 1

This horror series debut has grand ambitions, but its flawed survival-based gameplay may not fully resonate with adventure gamers.

PC Dec 18, 2015

Dropsy review

There’s nothing else like it, but excessive bloating makes it hard to love this feel-good clown adventure unconditionally.

PC Mac Linux Nov 16, 2015

Corey Cole - Hero-U: Rogue to Redemption interview

With Hero-U back for a little Kickstarter redemption of its own, we grilled its acclaimed headmaster about the game's turbulent development.

PC Mac Linux Jun 5, 2015

Puzzling (Mis)adventures Volume 14: Never Alone, Last Inua

Puzzles aren't dead; they're just hibernating in the north, like in these enlightening Inuit platforming adventures.

PC Mac iPhone iPad Apr 21, 2015

In memory of Astrid Beulink

Though with heavy hearts, we celebrate the life of a dear friend and colleague who was taken from us far too soon.

All Jan 19, 2015

Bill Tiller - Duke Grabowski, Mighty Swashbuckler! interview

With his Kickstarter sailing perilously towards the finish line, we caught up with the Mighty Artist/Designer! to discuss his new pirate adventure.

PC Mac Linux Oct 1, 2014

Adventure Gamers recruitment drive: Now hiring!

Got a passion for adventure games and a willingness to help make AG bigger and better than ever? Find out how you can inside!

Aug 9, 2013

The Raven hands-on archived preview

We stole an early look at KING Art's upcoming 1960s heist adventure, and it looks like it could be another feather in the German studio's cap.

PC Mac Linux PS3 Xbox 360 Jun 25, 2013

Eye on iOS: Volume 8

From Cognition to Sherlock Holmes to Gemini Rue, we've fetched all the latest adventures from the App Store.

iPhone iPad Apr 26, 2013

Puzzling (Mis)adventures: Volume 6 - Quantum Conundrum, Antichamber

Our ongoing search for alternate puzzle-solving experiences took us through a portal into two reality-shifting dimensions.

PC PS3 Xbox 360 Mar 8, 2013

If Not Puzzles… What?

Riddle me this: Are puzzles really important to adventures, or are they holding back the genre like an obstacle blocking forward progress?

PC Mac Linux iPhone iPad Android 3DS WiiU DS Wii PS3 Xbox 360 Feb 14, 2013

Puzzling (Mis)adventures: Volume 5 - Unmechanical, Snapshot

Outside the confines of traditional genre borders, two little bots braved the platforming world in search of challenging puzzles.

Nov 23, 2012

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