Light on gameplay, heavy on reading, adventures like these are turning the page to a newer breed of visual fiction.
It's the rich settings and gameplay that add most of the colour in these largely black-and-white puzzle-platformers.
Prepare to meet your maker time and time again in this brutally and often unfairly challenging resource management simulator.
There's a wealth of creative gaming goodness squeezed into each pixel of these lo-tech puzzle-platformers.
For some short but sweet adventuring all in one sitting, these two solitary exploration games should be just the right speed.
Designer Steve Gaynor explains why the family story exploration is still a game without guns, puzzles, or other traditional obstacles.
Quietly tucked in amidst the glitz and glamour were a host of promising adventures that we witnessed first-hand.
This 1996 parody offers a few amusing chuckles, but the absence of any real gameplay might leave even the most die-hard Myst hater feeling what the title implies.
Botanicula, The Room, and Doggins highlight the latest round-up of adventures (and adventure-ishes) from the App Store.
With one of the genre's brightest stars now blotted from the galaxy, a panel of LucasArts alumni gathered to discuss the company's storied history.
Infocom's iconic text series was exhumed at GDC for an in-depth look at the genre's trailblazing pioneer.
Our latest search for puzzles outside the genre was a dark and perilous journey, but the outlook proved anything but bleak.
Who knew that having a spaghetti arm growing out of your head or being a diminutive Robin Hood could lead to so many fun puzzling scenarios?
The three-day Aggie presentation is now complete, including the ultimate award for Adventure of the Year 2013.
The winners are still to come, but the finalists have been chosen to battle it out for this year's golden Aggie statuettes.
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