Light on gameplay, heavy on reading, adventures like these are turning the page to a newer breed of visual fiction.
The tension heats up as the weather cools down, though the season concludes with a tepid finale with a dramatic final choice.
Gamescom 2014 round-up - Part 1 preview
As always, the gamescom in Germany was packed with adventures, and we were on hand to wander through them all.
With this promising paranormal mystery nearly ready to appear, we caught up with the game's designer to learn more.
Though the comedy is dialed down, the middle installment of this enjoyable African-themed adventure picks up right where the last one left off.
It's the rich settings and gameplay that add most of the colour in these largely black-and-white puzzle-platformers.
The newest thriller from Frictional Games made a splash at gamescom, plumbing the depths of both the ocean and human consciousness.
With Dreamfall: Chapters drawing closer to reality, we chatted with Red Thread's designers about what's on the horizon.
Don't sleep on this month's top free indie adventures, as they're well worth coming out to play.
Prepare to meet your maker time and time again in this brutally and often unfairly challenging resource management simulator.
War may be hell, but this unique WWI-themed side-scrolling adventure brings out the best of its dramatic potential.
Catmouth Island: Episode 1 review
This quirky indie series debut only toys with its potential, without ever pouncing on the opportunity.
Quest for Infamy review
Infamy may not be better than glory, but this retro-styled adventure-RPG hybrid holds its own as a fairly entertaining nostalgia romp.
A Mind Forever Voyaging flashback review
This 1985 Infocom text classic may be dated in style, but its political undertones are more relevant and compelling than ever.
The Capri Connection review
The third game in the photographic Italian series will leave you stunned, both by its jaw-dropping scenery and its non-sensical story.
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