A Short Tale review
Although story and characters are given short-shrift, this escape-the-room adventure toys with charming puzzles and nostalgia-inducing fun.
The Last Door: Season Two review
The four-part horror sequel is a welcome re-entry into Victorian era London filled with Lovecraftian-style chills and improved gameplay variety.
Based on a real-world Russian submarine disaster, this fictionalized adventure is sunk by numerous faulty design issues.
A new fantasy anthology will be music to the ears of classic Sierra fans, though its debut works better as a standalone quest.
This dark fairy tale takes a novel approach with its dual-contolled protagonists and book-bound lore that supports the brief but fulfilling gameplay.
This adaptation of the Portuguese graphic novels delivers a thin story but rich world topped with plenty of eye candy.
The A.B.C. Murders review
The latest Agatha Christie adaptation spins a pretty good murder mystery, though it doesn't take Hercule Poirot to spell out its simple deductions.
Alasdair Beckett-King's loony pirate adventure is a pun-filled hoot to play and leaves very little to grouse about.
Samorost 3 review
There's plenty to trumpet about in a stellar and surprisingly lengthy third installment from Amanita Design.
Heaven’s Hope review
Falling just a little short of its desired heights, this enjoyable point-and-click angelic adventure does provide a little taste of heaven on earth.
Deponia Doomsday review
The surprise fourth installment will knock you for a loop in a time-traveling madcap adventure that's part-sequel, part-prequel.
Wadjet Eye's latest is another great slice of sci-fi worldbuilding, though the story doesn't shine as brightly as its unique post-apocalyptic setting.
Downfall (2016) review
Reimagined in the style of The Cat Lady, Rem Michalski's first adventure is a brutally effective psychological horror with just a few reservations.
The Witness review
Jonathan Blow's ambitious open-world puzzler is a triumph of challenging gameplay, though any semblance of story gets lots in its abundant mazes.
Between Me and the Night review
Though rich in atmosphere, this platforming-adventure hybrid is tripped up by its shallow story and dodgy puzzles.
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