It's that time once again, as the "best of" year-end category lists have been narrowed down to five, with winners still to come.
Be on the lookout for this rich character-driven journey, even if some of its smouldering promise is snuffed out along the way.
There's barely a glimpse of this planned three-part thriller offered in the single-room debut installment.
Between Me and the Night review
Though rich in atmosphere, this platforming-adventure hybrid is tripped up by its shallow story and dodgy puzzles.
This raw, dark and disturbing story-driven experience cuts to the bone of child abuse and mental illness.
Shardlight hands-on preview
Wadjet Eye broke off the first piece of its upcoming post-apocalyptic adventure for an early first-hand look.
Our final round-up of 2015's free indie adventures is all over the map, covering all eight(?) continents and beyond.
1Samorost 3 Amanita Design's influential classic series continues.
2Silence: The Whispered World 2 Daedalic returns to the fantasy world introduced in 2010.
3Thimbleweed Park An all-new old-school adventure by the creators of Maniac Mansion.
4Obduction A new adventure from the creators of Myst.
5Syberia III A new Kate Walker adventure by Benoît Sokal and Microïds.
6Sherlock Holmes: The Devil’s Daughter
7The Witness (Jonathan Blow’s) An "exploration puzzle game" set on an uninhabited island, designed by the creator of Braid
8The Journey Down: Chapter Three
9The Devil’s Men A 19th century steampunk adventure from Daedalic Entertainment.
Toy-sized puzzler now available for download on PC, Mac, iOS and Android devices.
Three-part miniseries to release monthly through April, with YouTube preview on Feb. 14 at 8:30pm EST.
Finished version expected later this quarter across Windows, Mac, and Linux platforms.
Platform(s): Android, iPad, iPhone/iPod Touch, Mac, PC
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