The Aggie Awards - The Best Adventure Games of 2016

FINAL DAY: The final envelopes are in for the grand unveiling, as at last we reveal the genre's crème de la crème for 2016.

All Feb 22, 2017

Sherlock Holmes: The Devil’s Daughter review

The famed detective's five stunning new cases are worth investigating, but an abundance of QTEs may breed some discontent.

Xbox OnePS4PC Feb 20, 2017

Thimbleweed Park hands-on preview

We found abundant recreation in our lengthy first-hand look at Gilbert and Winnick's highly-anticipated adventure.

Chris Bischoff - BEAUTIFUL DESOLATION interview

The South African co-creator of STASIS talks sci-fi, horror, and The Brotherhood's new game in its home stretch on Kickstarter.

PCMacLinux Feb 15, 2017

2016 Aggie Award Nominees

Awards season is upon us once again, as we narrow last year's field to a list of final adventure game contenders.

All Feb 10, 2017

The Lion’s Song

The second of four episodes is rich in style but paints itself into a corner with thin character stereotypes to explore.

PC Feb 8, 2017

Root Letter review

The Sony exclusive visual novel-adventure has a compelling mystery premise but can't quite deliver on its narrative potential.

PS VitaPS4 Feb 6, 2017

 

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Hype-o-Meter™

1

Thimbleweed Park

An all-new old-school adventure by the creators of Maniac Mansion.

2

BEAUTIFUL DESOLATION

A post-apocalyptic adventure from the creators of STASIS.

3

Syberia 3

A new Kate Walker adventure by Benoît Sokal and Microïds.

4

State of Mind

5

Detroit: Become Human

A new game from the developers of Heavy Rain.

6

Unavowed

A dark urban fantasy by Dave Gilbert, creator of the Blackwell series.

7

Asylum

A haunting new horror from the creator of Scratches.

8

The Pillars of the Earth (Ken Follett’s)

A Daedalic adventure based on Ken Follett's Kingsbridge novel of the same name.

9

Blackwood Crossing

10

The Sexy Brutale

Based on reader feedback and the staff's assessment of preview material and press demos. Hover titles for details.

 

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Latest Adventure News
25 Feb
First seeds sown for The Gardens Between

Time-bending "bittersweet" puzzler about friendship coming to Win/Mac this fall.

25 Feb
Clock strikes Midnight at the Celestial Palace

Debut of episodic musical comedy adventure available for download on Steam.

24 Feb
Kickstarter detected for Lutra City Mysteries

Film noir-styled episodic indie adventure based on Second Life mysteries.

24 Feb
New trailer arrives for Please Knock on My Door

Indie exploration of depression coming to PC sometime in 2017.

23 Feb
Four Last Things gets first day on Steam

Surreal collage-based Renaissance era adventure available now for Windows.

23 Feb
Odyssey makes first stop on Steam Early Access

Science-based, Myst-style edutainment adventure on sale for Windows and Mac.

 


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