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Read Only Memories: NEURODIVER Review - Monolithium

There’s been an uptick to the brightside lately, and that’s excluding the deluge of wholesome games that have become part and parcel of the indie scene as of late. Pessimism is no longer at the…

May 15, 2024 | 07:11 EDT

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Post-Apocalyptic Point and Click Adventure Rauniot Launches in April

Developer and publisher Act Normal Games has announced a release date for the long-awaited Finnish post-apocalyptic adventure game Rauniot. The game, which was announced all the way back in 2019 (…

March 26, 2024 | 10:00 EDT

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Simon The Sorcerer Origins Gets New Trailer And New Release Window

Leonardo Interactive and Smallthing Studios have released a brand new Simon the Sorcerer Origins trailer, as well as announcing a new release window. The trailer teases the return of the cult…

July 26, 2023 | 09:56 EDT

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Agatha Christie - Murder On The Orient Express Arrives This October

Microids has announced the Agatha Christie - Murder on the Orient Express release date. The point-and-click adventure, which is based on the iconic detective novel, will launch for PC and consoles on…

June 14, 2023 | 08:34 EDT

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Agatha Christie - Hercule Poirot: The London Case Release Date Revealed

Microids has announced the Agatha Christie - Hercule Poirot: The London Case release date (try saying that ten times quickly). The point-and-click adventure game will launch across PC and consoles on…

May 22, 2023 | 08:45 EDT

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The Library Of Babel Release Date Sneaks Into April

Tanuki Game Studios and Neon Doctrine have announced a release date for The Library of Babel, their 2D graphic adventure-stealth platformer hybrid. The game will be released on April 7th across PC…

March 7, 2023 | 02:56 EST

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Children of Silentown Review

Get past the hangovers, and start messing up the dates on your tax documents, because a new year has dawned upon us like the morning sun with no curtains. As we all get back up to the tepid rush of…

January 12, 2023 | 03:00 EST

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Voodoo Detective

Voodoo Detective is a detective point and click adventure set in New Ginen, a small town on Zo Wanga Isle. The titular Voodoo Detective is visiting the island on his latest case, as he attempts to…

December 29, 2022 | 12:24 EST

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Whateverland is a non-linear point and click adventure game set in the titular magical world that acts as a prison to its inhabitants. Petty thief Vincent ends up in Whateverland after trying to…

December 27, 2022 | 07:51 EST

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The Excavation of Hob's Barrow

The Excavation of Hob's Barrow is a modern point and click adventure game set in the remote English countryside. Antiquarian Thomasina Bateman is visiting the small village of Bewlay to help with…

December 27, 2022 | 12:11 EST

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Return to Monkey Island

Return to Monkey Island is the latest title in the long-running Monkey Island series and the first from series' creator Ron Gilbert since Monkey Island 2: LeChuck’s Revenge, which was released all…

November 17, 2022 | 11:27 EST

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Return to Monkey Island Review

The Monkey Island series, created by Ron Gilbert, has a long and storied history. The first two games, released in 1990 and 1991, were both helmed by Gilbert. The next two games in the series, Curse…

September 27, 2022 | 11:00 EDT

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The Excavation of Hob's Barrow Review

A barrow, for those of you who don’t know, is an old-fashioned burial mound. A bit like a low-cost alternative to pyramids, burial mounds heaped the earth on top of the burial chamber containing not…

September 28, 2022 | 12:05 EDT

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Point and click adventure Norco PlayStation release announced

The award-winning demented and pixelated point-and-click adventure Norco PlayStation release announced, where players will have a chance to take on the life of Kay as she traverses the unforgiving…

September 15, 2022 | 02:50 EDT

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Whateverland Review

Given the state of the world, I wonder how many of us would react if we were suddenly transported to a Wonderland-like realm, condemned by our own personal hubris to never see the Earth again. For…

September 14, 2022 | 11:00 EDT

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Sam and Max Save the World PlayStation Release Set for September

We have seen the Sam and Max series before on PlayStation, but never have we seen the first episode on the platform. The Sam and Max Save the World PlayStation port will be released on September 29,…

August 31, 2022 | 12:32 EDT

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Brok The InvestiGator Being Targeted By Scammers

Indie adventure Brok the InvestiGator is currently being hit by some negative Steam curator reviews. Nothing strange about that, you might think, but there's something rotten in the state of Brok;…

August 29, 2022 | 09:39 EDT

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Space Quest Spiritual Successor To Launch After 10 Years

After 10 years, the Space Quest spiritual successor SpaceVenture is finally launching to backers of the project. The game launched its crowdfunding campaign all the way back in 2012, and after a…

August 26, 2022 | 08:40 EDT

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Tim Burton Inspired Game Whateverland Release Date Announced

The developers at Caligari Games have announced the Whateverland release date, a Tim Burton-inspired point-and-click adventure game where players will be plopped into the grey and grueling world they…

August 11, 2022 | 02:56 EDT

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Sunday Gold Release Date Stalks London This September

We now have a Sunday Gold release date. The stylish point-and-click RPG hybrid is launching for PC via Steam this September, and if you're on the fence about playing it, there's also a free prologue…

August 10, 2022 | 08:41 EDT

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Blade Runner: Enhanced Edition Isn't Very Good

Blade Runner: Enhanced Edition has just been released, and by all accounts it's a bad remaster that doesn't live up to both the movie series and the video game's enduring legacy. On the surface, this…

June 24, 2022 | 10:30 EDT

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Do Not Feed The Monkeys 2099 Lands This Autumn

A follow-up to surveillance sim Do Not Feed the Monkeys has been announced. Do Not Feed the Monkeys 2099 will bring more intrusively investigative gameplay to Steam later this year, and there's a…

June 13, 2022 | 09:00 EDT

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Wadjet Eye Unveils New Time Travel Adventure Old Skies

Point-and-click maestros Wadjet Eye have revealed their next project. Old Skies is an adventure game set in the Unavowed and Blackwell shared universe. It's a time-travel story in which you'll visit…

June 2, 2022 | 10:51 EDT

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Voodoo Detective Review

Welcome to New Ginen - a vibrant island town filled with tourist traps, snooty rich people, and a rich but forgotten culture overshadowed by visitor attractions. You play as the titular Voodoo…

July 11, 2022 | 10:00 EDT

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We'll Always Have Paris Review

"Today, she remembers. Today, she looks at the man who loves her, and feels familiarity and safety." This is one of the first few lines of We'll Always Have Paris, thrusting you right into the heart…

April 28, 2022 | 12:00 EDT

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Trolley Problem, Inc. Review

If you have a passing knowledge of philosophy or justice, you've most likely heard of the trolley problem. You're on a runaway trolley on a collision course with five helpless people. There's a lever…

April 21, 2022 | 09:00 EDT

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TechRaptor Podcast: NORCO is the Sleeper Hit of the Year

Games are movies now with The Quarry announcing its new mode, and Loop Odyssey is now Stuck in Time after being DMCA’d by Loop Hero. We also get into what may be one of the sleeper hits of the year…

April 11, 2022 | 07:00 EDT

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A point and click narrative adventure set in a sci-fi future Southern Louisiana.   You take on the role of Kay, just returned home after their mother has died and their brother Blake gone missing.…

April 9, 2022 | 04:40 EDT

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NORCO Review

Any story that reaches for the fantastical has the added difficulty of balancing the unbelievable with our own understood reality. After all, we have to relate to it in some way, right? NORCO does an…

April 15, 2022 | 11:00 EDT

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Return to Monkey Island Announced With Ron Gilbert to Lead

So, it turns out that Ron Gilbert was playing a joke on us, but not the joke most people were expecting. On his website, he announced that he was making a new Monkey Island title... on April Fools…

April 4, 2022 | 11:36 EDT

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A point-and-click cyberpunk adventure by Wadjet Eye games, Primorida is the story of Horatio Nullbuilt, a robot that values independence and its own solitude. Horatio, along with this robotic…

March 20, 2022 | 11:54 EDT

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Primordia Review

What if robots survived the apocalypse that wiped out all humans on Earth? Well, then society might end up looking a little something like it does in Primordia, the first major release from indie…

March 3, 2022 | 11:30 EST

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Land of Screens

A thoughtful indie game, Land of Screens is a classic point-and-click adventure where you try to save your friends from their phones by making them appreciate nature. Play as Holland, a young woman…

February 8, 2022 | 09:46 EST

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Kathy Rain: Director's Cut Review

It isn’t often that video games get Director’s Cut editions, but I think we’ll make an exception for Kathy Rain. The debut offering from developers Clifftop Games and published by Raw Fury, Kathy…

October 26, 2021 | 11:00 EDT

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Kathy Rain: Directors Cut

Kathy Rain: Directors Cut is an expanded version of the original point and click adventure game Kathy Rain, released in 2016 by Clifftop Games.  Kathy Rain is the story of a young journalism major…

October 25, 2021 | 09:20 EDT

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Strangeland Review

Old, abandoned carnivals and theme parks have their own special kind of aesthetic. They’re spooky and decrepit, but the bright, garish colors and attractions intended for fun and amusement of all…

May 25, 2021 | 12:05 EDT

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Enter an odd world filled with hideous and haunting reflections of a freakish carnival in Strangeland, the latest game from publisher Wadjet Eye. Strangeland is a classic point-and-click adventure…

May 23, 2021 | 08:27 EDT


Strangeland is a Poetic Horror Adventure Coming this May

Strangeland, a pixel-graphic point-and click horror title, is developed by Wormwood Games (creators of Primordia), published by Wadjet Eye Games, and will be released on PC on May 25. Players start…

April 14, 2021 | 10:11 EDT

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Chronicle of Innsmouth: Mountains of Madness

The latest in the Chronicles of Innsmouth series serves as a prequel to the first game, and continues the tradition of adventure games with Lovecraftian tinge to them. Play as private investigator…

April 8, 2021 | 12:14 EDT

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Chronicle of Innsmouth: Mountains of Madness Deserves Investigation

Terror of the unknown is one of the defining elements of Lovecraftian fiction. It’s a format that has wormed its way into video games, tabletop systems, film, and modern literature. Enter Chronicle…

March 23, 2021 | 12:00 EDT

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Sam & Max Save the World Remastered Review

For those who have never heard of the Sam & Max franchise, it’s an interesting story. Starting first as a comic, it was restarted three separate times with different publishers, each lasting for…

December 2, 2020 | 03:05 EST

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The Secret of Monkey Island

The classic adventure game from LucasArts is perhaps one of the funniest, most well known ever created.  Play as Guybrush Threepwood, the wanna-be pirate as he explores Melee Island as he undergoes…

December 2, 2020 | 10:32 EST

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Sam & Max Save The World

Everyone's favorite crime-fighting duo return to 3D in their first outing with Telltale Games, Sam & Max: Save the World.  The Freelance Police are on the case when former child stars begin…

December 2, 2020 | 10:48 EST

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Drunk Insult Swordfighting And Other Secrets of Monkey Island Revealed

The Secret of Monkey Island is one of the most popular adventure games ever made. Known for its humor, clever puzzles and gorgeous animations, The Secret of Monkey Island is perhaps the crown jewel…

November 25, 2020 | 10:55 EST

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Sam & Max Save the World - Remastered Revives a Classic December 2020

Sam & Max Save the World - Remastered has been revealed as a seriously-upgraded version of Telltale Games' 3D point-and-click adventure game and it's happily arriving in just a few short weeks.…

November 9, 2020 | 01:10 EST

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The Secret of Monkey Island Cut Content to be Revealed

The Secret of Monkey Island is going to have cut content and other secrets revealed in an upcoming premium livestream from the Video Game History Foundation. The Video Game History Foundation is an…

October 15, 2020 | 01:30 EDT

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The Secret of Monkey Island - A 30-Year Look Back

“Hi! My name is Guybrush Threepwood and I want to be a pirate!” With that, 30 years ago, history was made, and adventure games as a genre went off on what was one of their weirdest adventures yet.…

October 16, 2020 | 01:00 EDT

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Primordia Developer Wormwood Studios Announces Strangeland for 2021

Eight years ago, Wormwood Studios released the point & click adventure Primordia. Now, Wadjet Eye Games has announced that it's publishing Strangeland, a brand-new game from Wormwood Studios…

September 9, 2020 | 05:15 EDT