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There are far worse places to die than The Long Dark's Pacific Northwest

Hinterland has come out with what it's calling the first in-game screenshots for its first-person survival game The Long Dark. If that's the case, what were those images we saw before, exactly? No matter. This is a game which...   more

There are far worse places to die than The Long Dark's Pacific Northwest photo


There are far worse places to die than The Long Dark's Pacific Northwest photo
There are far worse places to die than The Long Dark's Pacific Northwest photo
There are far worse places to die than The Long Dark's Pacific Northwest photo
There are far worse places to die than The Long Dark's Pacific Northwest photo
There are far worse places to die than The Long Dark's Pacific Northwest photo
There are far worse places to die than The Long Dark's Pacific Northwest photo



The Forest will be $14.99 when it hits Steam in May

Following the recent trailer for The Forest, Endnight Games has come out with a handful of new screenshots for its open-world survival horror title as well as expanded launch details. As stated before, this'll be hitting Stea...   more

The Forest will be $14.99 when it hits Steam in May photo


The Forest will be $14.99 when it hits Steam in May photo
The Forest will be $14.99 when it hits Steam in May photo
The Forest will be $14.99 when it hits Steam in May photo
The Forest will be $14.99 when it hits Steam in May photo
The Forest will be $14.99 when it hits Steam in May photo
The Forest will be $14.99 when it hits Steam in May photo



The Blackwell Epiphany release set for April 24

Through the waning and recent resurgence of adventure games, the Blackwell series has been providing classic point-and-click gameplay for the diehards. Last year, Wadjet Eye Games announced The Blackwell Epiphany, the fifth ...   more

The Blackwell Epiphany release set for April 24 photo


The Blackwell Epiphany release set for April 24 photo
The Blackwell Epiphany release set for April 24 photo
The Blackwell Epiphany release set for April 24 photo
The Blackwell Epiphany release set for April 24 photo
The Blackwell Epiphany release set for April 24 photo
The Blackwell Epiphany release set for April 24 photo



The Wolf Among Us episode two 'close to completion'

At first, I felt bad for holding off on playing The Wolf Among Us until the first season was finished. It's required some serious restraint, but seeing how long it's taking Telltale to put out the next chapter has me feeling ...   more

The Wolf Among Us episode two 'close to completion' photo

Here are some screenshots and a trailer for Moebius

I've remarked before about how the adventure game genre didn't necessarily need an injection of life but it's no surprise that Kickstarter definitely attracted big names to return to the genre. Moebius is the return to the a...   more

Here are some screenshots and a trailer for Moebius photo


Here are some screenshots and a trailer for Moebius photo
Here are some screenshots and a trailer for Moebius photo
Here are some screenshots and a trailer for Moebius photo
Here are some screenshots and a trailer for Moebius photo
Here are some screenshots and a trailer for Moebius photo
Here are some screenshots and a trailer for Moebius photo



Dyscourse takes branching paths on a desert island

Jack Lumber developer Owlchemy Labs has a new project in the pipeline, with a similar visual style but completely different mechanics. Dyscourse stars Rita, an overeducated barista who finds herself involved in an unfortunat...   more

Dyscourse takes branching paths on a desert island photo


Dyscourse takes branching paths on a desert island photo
Dyscourse takes branching paths on a desert island photo
Dyscourse takes branching paths on a desert island photo
Dyscourse takes branching paths on a desert island photo
Dyscourse takes branching paths on a desert island photo
Dyscourse takes branching paths on a desert island photo



Here's some new screenshots for 1954: Alcatraz

Alcatraz -- has there been a more infamous prison? Immortalized in movies from the likes of Point Break to The Rock, the Bay Area's notorious penitentiary hasn't featured in too many games, so it's exciting to see screenshots...   more

Here's some new screenshots for 1954: Alcatraz photo

Gabriel Knight is getting a full remake next year

Jane Jensen's point-and-click adventure series Gabriel Knight is coming back next year -- that's the impact crowdfunding has had on adventure gaming. Jensen's Pinkerton Road is remaking the original title, Gabriel Knight: Sin...   more

Gabriel Knight is getting a full remake next year photo

The Vanishing of Ethan Carter looks spectacular

The Astronauts' The Vanishing of Ethan Carter continues to look intriguing. And stunning -- gosh, these new screenshots are lovely. Presented from a first-person perspective, this PC (and eventually next-gen console, if every...   more

The Vanishing of Ethan Carter looks spectacular photo

Valiant Hearts is a game about the horrors of World War I

First, you need to watch this trailer for Valiant Hearts: The Great War before reading anything about it. This isn't your typical war game, as Valiant Hearts is going beyond the disconnected action tropes of "good versus evi...   more

Valiant Hearts is a game about the horrors of World War I photo


Valiant Hearts is a game about the horrors of World War I photo
Valiant Hearts is a game about the horrors of World War I photo
Valiant Hearts is a game about the horrors of World War I photo
Valiant Hearts is a game about the horrors of World War I photo
Valiant Hearts is a game about the horrors of World War I photo
Valiant Hearts is a game about the horrors of World War I photo



Secrets of Raetikon is what Chasing Aurora should've been

One of the early Wii U games was a decent if fleeting multiplayer title called Chasing Aurora. Developer Broken Rules has a new game for Windows/Mac/Linux, Secrets of Raetikon, that takes the standout elements -- a gorgeous ...   more

Secrets of Raetikon is what Chasing Aurora should've been photo

Pore over Shantae's original design sketches

The release of EarthBound on the Wii U unfortunately overshadowed the equally long-awaited arrival of WayForward's Game Boy Color gem Shantae on the 3DS. But I'm not about to sit by and allow our spunky little gal pal to be i...   more

Pore over Shantae's original design sketches photo


Pore over Shantae's original design sketches photo
Pore over Shantae's original design sketches photo
Pore over Shantae's original design sketches photo
Pore over Shantae's original design sketches photo
Pore over Shantae's original design sketches photo
Pore over Shantae's original design sketches photo



Ace Attorney - Dual Destinies screens are looking sharp

It isn't long until Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney - Dual Destinies shows up in the 3DS eShop this fall, so the Capcom Unity blog has put up some new screenshots, as well as bios for characters both old and new. Check out that ...   more

Ace Attorney - Dual Destinies screens are looking sharp photo


Ace Attorney - Dual Destinies screens are looking sharp photo
Ace Attorney - Dual Destinies screens are looking sharp photo
Ace Attorney - Dual Destinies screens are looking sharp photo
Ace Attorney - Dual Destinies screens are looking sharp photo
Ace Attorney - Dual Destinies screens are looking sharp photo
Ace Attorney - Dual Destinies screens are looking sharp photo



Trippy cyberpunk comedy spy thriller Jazzpunk is my jam

I'd be convinced Jazzpunk was made by some actually-talented, alternate universe me, for me, if I didn't meet and chat with one half of its creative team, Necrophone Games' Luis Hernandez, for myself. It's a first-person joke...   more

Trippy cyberpunk comedy spy thriller Jazzpunk is my jam photo


Trippy cyberpunk comedy spy thriller Jazzpunk is my jam photo
Trippy cyberpunk comedy spy thriller Jazzpunk is my jam photo
Trippy cyberpunk comedy spy thriller Jazzpunk is my jam photo
Trippy cyberpunk comedy spy thriller Jazzpunk is my jam photo
Trippy cyberpunk comedy spy thriller Jazzpunk is my jam photo
Trippy cyberpunk comedy spy thriller Jazzpunk is my jam photo



Download Amiga-style indie Last of the Patriots for free

I'm always poking around for odd games, and usually I just find things that have some promise but aren't worth talking about or playing. Today I was pleasantly surprised to discover Last of the Patriots. It's an Amiga-inspir...   more

Download Amiga-style indie Last of the Patriots for free photo


Download Amiga-style indie Last of the Patriots for free photo
Download Amiga-style indie Last of the Patriots for free photo
Download Amiga-style indie Last of the Patriots for free photo
Download Amiga-style indie Last of the Patriots for free photo
Download Amiga-style indie Last of the Patriots for free photo
Download Amiga-style indie Last of the Patriots for free photo



A Link Between Worlds is the 2D Zelda revival we need

Yoshi's New Island is shaping up to be a crappier-looking retread of the original Yoshi's Island, and some folks worry that The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds will likewise compare unfavorably to A Link to the Past. I...   more

A Link Between Worlds is the 2D Zelda revival we need photo


A Link Between Worlds is the 2D Zelda revival we need photo
A Link Between Worlds is the 2D Zelda revival we need photo
A Link Between Worlds is the 2D Zelda revival we need photo
A Link Between Worlds is the 2D Zelda revival we need photo
A Link Between Worlds is the 2D Zelda revival we need photo
A Link Between Worlds is the 2D Zelda revival we need photo



The Lone Ranger rides into Disney Infinity

Prior to the E3 festivities, Disney demonstrated the upcoming cash grab Disney Infinity to a room teeming with journalists. The focus of the event was on two of the in-game worlds plus the oft-touted Toy Box mode. The first w...   more

The Lone Ranger rides into Disney Infinity photo


The Lone Ranger rides into Disney Infinity photo
The Lone Ranger rides into Disney Infinity photo
The Lone Ranger rides into Disney Infinity photo
The Lone Ranger rides into Disney Infinity photo
The Lone Ranger rides into Disney Infinity photo
The Lone Ranger rides into Disney Infinity photo



Weird & wacky: Stick It to The Man! coming to PS3, Vita

Have you ever slapped someone with a sticky hand out of a coin-operated vending machine? Do you need a modern-day analog sans real-world repercussions? Well, small Swedish developer Zoink! seems to have you covered in Stick ...   more

Weird & wacky: Stick It to The Man! coming to PS3, Vita photo

999 on iOS lacks any actual gameplay

999: Nine Hours, Nine Persons, Nine Doors was without question my favorite game of 2010. The sequel, Virtue's Last Reward, was pretty great as well, but the original was simply without equal. I recommend it to anyone I can, h...   more

999 on iOS lacks any actual gameplay photo


999 on iOS lacks any actual gameplay photo
999 on iOS lacks any actual gameplay photo
999 on iOS lacks any actual gameplay photo
999 on iOS lacks any actual gameplay photo
999 on iOS lacks any actual gameplay photo
999 on iOS lacks any actual gameplay photo



Ace Attorney - Dual Destinies gets a Japanese web demo

Capcom has finally slapped a proper localized title onto Ace Attorney 5, hereby known as Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney - Dual Destinies, and will be bringing it out West this fall. Unfortunately, it will be an eShop-only relea...   more

Ace Attorney - Dual Destinies gets a Japanese web demo photo

A trio of indie games announced for the PS3, PS4, & Vita

PlayStation had quite the day yesterday with all of its indie announcements. Earlier this morning they revealed a new supplemental section for the PlayStation Store to better highlight indie projects. Shortly after that they ...   more

A trio of indie games announced for the PS3, PS4, & Vita photo


A trio of indie games announced for the PS3, PS4, & Vita photo
A trio of indie games announced for the PS3, PS4, & Vita photo
A trio of indie games announced for the PS3, PS4, & Vita photo
A trio of indie games announced for the PS3, PS4, & Vita photo
A trio of indie games announced for the PS3, PS4, & Vita photo
A trio of indie games announced for the PS3, PS4, & Vita photo



Bid farewell to Deponia

Cheerio, you sexy adventure game. Deponia's pretty groovy, just ask our (presumably) gun-toting Texan, Mr. Pinsof, who's been enjoying the series quite a bit. But all good things must come to an end, and with Goodbye Deponia&...   more

Bid farewell to Deponia photo

Ace Attorney 5 bundles include finger-pointing statue

For Phoenix Wright's grand return to the courtroom in Japan this summer, Capcom has put together a number of limited edition bundles to sell on the e-Capcom store. For ¥9990 (~$102), you get a copy of the game, three alte...   more

Ace Attorney 5 bundles include finger-pointing statue photo

Let's compare the old Link to the Past map to the new one

Yesterday Nintendo announced a new Zelda game set in the same world of The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past. This sequel of sorts takes place in the Hyrule from the Super Nintendo era, and a user over on Zelda Informer com...   more

Let's compare the old Link to the Past map to the new one photo

A Link to the Past sequel announced for 3DS

Wow Nintendo! Reggie Fils-Aime, President of Nintendo America, at the last possible moment swooped in during today's Nintendo Direct and announced a brand new title for the Nintendo 3DS: a brand new 3DS Zelda game! It's based...   more

A Link to the Past sequel announced for 3DS photo

A Small Favor channels Full Throttle and Another World

A Small Favor, developed by two-man team ClickShake Games, has some big shoes to fill. Cartoonist and animator Jay Ziebarth describes it as a combination of "the gritty, futuristic adventure style of Full Throttle a...   more

A Small Favor channels Full Throttle and Another World photo

Carnival of Monkey Island is a fanmade, hand-drawn sequel

I want a new Monkey Island. So does some guy on the Adventure Game Studio forum, who announced Carnival of Monkey Island, which is a fanmade entry that will take place inbetween the second and third MI games (is that a m...   more

Carnival of Monkey Island is a fanmade, hand-drawn sequel photo

Rain is another feather in Sony's cap of new IP

Keeping in line with the offbeat and interesting games that come from SCE Japan Studio, we have Rain. It’s being developed by Japan Studio, Acquire (Tenchu, Sumioni), and PlayStation C.A.M.P. (Tokyo Jungle, Echo Chrome)...   more

Rain is another feather in Sony's cap of new IP photo


Rain is another feather in Sony's cap of new IP photo
Rain is another feather in Sony's cap of new IP photo
Rain is another feather in Sony's cap of new IP photo
Rain is another feather in Sony's cap of new IP photo
Rain is another feather in Sony's cap of new IP photo
Rain is another feather in Sony's cap of new IP photo



Daedalic's new adventure game, Memoria, looks gorgeous

Indie adventure developer Daedalic is returning to Aventuria, the setting of last year's sumptuous, yet sometimes frustrating The Dark Eye: Chains of Satinav, with Memoria. If it's anything like the previous installment, it p...   more

Daedalic's new adventure game, Memoria, looks gorgeous photo

Night of the Rabbit has pug in it, so it's probably good

Not since Spelunky have I been so excited for a game featuring a pug. The Night of the Rabbit is Daedelic's (Deponia series, Harvey's New Eyes) latest adventure epic and a welcome return to comedic fantasy after the underwhe...   more

Night of the Rabbit has pug in it, so it's probably good photo

Hunting down memories in Remember Me

Originally a PlayStation 3 exclusive known as Adrift, Paris based developer Dontnod Entertainment suddenly found itself without a publisher for their game. With countless hours and manpower already poured into it, they contin...   more

Hunting down memories in Remember Me photo

Hands-on with Resident Evil: Revelations on consoles

Last month, Capcom announced the release of Resident Evil: Revelations for consoles and PC. Originally playable on the Nintendo 3DS, Capcom saw Revelations as a return to the series’ roots, and taking a step back from t...   more

Hands-on with Resident Evil: Revelations on consoles photo

Ex-Bulletstorm devs show off 'weird fiction horror' game

Warsaw, Poland-based studio The Astronauts has shared a little on its debut release, The Vanishing of Ethan Carter, which seeks to "evolve immersive storytelling in games" later this year for PC. Players will become a detect...   more

Ex-Bulletstorm devs show off 'weird fiction horror' game photo

Boob Wars, the last game you will ever need

Just a short while ago, we received an email from MangaGamer, a distributor of English-translated Japanese adventure games. It contained a press release for an adult turn-based card battler entitled Boob Wars: Big Breasts vs ...   more

Boob Wars, the last game you will ever need photo


Boob Wars, the last game you will ever need photo
Boob Wars, the last game you will ever need photo
Boob Wars, the last game you will ever need photo
Boob Wars, the last game you will ever need photo
Boob Wars, the last game you will ever need photo
Boob Wars, the last game you will ever need photo



Revealing The Raven

The Raven - Legacy of a Master Thief is the latest adventure from Nordic Games and KING Art, the fine folks that brought us the sumptuous The Book of Unwritten Tales. With the launch of The Raven blog, composer Benn...   more

Revealing The Raven photo


Revealing The Raven photo
Revealing The Raven photo
Revealing The Raven photo
Revealing The Raven photo
Revealing The Raven photo
Revealing The Raven photo



Adorably docile penguins: The Critter Chronicles nears

Good news for adventure game fans: Nordic Games and KING Art are working on a prequel to the quirky 2009 adventure The Book of Unwritten Tales. Best of all, this new game, titled The Critter Chronicles, will be releasin...   more

Adorably docile penguins: The Critter Chronicles nears photo


Adorably docile penguins: The Critter Chronicles nears photo
Adorably docile penguins: The Critter Chronicles nears photo
Adorably docile penguins: The Critter Chronicles nears photo
Adorably docile penguins: The Critter Chronicles nears photo
Adorably docile penguins: The Critter Chronicles nears photo
Adorably docile penguins: The Critter Chronicles nears photo



Myst superfan spends six years making a real linking book

One of the great passions of videogame fans (or fans of any medium, for that matter) is to recreate the items found in the games as real-world objects. We've seen countless versions of the Portal gun, no shortage of elaborat...   more

Myst superfan spends six years making a real linking book photo

ALERT: Save-corrupting bug in Virtue's Last Reward on 3DS

I've got good news and bad news. The good news is that, after more than 30 hours of play time, I've finally finished Zero Escape: Virtue's Last Reward. Expect the review later in the week. The bad news is that there is a game...   more

ALERT: Save-corrupting bug in Virtue's Last Reward on 3DS photo

Virtue's Last Reward has me caught up in the game

No, I am not LeVar Burton, but I've been told by several people (read: no one) that I greatly resemble him. This is your notice that Zero Escape: Virtue's Last Reward is available right now on 3DS and PS Vita. I'm plugging my way through right now and can't think about much else. I've got Bracelet Points and sh*t on the brain.   more

Virtue's Last Reward has me caught up in the game photo

Aksys reprints 999 with all-new box art

I hope you guys managed to pre-order Virtue's Last Reward on time to get that sweet watch, because that sh*t sold out fast. I had heard that Aksys offered a second batch of watches this week, but by the time I scoped out Amaz...   more

Aksys reprints 999 with all-new box art photo

TGS: Professor Layton enters a winter wonderland

Professor Layton and the Azran Legacy is labeled as the sixth and final game to follow Hershel Layton. The game starts in a cozy, winter village and follows the crew on a globetrotting adventure after Layton and co. embark on...   more

TGS: Professor Layton enters a winter wonderland photo


TGS: Professor Layton enters a winter wonderland photo
TGS: Professor Layton enters a winter wonderland photo
TGS: Professor Layton enters a winter wonderland photo
TGS: Professor Layton enters a winter wonderland photo
TGS: Professor Layton enters a winter wonderland photo
TGS: Professor Layton enters a winter wonderland photo



TGS: Professor Layton and Phoenix Wright join forces

Professor Layton and Ace Attorney are unique within the puzzle/adventure genre, but both share enough in common with each other to make for a perfect crossover game. Not since Marvel vs. Capcom and Kingdom Hearts have dedicat...   more

TGS: Professor Layton and Phoenix Wright join forces photo


TGS: Professor Layton and Phoenix Wright join forces photo
TGS: Professor Layton and Phoenix Wright join forces photo
TGS: Professor Layton and Phoenix Wright join forces photo
TGS: Professor Layton and Phoenix Wright join forces photo
TGS: Professor Layton and Phoenix Wright join forces photo
TGS: Professor Layton and Phoenix Wright join forces photo



TGS: Professor Layton's iOS debut isn't what you'd expect

The idea of developers dedicating resources to mobile versions of franchises is something I’ve long been against, but have slowly been warming up to. So, they might as well make something good. Layton Brothers: Myster...   more

TGS: Professor Layton's iOS debut isn't what you'd expect photo


TGS: Professor Layton's iOS debut isn't what you'd expect photo
TGS: Professor Layton's iOS debut isn't what you'd expect photo
TGS: Professor Layton's iOS debut isn't what you'd expect photo
TGS: Professor Layton's iOS debut isn't what you'd expect photo
TGS: Professor Layton's iOS debut isn't what you'd expect photo
TGS: Professor Layton's iOS debut isn't what you'd expect photo



Disney Epic Mickey 2 heading to the Wii U

Disney Epic Mickey 2: The Power of Two is officially heading to the Wii U. You are totally shocked by this news, I'm sure. The Wii U version will include GamePad specific features, such as a real-time map of the game world di...   more

Disney Epic Mickey 2 heading to the Wii U photo


Disney Epic Mickey 2 heading to the Wii U photo
Disney Epic Mickey 2 heading to the Wii U photo
Disney Epic Mickey 2 heading to the Wii U photo
Disney Epic Mickey 2 heading to the Wii U photo
Disney Epic Mickey 2 heading to the Wii U photo
Disney Epic Mickey 2 heading to the Wii U photo



Skylanders Giants for Wii U gets detailed

Activision has a number of games set for the Wii U, and Skylanders Giants is one of them. Players will be able to use the Wii U GamePad controller to perform actions, like dragging and dropping Skylanders heroes via the touch...   more

Skylanders Giants for Wii U gets detailed photo

Virtue's Last Reward is previewed in Nintendo Power

You think I've forgotten about Zero Escape: Virtue's Last Reward? HELL no! I've merely been trying to keep my distance so that I don't work myself up into a spastic frenzy. I was doing such a good job too, until I learned tha...   more

Virtue's Last Reward is previewed in Nintendo Power photo

Oh my GLOB: Hands-on with WayForward's Adventure Time

If you’ve been reading Destructoid with any regularity, you know that we love us some Adventure Time. I side quite happily with my Dtoid kin, having been enamored with the program for some time now. Perhaps it was meant...   more

Oh my GLOB: Hands-on with WayForward's Adventure Time photo

Adventure game Tengami brings pop-up art to life

Tengami is one of those games that relies heavily on its art style in capturing players' interest initially and is perhaps better seen than described. Thankfully, a trailer for this adventure game has just been released, so ...   more

Adventure game Tengami brings pop-up art to life photo


Adventure game Tengami brings pop-up art to life photo
Adventure game Tengami brings pop-up art to life photo
Adventure game Tengami brings pop-up art to life photo
Adventure game Tengami brings pop-up art to life photo
Adventure game Tengami brings pop-up art to life photo
Adventure game Tengami brings pop-up art to life photo



Delve into the stylized inner world of Ether

Part of the reason why I enjoy indie gaming so much is because of the kinds of subjects that their stories can explore, as well as the worlds that they can create. Which is why the familiar, yet ominous w...   more

Delve into the stylized inner world of Ether photo


Delve into the stylized inner world of Ether photo
Delve into the stylized inner world of Ether photo
Delve into the stylized inner world of Ether photo
Delve into the stylized inner world of Ether photo
Delve into the stylized inner world of Ether photo
Delve into the stylized inner world of Ether photo



Adventure Time game will take a page out of Zelda II

From Nintendo Power #280, the same issue that revealed Mighty Switch Force HD for Wii U, comes some juicy information regarding WayForward's other upcoming game, Adventure Time: Hey Ice King! Why'd You Steal Our Garbage? As y...   more

Adventure Time game will take a page out of Zelda II photo