dark        
 
 

#Adventure Games

FRONT PAGE


 
 photo

Adventure games 80 Days and Heaven's Vault coming to Switch

Switch ports have been all the rage ever since the system was released, and rightfully so. Who doesn't want to play their favorite game while on a long road trip or their daily commute? Well, now the fine folks at Inkle Studios are porting ...

 
 
 
 photo

Review: The Dark Pictures: Man of Medan

"Like, zoinks gang! We're stranded on a spooky ghost ship!" is what I imagined the cast of Dark Pictures: The Man of Medan to say when I booted it up. They did not! Instead this very horrific tale from the horror masters...

 
 
 photo

Review: Telling Lies

Sam Barlow is really on a roll. Although his work on a few Silent Hill entries (Origins, Shattered Memories) put him on the map, it was 2015's Her Story that made him a household name. Barlow did a hell of a lot more than just "bring back" ...

 
 
 
 photo

Here's our first look at Life is Strange 2 Episode 4

Life is Strange 2 is doing decently so far. The first episode kicked off nicely according to our resident Life is Strange expert Brett. Episode 2 slowed down that growth a bit and Episode 3 continued that plunge. How will Episode 4 turn out...

 
 
 
 
 photo

L.A. Noire is bringing its VR antics to PS4

L.A. Noire: The VR Case Files has taken on a life of its own as a hotbed for hysterical gifs and videos in which players use their VR controllers to make detective Cole Phelps act like a madman in front of witnesses and suspects, and I can'...

 
 
 photo

Wooden Nickel isn't your everyday Old West adventure game

Brain&Brain is following up its storybook adventure Burly Men at Sea with another minimalist game, Wooden Nickel, and I'm here for this aesthetic. It's so different from my usual inbox pitches. The main hook, at least in my eyes, is th...

 
 
 photo

The Vanishing of Ethan Carter reappears on Nintendo Switch

For a game about a disappearance, The Vanishing of Ethan Carter sure keeps popping up. Later this week, it'll get its fourth launch in five years. Polish studio The Astronauts has ported The Vanishing of Ethan Carter to Nintendo S...

 
 
 
 
 
 photo

The Ghostbusters remaster breaks containment in October

Come October, you'll be bustin' like it's 2009. The remaster of the vaunted Ghostbusters: The Video Game is nearly ready to haunt this mortal plane. Fittingly, Ghostbusters: The Video Game Remastered will launch during the spooky...

 
 
 photo

Contest: Bring Dafoe home with a PC copy of Beyond: Two Souls

I'm pretty sure this is the only current contest on the internet featuring Willem Dafoe, so come win a PC copy of Beyond: Two Souls. For anyone who's been around here long enough, you'll remember the days when you couldn't go two front page...

 
 
 photo

Review: The Council: Episode 5: Checkmate

For those who have not been following along on the community side of things, Destructoid user Soulbow has been consistently pestering me, for over a year now, to keep writing these reviews for The Council. I mean, this episode came out...

 
 
 photo

Indie games in cars getting emotional

Do you ever want to play games where you're just....driving? Soaking in the environment, having conversations, and listening to whatever pops on the radio? Well, I've got three games lined up based on that premise on this week's episode of ...

 
 
 photo

Review: Sea of Solitude

The sea is loneliness. That's not a spoiler for Sea of Solitude, the latest effort from Berlin-based indie studio Jo-Mei, and a game that, since its announcement some years ago, has been fairly explicit about its allegorical nature, and its...

 
 
 photo

Contest: Both mice and men can enjoy a free copy of Moss

Enter our contest and pick up a copy of breakout VR title Moss for Steam or Oculus Quest! Being a silly human, I can't say I've ever experienced what it's like to be a cute little four-legged creature. Imagine scurrying around the forest so...

 
 
 
 photo

Review: The Sinking City

The Sinking City is without a doubt a love letter to H. P. Lovecraft's work. Even going as far as being set within the same universe, specifically The Shadow over Innsmouth, and directly references those events and plenty more from Lov...

 
 
 photo

Contest: Hack and slash through a voxel world in Riverbond

Hack 'n slash through the colorful voxel world of Riverbond on PS4, Xbox One, or PC! Riverbond was shown at Microsoft's E3 conference this year -- and it's available now! To celebrate, developer Cococucumber Games has given us a bunch of co...

 
 
 photo

A lot can happen in just 12 Minutes

Three writers sat in a room in the Microsoft Theater, looking at one man in a room with his wife. She wants to have dessert, so he sets the table while she goes into the other room. The man starts eating without her. Presumably, the guy to ...

 
 




Got news?  [email protected]

         

Reviews   filter by...

Gears 5"Still plenty of war"

 

Borderlands 3"'Just follow the soothing sounds of my voice'"

 

Blasphemous"Your suffering will be legendary"

 

Daemon X Machina"MATT DAEMON"

 

Sega Genesis Mini"Seeeeeegggaaaa (mini)"

 

Creature in the Well"I don't like sand..."

 

Monster Hunter World: Iceborne"Welcome to the big leagues"

 

Catherine: Full Body"A nice port (get it?)"

 

River City Girls"Girls just wanna fight kun"

 
 
 

Community Blogs | expand

 

Quickposts expand | +quickpost

Mike Sounders

Beat Daemon x Machina Gonna throw some thoughts and advice in the

 
bong264

Current status:

 
Tricerapops

Crazy to have River City Girls, Blasphemous, and Creature in the Well just waiting for me to have a few days I cant wait to dig in on my RCG and Blasphemous look like the best Saturn games that never released, and Im all about

 
Startyde

Havent played FF8 since I beat it 20 years Loved it then, love it even more Some parts are genuinly touching and resonate more now that Im a Old school Square

 
whybmonotacrab

Say hello to my derpy as fuck

 
taterchimp

Been enjoying Rage

 
triggerpigking

Quick sketch of sneky snake

 
Electric Reaper

Going by this GamesIndustry article, the devs of Everspace 2 plan to have a Kickstarter for their new game in early

 
TheBlondeBass

Phew, finished the DLC! To say I struggled with it would be the understatement of the century, but it was fun nonetheless :D

 
Mike Sounders

Worth the 10k to make a char clone, complete with

 
 

Upcoming

More Previews
 

Destructoid Originals

More Originals
 
 
 
NEXT