Play Google's Roswell Alien Doodle Before The Government Cover-Up

Sixty-six years ago today the Roswell, New Mexico Daily Record stunned the country with one of the finest examples of a sensationalist headline this side of... well, nevermind that. "RAAF Captures Flying Saucer On Ranch In Roswell Region," was a joke, a sham, a goof, and certainly not proof of aliens landing on U.S. soil … » 7/08/13 8:30pm 7/08/13 8:30pm

The Most Beautiful Cartoon-Style Adventure Games

After LucasArts' brilliant 1993 game Day of the Tentacle, cartoon-style point-and-click adventure games slowly became their own sub-genre. Although the genre has had its ups and downs, these games are still around: Think Gemini Rue or the new Broken Sword. » 3/21/13 9:00pm 3/21/13 9:00pm

Ruby Blast Adds a Heaping Helping of Adventure

Ruby Blast, Zynga's color-matching game that started life as a shameless clone of Bejeweled's Diamond Mine mode, has transformed itself into a shameless Diamond Mine clone with a difference, adding an extensive adventure mode on top of its regularly scheduled weekly tournaments. » 10/25/12 2:55pm 10/25/12 2:55pm

An Extremely Clever Way to Revisit a Ten-Year-Old Adventure Classic

Runaway: A Road Adventure is a classic point-and-click adventure game from 2001, one of the most beloved games in the genre. For its (slightly late) tenth anniversary, developer Pendulo Studios delivers a retelling of the tale through the eyes of its love-struck heroes, years after the flames of passion have died. » 10/18/12 10:55am 10/18/12 10:55am

Is the Star of Harvey's New Eyes a Harmless Little Girl or Deranged…

Lilli is a soft-spoken orphan that does as she's told. It's not her fault that the tasks given her by her friend Edna and the cruel Mother Superior result in the horrible death of nearly everyone she knows.


Released today on Steam, Daedalic Entertainment's point-and-click adventure game Edna & Harvey: Harvey's New… » 10/17/12 4:00pm 10/17/12 4:00pm

More Than 30 Years Later, Adventure Gets Another Sequel

Actually, Adventure, the Atari 2600 game that introduced video game Easter eggs to the popular imagination, among other things, now has its second sequel. Both were programmed by Byte Knight over on the Atari Age forums, and the latest, Evil Magician Returns II got an update on Thursday delivering a third level to the… » 8/26/12 11:00am 8/26/12 11:00am

Rekindling My Lust for Adventure, One Page at a Time

My earliest days as a computer gamer were spent scouring static scenes with my mouse pointer, waiting for that telltale shape change that indicated the item or bit of scenery that would lead me to the next static scene. These were adventure games, and they were the closest gaming came to delivering a cinematic… » 7/31/12 2:00pm 7/31/12 2:00pm

A Girl and Her Dog Walk Across America, End Up in Guild Wars 2

Every day millions of gamers log into online role-playing games and embark on continent-spanning adventure. Inspired by these virtual adventures, Guild Wars player Kelly Wells gathered her canine companion Anna and traveled across America, from Maine to California. On foot. Now her adventure continues in Guild Wars 2. » 5/17/12 9:30am 5/17/12 9:30am