Adventure Games


Broken Sword: The Shadow of the Templars


Broken Sword: The Shadow of the Templars

Long before Dan Brown published Angels and Demons and reignited general interest the world's favorite secret group, the Crusaders cum Illuminati (which would not only lead to a book series with a film tie-in, but also inspires Nicolas Cage's whole National Treasure film series), we old school gamers already had: Broken Sword. Broken Sword: Shadow of the Templars is all about a man who gets to be in the wrong place at the wrong time (or right place at the right time, if you happen to be an optimist) -from an unsuspecting tourist to reliable protagonist, George Stobbart becomes the perfect anchor and hook for players wading into this deceptively rich and deep story. If you love solving wonderful mysteries (especially about ancient groups that hold power over the world), then this is one point and click game you should not miss out on.

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The Last Express


The Last Express

It is easy to call any old game a 'classic'; but to actually be timelessly fun enough to earn the monicker takes a lot of effort. In this regard, The Last Express has a gameplay experience that certainly qualifies. Welcome to the Orient Express, a one stop rail ride onboard the most famous train in the world. The route goes straight from the beautiful city of Paris to the exotic city of Istanbul, the era is the delicate early war period of 1914, and your co-passengers are a litany of the most suspicious yet interesting individuals to ever be affected by the current tides of politics and war. This incredible murder-mystery train ride may be on a railroad, but the paths you can take to the ending branch out to many paths.

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Discworld Noir


Discworld Noir

It is easy to call any old game a 'classic'; but to actually be timelessly fun enough to earn the monicker takes a lot of effort. In this regard, The Last Express has a gameplay experience that certainly qualifies. Welcome to the Orient Express, a one stop rail ride onboard the most famous train in the world. The route goes straight from the beautiful city of Paris to the exotic city of Istanbul, the era is the delicate early war period of 1914, and your co-passengers are a litany of the most suspicious yet interesting individuals to ever be affected by the current tides of politics and war. This incredible murder-mystery train ride may be on a railroad, but the paths you can take to the ending branch out to many paths.

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Machinarium


Machinarium

Amanita Design's Machinarium is a point and click puzzle game about Josef, the little robot that can. Help him save his beloved Berta from a life of cooking for the bad guys. Talk to friendly robots to gather valuable clues, solve puzzles to get past tricky situations and find your way to the tower in the city. Keep your wits about and beware the Black Cap Brotherhood; they're plotting something big, something only Josef can put a stop to -- if you can keep him in one piece, that is.

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My Little Pony Story of Blanks


My Little Pony Story of Blanks

Join Apple Bloom as she uncovers the secret of Sunny Town in the indie title, My Little Pony Friendship is Magic: Story of Blanks. The story begins much like an episode in the animated series. As expected of an energetic filly, she manages to convince Twilight Sparkle to let her tag along on an errand for Zecora. They make the delivery without encountering any trouble, however, curious things begin to happen on their way home. How come no one has ever heard of Sunny Town? Why don't its residents have Cutie Marks? Even worse, how come they've never heard of it? Give this game a try and find out for yourself.

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Ultimate Shark Simulator


Ultimate Shark Simulator

Ultimate Shark Simulator does well to live up to the name: you play as the most ferocious, brutal, and dangerous predator in the water. That means plenty of swimming and chomping at any other animal that is not you. But if you think that being a shark means 24/7 feasting on prey, you are deadly wrong. The Ultimate in the title also means sort-of comprehensive, and you will have to deal with a lot of shark-natured concerns as well -this means getting a mate and taking care of your young. It also means the possibility of managing your own herd of sharks. An apex predator and responsible social leader simulator might just be the game you need to get your shark fix.

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Monkey Go Happy Adventure


Monkey Go Happy Adventure

Monkey Go Happy Adventure is a simple, straightforward, point and click puzzle game that is best played in a single sitting. The entire game is relatively short, but interesting. It is much more appreciated by players who have already enjoyed the other Monkey Go Happy titles (which tend to be a combination of puzzle, skill, and reflex games). Adventure is all about moving in a fantasy land of giant spiders, magic wells, odd artifacts, and other strange creatures in order for you to proceed. The puzzles are not particularly clever, but they are quite fun to figure out, and the animations have their own unique charm.

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Valiant Hearts The Great War


Valiant Hearts The Great War

With its cartoony visuals and military theme, one would think that Valiant Hearts is your run of the mill war-based action game. Sure, it does feature the war and the soldiers fighting those pitched battles, but players will not be doing any shooting or direct fighting -it is all mostly about surviving. In pretty much the same spirit as This War of Mine, Valiant Hearts wants to show its audiences a completely different side of war. You are still going to be on the front lines, but not as some hotshot soldier taking down countless foes with headshots -but as a flesh and blood being just trying to find a way to make through to the next day. It is gritty, somber, and very heartfelt, which is a great change of pace for action enthusiasts.

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Adventure Beaks


Adventure Beaks

Platforming game Adventure Beaks will have you sending off penguins to conquer harsh ice and snow capped terrain in search of coins and treasure. It is a fun game with simple mechanics designed to keep casual and younger players entertained for hours. On the other hand, anyone looking for something with a little more depth will have to find something else. The controls for Adventure Beaks is easy to learn and just a few minutes is all players need to start jumping, diving, double jumping, swimming, and of course, belly sliding through the game's various courses and stages.

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daWindci Deluxe


daWindci Deluxe

Puzzle game daWindci is literally getting a second wind with this Deluxe release. Players get to once again take control of the wind in order to safely guide a hot air balloon to an important destination. In your way are challenges composed of natural and artificial structures, closed off paths, strange weather anomalies, and more. Players must use a wide variety of wind types, from a long breeze for pushing things to a powerful cyclone to spin thing around, in order to solve all the challenges that the game offers to its players. It does not matter if you have played the original game or not, but this deluxe version is certainly a keeper.

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Machinarium

Machinarium

'Machinarium pushes the boundaries when it comes to what we know about traditional point and click titles. First, it has no dialogue save for a few text tidbits at the start. Its puzzles are confined to a single screen, and it's not afraid to lend a hand when needed. It's different, and it's infinitely more interesting because of it. To sum it up, Machinarium is one of those rare games that brilliantly executes radical ideas.'