Detective Grimoire is a fun little adventure with a colourful art style and loads of humour. It’s actually a sequel to a freeware flashgame with the same name. This pimped up sequel carries a case title Secret of the Swamp. Continue reading
Hero of the Kingdom is a very lite RPGish adventure. A farmer’s son goes after his father and gathers some skills and fame on the road. The game is simple but charming, and surprisingly addictive. It’s no surprise if one decides to finish it in one sitting. Continue reading
I finally had my go with the puzzler adventure classic from almost 10 years ago. I never doubted its greatness but it was nice to experience it firsthand. – not to mention to understand what the whole deal with the cake was. Continue reading
Tormentum: Dark Sorrow is a puzzle heavy adventure with very traditional gameplay and incredibly beautiful art style. Every screen is a piece of art. The journey through this dark fantasy is definitely worth playing. Continue reading
Emerald City Confidential is considered a hybrid, something between a casual game and an old school point&click adventure. If one isn’t too anal about the classification, it can easily be called a casual adventure. And it’s a pretty good one too. Continue reading
I suppose pretty much everyone has heard about the sensation that is Journey. It’s a short game with very limited gameplay but it’s been received with high praises almost everywhere. And yeah, everyone is right: it is a great game. Continue reading
Even though I had some dry spells from gaming, I actually managed to play a decent amount of new games last year. This post is just a short recap of my played games, titles linking to the individual reviews.
I’ve been writing mostly about kickstarting adventure games for a while now, but sorry, here’s another one. My limited playtime makes me prefer short demos on some nights, and all the hype I’ve recently come across happens around adventures.
But on to Memoranda itself: it’s an atmospheric 2D point & click adventure inspired by the stories of Haruki Murakami. Continue reading
Demetrios is a love child of a single adventure-enthusiast, who created the early version of the game already 15 years ago. Continue reading
I’ve played the first two chapters of this excellent and atmospheric point & click adventure, and now that the makers are looking for some extra funding for the third and last chapter, I just need to make a notification of it. The kickstarter campaign is doing fine, but all the extra support can of course make the game even better.
I reviewed the earlier chapters briefly on my compilation of the best games I played in 2014. And I don’t really have a lot to add to that review. Perhaps the fact that I’ve become so excited about the last chapter now that I’ve actually pledged for the physical tier the first time in my life. This will make me even poorer than I am, but I just want to be a part of this campaign. Another reason for a high pledge is that I got the earlier chapters basically free of charge. The first one was a part of some ridiculously cheap bundle and the second one was a freebie from the makers.
The Journey Down is a piece of adventure game history with its distinctive art style, awesome music, wonderful mixture of noir and comedy, and the most lovable protagonist ever. Bwana has a deliciously positive attitude and with it he definitely stands out among all the usual, sarcastic heroes.