Latest Reviews

The Mystery of the Mummy

The Mystery of the Mummy retro

Frogwares is arguably among the most recognized independent adventure game developer, best known for its now long-running Sherlock Holmes series. While a number of adventure games have also been previously released based on Arthur Conan Doyle's seminal character, Frogwares' series has been widely regarded by critics to be the most successful adaptation to date. The Mystery of the Mummy, later…

Posted by Jenny Rouse on 01 February 2016.
Detective Case and Clown Bot in Murder in the Hotel Lisbon

Detective Case and Clown Bot in Murder in the Hotel Lisbon

As a subgenre of crime fiction, detective murder mystery stories have been serving as plotlines for many novels, movies, and television shows. These stories have occasionally appeared also in adventure games. When an indie game developer from Portugal decides to tackle this subgenre on its own terms—by adding to it elements of wacky humor, infusing it with tributes to classic graphic adventure…

Posted by Patrick Talbot on 01 January 2016.
Murdered: Soul Suspect

Murdered: Soul Suspect

Murder: Soul Suspect originated as only a game concept for a supernatural thriller from Japanese publisher Square Enix. Wanting to expand with greater appeal to the western game market, the publisher approached American developer Airtight Games (who past credits included the puzzle adventure game Quantum Conundrum) to help to develop this concept into a full-fledged action adventure title. While…

Posted by Mervyn Graham on 01 December 2015.
Cognition: An Erica Reed Thriller - Episode 3: The Oracle

Cognition: An Erica Reed Thriller - Episode 3: The Oracle

There is an intangible compelling quality about a good detective novel—it simply transcend time. Similarly, many classic detective mystery games are remembered because of their great storylines. Cognition: An Erica Reed Thriller, from indie developer Phoenix Online Studios in collaboration with veteran game designer Jane Jensen, is another example of a great adventure mystery game because of its…

Posted by Gustavo Calvo-Simmons on 01 November 2015.
Secret Files: Sam Peters

Secret Files: Sam Peters

Secret Files: Sam Peters is the fourth game in the Secret Files series from Animation Arts (developer of Lost Horizon). However, this game does not feature Nina Kalenkov or Max Gruber who are the main protagonists from previous games in the series. Rather, it is a spin-off to Secret Files 2: Puritas Cordis, the sequel to Secret Files: Tunguska, and turns a minor character Sam (or Samantha)…

Posted by Peter Rootham-Smith on 01 October 2015.
Titles Years Ratings
Gone Home 2013
4 of 5
Goodbye Deponia 2013
5 of 5
Gray Matter 2010
5 of 5
Grim Fandango 1998
5 of 5
Hamlet 2010
3 of 5
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets 2002
3 of 5
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone 2001
3 of 5
Haunted 2012
3 of 5
Heart of China 1991
3 of 5
Heaven 2009
3 of 5
Hector: Badge of Carnage Episode 1: We Negotiate with Terrorists 2011
5 of 5
Hector: Badge of Carnage Episode 2: Senseless Acts of Justice 2011
4 of 5
Hector: Badge of Carnage Episode 3: Beyond Reasonable Doom 2011
4 of 5
Helga Deep in Trouble 2013
2 of 5
Hoodwink 2012
3 of 5
Hope Springs Eternal: A Carol Reed Mystery 2005
4 of 5
Hotel 2010
2 of 5
House M.D. 2010
3 of 5
Hugo II: Whodunit? 1991
5 of 5
Hugo III: Jungle of Doom! 1992
3 of 5
Hugo's House of Horrors 1990
3 of 5
I Have No Mouth, and I Must Scream 1995
5 of 5
I'm Not Alone 2010
1 of 5
In Cold Blood 2001
4 of 5
Indiana Jones and His Desktop Adventures 1996
2 of 5
Indiana Jones and the Fate of Atlantis 1992
4 of 5
Indiana Jones and the Infernal Machine 1999
4 of 5
Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade 1990
3 of 5
Inherit the Earth: Quest for the Orb 1994
3 of 5
Insecticide: Part 1 2008
4 of 5
Iron Roses 2009
2 of 5
J.U.L.I.A. 2012
3 of 5
Jack Haunt: Old Haunting Grounds 2013
3 of 5
Jack in the Dark 1994
3 of 5
Jack Keane 2007
4 of 5
Jack Keane 2: The Fire Within 2013
5 of 5
Jack Orlando: A Cinematic Adventure 1997
2 of 5
Jack Toresal and The Secret Letter 2009
4 of 5
Jekyll & Hyde 2010
2 of 5
Jewels II: The Ultimate Challenge 1997
3 of 5
Jewels of the Oracle 1995
2 of 5
Jolly Rover 2010
3 of 5
Journal 2014
3 of 5
Journey to the Center of the Earth 2003
3 of 5
Jurassic Park: The Game 2011
2 of 5
Kaptain Brawe: A Brawe New World 2010
4 of 5
Karma: Curse of the 12 Caves 1995
1 of 5
Keepsake 2006
4 of 5
Kentucky Route Zero: Act I 2013
5 of 5
Kentucky Route Zero: Act II 2013
5 of 5
KGB 1992
2 of 5
King's Quest II: Romancing the Throne 1985
3 of 5
King's Quest III: To Heir is Human 1986
4 of 5
King's Quest IV: The Perils of Rosella 1988
4 of 5
King's Quest V: Absence Makes the Heart Go Yonder! 1992
4 of 5
King's Quest VI: Heir Today, Gone Tomorrow 1992
4 of 5
King's Quest VII: The Princeless Bride 1994
2 of 5
King's Quest: Mask of Eternity 1998
5 of 5
King's Quest: Quest for the Crown 1984
5 of 5
Kingdom: The Far Reaches 1995
4 of 5
Knights in Shining Armor: our king's tale episode one 2010
3 of 5
L.A. Noire 2011
5 of 5
Last Half of Darkness: Beyond the Spirit's Eye 2007
2 of 5
Last Half of Darkness: Society of the Serpent Moon 2011
5 of 5
Last Half of Darkness: Tomb of Zojir 2010
4 of 5
Leather Goddesses of Phobos 1986
4 of 5
Leisure Suit Larry 5: Passionate Patti Does a Little Undercover Work 1991
4 of 5
Leisure Suit Larry 6: Shape Up or Slip Out! 1993
4 of 5
Leisure Suit Larry Goes Looking for Love (In Several Wrong Places) 1988
3 of 5
Leisure Suit Larry III: Passionate Patti in Pursuit of the Pulsating Pectorals 1989
2 of 5
Leisure Suit Larry in the Land of the Lounge Lizards 1987
5 of 5
Leisure Suit Larry: Love for Sail! 1996
4 of 5
Les Manley in: Search for The King 2005
2 of 5
Lighthouse: The Dark Being 1996
4 of 5
Loom 1990
4 of 5
Lost Chronicles of Zerzura 2012
4 of 5
Lost Horizon 2010
4 of 5
Lost: Via Domus 2008
3 of 5
Louisiana Adventure 2012
3 of 5
Lucius 2012
4 of 5
Lure of the Temptress 1992
3 of 5
Machinarium 2009
4 of 5
Manhunter 2: San Francisco 1989
3 of 5
Manhunter: New York 1988
2 of 5
Maniac Mansion 1988
4 of 5
Maniac Mansion: Day of the Tentacle 1992
5 of 5
Mark T. Ross - A Private in Paris - Episode 1 2012
4 of 5
Martian Memorandum 1991
4 of 5
Martin Mystère: Operation Dorian Gray 2005
3 of 5
Mata Hari 2009
3 of 5
Mean Streets 1989
4 of 5
Memento Mori 2009
4 of 5
Memento Mori 2: Guardians of Immortality 2014
4 of 5
Metal Dead 2011
4 of 5
Mission Critical 1994
5 of 5
Moebius: Empire Rising 2014
5 of 5
Monkey Island 2: LeChuck's Revenge 1991
5 of 5
Monty Python & the Quest for the Holy Grail 1996
4 of 5
Monty Python's Complete Waste of Time 1994
4 of 5
Monty Python's The Meaning of Life 1997
3 of 5
Page < 1 2 3 4 5 > Last »