When a mysterious darkness is released from a forbidden book inside the library that he has inherited in unknown circumstances, a young man named Alfred Walsh must venture into the stories that have become affected by it's power, assisted by none other than the sorcerer Merlin from the legends of…
In the last few years, the point and click adventure genre has returned in full force, with titles such as the Deponia tetralogy, The Book of Unwritten Tales and The Blackwell Legacy winning both public and critical acclaim. Currently in development by the newly established team at Pewter Games, The…
Portal has inspired a lot of similar games over the last decade or so that have tried to emulate and improve the formula, but none have really managed it except for the sequel, Portal 2. The Turing Test from Bulkhead Interactive is another title that’s even more similar than most.…
The desire to find something new is one of the reasons why the adventure genre for video games has constantly evolved since the days of the first text adventures released on computers like the BBC Micro. After the phenomenal successes of adventures such as Rise of the Tomb Raider, Life…
Three years ago, a prototype game known as Stikbold was developed during the Nordic Game Jam. The development team known as Game Swing was praised for their creation, so they decided to develop a full game based on their original idea. Stikbold! A Dodgeball Adventure originally saw a release on…
This review of Adam’s Venture Origins contains minor spoilers for how to complete certain puzzles within the narrative as part of the critical analysis. From 2009 to 2012, a small studio named Vertigo Games released Adam’s Venture, a three part puzzle-adventure game that focused on the story of a spunky…
After two adventures in the rebooted King's Quest series, The Odd Gentlemen have decided to revisit one of his greatest moments for the third episode of the series. Some time has passed since the events of Rubble Without A Cause, and Graham is feeling a sense of loneliness. One evening, the Magic Mirror…
If you are in the mood for an adventure story that is filled with puzzles, excitement and secrets from the past, then the remake of the Adam's Venture series that has been released today could be just what you are looking for. Adam's Venture Origins, which includes all three chapters…
A few weeks back, we reported that a remake of the Adam's Venture trilogy would be coming to PS4, Xbox One and PC later this year thanks to the efforts of the original developers. Like the awakening of an ancient treasure, it has now been now revealed that Adam's Venture Origins…
After a few months away, The Odd Gentlemen have invited us to return to Daventry once again. With the strong start offered by A Knight to Remember, we are offered to join Graham in another tale of his past adventures, affectionately named Rubble Without A Cause. The second episode takes…