Adventure

Adventure games are video games in which the player assumes the role of a protagonist in an interactive story which is driven by exploration and puzzle-solving. The genre has a huge focus on story, which allows it to draw heavily from other narritive based media including litrature and film. As a result, Adventure games encompass a wide varity of literary genres. Most adventure games are designed for a single player, and can either be text based or graphic based. Some well known Adventure games are The Secret of Monkey IslandKing’s Quest, Zork, and Myst.

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Pillars of the Earth (PlayStation 4) Review - DIY Cathedral 6

Pillars of the Earth (PlayStation 4) Review – DIY Cathedral

Point-and-click adventure games were—for a few years anyway—thought to be products of a bygone era. In an age of online shooters, MMOs, open-world RPGs, and a million and one retro-indie games,...
The Lion's Song (PC) Review - Complex Simplicity 1

The Lion’s Song (PC) Review – Complex Simplicity

I do, at times, think of myself as the pretentious artsy sort of person. It’s an unpopular thing to be in most circles, so I try not to go overboard with...
Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice (PS4) Review: Fear Through the Eyes of Madness 1

Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice (PS4) Review: Fear Through the Eyes of Madness

Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice is probably the most difficult game I’ve ever played, not because of punishing combat or obtuse puzzles, but because of its harrowing portrayal of its main character’s psychosis....
Tacoma (Xbox One) Review - Diversity in Space 1

Tacoma (Xbox One) Review – Diversity in Space

The creators of Gone Home are back with a narrative driven, futuristic space story, which retells the events around the fate of a crew of astronauts aboard the Tacoma space station....
Alwa's Awakening (PC) Review: Charming Lands Marred By Unwieldly Mechanics 1

Alwa’s Awakening (PC) Review: Charming Lands Marred By Unwieldly Mechanics

Alwa's Awakening is a charming NES-style adventure, one that will relax players for many hours with its platforming magic powers and pretty pixelated countryside. At least, until its difficulty ramps up,...
Yonder: The Cloud Catcher Chronicles (PS4) Review - No combat, no problem 6

Yonder: The Cloud Catcher Chronicles (PS4) Review – No combat, no problem

2017 hasn’t been the brightest of years so far, but thankfully Yonder: The Cloud Catcher Chronicles is helping to change that by being one of the most colourful games I've ever...
Plague Road (PC) Review 1

Plague Road (PC) Review – Intriguing With Little to Say

The artistic atmosphere created through the visuals Plague Road offer a dizzying variety of steampunk detail, bringing players to a time of clockwork soldiers and mechanical witches fighting a disease that seems...
Human: Fall Flat Review- Falling Flat

Human: Fall Flat Review- Falling Flat

Human: Fall Flat is one of those platforming puzzle games in a similar vein as the brilliant Octodad or the more destructive Goat Simulator.Here, the shtick is that your character walks...
Rakuen Review - Beautiful and

Rakuen Review – Beautiful and Emotional

I've often said that my favourite video games are the ones that help me cultivate a deeper understanding of the human condition. I don't necessarily pick up any game with the...
Syberia 3 Review - Awkward Translation

Syberia 3 Review – Awkward Translation

Development hell rarely ends well. Game development doesn’t happen in a vacuum, and taking too long to ship a product can mean that said product runs the risk of feeling like...
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What Remains of Edith Finch Review – Beautifully Told Tragedy

The first thing I did when I started What Remains of Edith Finch was pause the game. Little did I know that this seemingly meaningless action would be what sunk the...
Blossom Tales: The Sleeping King Review - A Different Zelda

Blossom Tales: The Sleeping King Review – A Different Zelda

Breath of the Wild has taken The Legend of Zelda to an open world, but other games are happy to tread a more familiar formula. Blossom Tales: The Sleeping King will bring...