Rocco’s Island: Ring to End the Pain review – Casual hybrid suffers from a poor match of gameplay styles

Rocco’s Island: Ring to End the Pain

Rocco’s Island: Ring to End the Pain gets points for having an interesting story, colorful characters, and beautiful artwork that would have made a great animated movie. Unfortunately, it fails on pretty much every possible level as a game that doesn’t know quite how to be what it wants to be.

Mozart Requiem review – Entertaining historical mystery desperately in need of fine tuning

Mozart Requiem

Finally localized in English after being released in Dutch and French over a decade ago, Mozart Requiem is so unpolished it’s still not ready for prime time release, seriously undermining its fine protagonist and a story full of intrigue and adventure.

Pentiment review – Rich historical layers revealed in Obsidian’s impressive narrative adventure


Pentiment is a captivating Renaissance adventure that challenges players to unravel both a murder mystery and the many enigmas of history.

Edengate: The Edge of Life review – Lack of engagement a barrier to enjoyment

Edengate: The Edge of Life

Edengate teases a thrilling tale of a town overrun by otherworldly events, but both its story and gameplay are so threadbare that it ends up falling far short of the mark.

Paper Ghost Stories: 7PM review – Make time for a crisp little Malaysian slice-of-life adventure

Paper Ghost Stories: 7PM

Paper Ghost Stories: 7PM makes the most of its very short length, providing players with a casual yet ominous experience strengthened by a lovely paper cut-out aesthetic.

Jennifer Wilde: Unlikely Revolutionaries review – Stylish black-and-white mystery feels surprisingly tame

Jennifer Wilde: Unlikely Revolutionaries

The stylish Jennifer Wilde: Unlikely Revolutionaries will grab you at first but the pace quickly slows, as will your interest, feeling like a missed opportunity.

The Plague Doctor of Wippra review – Short but infectious medieval slice of life adventure

The Plague Doctor of Wippra

While not much in the way of a challenge, The Plague Doctor of Wippra represents, in miniature, everything that adventure games do best: It transports you into a fully realized world, using a limited set of resources (time, puzzles, graphics) to effectively deliver an historical, emotional gut punch.

Unusual Findings review – Lots of 80s influence unearthed in nostalgia-fueled sci-fi mystery

Unusual Findings

If you have a healthy tolerance for 1980s fawning and the occasional frustrations of early point-and-click adventures, Unusual Findings is a reasonably fun experience with great graphics and music—as long as you don’t find the more obvious aspects of its referential nature to be too excessive.

Whateverland review – Flawed but fun dark comic adventure won’t leave you feeling indifferent


It’s got a few glitches and flaws, but Whateverland serves up an enjoyable dose of both gloom and quirk in a charming adventure where your choices determine your fate.

BROK the InvestiGator review – A knockout blend of cartoon fighting and detective adventure

BROK the InvestiGator

With a surprisingly deep story set in a dystopian world of diverse animal cartoon characters, BROK the InvestiGator successfully melds the arcade and adventure genres in a unique and extremely enjoyable way.