Just when you thought point-and-click adventure games were dead and buried, last year's Bone: Out From Boneville sent a pale hand shooting up from the soil. Adapting the comic-book antics of three cousins who look like marshmallow femurs, Boneville was charming and fun, but its two-hour runtime (and $20 price tag) left something to be desired.
Bone: The Great Cow Race - the second chapter in the series - has no such problems. Available on the developer's website for $12.99, it offers Bone fans
About halfway through Bookworm Adventures: Volume 2, the gloves come off. Until then, you’re able to happily amble through its pretty world, enjoying the funny characters, defeating great literary baddies by making words like PIG or THIS from your arsenal of 16 Scrabble tiles, and compensating for any weak letters with the help of RPG-style magic potions.
You are ageing: it’s horrible. Your legs are turning into tired ham and your brain will soon be as useful as an abacus dipped in lard. That does not mean, however, that you should waste your precious remaining time on this planet playing simplistic puzzle games so that the inevitable improvement-over-time will make you feel better about your current condition.
Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons serves as a welcome reminder of everything that a great adventure game can be...
World of Goo’s first bona-fide challenger comes up short in both the puzzling and the personality departments.
It’s a cutesy ball-based puzzler, where you, a ball, collect keys to help your ballsy brethren escape their prisons.
This might not be the XCOM you expected, but it sure can be fun...
The title says it all. Apologies if you were expecting a riveting set of bus-themed missions ripped from a Keanu Reeves movie, but Bus Driver really is about driving a bus. Follow predetermined routes and timetables; stop at red lights and bus kiosks; signal lane changes; and open and close your doors at the right time. Do it properly and you earn points. Do it appallingly and you still earn points, just not as many.