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The Adventurous Life of Hans Christian Andersen: HCA: The Ugly Prince Duckling

Windows - Released - March 13, 2007

Hans Christian Andersen: The Ugly Prince Duckling is an adventure game created with children in mind. The game is an original story inspired by the fairy tales of Hans Christian Andersen. Set in Copenhagen during the Golden Age, the Master of Darkness has kidnapped the princess and plans to take over the city. Players control a young Hans Christian Andersen who must rescue the princess and stop the Master of Darkness' evil plans. The journey is filled with characters from Andersen's tales, such as The Little Mermaid, The Little Match Girl and The Swineherd. The game is controlled using...

Agatha Christie: And Then There Were None

Agatha Christie: And Then There Were None

Nintendo Wii - Released - February 25, 2008

Agatha Christie: And Then There Were None is the title of a 2005 point-and-click adventure game developed by AWE Productions and published by The Adventure Company for Microsoft Windows. It was the first in The Adventure Company's Agatha Christie series. The game is a detective murder-mystery; it begins with nine people, including Patrick Narracott, the playable character, who meet and journey to the fictional Shipwreck Island. There, two additional onscreen characters are introduced, and the story then follows the events that unfold. And Then There Were None retains most of the basic plot...

Agatha Christie: Death on the Nile

Agatha Christie: Death on the Nile

Windows - October 13, 2008

After a rich heiress is killed, Agatha Christie's famous detective Hercule Poirot finds himself in the right place at the right time to investigate the crime with a boatful of murder suspects onboard the S.S. Karnak as it floats serenely down the Nile. Can the Belgian detective find the culprit before they reach port?

Agatha Christie: Evil Under the Sun

Agatha Christie: Evil Under the Sun

Windows - Released - October 16, 2007

Agatha Christie: Evil Under the Sun is a video game released for the PC and Nintendo Wii, and is the third installment of The Adventure Company's Agatha Christie series, developed by AWE Productions, based on Agatha Christie's novel Evil Under the Sun. The PC version was released in 2007, and the Wii version one year later.

Agatha Christie: Evil Under the Sun

Agatha Christie: Evil Under the Sun

Nintendo Wii - Released - December 7, 2007

Evil Under The Sun features Hercule Poirot as the protagonist, it also features numerous improvements and expanded gameplay elements, with a new inventory system, dialogue choices, and more environments. While players take the role of Poirot, they are actually playing as Captain Hastings playing as Poirot, in an interactive scenario designed by Poirot in order to allow his long-time friend a chance to solve the mystery in the way Poirot would. The game's plot follows Poirot as he investigates the murder of a noted actress on an island. It is divided into two sections: story-time, in which...

Agatha Christie: The ABC Murders

Agatha Christie: The ABC Murders

Nintendo DS - Released - November 12, 2009

Work alongside the famous detective Hercule Poirot to solve a series of baffling murders committed by an elusive madman. Using the touch screen controls of the DS, players will inspect crime scenes, question suspects and must solve a terrible crime before there is another victim. With multiple play modes to choose from and an investigator's journal to keep notes, Agatha Christie: ABC Murders for DS offers an immersive gaming experience amidst a classic story and detailed graphics.

The Black Mirror

The Black Mirror

Windows - Released - October 17, 2003

Black Mirror is a dark adventure game that details the aftermath of the tragic death of William Gordon. Playing as his grandson Samuel players must unveil the truth behind the events of that fateful, stormy night. The Gordon family has accepted William's death as suicide; however, Samuel is not so sure. And through further investigation some terrifying family secrets are revealed. Through the course of the game players will discover the tragedy that has decimated the Gordons since the Middle Ages - and eventually fight to escape a fate that will not stop until it has claimed every member of...

The Book of Unwritten Tales 2

The Book of Unwritten Tales 2

Nintendo Wii U - Released - 2016

The Tale Legend foretold it. Prophecies predicted it. Chosen ones chose to believe in it. Now the adventure saga continues. A sequel is coming. Join Wilbur, Ivo, Nate and Critter in another classic point-and-click adventure in the wicked world of Aventasia. Help them fulfill their destiny. A destiny as yet unwritten. A few years have passed since our heroes heroically defeated the arch-witch Mortroga. And their lives, like the lives of most people in Aventasia, are still in turmoil. The War of the Two Towers is over, but the wounds it left upon the land are still bleeding. The gnome Wilbur...

Curse of Atlantis: Thorgal's Quest

Windows - Released - May 21, 2003

Take the role of Thorgal, a mighty viking warrior and decendent of Atlantis who uncovers a magical artifact which allows him to see his own future. Caught between reality and a prophetic vision, Thoragal discovers a foretold future of a horrific incident that will end the life of his beloved son. In a desperate attempt to alter the destiny of his child, Thorgal sets off on an incredible adventure where mystery, danger, and magic will unfold.

Dead Reefs

Dead Reefs

Windows - Released - July 3, 2007

Dead Reefs is a beautiful mystery adventure which takes place on an island off of England's coast, set in the tumultuous 18th century. In the course of a murder investigation, Dead Reefs will take gamers through a world of intrigue and suspense! Features atmospheric sound, music, and visual set in the 18th century will immerse gamers into story. Over 40 minutes of high-quality cut-scenes Dynamically evolving events keep the player entertained. Player choices affect the advancement and outcome of the game. Unique devices and contraptions are used for traveling within the game. Characters have...

Dracula: Origin

Dracula: Origin

Windows - June 2, 2008

Dracula: Origin reveals the dark origins of the Dracula curse. Once the ardent defender of Christendom, Dracula loses his faith in God when he is abandoned by his one true love after she marries. Dracula then makes a pact with the Prince of Darkness, and becomes a vampire.

Dracula: The Last Sanctuary

Dracula: The Last Sanctuary

Sony Playstation - Released - May 6, 2002

Dracula: The Last Sanctuary follows Dreamcatcher's earlier game, Dracula: Resurrection. A point-and-click adventure game, this sequel tells the tale of Jonathan Harker, a man trying to rescue his wife, Mina, from the clutches of the infamous blood-sucker. As is the case with many titles in this sub-genre, gameplay involves careful scrutiny of each scene that players encounter, as they search for clues, information, and items that will aid them in their quest. Movement and interaction are facilitated by a context-sensitive cursor, through which players can manipulate puzzles and the...

ECHO: Secrets of the Lost Cavern

ECHO: Secrets of the Lost Cavern

Windows - Released - July 5, 2005

Secret of the Lost Cavern is another edutainment Myst-clone adventure in the tradition of old Cryo titles. This game attempts to take us to the Prehistoric Age. The storyline revolves around the famed Lascaux Caverns of France, where our direct ancestors, the Cro Magnon humans, have left a significant legacy of wall paintings. The hero, Arok, is a young hunter/gatherer who is more interested in painting, however. He soon discovers that he can influence the world around him by painting on the cavern walls, as he searches for a mysterious mentor. Gameplay is based around the classic...

The Hardy Boys: The Hidden Theft

The Hardy Boys: The Hidden Theft

Windows - Released - September 30, 2008

The famous Hardy Boys make their video gaming debut with this game, The Hardy Boys: The Hidden Theft. The game is pure adventure with a modern setting and storyline including all of the traditional aspects: point-and-click, exploration, puzzle-solving, inventory items, and interaction with in-game characters. It is played using a 3rd person perspective, and the player will play either Frank or Joe Hardy intermittently or together as a team to accomplish mutual goals. Each boy has his own inventory but items can be shared in special circumstances and in unusual ways. The Spencer mansion...

The Hardy Boys: The Perfect Crime

The Hardy Boys: The Perfect Crime

Windows - Released - 2009

When a thief steals bomb-making materials from a local hardware store, making off on a motorcycle belonging to the Hardy boys, they are on the case. But when they investigate, they find an even greater crime. The Perfect Crime is a hidden object game. In each scene, there is a list of objects to find, within a time limit. The time limit can be optionally removed. There is dialog before and after each scene, as well as after finding important objects. If that last item is proving hard to find, a hint button is included as well. Finding some objects will trigger mini-games, such as placing wires...

Law & Order: Double or Nothing

Law & Order: Double or Nothing

Windows - September 30, 2003

Law & Order: Double or Nothing (also known as Law & Order II: Double or Nothing) is the second in a series of video games based on the television series Law & Order. The game was developed by Legacy Interactive and was first published in September 2003, a year after the release of Law & Order: Dead on the Money.

The Moment of Silence

The Moment of Silence

Windows - 2005

The year is 2044, and the world has become a globalized, industrialized place where online communication often replaces other forms of socializing and where each citizen can be easily found with tracking devices. Peter Wright is an employee in a New York advertising agency whose family was killed in a terrorist attack. One night he witnesses his neighbor being taken away by a SWAT team. The neighbor's wife asks Peter to find out what happened to her husband, and Peter begins to realize that the authorities are following an unknown agenda he must reveal at all costs.

Mysterious Journey II: Chameleon

Windows - Released - November 24, 2003

Mysterious Journey II: Chameleon is a first-person point and click adventure game with emphasis on exploration and puzzle solving. It is the sequel to Schizm: Mysterious Journey. You wake up with no memory of who you are or how you came to be where you are – a strange space ship orbiting an unknown planet. With the ship's orbit rapidly decaying, you must work fast to solve this mystery and find away to get down to the planets surface before you burn up in the atmosphere.

The Mystery of the Nautilus

The Mystery of the Nautilus

Windows - Released - 2002

This adventure game was inspired by the Jules Verne novel "20,000 Leagues Under the Sea". The story begins aboard the USS Shark, a research submarine, exploring the depths of the Atlantic Ocean. The crew discovers a huge metallic object and argues whether to further examine it. During the debate, a young scientist, taking it upon himself to go without orders, steals a mini-sub and docks at the mysterious wreck. You play the scientist aboard what he learns to be Captain Nemo's vessel the "Nautilus". There are many rooms to explore and numerous puzzles to be solved in this 1st person...

Necronomicon: The Dawning of Darkness

Necronomicon: The Dawning of Darkness

Sony Playstation - Released - November 9, 2001

1927, United States, East Coast. William H. Stanton's life suddenly takes a terrifying turn for the worst. What horrific secret lies behind the mysterious occult experiments performed by the alchemist Herschel? The Necronomicon gives you the keys to the world of the deceased.

Nibiru: Age of Secrets

Nibiru: Age of Secrets

Windows - August 31, 2005

During the construction of a new highway bypass, workers discover an entrance to an old tunnel. After they enter the tunnel, they find out that it was probably a German tunnel intentionally backfilled at the end of World War II. They contact an employee of the Western Bohemian Museum who then informs the superior body in Prague about their findings. The news about the discovery is published by the regional press the next day and there is tremendous buzz in the archeology community of the new find. Martin Holan, a linguistics and archeology student is contacted by his uncle to examine the...

Post Mortem

Post Mortem

Windows - February 28, 2003

The storyline revolves around a retired American private detective by the name of Gustave MacPherson, who is hired by the dark, mysterious Sophia Blake to track down the person who brutally murdered her sister and brother-in-law in the Orphée Hotel, in the chic District 8.

Return to Mysterious Island

Return to Mysterious Island

Windows - November 19, 2004

Return to Mysterious Island follows Mina, a strong young woman alone on a round-the-world sailing expedition. Caught in a tremendous storm, she becomes stranded on the shores of a wild and apparently uninhabited island. As she explores her new surroundings, she uncovers artifacts, living spaces and technologies left behind by the people who came before her to this uncharted island.

Sacred Rings

Sacred Rings

Windows - Released - March 1, 2007

The Sacred Rings is the direct sequel and continues the story of Aura: Fate of the Ages. In Aura, Umang recovered the lost artifacts and restored the rings to their full power, narrowly escaping capture by evil warriors. Now he must return the rings to the Keepers' fortress where they can be safely housed and protected. It is not an easy task, since the Shadow Legion's minions are still on his heels and danger lurks around every corner. Players are put in the shoes of Umang and will explore many strange locations. Umang must travel back and forth between locales to accomplish his mission,...

Safecracker: The Ultimate Puzzle Challenge

Safecracker: The Ultimate Puzzle Challenge

Nintendo DS - Released - December 3, 2009

Family members hire you, a master in the art of safecracking, to locate the last will and testament of their deceased relative, oil tycoon and billionaire Duncan Adams, hidden somewhere within his luxurious 4-story mansion. Exploration of the mansion is performed entirely by mouse in point-and-click fashion. As you dig for clues and puzzles to solve, you can view the environment in 360 degrees. An in-game mapping system records your progress by marking discovered puzzles with a red 'X', which turns green when solved. There are a total of 35 different safes to open which will eventually lead...

Salammbo: Battle for Carthage

Salammbo: Battle for Carthage

Windows - May 8, 2003

Based upon Gustave Flaubert's 1858 novel Salammbo, this is the epic story of love and hate, revenge and rivalry. Taking place during the fall of Carthage to the Roman Empire, you play Spendius, slave and close companion of Matho, a Libyan mercenary, who is in love with Salammbo, General Hamilcar's daughter. As Spendius you must outwit rebel forces and rescue the City of Carthage as well as reunite Matho with his true love. The game features music from "Mozarts Requiem", and rich graphics designed by famed French artist Philippe Druillet whose illustrations also appear in Ring: Legend of...

The Secrets of Atlantis: The Sacred Legacy

The Secrets of Atlantis: The Sacred Legacy

Windows - Released - May 29, 2007

The Secrets of Atlantis: The Sacred Legacy is a first-person point and click adventure game with emphasis on exploration and puzzle solving. It is the fifth entry in the Atlantis series. In the 1930s, engineer Howard Brooks is attacked onboard his own ship, the Hildenberg, on a return trip the New York City from Germany. Brooks discovers that he is heir to a powerful artifact that his attackers are after, an artifact that could help him locate the lost continent of Atlantis. He must reach it before his enemies do.

Sentinel: Descendants in Time

Windows - Released - December 14, 2004

Sentinel: Descendants in Time is a first-person point and click adventure game with emphasis on exploration and puzzle solving. You are Beni, seasoned cave explorer and one of the few people to successfully find their way out of the Tristan caverns. A greedy treasure hunter has kidnapped your sister and he will only release you if you enter the tomb of Dormeuse, the most dangerous of all of the tombs.

Sherlock Holmes vs. Jack the Ripper

Sherlock Holmes vs. Jack the Ripper

Microsoft Xbox 360 - April 27, 2010

On August 31, 1888, a horribly mutilated body of a "lady of the night" is found in Whitechapel, London. The killer's methods are quite unusual, and the brutal slaying doesn't go unnoticed at 221b Baker Street. Sherlock Holmes decides to go to the Whitechapel police station to obtain the reports and preliminary investigations by the police and the coroner. He won't get much help, but with his trusty companion Dr. Watson, he starts his own investigation by examining the crime scene and questioning possible witnesses. Soon more deadly crimes on prostitutes are committed. Holmes will have to be...

Sherlock Holmes: Nemesis

Sherlock Holmes: Nemesis

Windows - April 8, 2008

Sherlock Holmes versus Arsène Lupin is an adventure played from a first person perspective. The player character for majority of the game is Holmes, though some sections feature Watson and one features Inspector Lestrade. Most of the areas in which the game takes place are based on famous London landmarks, including the National Gallery and British Museum, the former of which features scanned copies of dozens of famous paintings, as well as numerous historical artifacts. Solving the mysteries of the game involve examining locations and discovering clues.

Syberia

Syberia

Windows - Released - January 9, 2002

Syberia is a 2002 computer adventure game conceived by Benoît Sokal, developed by Microïds and published through The Adventure Company. It follows the protagonist Kate Walker as she attempts to wrap up a sale on the behalf of her law firm. In addition to the main plot, the game contains a dramatic subplot, conducted via calls received on Kate's cell phone, involving Kate's deteriorating relationship with her fiancé. The game uses elements of art nouveau and steampunk fiction in its story. Most devices and tools, and even a train, are powered by springs and wind-up gears. Syberia was...

Syberia Collection

Syberia Collection

Sony Playstation 3 - Released - August 28, 2015

This compilation pack contains two adventure titles from acclaimed designer Benoît Sokal. Included are both Syberia and Syberia II. SYBERIA -- A journey beyond compare... For the young Kate Walker, an ambitious lawyer, the Voralberg toy company acquisition seemed like a textbook case -- a quick stopover to a small alpine village in France to buy-out an old automaton factory, then straight back home to New York. Her journey across land and time throws all she values into question, while the deal she set out to sign turns into a pact with destiny... SYBERIA II -- Embarking on a desperate...

A Vampyre Story

A Vampyre Story

Windows - Released - November 19, 2008

In a classic point 'n click adventure way, the player takes over the control of Mona and directs her actions through a pop-up menu. This way she explores the various locations, talks to people, creatures and some times even machines in multiple-choice dialogues and picks up everything that isn't nailed to the wall - or almost everything. If Mona thinks an item may be useful in the future but doesn't want to carry it around because it's too heavy, she places a memory imprint in her inventory. This way the player doesn't need to remember where it was and can just access it like every other item...

Wanted: A Wild Western Adventure

Wanted: A Wild Western Adventure

Windows - October 3, 2004

Take on the role of Fenimore Fillmore as you confront the evil John Starek, who has been threatening the local townspeople into selling him their land. In this wild adventure, you'll meet more than 30 different characters, collect useful inventory objects, and encounter an array of Wild West situations. Ride the rails, fight in barroom brawls, or choose to take it outside in a deadly gunfight. The choice is yours. If you help the townspeople fight to keep their land, you just might be able to ride off into the sunset with the girl of your dreams.

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