Backbone: Prologue is an Adventure, Role-playing, and Single-player video game created and published by EggNut for Multiple Platforms. The game introduces noir-inspired adventure, on which the player as a detective steps into the shoes of the protagonist named Howard Lotor. According to the story, the player needs to navigate the 2.5D environments, situated in Dystopian Vancouver. In the game, the player is self-assured, smart, and set on a journey in his ways. The player is caught in the monotony, and he’s resigned to the abuses of the regime in compliment and power with unique systemic inequality. The player controls the player using the point-and-click interface, and he can use the stealth elements to overcome obstacles and take down the suspect secretly. The game introduces the breathtaking mixture of high pixel art and 3D effect, including volumetric fog, pouring rain, and dynamic lighting that brings the sprawling city to life. Backbone: Prologue includes key features such as Point-and-Click Gameplay, Side-scroll Adventure, Find Clues, Hint System, Interact with NPCs, and more.
Gemini Rue is a Graphic-Adventure, Interactive Drama and Cyberpunk video game developed by Wadjet Eye Games. The story of the game bases on point-and-Click Puzzles and investigations and lets you explore the game world, interact with NPCs, collect clues and objects and engage in quite exciting Gun-play. The game takes place in the Gemini Star System in 23rd century and allows you to get into the character of Azriel Odin a gangster turned Law Enforcer. You must ride in your ship and travel to Barracus in search of your brother Daniel kidnapped by Boryokudan a terrorist organization. You must also collect the clues and objects pointing in the direction of your brother’s current location. You will be required to get information from the NPCs and solve some puzzles in order to find answers to the questions you have. As Matthius Howard will be your companion throughout your journeys, you can get help from him on specific points in the game by exchanging your place with him. You must eliminate the Syndicate too and save the whole universe along with your brother. Gemini Rue is a great Graphic-Adventure and interactive Drama based video game to play and enjoy. You should totally give it a try.
The Wolf Among Us is an Interactive Drama, Episodic and Graphic Adventure video game developed by “Telltale Game”. The story of the game is based on “Bill Willingham” Comic Book Series named as “Fables”. The game takes you back to the past in the year 1986 and fits you right into the character of “Bigby Wolf” a law enforcing officer. “The Wolf Among Us” starts off with you as the protagonist saving a fable girl from the attack of a woodsman. You take her to your place where she heals her wounds and leaves saying that “You are not as bad as People think you are”. Chapter ends and in next chapter someone gives you the news of the fable girl’s head resting at a Woodsman doorstep. Sherrif “Ichabod Crane” orders you to investigate and solve the case and take “Snow White” with you as your assistant. “The Wolf Among Us” is a super thrilling and exciting case solving and detective video game that lets you solve murder cases by investigating and collecting the clues/evidences and by interacting with objects and NPCs. The game has a twisted and strange story that literally makes you dive deep into imagination and curiosity. Wolf Among Us offers a brilliant Episodic, Interactive and Story Driven gameplay and beautiful visuals to enjoy.
The Detail is an amazing Graphic-Adventure and Interactive Drama video game by Rival Games Ltd. The game allows you to be Detective Reginald “Reggie” Moore, who becomes frustrated with the defective Justice System and plans to take it down with all the responsible. Crime scene investigations, clue and object finding, capturing the accused and investigating them are the most prominent features of this brilliant game. The game takes place on the fictional location of a Modern American City and it allows you to control the main character Reggie, start from a murder case that took place because of a long lasting gang war, make toughest choices that will directly affect your life as a detective. You must solve the case and at the same time protect your family from the gang members and keep on pacing through the story. The Detail offers a gameplay that is a mixture of Interactive Comics and other story-based elements. The game offers a gameplay and mechanics inspired by the popular The Wolf Among Us and The Walking Dead by telltale games and features realistic crime based drama and visuals. The story of the game is more similar to the HBO hit T.V Series “The Wire” and is quite interesting to get involved in. With all the Drama, and Suspense, The Detail is one amazing video game to play and enjoy.
Nancy Drew is a Series of games that offers various Action-Adventure and Point-and-Click exploits of the character of Nancy Drew. The series features over a dozen games and is one of the longest running series of mysteries that tends to provide you with quality entertainment and immerses you deeply with the brilliant stories. Available on various gaming platforms such as PC, Mac, Linux, Nintendo and Smart phones, Nancy Drew offers Interactive and Visual Novel style aesthetics and allows you to solve puzzles, talk to NPCs, Collect items, and solve crimes and Mysteries. Being a fantastic video game series, Nancy Drew offers some of the most amazing Video games in the series and some of them are big hits such as Nancy Drew Adventures, Nancy Drew Dossier and Nancy Drew Mobile Mysteries etc. Throughout the series Nancy Drew offers a number of different environments, stories, characters and various gameplay experiences etc. With all the fantastic story-driven gameplays, Nancy Drew lets you enjoy both exploration and Detective aesthetics and that is what makes the whole series a marvelous creation of all time.
Tales from the Borderlands based on the original Borderlands is an Episodic, Interactive Drama and Graphic Action-Adventure video game developed by Telltale Games. Set in the Borderlands universe, this point and click graphic adventure video game lets you be anyone of the two main protagonists Rhys and Fiona, Explore the game world, interact with game objects, engage yourself into conversations with NPCs and make choices that will eventually effect the story and will set the course of events. Tales from the Borderlands provides with some gun-play elements too and features the same mechanics that were previously used with Borderlands and provides with procedurally generated guns and ammunition. Tales from the Borderlands have some more episodes yet to come out and will definitely amaze you with what it has to offer. For a great Adventure and interactive Drama experience, you should totally play this game.
Creatures Such As We, created by Lynenea Glasser is a text based Interactive Adventure and fiction based video game. The game features a customizable protagonist who provides his/her services on the moon as a tour guide. The game lets you set up yourself into the character of the protagonist, interact with objects and NPCs by a text based game-play and allows you to explore and find your suitable date among other AI players. “Creatures Such As We” allows you to engage yourself in an elegant and sophisticated game-play in which you can interact with NPCs (Non Player Characters) emotionally and figuratively and change the course of the story metaphorically. As the game lets you change the course of the story by the actions you perform, Creatures Such As We provides with different game endings too. With an award of Best Interactive Game of the Year, Creatures Such As We is an amazingly engaging and quite addictive video game to play. Do try it out.
Grim Fandango Remastered is an Graphic-Adventure, Interactive Drama, and Episodic video game by Double Fine Productions. The story follows Mexican Folklores and fits you into the character of the protagonist Manny Calavera who works for the Department of Dead (DOD) and struggles to wipe off his wrong doings so that he can get the final reward. He stars in the game as Reaper who frees other people’s souls from the adversities and inspects about what kind of underworld travel packages are they awarded. Manny’s business unexpectedly starts crashing and he gets the instructions of giving someone a first-class package if he wants his business running. He declines the order and his business crashes badly, and he gets out in the open to investigate about the causes and possible motives behind all of what happened to him recently. You must help yourself in assembling up a crew of a beautiful woman (unnamed) and some trustworthy friends and start your investigation. Grim Fandango Remastered is a kind of twisted video game because of its unique story and characters.
D4: Dark Dreams Don’t Die is a great Episodic, Interactive Drama and Action-Adventure video game developed by Access Games. The game lets you be the protagonist David Young, a Private Detective who struggles to investigate about the murder of his wife. You must follow the story-line and use your Time Traveling abilities to investigate and collect clues and evidence about your lost memories. The time travel abilities are strictly bound to the search of necessary clued and objects so when you find a clue you can go back in time to a specific and limited point. The more you collect objects and clues, the more you can go back in time and eventually reach down to the point where you can stop[ the murder from happening and in some cases you can arrest the murderer. D4: Dark Dreams Don’t Die provides with Cel-Shaded graphics and an amazing game-play filled with thrill, action and adventure. Do try it out if you haven’t played it yet, you’ll definitely enjoy this game.
The Walking Dead: Season Two, based on the Comic Book named The Walking Dead by Robert Kirkman is an Episodic, Graphic Point-and-Click Action-Adventure and Interactive Drama video game. The game follows the story-line of the first season and continues from where it was ended previously. You can set yourself up into the character of Clementine (Previously the companion of Protagonist) and get into the play by exploring the world around you, interacting with the objects, engage yourself in the conversations with AI and NPCs, and by reacting to the replies given by the NPCs and change the course of events and endings of the game. Season Two of the game provides with a 400 Days game play in an apocalyptic world filled with Zombies and allows you to amaze yourself with a super thrilling and survival based game-play. The Walking Dead: Season Two is no doubt a great Graphic-Adventure and Interactive Drama video game to play and enjoy. You must play it.
Primordia is a Point and Click, Action-Adventure, Interactive Drama and an Episodic video game developed by Wormwood Studios. The game is set in a Post-Apocalyptic era, features a Robot named Horatio Nullbuilt as the main protagonist of the game and lets you get into the role to play the game. Horatio loves to know more about the humanity and keeps on reading The Book of Man until another unknown robot attacks Horatio’s UNNIIC airship, steals the only power source and vanishes without a trace. Horatio contacts his droid companion Crispin and starts off to his journey to investigate about that unknown robot and his whereabouts to make him pay for what he did. Horatio wants to recover their only power source too. During the search, you must also solve unique and quite twisted puzzles that will help you being a few more steps closer to your target. You must interact with objects by the use of Point and Click interface and collect the clues. Primordia is an awesomely built video game to play and enjoy. Do try it out for a best ever gaming experience of this specific genre.
Jurassic Park: The Game, presented by Telltale Games is an Episodic, Interactive Drama and Graphic Action-Adventure video game based on the Jurassic Park Movie Franchise. The game takes place in the time between the first and the second Jurassic park movies. The game is heavily influenced by the Mechanics used in the Blockbuster Heavy Rain by Quantic Dreams and lets you investigate different matters by exploring the game world, collecting the clues and evidences, Interacting with the AIs (Artificial Intelligence) and NPCs and by solving different complex puzzles. The game has four Episodes named as The Intruder, The Cavalry, The Depths and The Survivors and lets you follow the story-line strictly and act accordingly. With swiftly changing environments, amazing graphics, story-line, and a great Action-Adventure, Interactive Drama and thrill filled game-play, Jurassic Park: The Game is a super exciting and a brilliant game to play and enjoy.
Tesla Effect: A Tex Murphy Adventure is one of the best games of Adventure, Film Noir and Interactive drama genre. The game is developed by Big Finish Games and takes you to a Quasi Dystopian setting of Post-World War III Era in the year 2050. You get to play as the protagonist Tex Murphy, an honest and good nature private investigator who loves to smoke cigarettes, drink a lot of bourbon” and get into trouble a lot. The story of the game kicks off with Tex’s disoriented awakening at his office in Ritz Hotel with a lot of markings and strange writings all over his body but no memory of his past. He remembers after a huge amount of struggle that Chelsea, His friend is missing since the brutal attack and is presumed dead. He sets out to investigate about what really happened to him, where is he now and to regain his lost memories. In his quest, Tex opens up a Pandora box of countless murders, double crosses and lost inventions of Nikola Tesla. You as the protagonist will have to investigate all the cases by solving various puzzles, interrogate the suspects, collect clues and evidence and find the lost and hidden inventions of Tesla. Tesla Effect: A Tex Murphy Adventure is a great Action-Adventure, Film Noir and an intriguing video game to play and enjoy. This wonderful game offers amazingly ultra-realistic graphics, First person 3D environment, Cyberpunk theme, multiple and Unique game endings, great stories and a lot of other exciting things. Do try it out, Tesla Effect: A Tex Murphy Adventure is a fun game to play and enjoy.
The Blackwell Epiphany developed by Wadjet Eye Games offers a wonderful blend Action-Adventure and Interactive Drama elements. The game is about a strange force that if catches onto someone, tears him/her apart and the person vanishes into the thin air without a trace. Because of being a paranormal entity, the strange force remains hidden from the eyes of local police and that’s when you get into the play as the protagonist Rosa Blackwell along with your spiritual companion Joey Mallone. The responsibility to solve this strange case of a strange, malevolent and Powerful entity now rests on your shoulders. You must start getting the clues and task Joey to do the same by using his supernatural powers. The Blackwell Epiphany is an amazing and quite engaging video game to play and enjoy. Some really great features of the game are Two main switchable game characters (Rosa & Joey), fully voiced over, A well written story, state of the art graphics etc.
Kentucky Route Zero is an Episodic Point-and-Click Action-Adventure video game developed and published by Cardboard Computer. This indie game is available to play on PC (Microsoft Windows), Mac OS and Linux. The narrative of the game whirls around the life of a truck driver and his dog. The driver along with his dog, accepts to travel to Kentucky to deliver the antique goods and on his way to Kentucky he slips off the road and gets lost. He interacts with strangers and with so many different things to find his way back to Kentucky and reaches to Equus Oils a pitch black gas station. At Equus Oils the real adventure of his life begins. Game features astonishingly amazing game-play, superb graphics and environment. One thing that is quite different about this game is the absence of verbal dialogue. Instead of a verbal dialogue the game uses text-based dialogue to interact with people and things. This epic game is worth trying. Do give it a go and enjoy all the fun.