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Twin Mirror
Twin Mirror

Adventure 01 December 2020

Twin Mirror is a non-linear adventure game set in a mysterious American town. The game’s protagonist loses his memories after brutal events of a single night and tries to learn what happened. This requires an investigation both in a real world and the character’s own mind.

Pathologic 2
Pathologic 2

Adventure 23 May 2019

Remake of a unique horror action adventure game from Ice-Pick Lodge, which originally launched in 2005 for PC. Its new version was created according to the developers’ first concept, which was previously impossible to realize in full, due to technological and financial limitations. Pathologic takes you to a small town, whose citizens suffer from a mysterious disease. In order to combat the epidemic the local authorities hire a group of independent individuals, whose task is to stop the spread of the virus before it is too late. All characters work independently from each other and conduct their own investigations. When compared with the original version, Pathologic Remake offers much better graphics, generated by the Unity engine. Emphasis was also put on new quests and plots, better gameplay balance, and improved AI of NPCs, as well as professional voiceover, the lack of which was the biggest fault of the original game.

Alice: Madness Returns
Alice: Madness Returns

Action 14 June 2011

A third-person action game with elements of 3D platformer and adventure game, designed by American McGee and his Spice Horse studio. Similarly to the previous work of that developer, i.e. American McGee’s Alice, also this game is a reinterpretation of a novel by Lewis Carroll. After ten years of dealing with catatonic schizophrenia caused by the tragic death of her parents, the eponymous heroine has a chance of getting back to a normal life. However, a hypnosis session at a psychiatrist ends up with Alice returning to Wonderland, which has greatly degenerated since the protagonist’s last visit. In Alice: Madness Returns you explore a string of locations, jump over platforms, avoid numerous traps, solve various logic puzzles and fight opponents using unusual weapons – such as a kitchen knife or a deck of deadly cards. The adventures are presented in high-quality audiovisuals with a unique art style – locations known from the original story were recreated in a much darker, distorted version.

Catherine
Catherine

Adventure 10 February 2011

An intriguing combination of a puzzle game with an adventure of light erotic colour. In production we play the role of a young man, who struggles with many social problems. At night, the daredevil also experiences real nightmares.

Silent Hill
Silent Hill

Adventure 31 January 1999

A classic survival horror movie from PlayStation, which started one of the most popular series in its genre. In the game we play the role of Harry Mason, who together with his daughter goes on holiday to the title town of Silent Hill. On the spot, the protagonist undergoes an accident, after which it turns out that his daughter has disappeared and the city is shrouded in dense, mysterious fog.

Dreamscaper
Dreamscaper

RPG 2021

Dreamscaper is a surrealistic production combining elements of action RPG and rougelike. During the game, the player takes control of depressed Cassidy. Our task is to survive and save the heroine from a terrible fate.

Pathologic Classic HD
Pathologic Classic HD

Adventure 29 October 2015

A refreshed version of the classic action adventure game that was released in 2005. The new version was prepared by the creators of the original title, Icepick Lodge, as a side project to a complete remake of the game. The plot of Pathologic Classic HD is same as in the original game and it focuses on a mysterious virus that spreads across a small city, causing many casualties. When the authorities decide to seek out help from outside, three different characters arrive in the city and try to solve the mystery during the next twelve days. The game is story-driven and focuses on adventure aspects. What makes it different from other games is the fact that two non-playable characters are acting parallel to achieve the same objective as the player. All three characters are frequently getting in each other’s way. In contrast to the original game, the new version features refreshed, high-resolution graphics. The developers have also fixed many of the bugs of the original game and recorded a new version of dubbed dialogue sequences.

Tales From Off-Peak City Vol. 1
Tales From Off-Peak City Vol. 1

Adventure 07 February 2020

FPP adventure game set in a universe known from Off-Peak and The Norwood Suite. In Tales From Off-Peak City Vol. 1 we play the role of a pizza supplier who intends to steal his boss' saxophone. The whole thing is kept in a unique, surrealistic style.

Figment
Figment

Adventure 22 September 2017

An action-adventure game offering a surrealistic atmosphere and developed by Bedtime Digital Games. Figment is set in a world which depicts the subconsciousness of a 40-year-old man. When his calm mind got attacked by nightmares symbolizing everyday frights, two friends stood up to them. Dusty is an embodiment of courage; as for Rusty, she manifests optimism and bears a resemblance to birds. The game is played from an isometric view and the experience is based mainly on exploring locations filled with traps and fighting enemies and bosses encountered. Interestingly, the stronger enemies sometimes are not eager to fight and only through backing them into a corner can the player confront them, which requires finding the weak spots of the adversary and taking advantage of them. The game world is filled with sounds and music, which illustrates the player's actions. The in-game environments are presented with thr use of colorful, hand-drawn graphics reminiscent of the works by Salvador Dali.

Quern: Undying Thoughts
Quern: Undying Thoughts

Adventure 28 November 2016

First-person adventure with elements of a logical game, which draws on the achievements of the cult series Myst. The player ends up on a mysterious island with the ultimate goal of discovering the truth about its past and discovering its secrets. The above mentioned goals translate into a gameplay whose pillars are exploration of a vast world and solving more or less complex puzzles. The whole was maintained in a characteristic, surrealist style, inspired by the work of Julius Verne.

The Void
The Void

Adventure 17 April 2008

The Void is a dark climate adventure game with elements of survival horror. The title was produced by the Russian studio Ice-pick Lodge. The action of the game was set in the surreal world of Void, inhabited by the breeds of Hunters and Sisters. The player directs the actions of the hero, who tries to get out of the reality to which he accidentally found himself. The creators predicted 12 possible endings of the plot.

Cube Escape Collection
Cube Escape Collection

Adventure 14 October 2020

Cube Escape Collection is a collection that includes refreshed editions of nine point-and-click adventure games originally available in Flash. The package was developed by the creators of the original games - Rusty Lake studio.

Rusty Lake: Roots
Rusty Lake: Roots

Adventure 20 October 2016

A point ‘n’ click adventure game developed by Rusty Lake, the creators of the well-received Rusty Lake Hotel. In Rusty Lake: Roots, we assume the role of James Vanderboom who inherited a house and a special seed, which, if sown, will enable him to start his own family. The action is set in the 19th and 20th century, and the player controls three generations of Vanderbooms. Although Rusty Lake: Roots features many references to previous works of the studio, we don’t need knowledge of them to understand the plot. The gameplay is based on exploration of our surroundings and solving logic and environmental puzzles. Moreover, talking with non-player characters is also an important aspect of the game. The on-screen events, the characters, and puzzles alike have a surreal, even dark feel to them. The atmosphere is emphasized by two-dimensional graphics and matching music.

Monument Valley
Monument Valley

Logic 03 April 2014

A puzzle game in which we lead a silent princess I'm going through the surrealistic world of title monuments, helping her by manipulating the environment and creating optical illusions. Monument Valley is distinguished by its artistic, minimalist graphic design, inspired by Japanese paintings and paintings by Maurits Cornellis Escher.

Devotion
Devotion

Adventure 19 February 2019

First person adventure game with elements of survival horror. Devotion takes place in Taiwan in the 1980s. The title presents a story inspired by Far Eastern beliefs and folklore. The Taiwanese Red Candle Games studio is responsible for its creation,

Solar Ash
Solar Ash

Action 2021

Solar Ash Kingdom is the second production of Heart Machine studio after Hyper Light Drifter. Annapurna Interactive is responsible for the release.

Samsara Room
Samsara Room

Adventure 29 April 2020

Samsara Room is a surrealistic point-and-click adventure game produced by developers from the Dutch studio Rusty Lake. The player's goal is to find a way out of the title room.

White Shadows
White Shadows

Arcade 2021

White Shadows is a narrative platform game with black and white graphics, which takes place in a strange and dark world built on lies and obedience. We have to help Ravengirl to escape from the last city on Earth.

The Shattering
The Shattering

Adventure 21 April 2020

The Shattering is a PC-based action adventure game. The production offers a climate of psychological horror, allowing us to explore the interior of the mind of a mentally troubled hero, where we have to deal with both puzzles and agility challenges.

Ever Forward
Ever Forward

Logic 13 August 2020

Peace Island is a charming exploratory game depicting the adventures of a gang of nine cats that are trying to solve the mystery of disappearing people from the island. The production was developed by independent developer Erich Blumrich.

Rusty Lake Hotel
Rusty Lake Hotel

Adventure 14 December 2015

A surrealistic point-and-click adventure game developed by the Dutch Rusty Lake studio. In the game we are taken to a mysterious animal hotel which is visited by five guests. Our task is to “take care” of them properly — kill them, that is. We have to tend separately to each of the five unfortunate guests, shortening their life by various means, for example poisoning. The gameplay mechanics are typical for a classical point-and-click production and boil down to visiting subsequent locations in search of useful items that are necessary to solve puzzles. While playing, we have to exhibit considerable amounts of ingenuity, imagination, perceptiveness, and deductions skills. Rusty Lake Hotel is characterized by relatively simple 2D graphics and a dark, somewhat surrealistic atmosphere.

YIIK: A Postmodern RPG
YIIK: A Postmodern RPG

RPG 17 January 2019

YIIK: A Post-Modern RPG is a surrealistic jRPG set in the 1990’s. It was developed by the independent developer Ackk Studios, creators of games like Chromosphere: The Two Brothers and Two Brothers. The story focuses on the mysterious disappearance of Sammy Pak who was taken by supernatural forces while using an elevator. Her friends decide to embark on a dangerous journey to save her. The single player campaign will give us around twenty five hours of gameplay. Our party of eight moves around an isometric-presented map, every once in a while taking part in turn-based battles against our enemies. The game uses Unity Engine. Visuals in YIIK: A Post-Modern RPG are much different from what we can see in other jRPGs as the game lacks any sort of manga-inspired style. All of the game's dialogues are voice acted.

Voidtrain
Voidtrain

Action 2021

Voidtrain from Nearg's studio is a survival game in which we play the mechanic of an inter-dimensional train. Our task is to travel into the unknown and expand our vehicle.

Neurodeck: Psychological Deckbuilder
Neurodeck: Psychological Deckbuilder

RPG March 2021

Neurodeck: Psychological Deckbuilder is an independent card game focused on mental problems and human phobias, shown as monsters. Building a deck, developing the characters and a disturbing atmosphere are the characteristics of the game.

Figment: Creed Valley
Figment: Creed Valley

Adventure March 2021

Figment: Creed Valley is the second part of a series of surreal action adventures, developed by Bedtime Digital Games studio. In the game, we try to restore balance in the chaos of the mind - a world that is a projection of the subconscious of a 40-year-old man.

Another Sight
Another Sight

Adventure 06 September 2018

An adventure game in which we follow the fate of the blind girl, Kit, and her unusual companion - Hodge the cat. Another Sight takes us on a journey through an alternative reality in which there is a mysterious underground world under London, home to a secret society of the greatest inventors and artists in history.