Recommended games in Point and Click
One of 2016's best PC adventure games, out now on iOS - Oxenfree
Oxenfree is one of those games that doesn’t come along too often, and I’m glad it’s out now for iOS. A branching-type adventure game with multiple endings, amazing graphics, and a great story. If adventure games / point and click games are your type of thing, you should pick this up.
Oxenfree is a supernatural thriller about a group of friends who unwittingly open a ghostly rift. Play as Alex, a bright, rebellious teenager who brings her new stepbrother Jonas to an overnight party on an old military island. The night takes a terrifying turn when you unwittingly open a ghostly gate spawned from the island’s cryptic past. How you deal with these events, your peers, and the ominous creatures you’ve unleashed is up to you.
Determine every aspect of Alex’s story while exploring Edwards Island, uncovering the base’s dark past, and changing the course of your friends’ lives.
Posted March 16, 2017 by Jeff Scott
A beautiful hand build world is the setting for Lumino City
The App Store has seen it’s fair share of beautiful games this month, just read further below to see a whole bunch of them. But nothing quite compares to this one. The BAFTA award winning Lumino City comes to iOS from State of Play, and it’s amazing.
Lumino city is a very well done point and click / puzzle game. But what sets it apart is the lush and finely crafted art work. The entire game is hand made using and filmed with a camera, not rendered. Real world stuff — remember that? Take a look here to see a behind the scenes video on how the whole thing was made.
This is a beautiful, fun, engaging, and very thoughtful game. Throw into that mix that it’s made with a beautiful real-world set, and it’s a must play experience. Also check out it’s little sibling, Lume also by State of Play.
Posted October 29, 2015 by Jeff Scott
When we saw Lume’s cardboard cutout visual style, we were instantly drawn into its unique world, and we weren’t the only ones; the game was an IGF finalist for best art direction. Unfortunately, the experience doesn’t last long, as the game ends almost as soon as it begins.
Lume is a point-and-click adventure focused around solving puzzles. You control a girl whose grandfather goes missing. The game has you completing puzzles to bring power back to his house. The puzzles are interesting, often requiring you to explore the environment before uncovering the answer. For example, to solve one puzzle you must first uncover a melody found on a gramophone and then play it back on a lock made out of piano keys. While not every puzzle is original, all of them are well designed and help move the story forward.
Posted March 16, 2012 by Tim Rattray