The Adventure Company

The Adventure Company was a Canadian video game developer and a former publishing division of DreamCatcher Interactive. It was sold to THQ Nordic GmbH in 2011 following DreamCatcher's parent (JoWooD Entertainment) assets being sold after entering administration.

The Adventure Company
IndustryVideo games
FateParent and the company dissolved, brand still used as distribution label by THQ Nordic
HeadquartersToronto, Ontario, Canada
ParentDreamCatcher Interactive
(JoWooD Entertainment) Edit this on Wikidata


The Adventure Company was first launched in January 2002 as a division and brand of DreamCatcher Interactive to distribute their adventure games titles under. The first title released under the new brand was The Cameron Files: Secret at Loch Ness which was released at the end of January 2002.[1] The Adventure Company has worked with many developers including: Kheops Studio, THQ, Microïds, and Cryo Interactive. In 2006 DreamCatcher Interactive became a wholly owned subsidiary of the Austrian video game publisher JoWooD Entertainment.[2]

On August 16, 2011, Nordic Games announced that it had acquired JoWooD, its products and brands and some of the companies' subsidiaries.[3] Following the acquisition it was announced that JoWood and the Adventure Company will become publishing labels for Nordic Games, a wholly owned subsidiary of Nordic Games Holding.[4]

Published gamesEdit

Note: This list is for titles which The Adventure Company published. Re-releases of DreamCatcher Interactive games nor Nordic Games titles under The Adventure Company are not included.

Year Title Platform(s)
24 January 2002 The Cameron Files: Secret at Loch Ness Microsoft Windows
9 May 2002 The Mystery of the Nautilus
23 July 2002 Dark Fall: The Journal
23 September 2002 Law & Order: Dead on the Money Microsoft Windows, Mac OS
29 October 2002 The Cameron Files: Pharaoh's Curse Microsoft Windows
19 March 2003 Riddle of the Sphinx 2: The Omega Stone
17 October 2003 Missing: Since January Microsoft Windows, Mac OS
28 February 2003 Post Mortem Microsoft Windows
23 July 2003 Dark Fall
30 September 2003 Law & Order II: Double or Nothing
17 October 2003 The Black Mirror
28 October 2003 Traitors Gate 2: Cypher
17 November 2003 Broken Sword: The Sleeping Dragon Microsoft Windows, Xbox
25 November 2003 Mysterious Journey II Microsoft Windows
12 March 2004 Mysterious Journey II: Chameleon
29 March 2004 The Egyptian Prophecy
5 April 2004 Forever Worlds: Enter the Unknown
29 June 2004 Aura: Fate of the Ages
29 June 2004 Missing: Since January Microsoft Windows, Mac OS
31 August 2004 Dark Fall: Lights Out Microsoft Windows
23 September 2004 Crystal Key 2
15 October 2004 Atlantis Evolution Microsoft Windows, Mac OS
3 December 2004 Return to Mysterious Island Microsoft Windows, Mac OS
14 December 2004 Sentinel: Descendants in Time Microsoft Windows
1 March 2005 The Moment of Silence
15 April 2005 Still Life Microsoft Windows, Xbox
24 June 2005 Crime Stories: From the Files of Martin Mystère Microsoft Windows
5 July 2005 ECHO: Secrets of the Lost Cavern Microsoft Windows, Mac OS
18 August 2005 Voyage: Inspired by Jules Verne Microsoft Windows
31 August 2005 Nibiru: Age of Secrets
October 14, 2005 MISSING: The 13th Victim
27 October 2005 Agatha Christie: And Then There Were None Microsoft Windows, Wii
20 December 2005 The Mystery of the Mummy Microsoft Windows, Nintendo DS
17 March 2006 Keepsake Microsoft Windows
21 March 2006 Crime Stories
2 August 2006 Safecracker: The Ultimate Puzzle Adventure
16 October 2006 Evidence: The Last Ritual
17 October 2006 Sam & Max Season One
14 November 2006 Agatha Christie: Murder on the Orient Express
13 March 2007 Hans Christian Andersen: The Ugly Prince Duckling
25 April 2007 The Sacred Rings
29 May 2007 The Secrets of Atlantis: The Sacred Legacy
6 June 2007 Keepsake
3 July 2007 Dead Reefs
7 August 2007 Sam & Max Save the World: Season One Microsoft Windows, Wii
16 October 2007 Agatha Christie: Evil Under the Sun
20 November 2007 Next Life Microsoft Windows
26 May 2008 Murder in the Abbey
2 June 2008 Dracula: Origin
26 August 2008 Outcry
5 February 2008 The Experiment
30 September 2008 The Hardy Boys: The Hidden Theft Microsoft Windows, Wii
2 December 2008 A Vampyre Story Microsoft Windows, Mac OS
28 October 2011 The Book of Unwritten Tales Microsoft Windows, Mac OS, Linux


  1. ^ Walker, Trey (2002-01-10). "DreamCatcher launches The Adventure Company". GameSpot. Archived from the original on 2013-01-23. Retrieved 2011-08-17.
  2. ^ "JoWooD to acquire Video Game Publisher DreamCatcher Inc". euro adhoc. 2006-11-03. Archived from the original on 2011-08-17. Retrieved 2011-08-17.
  3. ^ "JoWooD & The Adventure Company, wholly owned labels of Nordic Games". Nordic Games. Archived from the original on 2011-08-17. Retrieved 2011-08-17.
  4. ^ "Nordic Games Holding AB Group Acquires JoWood & The Adventure Company". Nordic Games. 2011-08-16. Archived from the original on 2012-01-18. Retrieved 2011-08-17.