in Reviews on Adventure, Review, Whispers of a machine
The strangest of feelings emerge when someone thinks that he’s about to end his mortality and declare himself a god. What could he possibly do? Does the end always justify the means? Even if it is murder? That kind of moral dilemma is the main theme of Raw fury’s latest installment, Whispers Of a Machine and it’s a difficult one to answer.
Pulse Entertainment’s Bad Mojo showed us in 1996 that being an insect can be a lot fun (in a game, that is). Now indie Polish developer Ovid Works is revisiting the concept in their upcoming Kafka-esque environmental puzzler Metamorphosis.
Fans of Freebird Games (To the Moon) have not one but two bits of news to celebrate, one for now in the form of a comics collection, and another for later with the first teasing glimpse of their upcoming adventure, Impostor Factory.
Cyberpunk seems to be making a welcome resurgence in gaming these days. The latest title to delve into a dystopian future of high tech and lowly station is indie developer Insert Disk 22 – at least, they will if they’re able to secure the necessary crowdfunding for Born Punk on Kickstarter.
Brassheart is a new adventure game created by the Hexy Studio team. Set in a dieselpunk universe of the alternative 1920s, the game tells a story of an ingenious engineer’s daughter who stands against the power of Valkiria – a rebel intelligent difference engine. Test your ingenuity in the age of turmoil and technological marvels!
in News on Adventure, News, She and the light bearer
She and The Light Bearer is a point and click adventure game, a poem, a fairy tale. Take a journey inside a vibrantly colored forest, meet silly creatures, listen to serene folk musics, and discover its somber secrets.
Normally it’s best to prevent a fire from roaming freely through a forest, but it’s okay when that fire is you and you’re really just trying to get back home, as in Hello Games’ upcoming short adventure, The Last Campfire.
in Review on Adventure, Classic, Gray matter, Point'n'click
The 90s were the golden era of adventure gaming. Companies like Lucas Arts and Sierra, culminated with unforgettable games and shaped what makes a good adventure game. And somewhere there, we meet Jane Jensen. She created one, if not THE one, of the best adventure game series of all time. The Gabriel Knight series. So, when she announced the development of a new game, after her departure from Sierra, the anticipation was very high.