In Thimbleweed Park a dead body is the least of your problems. Ron Gilbert is back and takes us back to 1987 with his unique style in a game which doesn’t takes itself that serious.
The world ended 20 years ago today
What a strange, awful anniversary to celebrate.
Twenty years, and this city is still in ruins.
Twenty years and the citizens
are still dying on the streets.
Twenty years and I’m no closer to fixing my mistake….
If anyone wants to be considered a serious adventure gamer , i’m sure that not only heard of Jane Jensen but considers her one of the most brilliant story tellers genre and gaming has ever known. On her latest attempt Jane Jensen delivers a suspensed and intruiging story of power ,corruption and twists that will get you off your feet as soon as you hit the play button.
The adventure games genre is regulated by ambiguous rules. Many times a game will be criticized for its graphics while on the same time its low resolution graphics will be praised. The AGS engine has been on the line of fire for quite a few times in both cases. But when a game serves its purpose and simultaneously pays homage to the founders of the genre, graphics and the rest of the technological parameters are put aside. Kathy Rain proves that with the above you can make an adventure so fresh, while at the same time it subtly reminds us all those elements and influences that led to its creation.
Samaritan Paradox is coming to us from Sweden and is the piece of work by Petter Ljungqvist which as he points out, the plot is a mix between the work of Stieg Larsson and the brothers Grimm. Let’s see what secrets and paradoxes Samaritan Paradox holds for us.