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Review: Lamplight City

Point-and-click adventure games had a bit of a renaissance in the last decade, but have become harder to find ever since Telltale discovered a different formula with The Walking Dead in 2012. Luckily, indie developers are there to fill...

 
 
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Review: The Low Road

I don't know when I became the staff's indie adventure game guy, but however it happened I'm glad it did. I've got to experience some really charming and unique titles that'll stick in my memory for years to come; I've gotten to experience ...

 
 
 
 
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Review: Wailing Heights

Growing up, I didn't really play a whole lot of adventure or point and click games. For starters, I didn't have a PC and there wasn't a ton really available for consoles. And compared to stuff like Sonic the Hedgehog or NBA Jam, adventure g...

 
 
 
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Review: The Lion's Song

I love how our modern gaming landscape has allowed forgotten genres to come back into style. It would have been a tall order to find a point and click adventure game 15 years ago, but now we’re swimming in classic LucasArts style titl...

 
 
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July's PlayStation Plus line-up includes a massive downpour

The PlayStation Plus line-up for July 2018 is pretty odd. Usually, the PS4 titles are solid enough, but we're getting two rather forgettable experiences on Sony's latest platform. The Quantic Dream "classic" Heavy Rain is the biggest title ...

 
 
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Grim Fandango and Broken Age are heading to Switch

At a live reading of Grim Fandango's script last night, Double Fine announced that the classic adventure game would be coming to the Nintendo Switch soon. Broken Age will also be heading to the platform, which is good news for fans of that ...

 
 
 
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Review: Agatha Knife

Most games present a problem and offer up a set of tools as a means to solve said issues. More often than not, it involves weapons or fisticuffs or some other form of good, old-fashioned violence to make everything go away. I think this is ...

 
 
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Review: Batman - The Enemy Within: Same Stitch

And so it comes down this, the final hour, the last twist, the killing joke. After five episodes of poorly-maintained subterfuge and clumsy social politics, Bruce Wayne must face the consequences of his actions and the repercussions they wi...

 
 
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Rock the night like your life depends on it in Afterparty

Indie-outfit Night School Studios, renown for existential mystery game Oxenfree, have released a trailer for their next mind-warping adventure, Afterparty. A story of two friends who must escape hell through the strategic consumption of alc...

 
 
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Review: Detention

Detention is a surreal horror game set in historic Taiwan, where the nation is in a state of Communist paranoia and certain literature has been outlawed. The game follows two students that wake up to find themselves alone in their school, a...

 
 
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Review: CHUCHEL

I can’t say I’ve ever heard of CHUCHEL before I accepted this review. A code appeared for us describing a cool soundtrack and hunting for cherries, but it wasn’t until someone replied saying Amanita Design was behind the g...

 
 
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Holy s$#%, Thimbleweed Park is getting some uncensored DLC!

One of the more colorful characters from Thimbleweed Park is the lovely Ransome the Clown. He has a lot of great things to say, but the censors were never too happy with him. Throughout your adventures in the game, you'd often be greeted wi...

 
 
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Review: Batman - The Enemy Within: What Ails You

Despite getting off to a promising start, Season Two of Telltale Games' take on The Dark Knight has stumbled. With only five episodes to Tell said Tale, the story has become overbooked, with too many characters all jostling for screen-time ...

 
 
 
 
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Maniac Mansion shows up on Steam out of nowhere

A genre-defying, point-and-click head-scratcher is back, as the original Maniac Mansion is now available for purchase on Steam.The original LucasArts graphic adventure, which first released in 1987, paved the way for a host of games designe...

 
 
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You can nab Grim Fandango Remastered for free courtesy of GOG

GOG.com is kicking off its winter sale with a bang! From now until December 14 at 6am PST (2pm GMT), you'll be able to book your trip to the land of the dead with a free copy of Grim Fandango Remastered. Being this is on GOG, it will be a c...

 
 
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Review: Batman - The Enemy Within: Fractured Mask

Bruce Wayne is in a lot of trouble. Having been successful in his plan to ingratiate himself within "The Pact," a merciless group of Gotham rogues, in efforts to ascertain the reasoning behind a recent crimewave, the billionaire has made en...

 
 
 
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Devs do the darndest things: Jacob Janerka

It takes a lot to stand out as an indie developer these days. Even if your game actually makes it to major platforms, there’s no guarantee that you’ll even make any money from it. Despite offering iterations of what es...

 
 
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Blade Runner: When Westwood dreamt of electric sheep

In the wake of Denis Villeneuve's astounding sequel, Blade Runner 2049, people are once again speaking in excited tones about the potential for a new Blade Runner video game experience. I remember back around 2010, when some mysterious art ...

 
 




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