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The spirit of LucasArts lives on with 3 Minutes to Midnight

The point-and-click adventure genre has slowly been coming back into prominence over the last console generation. Starting with revivals of old LucasArts games from Telltale, the legendary Secret of Monkey Island got an HD port in 2009 and ...

 
 
 
 
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Contest: Win Skyhill for Nintendo Switch

Get ready for some survival horror in today's contest for Skyhill for Nintendo Switch! I remember going into a hotel late at night, after a night of partying. It was so haunted. I asked the desk person if the joint was haunted. He did his b...

 
 
 
 
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What games do you play when you're sick?

We’re in full-on germ season right now, with temperatures dropping below zero. All the tea and soup in the world can’t stop the IT guy at work from coughing all over your keyboard, so one bout of illness is almost inevitabl...

 
 
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Contest: Win a Steam key for Bad Dream: Fever

Don't sleep on this contest: Win a Steam copy of Bad Dream: Fever. I know Halloween has already came and gone, but that doesn't mean we can't offer up creepy, unsettling, and flat-out weird games whenever the hell we feel like it. I, for on...

 
 
 
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Review: Leisure Suit Larry - Wet Dreams Don't Dry

If you’ve ever played a point-and-click adventure game and thought to yourself, “This is pretty good, but it could do with a few more penis jokes”, you’re in luck. Germany-based dev team Crazy Bunch have taken on the...

 
 
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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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