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Adventure of Gemini Rue out February 24th, Indie Game winner

Posted: 12.01.2011 by Technet2k

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The "bleak future" run by organised crime in Gemini Rue is out on PC February 24th, announces Wadjet Eye Games. It's a retro sci-fi adventure.

This point 'n' click tale involves two characters, an ex-assassin and an amnesia patient, as they go ruffle some galactic feathers. It won an Indie award.

Telltale's Jurassic has 'Heavy Rain'

Posted: 10.01.2011 by Technet2k

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The upcoming Jurassic Park Adventures from Telltale Games is 'inspired' by Quantic Dreams' Heavy Rain for character development and sporadic action.

Universal didn't want 'another shooter' for Jurassic and Telltale are keeping it 'slow-paced', but it will likely feature "tense portions" with quick-time events.

Back to the Future Episode 1 next week

Posted: 16.12.2010 by JonahFalcon

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Telltale Games has announced that the first episode of their videogame adaptation Back to the Future: The Game, will be released on December 22.

Telltale's Strong Bad adventure series is PS3 and Mac bound

Posted: 09.12.2010 by Technet2k

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Five episodes of Strong Bad's Cool Game for Attractive People will be available on the PlayStation Network this December 21st in North America.

The episodic adventure series will then release "shortly thereafter" for the EU PlayStation Store and Mac. The game is based off Homestar Runner.

Doctor Who episode Christmas Day

Posted: 02.12.2010 by Technet2k

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The BBC has announced the fourth and final episode of Doctor Who: The Adventure Games is releasing Christmas Day. It launches after the TV episode.

Shadows of the Vashta Nerada goes live straight after the Doctor Who Christmas special on BBC One. They've gone "all-out" for the season finale.

Disney and TT Games developing LEGO Pirates of the Caribbean video game

Posted: 18.11.2010 by JamieSI

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Disney Interactive Studios and TT Games today announced that it's developing LEGO Pirates of the Caribbean: The Video Game on Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, and PC.

The video games will be released simultaneously with the new film "Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides" in May 2011.

Telltale's Back to the Future adventure series begins December

Posted: 26.10.2010 by Technet2k

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Sam & Max developer Telltale Games start screwing with time as Back to the Future releases as an all-new episodic series this December.

The whole 1st series can be pre-ordered, offering a free Puzzle Agent copy and $1 donated to the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkison's Research.

Fractional's Amnesia sales "exceeded" their needs, keeps pay low

Posted: 26.10.2010 by Technet2k

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Swedish developer Fractional Games offers fans an update to their situation one month after their first-person survival horror Amnesia went on sale.

They managed to sell 36k units, needing 24k to be able to keep operating. 41.7% of sales were pre-orders. Critic scores influence was "pretty much none".

PC version of Blue Toad Murder Files revealed

Posted: 21.10.2010 by JamieSI

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Relentless Software has announced that it'll be releasing Blue Toad Murder Files: The Mysteries of Little Riddle for the PC on 24th November, 2010 priced at £14.99 / $19.99. The game will be released via direct download from online games distribution partners as well as directly from http://www.bluetoadmurderfiles.co.uk.

Blue Toad Murder Files is a one to four player game set in the English village of Little Riddle where murder is in the air. As one of the Blue Toad detectives you solve puzzles, interrogate suspects, use your powers of observation and investigate clues to uncover the strange goings on in this quaint and sleepy village.

Gray Matter delayed until 25th February 2011

Posted: 11.10.2010 by JamieSI

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Lace Mamba Global today announced that it will be delaying the release of Jane Jensenís Gray Matter from October until 25th February 2011 on both Xbox 360 and PC.

We're promised that this will be the final date for Gray Matter, and that the delay was needed to ensure that the game measures up to the required standards.

Feature film of Myst in the works, novels to be its "primary source"

Posted: 05.10.2010 by Technet2k

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Adventure game series Myst from studio Cyan Worlds is getting the Hollywood red carpet treatment from Roserock Films and Gran Via Productions.

It's all about a secret civilization that visits other worlds. It's an "innovative property" and they plan to "maintain that spirit." Goes beyond the videogames.

Hideo Kojima had "smell plan" for Snatcher, disk coated with paint

Posted: 04.10.2010 by Technet2k

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Veteran game designer Hideo Kojima likes far-out plans for his projects and one such 'out of orbit' idea was to have Snatcher gamers smell blood.

The game's floppy disk would have been coated in paint and then when it got hot it would "release the smell" of the crime. Everyone shunned the idea.

BBC gives go ahead for more Doctor Who: The Adventure Games

Posted: 20.09.2010 by Technet2k

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Fans of the time-travelling Doctor Who will likely be pleased to know that the BBC has recomissioned the videogame series for a return in 2011.

The first 3 episodes have had over 1.6m downloads. The final series 1 episode is later this year. Feedback has been "overwhelmingly positive".

Toonstruck 2 needs all adventure fans, "if you want it bad enough"

Posted: 31.08.2010 by Technet2k

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A sequel to the 1996 adventure game Toonstruck could see the light of day but only if "tremendous fan support" was behind the ambitious return.

Some assets for the intended sequel that never was have been found, and rights holder Keith Arem has rekindled his interest. Tim Curry was in it!

Doctor Who third adventure episode live today, can fly the Tardis

Posted: 27.08.2010 by Technet2k

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The third episode in the Doctor Who: The Adventure Games series is now downloadable from the official BBC website for free to all UK residents.

It involves trying to fix the Tardis and introduces a brand new foe in the series. The "obsessive nerdiness" of the team pays off for fans.

BBC unveil 3rd Doctor Who episode

Posted: 20.08.2010 by Technet2k

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The 3rd episode in the BBC's Doctor Who: The Adventure Games series has been revealed and it will let fans explore and fly the Tardis itself.

It's a "brilliant, brilliant adventure" says executive producer Steven Moffat, calling it a "funny, touching, terrifying, amazing" episode to play.

EA reveals Alice: Madness Returns for PC, Xbox 360 and PS3

Posted: 21.07.2010 by JamieSI

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EA has confirmed that American McGee is working on a new title called Alice: Madness Returns. Spicy Horse Games are developing the dark and deranged sequel to American McGee's Alice, but this time it won't be exclusive to the PC as it's in development for the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and PC.

Designed with the same dark style of the original, but with new visuals, story and game design, Alice: Madness Returns follows Alice on a journey through a wildly corrupted and shattered Wonderland to uncover the truth behind her haunted past and tortured psyche.

Europe to get DDO for free

Posted: 20.07.2010 by JustCommunication

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Europeans rejoice! The free-to-play version of Dungeons and Dragons Online, dubbed Dungeons and Dragons: Unlimited is making its way across the Atlantic.

So far, the MMO has been exclusive to North America. Eurogamer are reporting that Turbine, the guys behind Lord of the Rings Online (which, coincidently, is also going free-to-play) is taking over the operation from Codemasters.

EA's planning to reveal new games tonight

Posted: 20.07.2010 by JamieSI

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EA's revealed that it will be announcing a bunch of new games tonight.

The company's annual Studio Showcase will be streamed live by GameSpot at 1 PST, which is 9.00pm BST here in the UK.

Ambitious Fan Project The Silver Lining Resurfaces July 10 In Episodic Format

Posted: 28.06.2010 by PRBot

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Phoenix Online Studios is happy to announce the July 10th debut of The Silver Lining with "Episode 1: What is Decreed Must Be," the first of a series of episodes that will be released throughout 2010.

The highly-anticipated fan-made project will allow gamers to revisit familiar characters and lands inspired by Roberta Williams' beloved King's Quest universe, which captured the hearts and imaginations of millions of fans during the 80's and 90's.
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