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Life is Strange is an Episodic Adventure in Development by DONTNOD Entertainment

Posted: 11.08.2014 by JamieSI

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Life is Strange is a new episodic adventure game that is being developed by DONTNOD Entertainment (Remember Me) with Square Enix on publishing. It will be release digitally for the PC, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 and Xbox One, although a release date is currently TBC.

Life is Strange is about a senior student called Max Caulfield who returns to her home town of Arcadia Bay, Oregon, after a 5 year absence. Reunited with her former friend Chloe, the pair will attempt to uncover the truth behind the mysterious disappearance of fellow friend and student Rachel Amber.

Confirmed: Resident Evil HD Remastered coming to PC in Early 2015

Posted: 05.08.2014 by JamieSI

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Capcom might be developing a remastered version of Resident Evil HD, which it released exclusively for the GameCube in 2002, according to a report from the latest issue of Famitsu.

As you can see from the scan, which is actually very small, it's difficult to extract information from it but it does appear to show what Capcom have been able to improve from 2002's release for 4th generation consoles and PC.

The Wolf Among Us receives "penultimate episode" today

Posted: 27.05.2014 by Technet2k

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Telltale Games' latest episode for The Wolf Among Us has released today bringing the season closer to its finale. Episode 4 - In Sheep's Clothing is the "penultimate" instalment and is now available.

It's launched for PC and PlayStation Network but will arrive on Xbox Live tomorrow. The Wolf Among Us is set before the first issue of Fables, the comic universe it's based off.

Sci-fi horror adventure Caffeine gets first pre-release demo update, new resolutions

Posted: 20.05.2014 by Technet2k

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Incandescent Imaging has just released the first update to their science fiction horror game Caffeine, which is currently available as a pre-release demo. The game is powered by Epic Games' Unreal Engine 4.

It switched from Unreal Engine 3. The additions in this update include a new reception area to explore, along with four new resolutions above 1080p. They also fixed corner collisions.

Point and click adventure The Mystery of Oak Island on Kickstarter

Posted: 15.05.2014 by Technet2k

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German developer Visionaire Studio is offering us the chance to track down the legendary treasure of Oak Island with their point-and-click adventure Kickstarter. It's only just begun and the team are asking for $100k.

It's based off the real-life legend of Oak Island in Nova Scotia, Canada. The adventure game has three playable characters with their own abilities and quirks to work with.

2.5D side-scroller Red Goddess live stream today, over $5,000 left for success

Posted: 15.05.2014 by Technet2k

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The Kickstarter for Yanim Studio's Red Goddess: Inner World, a 2.5D side-scrolling adventure, got most of its funding in just 36 hours but with 22 days left in the campaign it needs a little over $5,000 more.

Later today the developer will be part of a live stream involving other indie teams behind such projects as Starbound, Heart Forth, Alicia, Wayward Souls, Shovel Knight and more.

Next episode of Telltale's The Walking Dead out May 13th, trailer released

Posted: 09.05.2014 by Technet2k

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Season two of The Walking Dead from developer Telltale Games continues next week on May 13th with Episode 3 - 'In Harm's Way'. It releases first for PC, Mac and PS3 through Steam, Telltale and PSN.

The very next day Xbox 360 and European PS3 gamers then get it, followed by iOS May 15th. A new trailer has been released by Telltale, and it contains spoilers for season two.

Horror adventure series Crown expanding, grows to quadrilogy

Posted: 08.05.2014 by Technet2k

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Developer Darkling Room has added another game to the Crown horror adventure series, turning the trilogy into a quadrilogy. Trilogies are so last three games ago. The Last Crown: Blackenrock is the newest addition.

It will release this year and takes place after the 2008 original, The Lost Crown. Blackenrock takes place before the events of The Last Crown: Haunting of Hallowed Isle, also in development.

Curve Digital publishing indie titles Stranded and Spirit on Steam in 2014

Posted: 08.05.2014 by Technet2k

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Kickstarter-alumni Spirit and exploration-adventure Stranded will be coming to PC through Steam, announces Curve Digital. This will be the 4th and 5th title from the developer-turned-publisher as they focus on PC.

Their first published game was Stealth Bastard, but these two are their first PC-only releases. Stranded lets us explore an alien planet as an astronaut, while Spirit explores a remote mountain town.

The 7th Guest 3: The Collector crowd-funding, 'full motion and real actors'

Posted: 07.05.2014 by Technet2k

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Trilobyte has started a crowd-fund campaign for The 7th Guest 3: The Collector, which will bring the series into the modern age of gaming through touch-screens, mobile and high definition visuals of today's PCs.

The actual gameplay of The 7th Guest 3 will "fairly closely follow" that of The 7th Guest and 11th Hour. They also want full motion video with real actors, and real-time puzzles.

Valiant Hearts: The Great War given new trailer by Ubisoft, launches June 25th

Posted: 07.05.2014 by Technet2k

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The 2D animated comic adventure Valiant Hearts: The Great War from Ubisoft Montpellier has just received a new trailer, and it'll tug those heart strings without mercy. Valiant Hearts uses the UbiArt Framework engine.

Ubisoft has now dated the World War One game June 25th, for PC and consoles. Four characters are drawn together alongside "their faithful canine companion." Tissues at the ready.

Sci-fi horror Caffeine available as demo, powered by Unreal Engine 4

Posted: 06.05.2014 by Technet2k

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Indie developer Incandescent Imaging has released a demo of Caffeine, the sci-fi horror title about a young boy awakening on a seemingly deserted space station. It has transitioned from Unreal Engine 3 to 4.

It's a "graphical showcase" for Epic's UE4 technology, says the studio, and there'll be a "larger play area, more story elements and sounds" adding in the coming weeks.

Telltale release four images of The Walking Dead: Season Two Episode 3

Posted: 01.05.2014 by Technet2k

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While no official release date has yet been announced by Telltale Games, the studio has just released four new screenshots of the third episode from The Walking Dead's second season, In Harm's Way.

From the released images there's plenty of menacing harm heading in Clementine's general direction. Telltale has said that Episode 3 will be out in the "very near future."

Jane Jensen's paranormal adventure Moebius: Empire Rising out today

Posted: 15.04.2014 by Technet2k

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Another new release today is Jane Jensen's Moebius: Empire Rising, a paranormal adventure game for PC and Mac. It's a "story-driven interactive thriller" and first in an original series from Phoenix Online Publishing.

This point and click adventure is full of puzzles and we play as an antiques dealer and historian, contracted by a secretive agency. What could be fishy about that?

Telltale's third episode of The Wolf Among Us releases today

Posted: 08.04.2014 by Technet2k

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The third of the five episodes for season one of The Wolf Among Us is now available, as 'A Crooked Mile' releases today for PC and PS3, with Xbox 360 tomorrow. The adventure series is a prequel to Fables.

Sheriff Bigby is "just steps behind the prime suspect" of a horrific crime, but we're not alone tease Telltale. A trailer for the new episode is out and full of spoilers, naturally.

Sci-fi horror adventure Caffeine gets new 'PSST' teaser, "100% DRM Free on launch"

Posted: 04.04.2014 by Technet2k

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What's spookier than waking as a young boy in an abandoned mining station? DRM monsters. Thankfully, Dylan Browne of indie Incandescent Imaging promises they won't be lurking in Caffeine.

It will be "100% DRM Free on launch" when it hits PC, and today they've also released another teaser trailer. It's over 2 minutes long and has a 'PSST' haunting it.

Dreamfall Chapters' Red Thread Games teases Draugen, first-person horror

Posted: 31.03.2014 by Technet2k

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Ragnar Tørnquist of developer Red Thread Games has teased their first-person horror game, which they describe as "HP Lovecraft meets Dostoyevsky," or perhaps, "Gone Home meets Amnesia." They call it Draugen.

Red Thread is busy developing Dreamfall Chapters, the sequel to Dreamfall: The Longest Journey. Tørnquist created the series, as well as The Secret World and Anarchy Online.

Telltale's Game of Thrones "not a prequel," hints at concurrent storyline

Posted: 26.03.2014 by Technet2k

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George R.R. Martin's world in the Game of Thrones is pretty big, so where and when exactly are Telltale Games going to plant their adventure telling flag? CEO Dan Connors confirms it's "not a prequel".

He talks about decisions made by King Joffrey and the ripple effects on the poeple, which hints it will be taking place during the events of the books and HBO TV series.

Midnight City to publish Gone Home and Double Fine's Costume Quest 2

Posted: 11.03.2014 by Technet2k

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Majesco Entertainment's indie label Midnight City has just grown by two projects. They will publish Double Fine's recently announced Costume Quest 2, and Fullbright Company's Gone Home for console.

Both indie games are due later this year. Double Fine are bringing back the candy craze this Halloween as our favourite trick-or-treaters return to do battle in their costumes.

First-person "eerie" action adventure Betrayer launching March 24th

Posted: 10.03.2014 by Technet2k

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A mysteriously abandoned New World colony in 1604 awaits our exploration in Betrayer, an "eerie first person" action adventure from developer Blackpowder Games, and F.E.A.R. designer Craig Hubbard.

Supernatural threats lurk in Betrayer and we'll have to contend with them as we try to figure out what happened. It's about first-person exploration with "minimal hand-holding."