GAME REVIEW – The Walking Dead: Season Two – Episode Two: A House Divided (PC)

By Marty Mulrooney

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A House Divided is the second episode of The Walking Dead: Season Two – A Telltale Games Series. Following directly on from Episode One: All That Remains, players must once again help Clementine fend for herself in a world where the living are just as much of a threat – if not more so – as the ever-present and ever-dangerous walking dead. *Warning – Mild Spoilers*

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INTERVIEW – In Conversation With Luis Oliván (Dead Synchronicity: Tomorrow Comes Today Kickstarter, Fictiorama Studios)

By Marty Mulrooney

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Dead Synchronicity: Tomorrow Comes Today is a 2D point-and-click adventure game currently being developed by Fictiorama Studios. Recently announced via Kickstarter, the team hope to reach their $45,000 goal by 12th April 2014. Promising ‘space-time distortions, a dystopian atmosphere… and a dark, bloodstained plot’, the game also boasts a unique graphical style that certainly makes it stand out from the crowd. It is therefore with great pleasure that AMO presents an exclusive online interview with Luis Oliván, Producer and PR Manager at Fictiorama Studios!

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INTERVIEW – In Conversation With Marco Rosenberg (The Book of Unwritten Tales 2 Kickstarter, KING Art Games)

By Marty Mulrooney

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Alternative Magazine Online reviewed acclaimed point-and-click adventure game The Book of Unwritten Tales (PC) in 2011, describing it as “one of the most enjoyable adventure games to have been released in a very long time.” The much-anticipated sequel was recently announced via Kickstarter – it is therefore with great pleasure that AMO presents an exclusive online interview with Marco Rosenberg, Narrative Designer at KING Art Games!

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GAME REVIEW – The Wolf Among Us: Episode Two – Smoke & Mirrors (PC, PlayStation 3)

By Marty Mulrooney

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The Wolf Among Us: Episode Two – Smoke & Mirrors is the second instalment of a brand new episodic adventure game from Telltale Games, based on the long-established, award-winning comic book series Fables by Bill Willingham. Continuing almost immediately after the shock ending of Episode One: Faith (which Alternative Magazine Online described as “dark, gripping and quite simply, magical”), Episode Two sees sheriff of Fabletown Bigby Wolf getting very serious and very mean as he tries to solve the murder of someone near and dear to him…

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INTERVIEW – In Conversation With Erin Yvette (Snow White, The Wolf Among Us)

By Marty Mulrooney

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Alternative Magazine Online reviewed The Wolf Among Us: Episode One – Faith (PC) in October 2013, writing how “the voice acting, as is to be expected by now from a Telltale Games production, is world-class.” With Episode Two just around the corner, AMO is absolutely delighted to follow on from our recent interview with Bigby Wolf voice actor Adam Harrington with an exclusive online interview with Erin Yvette, the up-and-coming voice actor behind Snow White!

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GAME REVIEW – The Inner World (iOS)

By Marty Mulrooney

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The Inner World is a German point-and-click adventure game created by Studio Fizbin and published by Headup Games. Alternative Magazine Online reviewed the PC version in October 2013, describing it as “the most pleasant surprise to come along within the adventure genre for a very long time indeed.” AMO was therefore delighted when the story of Robert the ‘flute-nose’ was recently made available for iOS via the App Store – that’s right, the world of Asposia now fits right in your pocket!

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BOOK REVIEW – Ecko Burning by Danie Ware

By Marty Mulrooney

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Ecko Burning by Danie Ware is a science fiction/fantasy epic published by Titan Books. A sequel to Ware’s debut novel Ecko Rising (which Alternative Magazine Online described in its glowing 2012 review as “staggeringly impressive in both its richness and detail”), readers once again join cybernetically enhanced future assassin Ecko as he tumbles further and further down the rabbit hole. With the grasslands diseased and the people growing restless as a dark evil begins to spread, Ecko must decide once and for all whether this fantasy world really is an alternative reality, or simply a virtual Rorschach that can only be escaped from by burning it all to the ground.

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