GAME REVIEW – Tales From The Borderlands: Episode 4 – Escape Plan Bravo (PC)

By Marty Mulrooney

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Escape Plan Bravo is the penultimate episode of Tales From The Borderlands, a five-part episodic video game series from Telltale Games (The Walking Dead, The Wolf Among Us). Continuing right where the previous episode left off, Episode 4 follows Rhys and Fiona’s unlikely band of heroes (and baddies) into outer space. Their mission: infiltrate the Hyperion moon base…

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GAME REVIEW – The Vanishing of Ethan Carter (PlayStation 4)

By Marty Mulrooney

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The Vanishing of Ethan Carter is, in the developer’s own words, ‘a first-person mystery game focused on exploration and discovery’. Players take control of paranormal investigator Paul Prospero as he journeys to Red Creek Valley, Wisconsin. The year is 1973 and a young boy named Ethan Carter has written a disturbing fan letter, prompting Prospero to set out on a mission to find the missing boy. Upon arrival, he’s greeted by a ghost town abandoned for well over a decade, and a series of local murders that all tie in to a dark family secret. Originally released on PC in 2014, this “console first” PlayStation 4 exclusive is the first Unreal Engine 4 version of the game (the earlier PC version used Unreal Engine 3) and features numerous improvements.

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GAME REVIEW – Game of Thrones: Episode 5 – A Nest of Vipers (PlayStation 4)

By Marty Mulrooney

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Game of Thrones: Episode 5 – A Nest of Vipers is the penultimate episode of a six-part episodic adventure game series from Telltale Games, creators of The Wolf Among Us and Tales from the Borderlands. In Episode 5, each member of House Forrester must yet again make difficult decisions vital to the survival of their house. The line between right and wrong is continuing to blur – what will you do to survive?

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GAME REVIEW – Tales From The Borderlands: Episode 3 – Catch A Ride (PC)

By Marty Mulrooney

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Catch A Ride is the third episode of Tales From The Borderlands, a five-part episodic video game series from Telltale Games (The Walking Dead, The Wolf Among Us). Continuing right where the previous episode left off, Episode 3 once again joins Hyperion ‘suit’ Rhys, Pandoran con artist Fiona and their ragtag group of friends (both robotic and human) as they look for another piece of the puzzle in their quest for Vault key ownership.

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INTERVIEW – In Conversation With Alex Jordan (Asher Forrester, Game of Thrones: A Telltale Games Series)

By Marty Mulrooney

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Alternative Magazine Online recently reviewed Game of Thrones: Episode 4 – Sons of Winter, describing how the “voice acting between Asher (Alex Jordan) and Beskha (Toks Olagundoye) really sells their complicated friendship and their infiltration into Meereen marks one of the best action sequences of the series so far.” AMO is therefore proud to present an exclusive online interview with Alex Jordan, the voice of Asher Forrester!

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INTERVIEW – In Conversation With Russ Bain (Rodrik Forrester, Game of Thrones: A Telltale Games Series)

By Marty Mulrooney

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Alternative Magazine Online recently reviewed Game of Thrones: Episode 4 – Sons of Winter, calling it “the best [episode] released in the series to date” and describing how “Russ Bain gives the stormy role [of Rodrik Forrester] his all and as a result, you’ll be on edge whenever a quick decision must be made.” AMO is therefore proud to present an exclusive online interview with the voice of Rodrik Forrester, Lord of Ironrath!

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FILM REVIEW – Jurassic World (IMAX 3D)

By Marty Mulrooney

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Jurassic World is a science-fiction adventure film directed by Colin Trevorrow (Safety Not Guaranteed) and produced by Steven Spielberg. The fourth instalment in the Jurassic Park franchise, it wisely chooses to serve as a direct follow-up to the ground-breaking Jurassic Park, not so much ignoring its sequels as completely sidestepping them. The year is 2015 and John Hammond’s original dream has finally become a reality – twenty-two years after the Isla Nublar incident, Jurassic World is a fully functional dinosaur theme park located on the same island, with 20,000 visitors per day. Eager to revitalise waning interest from both investors and the general public (regular dinosaurs are so 1993), the park creates a new, genetically modified dinosaur-hybrid: Indominus rex…

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