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Edinburgh Game Symposium 2.0 (2014)

By Marty Mulrooney

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In June 2014, some of the best games developers, games music composers and sound designers from around the world congregated in Edinburgh, Scotland for the Edinburgh Game Symposium 2.0. Alternative Magazine Online was lucky enough to attend the Game Design/Audio Panels and Games Festival on the first day, followed by a Video Game Music Concert performed by The Edinburgh Film Music Orchestra (EFMO) in the evening. Read on to find out more and watch some videos from the day!

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Gone Home Boxed Special Edition Unboxing

By Marty Mulrooney

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Alternative Magazine Online reviewed story exploration video game Gone Home last year, describing it as “right up there with the very best games of 2013. Melancholic yet uplifting, scary yet comforting… Gone Home is unforgettable.” Continuing our coverage of this incredible interactive experience created by The Fullbright Company,  AMO is proud to present an exclusive unboxing video of the Gone Home Boxed Special Edition, kindly sent to us by our friends at Merge Games!

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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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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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INTERVIEW – In Conversation With Adam Harrington (Bigby Wolf, The Wolf Among Us)

By Marty Mulrooney

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Alternative Magazine Online recently reviewed The Wolf Among Us: Episode 1 – Faith (PC), describing it as “without question an experience worth investing in.” Of particular note was Adam Harrington’s performance as Bigby Wolf, played “with just the right amounts of menace and suave.” AMO is therefore proud to present yet another exclusive online interview with the hugely talented Adam Harrington (we interviewed him last year about his role as Andrew St. John in The Walking Dead: The Game), the voice of Bigby Wolf and The Woodsman in Telltale Games’ The Wolf Among Us!

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INTERVIEW – In Conversation With Alex Francois (The Slaughter Kickstarter Campaign, Brainchild)

By Marty Mulrooney

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The Slaughter is a noir style point-and-click adventure game created by Brainchild, a one-man studio operated by published author Alex Francois. Alex hopes to raise £8,000 via Kickstarter to fund the game by the 13th December 2013. Set in Victorian London in the shadow of a string of serial killings, The Slaughter looks very promising indeed and it is therefore with great pleasure that AMO presents an exclusive online interview with Alex Francois!

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