GAME REVIEW – Goodbye Deponia (PC)

By Marty Mulrooney

Goodbye Deponia (PC)

Goodbye Deponia is a point-and-click adventure game developed by Daedalic Entertainment. The third and final instalment of the Deponia trilogy (closely following Deponia and Chaos on Deponia), players must once again take control of sardonic hero Rufus as he attempts to reach the floating paradise city of Elysium and prevent the destruction of his home planet.

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GAME REVIEW – The Walking Dead: Season Two – Episode One: All That Remains (PC)

By Marty Mulrooney

The Walking Dead: Season Two – Episode One: All That Remains

All That Remains is the first episode of The Walking Dead: Season Two – A Telltale Games Series. Following on from the award-winning first season (which AMO named Game of the Year 2012) and DLC episode 400 Days, players must guide and control returning character Clementine as she fights for survival in a zombie-infested world with little hope… and no Lee Everett.

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

By Marty Mulrooney

Adam Harrington Interview

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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GAME REVIEW – Broken Sword 5: The Serpent’s Curse – Episode 1 (PC)

By Marty Mulrooney

Broken Sword 5 - The Serpent's Curse

Broken Sword 5: The Serpent’s Curse is the fifth instalment in the Broken Sword series of adventure games created by British studio Revolution Software. The game has been partly funded by a successful Kickstarter campaign, which saw 14,032 backers donating $771,560 (over $823,000 including PayPal donations) last year. An unashamedly 2D traditional point-and-click adventure game with a contemporary HD presentation, Broken Sword 5 once again sees American everyman George Stobbart and French journalist Nico Collard uncovering a conspiracy that will take them around the world in pursuit of the unspeakable truth.

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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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BOOK REVIEW – Back In Time: The Unauthorised Back To The Future Chronology by Greg Mitchell and Rich Handley

By Marty Mulrooney

Back In Time The Unauthorised Back To The Future Chronology

Back In Time: The Unauthorised Back To The Future Chronology by Greg Mitchell and Rich Handley offers a detailed history of the Back to the Future mythos throughout the ages. A follow-up to A Matter of Time: The Unauthorized Back To The Future Lexicon (which Alternative Magazine Online positively reviewed earlier this year), this companion tome provides the complete history of Hill Valley’s complex timelines, ‘as presented in the films, cartoons, novels, comics, video games, card game and even McDonald’s Happy Meal boxes.’

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FILM REVIEW – Saving Mr. Banks

By Marty Mulrooney

Saving Mr Banks

Saving Mr. Banks is an American-British-Australian film directed by John Lee Hancock (The Blind Side). Based on (or perhaps more accurately, inspired by) a true story, the film stars Emma Thompson as author Pamela ‘P.L.’ Travers and Tom Hanks as filmmaker Walt Disney, as they struggle to bring the story of Mary Poppins from the small page to the big screen.

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