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INTERVIEW – In Conversation With Rolf Saxon (George Stobbart, Broken Sword 5: The Serpent’s Curse)

Rolf Saxon Interview - Broken Sword 5

Broken Sword 5: The Serpent’s Curse is a point-and-click adventure game created by British game developer Revolution Software. In 2013, the studio raised $771,560 (over $823,000 including PayPal donations) via Kickstarter to create the latest instalment in the classic Broken Sword series, which was eventually released as two episodes. Alternative Magazine Online’s review of the first episode described The Serpent’s Curse as “not only an excellent new instalment in the series, but an excellent adventure game full stop.” Broken Sword 5 was released on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One in September 2015, making the game available to a whole new audience. It seemed like the perfect time to catch up with the charming man behind the voice of the series’ much-loved protagonist George Stobbart. AMO is therefore delighted to present an exclusive online interview with American actor Rolf Saxon.

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GAME REVIEW – Game of Thrones: Episode 6 – The Ice Dragon (PlayStation 4)

Game of Thrones: Episode 6 - The Ice Dragon

Game of Thrones: Episode 6 – The Ice Dragon is the final 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 6, the remaining members of House Forrester must fight against House Whitehill, which continues to tighten its grip on Ironrath at the behest of Ramsay Bolton. Will the Lord of Ironrath stand victorious at the end of season finale? Or will House Forrester end up in ruins? The outcome is up to you… to an extent.

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GAME REVIEW – Tales From The Borderlands: Episode 5 – The Vault Of The Traveler (PC)

By Marty Mulrooney

Tales From The Borderlands Episode 5 – The Vault Of The Traveler

The Vault Of The Traveler is the fifth and final episode of Tales From The Borderlands, a five-part episodic video game series from Telltale Games (The Walking Dead, The Wolf Among Us). With Handsome Jack now in control of Helios’ systems following the shock ending of Episode 4 – Escape Plan Bravo, Hyperion middle-manager Rhys, Pandoran con-artist Fiona and their ragtag team must grab the final Gortys piece and fight their way off the deadly space station before it’s too late!

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INTERVIEW – In Conversation With Mathias Johansson (The Journey Down Kickstarter, SkyGoblin)

By Marty Mulrooney

The Journey Down Mathias Johansson Interview

The Journey Down is a three-part afro-noir point-and-click adventure saga set in a rich, atmospheric musical world for PC/Mac/Linux and iPhone/iPad. Alternative Magazine Online has been lucky enough over the years to review the original free (low-res retro) release along with The Journey Down: Chapter One and The Journey Down: Chapter Two (both in HD), as well as interview original creator Theodor Waern and soundtrack composer Simon D’souza. The Journey Down: Chapter Three was recently announced via Kickstarter, with SkyGoblin hoping to reach their kr300,000 goal by the 31st October 2015. It is therefore with great pleasure that AMO presents an exclusive online interview with Mathias Johansson, who is in charge of story and programming at SkyGoblin!

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INTERVIEW – In Conversation with Seb Burnett (Bertram Fiddle – A Victorian Animated Adventure Game Kickstarter, Rumpus Animation)

By Marty Mulrooney

Bertram Fiddle Kickstarter Interview

Bertram Fiddle – A Victorian Animated Adventure Game is a Kickstarter campaign that was recently launched by Seb Burnett and Rumpus Animation. Episode 1: A Dreadly Business was released last year for PC, Mac and iOS. Now, they need some help finishing off Episode 2 of this hilarious comedy point-and-click adventure game set in Victorian London. Therefore, AMO is delighted to present an exclusive online interview with Rumpus Animation’s Creative Director (and the creator of Bertram Fiddle) Seb Burnett!

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GAME REVIEW – Anna’s Quest (PC)

By Marty Mulrooney

Anna's Quest Cover

Alternative Magazine Online reviewed Anna’s Quest Vol. 1: Winfriede’s Tower – created by Australian game developer Dane Krams – in 2012, describing it as “indie adventure gaming at its finest.” In a follow-up interview that same year, Mr Krams revealed his plan to release two more ‘volumes’, completing the game as a trilogy. Instead, in 2014 it was announced that Krams Design had teamed up with Daedalic Entertainment to finish the project and release it as one complete adventure game – something that wasn’t originally possible at the time. The finished result is simply titled Anna’s Quest and was released in summer 2015. Grab your keyboard and mouse brave adventurer: it’s finally time to save young Anna’s grandpa and defeat the evil witch Winfriede once and for all!

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

By Marty Mulrooney

Tales from the Borderlands Episode 4 Escape Plan Bravo

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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