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GAME REVIEW – The Tiny Bang Story (PC)

By Marty Mulrooney

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The Tiny Bang Story is a point-and-click hidden object/puzzle game created by Russian indie developers Colibri Games.  At the beginning of the game Tiny Planet – literally a tiny little planet – explodes into a large collection of jigsaw pieces after being struck by a meteor. It is up to the player to retrieve these pieces as they solve puzzles, collect objects and help to rebuild Tiny Planet piece by piece! 

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INTERVIEW – In Conversation With Joshua Nuernberger (Creator Of Gemini Rue)

By Marty Mulrooney

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AMO recently reviewed indie adventure game Gemini Rue, proclaiming it to be “one of the best adventure games of 2011; visually, aurally and thematically stunning. A phenomenal achievement.” Following on from this review, the game’s creator Joshua Nuernberger was kind enough to join us for a follow-up interview where we discussed the game and its multiple layers in-depth. Warning: This interview contains spoilers.

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INTERVIEW – In Conversation With Theodor Waern (Creator Of The Journey Down: Over The Edge)

By Marty Mulrooney

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Alternative Magazine Online recently reviewed a wonderful new indie adventure game entitled The Journey Down: Over The Edge, describing it as “one of the most essential adventure gaming experiences of the past few years”. In an exclusive interview with AMO, creator Theodor Waern kindly joins us to answer some questions about the game – sharing plenty of design sketches and production artwork along the way – and also reveals some new screenshots from the recently announced The Journey Down: HD!

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GAME REVIEW – The Journey Down: Over The Edge

By Marty Mulrooney

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The Journey Down: Over The Edge is a point-and-click adventure game created by Theodor Waern, with music by Simon De Souza. Five years in the making, this isn’t just any freeware Adventure Game Studio project either. Over The Edge has been put together so expertly that one could be forgiven for thinking that it is in fact a long lost LucasArts classic from the glory days of the adventure gaming genre. There is artistry amidst its pixels, beauty within the world portrayed. Welcome to The Journey Down.

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GAME REVIEW – And Yet It Moves (WiiWare)

By Marty Mulrooney

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And Yet It Moves is a single player puzzle platform game developed by indie developer Broken Rules, released on PC in 2009 and WiiWare in 2010. The Wii version adds an updated gameplay rotation mechanic, various control schemes, three extra levels and a slew of bonus modes, and is priced at 1,000 Wii Points.

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GAME REVIEW – World Of Goo (PC)

By Marty Mulrooney

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World Of Goo is a physics-based puzzle game created by independent developer 2D Boy, which was founded by Kyle Gabler and Ron Carmel, both of whom are former Electronic Arts employees. World Of Goo has won many awards since its release in 2008, including Best Independent Game from the Spike TV Video Game Awards Show, Game Of The Year from IGN and Best Game No One Played from Gamespot.

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GAME REVIEW – Max & the Magic Marker (WiiWare, PC, Mac)

By Marty Mulrooney

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Max & the Magic Marker is a physics based 2D puzzle platformer for WiiWare, PC & Macintosh. The game was created by Press Play – an independent studio based in central Copenhagen, Denmark. It was also recently released for Windows Phone 7.

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