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GAME REVIEW – The Wolf Among Us: Episode Two – Smoke & Mirrors (PC, PlayStation 3)

By Marty Mulrooney

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The Wolf Among Us: Episode Two – Smoke & Mirrors is the second instalment of a brand new episodic adventure game from Telltale Games, based on the long-established, award-winning comic book series Fables by Bill Willingham. Continuing almost immediately after the shock ending of Episode One: Faith (which Alternative Magazine Online described as “dark, gripping and quite simply, magical”), Episode Two sees sheriff of Fabletown Bigby Wolf getting very serious and very mean as he tries to solve the murder of someone near and dear to him…

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GAME REVIEW – Grand Theft Auto V (PlayStation 3)

By Marty Mulrooney

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Grand Theft Auto V is an open world action-adventure game developed by Rockstar North and published by Rockstar Games. One of the most highly anticipated video games of all time, players take control of three different characters throughout the game’s story – Michael, Franklin and Trevor – in a game-changing first for the series. Set in the fictional state of San Andreas (Rockstar’s version of Southern California), the map comprises the sprawling metropolis of Los Santos (based on Los Angeles), the surrounding countryside and mountains, and even the ocean floor – all coming together to create the breathtaking set for an epic crime drama that’s larger than life.

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GAME REVIEW – Splinter Cell: Blacklist (PlayStation 3)

By Marty Mulrooney

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Splinter Cell: Blacklist is the sixth instalment in the Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell series. Sam Fisher returns to Sony PlayStation after a long hiatus – the previous instalment, Splinter Cell: Conviction, was exclusive to Microsoft Windows and Xbox 360 – in a third-person stealth action-adventure game that sees him tackling a terrorist group calling itself ‘The Engineers’, which has launched a series of attacks on the United States called ‘The Blacklist’.

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GAME NEWS – Grand Theft Auto V: The Official Trailer

By Marty Mulrooney

Earlier today, our friends at Rockstar Games kindly unveiled the latest trailer for Grand Theft Auto V – 60 seconds of pure video game bliss filled with breathtaking beauty, excitement and fun. You’ll find the trailer below, along with another AMO screenshot dissection… roll on 17th September!

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GAME NEWS – Grand Theft Auto V: Official Gameplay Video

By Marty Mulrooney

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Our friends at Rockstar Games have kindly informed us that their latest Grand Theft Auto V trailer – just under five minutes long and featuring actual gameplay! – is now available online for your viewing pleasure. You’ll find the embedded video, along with AMO’s thoughts, below.

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GAME REVIEW – The Last of Us (PlayStation 3)

By Marty Mulrooney

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The Last of Us is a survival horror action-adventure video game developed by Naughty Dog, creators of the critically acclaimed Uncharted series. Published by Sony Computer Entertainment exclusively for the PlayStation 3, the game puts players in control of Joel, a hardened survivor who is travelling across a post-apocalyptic, monster-infested United States in the year 2033 to deliver a 14-year-old girl to a mysterious resistance group known as the ‘Fireflies’. The Last of Us was released worldwide on the 14th June 2013.

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INTERVIEW – In Conversation With Rhianna Pratchett (Lead Writer, Tomb Raider)

By Marty Mulrooney

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Rhianna Pratchett is a professional writer who originally started off as a journalist (PC Zone, The Guardian) before becoming a video game scriptwriter (Heavenly Sword, Mirror’s Edge). Alternative Magazine Online recently reviewed the new Tomb Raider reboot (PlayStation 3), describing it as “a flawed game that manages to move past its problems to largely deliver upon the promise of a character-driven epic adventure/inception story.” AMO is therefore proud to present an exclusive online interview with Rhianna Pratchett, Tomb Raider’s lead writer!

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