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GAME REVIEW – Game of Thrones: Episode 1 – Iron from Ice (PlayStation 4)

By Marty Mulrooney

Game of Thrones Episode 1 Iron from Ice

Game of Thrones: Episode 1 – Iron from Ice is the opening instalment of a brand new six-part episodic adventure game series from Telltale Games, creators of The Walking Dead and The Wolf Among Us. Based on the award-winning HBO television series of the same name, Game of Thrones: A Telltale Games Series tells the previously untold story of House Forrester, whose members are caught up in The War of the Five Kings and must fight to stop their house meeting its untimely demise.

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GAME REVIEW – The Blackwell Epiphany (PC)

By Marty Mulrooney

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The Blackwell Epiphany is the fifth and final instalment in the Blackwell series of indie point-and-click adventure games from Dave Gilbert and Wadjet Eye Games. Rosangela Blackwell and her spirit guide Joey Mallone (described in AMO’s 2011 review of The Blackwell Deception as “an adventure gaming duo made in heaven”) embark on their final investigation and end up facing their most dangerous foe yet – an unseen force that literally tears souls apart before they can be saved.

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GAME REVIEW – The Journey Down: Chapter Two (PC)

By Marty Mulrooney

The Journey Down Chapter 2

The Journey Down: Chapter Two is the long-awaited follow-up to 2012’s The Journey Down: Chapter One, which Alternative Magazine Online described as “one of the most essential adventure gaming experiences of the past few years.” Picking up immediately where the cliffhanger ending of the previous chapter left off, our heroes Bwana, Kito and Lina find themselves trapped upside down in their crashed plane after bravely venturing ‘over the edge’. Caught in the net of an eel trawler, they must continue their journey in the footsteps of Bwana’s father to the foggy and treacherous town of Port Artue…

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GAME REVIEW – The Wolf Among Us: Episode 3 – A Crooked Mile (PC, PlayStation 3)

By Marty Mulrooney

The Wolf Among Us Ep 3

The Wolf Among Us: Episode 3 – A Crooked Mile is the third 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. Following on directly from Episode 2 – Smoke & Mirrors (which Alternative Magazine Online described as “a thrilling two hours of entertainment”), Episode 3 sees Bigby Wolf unleashing the beast within as he draws ever closer to catching a killer…

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GAME REVIEW – The Walking Dead: Season Two – Episode Two: A House Divided (PC)

By Marty Mulrooney

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A House Divided is the second episode of The Walking Dead: Season Two – A Telltale Games Series. Following directly on from Episode One: All That Remains, players must once again help Clementine fend for herself in a world where the living are just as much of a threat – if not more so – as the ever-present and ever-dangerous walking dead. *Warning – Mild Spoilers*

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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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