Tag Archives: Video Games

Edinburgh Game Symposium 2.0 (2014)

By Marty Mulrooney

EdinGameSymposium2014

In June 2014, some of the best games developers, games music composers and sound designers from around the world congregated in Edinburgh, Scotland for the Edinburgh Game Symposium 2.0. Alternative Magazine Online was lucky enough to attend the Game Design/Audio Panels and Games Festival on the first day, followed by a Video Game Music Concert performed by The Edinburgh Film Music Orchestra (EFMO) in the evening. Read on to find out more and watch some videos from the day!

Continue reading

About these ads

Leave a comment

Filed under Alternative Musings, Games, Music

INTERVIEW – In Conversation With Erin Yvette (Snow White, The Wolf Among Us)

By Marty Mulrooney

ErinYvetteAMOInterview

Alternative Magazine Online reviewed The Wolf Among Us: Episode One – Faith (PC) in October 2013, writing how “the voice acting, as is to be expected by now from a Telltale Games production, is world-class.” With Episode Two just around the corner, AMO is absolutely delighted to follow on from our recent interview with Bigby Wolf voice actor Adam Harrington with an exclusive online interview with Erin Yvette, the up-and-coming voice actor behind Snow White!

Continue reading

2 Comments

Filed under Alternative Musings, Games

GAME REVIEW – Flashback HD (PSN)

By Marty Mulrooney

Flashback HD PlayStation 3

Flashback HD is a science fiction platformer developed by VectorCell and published by Ubisoft. A remake of the classic 1992 Delphine Software video game Flashback – and overseen by original designer Paul Cuisset – players once again take control of Conrad B. Hart as he tries to piece his memory back together and foil an alien plot to destroy planet earth.

Continue reading

2 Comments

Filed under Games

INTERVIEW – In Conversation With Jane Jensen (Gabriel Knight: Sins of the Fathers – 20th Anniversary Edition)

By Marty Mulrooney

GK20thJaneJensenAMO

Legendary adventure game designer Jane Jensen (the Gabriel Knight series, Gray Matter) recently announced that she has licensed the Gabriel Knight IP from Activision and is working on a remake of the original game, Sins of the Fathers. Set for release on personal computers and tablets in mid-2014, Gabriel Knight: Sins of the Fathers – 20th Anniversary Edition will feature stunning high res visuals (2048×1536 3D graphics will replace the original 640×480 resolution pixel art), re-recorded voice acting and a remastered soundtrack by Robert Holmes, the game’s original composer. Alternative Magazine Online is therefore proud to present an exclusive online interview with Pinkerton Road studio co-founder Jane Jensen!

Continue reading

1 Comment

Filed under Alternative Musings, Games

GAME REVIEW – Grand Theft Auto V (PlayStation 3)

By Marty Mulrooney

Grand Theft Auto V PS3

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.

Continue reading

Leave a comment

Filed under Games

GAME REVIEW – Gone Home (PC)

By Marty Mulrooney

Gone Home

Gone Home is a story exploration video game created by independent studio The Fullbright Company, which was founded in Portland, Oregon in March 2012. Its co-founders are Steve Gaynor, Johnnemann Nordhagen and Karla Zimonja – previously, members of the studio have worked in various capacities on games such as BioShock 2, XCOM and BioShock Infinite. As Kaitlin Greenbriar, players will travel back in time to 1995 to explore their family home in an indie adventure game that is nostalgic, bittersweet and heartfelt.

Continue reading

4 Comments

Filed under Games

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!

Leave a comment

Filed under Alternative Musings, Games