INTERVIEW – In Conversation With Nicole Tompkins (Jill Valentine, Resident Evil 3 Remake)

By Marty Mulrooney

Nicole Tompkins (Resident Evil 3 Remake) AMO Interview

Following on from last year’s incredible remake of Resident Evil 2 (which Alternative Magazine Online’s review described as “a brilliant reimagining of a beloved classic that is sure to please fans and newcomers alike”), Capcom recently released a remake of Resident Evil 3, which first appeared on the original PlayStation in 2000 (UK) as Resident Evil 3: Nemesis. To celebrate the launch of this reimagined return to the zombie-infested and Nemesis-stalked streets of Raccoon City, AMO is proud to present an exclusive online interview with actress Nicole Tompkins, who plays badass supercop Jill Valentine!

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GAME REVIEW – Nick Bounty and the Dame with the Blue Chewed Shoe (PC)

By Marty Mulrooney

Nick Bounty and the Dame with the Blue Chewed Shoe

Nick Bounty and the Dame with the Blue Chewed Shoe is a comedy noir adventure game created by Pinhead Games aka Mark Darin, a former Telltale Games writer/designer that previously worked on hit titles such as Tales of Monkey Island and Puzzle Agent. Inspired by the classic adventure games of LucasArts and Telltale Games before it, Nick Bounty’s latest case starts with the naked body of a dead woman buried in a playground sandbox.

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BOOK REVIEW – The Art of Death Stranding

By Marty Mulrooney

The Art of Death Stranding

The Art of Death Stranding explores the art of legendary Japanese video game designer Hideo Kojima’s latest award-winning project, which Alternative Magazine Online’s review described as “one of the most beautiful experiences of this console generation.” It’s a lavish hardback coffee table book filled with hundreds of pieces of concept art covering nearly every character, costume, item of equipment, location and creature featured in Death Stranding on PlayStation 4, published by Titan Books in the UK.

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GAME REVIEW – LUNA The Shadow Dust (PC)

By Marty Mulrooney

LUNA The Shadow Dust

LUNA The Shadow Dust is a hand-animated point-and-click adventure game created by Lantern Studio, a small creative indie game design team consisting of just four people. Featuring traditional frame-by-frame character animation with 20 minutes of animated 2D cinematics, LUNA puts players in control of a young boy and his mysterious cat-like companion as they climb an ancient tower one puzzle-filled room at a time.

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GAME NEWS – Gabriel Knight 4 Online Petition Launched

By Marty Mulrooney

Gabriel Knight 4 Online Petition

Gabriel Knight is a series of point-and-click adventure games created by legendary game designer and writer Jane Jensen (who AMO interviewed in 2011, 2012 and 2013). The first three games in the series were released throughout the ’90s by Sierra On-Line (at the time, the main rival to LucasArts), with a remake of the first game released in 2014. However, the famous Schattenjäger’s story is far from over; in 2020, one fan is campaigning for Gabriel Knight’s return…

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GAME REVIEW – Edna & Harvey: The Breakout – Anniversary Edition (PC)

By Marty Mulrooney

Edna & Harvey: The Breakout - Anniversary Edition

Edna & Harvey: The Breakout – Anniversary Edition is a remastered version of the 2008 point-and-click adventure game Edna & Harvey: The Breakout (released in English in 2011). Known as Edna bricht aus in Germany – where it began as the university project of Jan Müller-Michaelis aka Poki, co-founder of Daedalic Entertainment – this new Anniversary Edition features high resolution visuals, modernised technology and improved controls.

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INTERVIEW – In Conversation With Darren Jacobs (Heartman, Death Stranding)

By Marty Mulrooney

Darren Jacobs Interview (Heartman, Death Stranding)Headshot by Sam Mackay

Alternative Magazine Online recently reviewed legendary video game designer Hideo Kojima’s latest project Death Stranding, describing it as “one of the most beautiful experiences of this console generation, in every sense of the word.” AMO is therefore delighted to present an exclusive online interview with actor Darren Jacobs, who provided the voice – and performance capture – for the character of Heartman!

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