Author Archives: Marty Mulrooney

About Marty Mulrooney

I am a writer from the UK. I graduated with a B.A Degree (Hons) in Media and Film in 2009, specialising in Print Journalism and Advanced Screenwriting. I created Alternative Magazine Online soon after.

INTERVIEW – In Conversation With Spooky Doorway (The Darkside Detective: Season 2 Kickstarter)

By Marty Mulrooney

The Darkside Detective Season 2 Interview

The Darkside Detective: Season 2 was recently announced via Kickstarter with a £30,731 funding goal. With 3 days left to go before the campaign ends, Alternative Magazine Online is proud to present an exclusive online interview with the Spooky Doorway team where we talk about the second season of the award-winning comedy adventure game.

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GAME REVIEW – The Walking Dead: The Final Season – Episode 2: Suffer the Children (PC)

By Marty Mulrooney

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Suffer the Children is the second episode of The Walking Dead: The Final Season, an episodic adventure from Telltale Games (Tales from the Borderlands, Guardians of the Galaxy). Following the explosive finale of the season’s debut episode, Clementine must find a way to regain the trust of the other children and help AJ find forgiveness.

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GAME REVIEW – Marvel’s Spider-Man (PlayStation 4)

By Marty Mulrooney

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Marvel’s Spider-Man is an open world action-adventure game developed by Insomniac Games (Ratchet & Clank) and published by Sony Interactive Entertainment. Built around the Marvel Comics superhero Spider-Man, this PlayStation 4 exclusive sees players taking control of the famous web-slinger after he has already been fighting crime for eight years. Offering a fresh take on the character and his universe that doesn’t follow the continuity of any prior comic book, film or video game, Marvel’s Spider-Man sees Spidey – and Peter Parker – facing the mysterious and deadly Mister Negative in the bustling real-world metropolis of New York City.

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GAME REVIEW – Unavowed (PC)

By Marty Mulrooney

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Unavowed is the new game from Dave Gilbert – creator of the critically acclaimed Blackwell adventure game series – and Wadjet Eye Games (Shardlight, Technobabylon). Described as an ‘urban fantasy adventure’, players take control of the latest member of an underground group of supernatural guardians known as the Unavowed, investigating the unknown and fighting evil in a perpetually rainy New York City.

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BOOK REVIEW – The Anomaly by Michael Rutger

By Marty Mulrooney

The Anomaly by Michael Rutger

The Anomaly – the debut novel of Hollywood screenwriter Michael Rutger – is described by publisher Bonnier Zaffre Books as “a thriller that grips like a vice – Michael Crichton meets Stephen King.” Of course, publishers have been known to exaggerate before, but The Anomaly more than lives up to the promise of its glowing reviews and extensive marketing campaign. Not all secrets are meant to be found – especially those hidden away in deep, dark caves – but it’s already too late for amateur archaeologist and The Anomaly Files host Nolan Moore…

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GAME REVIEW – The Walking Dead: The Final Season – Episode 1: Done Running (PC)

By Marty Mulrooney

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The Walking Dead: The Final Season is the latest episodic adventure game from Telltale Games (Tales From The Borderlands, Batman: The Enemy Within). Split into four parts, this new series will conclude the epic journey of iconic video game character Clementine that began with The Walking Dead – “a tear-jerking masterclass in interactive storytelling” – in 2012.

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GAME REVIEW – Detective Gallo (PC)

By Marty Mulrooney

Detective Gallo is a hand-illustrated and hand-animated point-and-click adventure game developed by Footprints Games and published by Adventure Productions. The star of the show is Gallo, a hard-boiled feathered bird detective investigating a string of plant-based murders with his trusty sidekick Thorn the cactus. As Gallo, can you track down the killer and bring them to justice?

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