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GAME REVIEW – The Adventures of Bertram Fiddle: Episode 2 – A Bleaker Predicklement (PC)

By Marty Mulrooney

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The Adventures of Bertram Fiddle: Episode 2 – A Bleaker Predicklement is a comedy 2D point-and-click adventure game set in Victorian London, created by Seb Burnett and Rumpus Animation in collaboration with German game developer Deck13. In Episode 2, Bertram has been forced to take a job at Dulsworth’s Soap Factory and leave behind his exciting life of adventuring. However, it isn’t long before he becomes embroiled in yet another mystery involving the ever-elusive Geoff the Murderer…

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GAME REVIEW – Technobabylon (iOS)

By Marty Mulrooney

Technobabylon

Technobabylon is a cyberpunk adventure game created by indie developer James Dearden (Technocrat Games), published by Wadjet Eye Games. The city is Newton and the year is 2087. Players take control of Charlie Regis and his partner Max Lao, CEL agents hot on the trail of a serial Mindjacker – a criminal who steals people’s knowledge before leaving them dead. Originally released on PC in 2015 to critical acclaim, Technobabylon was released as a Universal App for iPhone and iPad on 16th August 2017.

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GAME REVIEW – Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy: The Telltale Series – Episode 3: More Than A Feeling (PC)

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More Than A Feeling is the third episode of Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy: The Telltale Series, a five-part episodic adventure game from Telltale Games (Batman: The Enemy Within). In Episode 3, Star Lord must decide the fate of the Eternity Forge while dealing with unresolved history between Gamora and Nebula.

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GAME REVIEW – Batman: The Enemy Within – Episode 1: The Enigma (PC)

By Marty Mulrooney

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Batman: The Enemy Within is a brand new five-episode adventure game from Telltale Games (Tales from the Borderlands, Guardians of the Galaxy), DC Entertainment and Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment. Following on from last year’s Batman: The Telltale Series, Episode 1: The Enigma sees both Bruce Wayne and Batman puzzling over how to defeat the Riddler.

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GAME REVIEW – Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy: The Telltale Series – Episode 2: Under Pressure (PC)

By Marty Mulrooney

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Under Pressure is the second episode of Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy: The Telltale Series, a new five-part episodic adventure game from Telltale Games (The Walking Dead: A New Frontier). In Episode 2, the recently resurrected Star Lord and his crew must flee from Hala the Accuser and her army of Kree soldiers as Rocket Racoon tries to come to terms with his troubled past.

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GAME REVIEW – The Dream Machine: Chapter 6 (PC)

By Marty Mulrooney

The Dream Machine: Chapter 6

The Dream Machine is a point-and-click adventure game handcrafted from materials such as clay, cardboard, broccoli and condoms by Cockroach Inc., a two-man independent Swedish game development studio. Following on from Chapters 1-3 (“enchanting and surreal”), Chapter 4 (“the writing is brilliant”) and Chapter 5 (“quite unlike anything else the genre has to offer”), this final chapter finds Victor trapped inside the dream of his unborn child.

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GAME REVIEW – To The Moon (iOS)

By Marty Mulrooney

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To The Moon (iOS) is a remastered mobile version of the 2011 indie RPG/adventure game of the same name, which AMO’s review described as “yet another shining example of an indie developer, free from the shackles of a mainstream gaming studio, weaving pure magic.” This version, created by X.D. Network Inc. (a game creator/publisher based in Shanghai, China) for iOS and Android devices, features upgraded HD graphics and sound, an updated interface and intuitive touch controls.

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