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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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GAME REVIEW – Death Stranding (PlayStation 4)

By Marty Mulrooney

Death Stranding

Death Stranding is the latest project of legendary Japanese video game designer Hideo Kojima (Policenauts, Metal Gear Solid). A timed PlayStation 4 exclusive (it will arrive on PC in late 2020 via the Epic Games Store), Death Stranding was developed by Kojima Productions and stars Norman Reedus (The Walking Dead) as Sam Porter Bridges, a courier working in a post-apocalyptic United States of America.

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GAME REVIEW – Yooka-Laylee and the Impossible Lair (PlayStation 4)

By Marty Mulrooney

Yooka-Laylee and the Impossible Lair

Yooka-Laylee and the Impossible Lair is the latest game from independent developer Playtonic Games. The sequel to 2017’s Yooka-Laylee (which AMO’s review described as “a journey equal parts delightful, beautiful and frustrating”), the Impossible Lair shifts from full 3D to 2.5D and the results are – for the most part – wonderful.

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GAME REVIEW – The Walking Dead: The Telltale Definitive Series (PlayStation 4)

By Marty Mulrooney

The Walking Dead The Telltale Definitive Series

The Walking Dead: The Telltale Definitive Series collects all four seasons – that’s 23 episodes – of Telltale Game’s critically acclaimed video game based on the comic book of the same name. Accompanying the new ‘Graphic Black’ visual style (which can be turned on or off at any time), Skybound Games has also added several bonus features including character and concept art galleries, a music player, and  documentary and commentary videos.

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INTERVIEW – In Conversation With Maisy Kay (Voice Actor, Lorelai)

By Marty Mulrooney

Alternative Magazine Online recently reviewed horror adventure game Lorelai, writing: “If there was ever any lingering doubt that Remigiusz Michalski is the Stephen King of video games (something this reviewer has been telling people since 2009), it has been squashed by Lorelai.” AMO is therefore proud to present an exclusive online interview with Maisy Kay, the game’s talented lead voice actor who also performed its beautifully haunting main theme song!

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GAME REVIEW – Lorelai (PC)

By Marty Mulrooney

Lorelai

Lorelai is the third and final chapter in the Devil Came Through Here trilogy, created by auteur horror adventure game designer Remigiusz Michalski. Following on from The Cat Lady  (“a life-affirming experience thickly coated in death that deserves to be received by as wide an audience as possible”) and Downfall Redux (“brilliantly written and beautifully put together”), Lorelai tells the story of a young girl trying to escape her toxic family home while protecting the ones she loves most.

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INTERVIEW – In Conversation With Melissa Hutchison (Clementine, The Walking Dead: The Final Season)

By Marty Mulrooney

Melissa Hutchison Interview 2019

Following the emotional conclusion of The Walking Dead: The Final Season – and Alternative Magazine Online’s recent interview with Nicki Rapp, the voice of fierce survivor Lilly – AMO is proud to welcome back award-winning voice actress Melissa Hutchison for yet another exclusive online interview where we discuss all things Clementine, including whether she would like to revisit the character in the future…

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