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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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INTERVIEW – In Conversation With Corey & Lori Cole (Hero-U: Rogue to Redemption)

By Marty Mulrooney

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Hero-U: Rogue to Redemption is an adventure role-playing game created by legendary husband and wife game designers Corey and Lori Cole of Quest for Glory fame. Following a successful Kickstarter crowdfunding campaign in 2012, the game has finally been released six years later in 2018. It is therefore with great pleasure that AMO welcomes back Corey and Lori Cole for a brand new exclusive online interview where we discuss all thing Hero-U!

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INTERVIEW -In Conversation With Backwoods Entertainment (Creators of Unforeseen Incidents)

By Marty Mulrooney

Following on from Alternative Magazine Online’s recent review of Unforeseen Incidents – “one of the best point-and-click adventure games of recent years” – and an in-depth interview with charming lead voice actor Matthew Curtis, AMO is proud to present an exclusive online interview with the team of Backwoods Entertainment, the small indie development studio from Germany that created the game!

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GAME REVIEW – Forgotton Anne (PC)

By Marty Mulrooney

Forgotton Anne is an indie adventure-platformer developed by ThroughLine Games (based in Copenhagen, Denmark) and published by Square Enix Collective. Players take control of a young woman named Anne in a magical world called the Forgotten Lands where everyday forgotten items – old toys, letters, single socks – come to life. As the feared ‘enforcer’, Anne must keep the ‘Forgotling’ population in line and squash the rebel uprising… but at what cost?

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INTERVIEW – In Conversation With Matthew Curtis (Harper Pendrell, Unforeseen Incidents)

By Marty Mulrooney

Alternative Magazine Online recently reviewed Unforeseen Incidents, describing it as “one of the best point-and-click adventure games of recent years” with a main voice actor that “does a brilliant job keeping the proceedings feeling light and fun at all times.” AMO is therefore proud to present an exclusive online interview with the main man himself Matthew Curtis, aka Harper Pendrell!
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GAME REVIEW – Unforeseen Incidents (PC)

By Marty Mulrooney

Unforeseen Incidents is a traditional point-and-click adventure game developed by Backwoods Entertainment (based in Bochum, Germany) and published by Application Systems Heidelberg. Released today after two and a half years of intense development, players take control of small-town handyman Harper Pendrell as he tries to stop a deadly virus – Yelltown Fever – from spreading across this beautifully hand-painted world.
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