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INTERVIEW – In Conversation With Nick Apostolides (Leon S. Kennedy, Resident Evil 2 Remake)

By Marty Mulrooney

Nick Apostolides RE2 Interview - Alternative Magazine Online

Today marks the 10 year anniversary of Alternative Magazine Online, following a decade of reviews, feature articles and interviews. To celebrate this milestone in style, AMO is proud to present an exclusive online interview with Nick Apostolides, the actor that played Leon S. Kennedy in the recent Resident Evil 2 remake!

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GAME REVIEW – The Walking Dead: The Final Season – Episode 4: Take Us Back (PC)

By Marty Mulrooney

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Take Us Back is the fourth and final episode of The Walking Dead: The Final Season, an episodic adventure originally developed by Telltale Games (Tales from the Borderlands, Guardians of the Galaxy) that has now been completed by Skybound Games. In this final episode, Clementine must protect AJ – and trust him to protect himself – as the walkers close in and time runs out.

WARNING: THIS REVIEW CONTAINS SPOILERS

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GAME REVIEW – Resident Evil 2 (PlayStation 4)

By Marty Mulrooney

Resident Evil 2 (2019)

Resident Evil 2 (2019) is a remake of the original survival horror game of the same name from 1998. Rebuilt from the ground up using Capcom’s impressive RE Engine, players must once again take control of rookie cop Leon S. Kennedy and college student Claire Redfield as they fight to survive the night and escape a zombie-infested Racoon City.

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GAME REVIEW – The Walking Dead: The Final Season – Episode 3: Broken Toys (PC)

By Marty Mulrooney

The Walking Dead The Final Season

Broken Toys is the third episode of The Walking Dead: The Final Season, an episodic adventure originally developed by Telltale Games (Tales from the Borderlands, Guardians of the Galaxy) that is now being completed by Skybound Games following the former studio’s sudden closure. In this penultimate episode, Clementine must face an old friend turned foe head-on and keep AJ safe as she fights to rescue her kidnapped friends.

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GAME REVIEW – Red Dead Redemption 2 (PlayStation 4)

By Marty Mulrooney

Red Dead Redemption II

Red Dead Redemption 2 is an open world, Western-themed video game developed and published by Rockstar Games, creators of Grand Theft Auto. Although it is technically the third game in the series (following Red Dead Revolver in 2004 and Red Dead Redemption in 2010), Red Dead Redemption 2 serves as a prequel to the previous game. Set in 1899, it takes place in a fictionalised version of the American West and stars Arthur Morgan – a high-ranking member of the notorious Van der Linde gang – as the game’s anti-hero protagonist. Alongside his fellow gang members, including original Red Dead Redemption star (and fan-favourite) John Marston, Arthur must evade rival gangs and determined Pinkerton agents in an epic adventure that unfolds during the dying days of the Wild West and the dawn of modern civilization.

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INTERVIEW – In Conversation With Shelley Blond (Lara Croft, Tomb Raider)

By Marty Mulrooney

Shelley Blond Interview - Alternative Magazine Online

To mark and celebrate the 22 year anniversary of Tomb Raider – released for Sega Saturn, PlayStation and PC in 1996 – Alternative Magazine Online is thrilled to present an exclusive online interview with veteran voice actor Shelley Blond, the original voice of Lara Croft!

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GAME REVIEW – Lamplight City (PC)

By Marty Mulrooney

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Lamplight City is a brand new point-and-click adventure game created by Francisco Gonzalez (Grundislav Games) in partnership with Application Systems Heidelberg. Alternative Magazine Online reviewed Gonzalez’s previous adventure Shardlight in 2016, describing it as “a beautiful game that presents a fresh take on the tried-and-tested post-apocalypse formula.” Yet, while that adventure was set far in the future, Lamplight City is set in an alternative steampunk(ish) Victorian past. As private investigator Miles Fordham, the player must solve a series of increasingly complicated cases while seeking justice for a terrible crime.

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