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GAME REVIEW – Kelvin and the Infamous Machine (PC)

By Marty Mulrooney

Kelvin and the Infamous Machine

Kelvin and the Infamous Machine is a comedy point-and-click adventure game created by Argentinian indie developer Blyts. Originally funded in 2014 via Kickstarter to the tune of $29,122, the game officially launched on Steam on 21st July 2016. Taking control of the titular Kelvin, players must stumble through time as they try to help Ludwig van Beethoven, Isaac Newton and Leonardo da Vinci complete their masterworks before the fabric of time unravels!

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GAME REVIEW – Day of the Tentacle Remastered (PC)

By Marty Mulrooney

Day of the Tentacle Remastered

Day of the Tentacle is a LucasArts point-and-click adventure game originally released in 1993. Day of the Tentacle Remastered sees original co-project lead Tim Schafer and his studio Double Fine Productions (Grim Fandango Remastered) taking the original and updating it over 20 years later to feature all new hand-drawn, high-resolution artwork, remastered audio, music and sound effects, and the ability to switch back and forth between classic and remastered modes. They’ve also included a concept art browser and a commentary track with the game’s original creators.

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GAME REVIEW – The Walking Dead: Michonne – Episode 2: Give No Shelter (PC)

By Marty Mulrooney

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Give No Shelter is the second episode of The Walking Dead: Michonne, a three-part episodic miniseries from Telltale Games (Tales from the Borderlands, Game of Thrones) based on Robert Kirkman’s best-selling comic books. In Episode 2, Michonne, Pete and Sam must run for their lives following a daring escape from the floating colony of Monroe.

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GAME REVIEW – Deponia Doomsday (PC)

By Marty Mulrooney

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Deponia Doomsday is the fourth instalment in the Deponia trilogy developed by Daedalic Entertainment… wait a minute, come again?! That’s right! Following on from Deponia, Chaos on Deponia and Goodbye Deponia, Daedalic has surprised fans of the series around the world by releasing yet another point-and-click adventure game starring Marmite anti-hero Rufus. The ending of Goodbye Deponia (the final game of the original trilogy) seemed pretty definitive (and indeed, divisive) so… how is Goodbye Deponia even possible? Two words: time travel!

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GAME REVIEW – The Walking Dead: Michonne – Episode 1: In Too Deep (PC)

By Marty Mulrooney

The Walking Dead Michonne

The Walking Dead: Michonne – A Telltale Miniseries is a new three-part adventure game from Telltale Games, based on Robert Kirkman’s best-selling comic books. Set within the comic book universe, kept separate from the popular television series of the same name, it follows on from the huge success of The Walking Dead: Season One, The Walking Dead: 400 Days and The Walking Dead: Season Two. In The Walking Dead: Michonne – Episode 1: In Too Deep, players take control of fan-favourite blade-wielding badass Michonne as she fights for her life, and her sanity, in an adventure where every split-second decision counts.

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GAME REVIEW – The Adventures of Bertram Fiddle: Episode 1 – A Dreadly Business (PC)

By Marty Mulrooney

The Adventures of Bertram Fiddle: Episode 1 – A Dreadly Business is a comedy 2D point-and-click murder mystery adventure game set in Victorian London, created by Seb Burnett and Rumpus Animation. The first instalment of a planned series, Episode 1 sees self-proclaimed leading explorator Bertram Fiddle and his trusty manservant Gavin hunting down a serial killer called Geoff the Murderer. Originally released for iOS in 2014, the game has since been released on PC and Mac in 2015.

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GAME REVIEW – The Minims – A New Beginning (iOS)

By Marty Mulrooney

The Minims - A New Beginning

The Minims – A New Beginning for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch is a point-and-click (point-and-touch?) adventure game created by beyondthosehills studio, a self-described ‘tiny indie development team based in Greece’. The work of a single developer, Andreas Diktyopoulos, an early version of the game appeared in 2013 as a benchmark test. The Minims – A New Beginning is an almost complete reboot with improved story, length, puzzles, graphics and sound. Players take control of Mii, a Minim who must embark on a journey of self-discovery to find his missing life partner, Mo.

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