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GAME REVIEW – The Last Express (iPhone)

By Marty Mulrooney

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icon_TLEThe Last Express in an award-winning adventure game designed by Jordan Mechner, who is best known as the creator of the Prince of Persia franchise. Originally released on PC in 1997, the game is now being made available on iOS devices for the very first time thanks to DotEmu, a Paris-based developer and publisher that specialises in modern releases of retro titles. In The Last Express, the player takes control of American doctor and fugitive from the law Robert Cath, who boards the Orient Express after receiving an urgent telegram from his best friend Tyler Whitney. When he finds Tyler dead in his compartment, Cath finds himself embroiled in a plot equal parts conspiracy, politics, romance and murder.

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GAME REVIEW – To The Moon (PC, UK Retail Edition)

By Marty Mulrooney

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Alternative Magazine Online reviewed indie RPG/adventure game To The Moon towards the end of last year, describing it as “yet another shining example of an indie developer, free from the shackles of a mainstream gaming studio, weaving pure magic.” Created by Kan Gao and Freebird Games, the game tasks players with controlling two doctors – Dr. Eva Rosalene and Dr. Neil Watts – as they rewrite the memory of an elderly man named Johnny, whose dying wish is to go to the moon… On the 6th July 2012, Lace Mamba Global released the retail edition of To The Moon throughout the UK and Ireland. Priced at a recommended retail price of £14.99, this beautifully packaged retail edition also includes the full game soundtrack on CD.

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GAME REVIEW – The Walking Dead: Episode 2 – Starved for Help (PC)

By Marty Mulrooney

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The Walking Dead: Starved for Help is the second episode of a five part episodic video game based upon Robert Kirkman’s The Walking Dead series of comic books. Taking place three months after Episode 1 – A New Day, Episode 2 sees players once again taking control of convicted felon Lee Everett as he struggles to protect the little girl in his care from monsters both dead and very much alive…

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GAME PREVIEW – Resonance (XII Games / Wadjet Eye Games)

By Marty Mulrooney

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Resonance is an upcoming indie point-and-click PC adventure game from XII Games in collaboration with Wadjet Eye Games. Featuring four playable characters, the game is based around the mysterious death of a particle physicist and his hidden vault. Each character becomes involved for their own different reasons and all must be controlled, both separately and working together as a team, to uncover a potentially deadly new technology.

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GAME REVIEW – Da New Guys: Day of the Jackass (PC)

By Marty Mulrooney

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Da New Guys: Day of the Jackass is a retro-styled point-and-click adventure game created by UK-based independent developer Chris Burton in collaboration with Wadjet Eye Games. Drawing inspiration from classic LucasArts graphic adventures and Saturday morning cartoons, the player takes control of Brain, Defender and Simon, three professional wrestlers caught up in a complex plot that will test their brains, as well as their brawn, to the absolute limit.

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GAME REVIEW – Metal Dead (PC)

By Marty Mulrooney

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Metal Dead is an indie PC game created by Walk Thru Walls Studios, a two-man independent game developer based in Brisbane, Australia. It is the first in a planned series of comedic, heavy metal influenced, apocalyptic point-and-click adventure games. The game follows the adventures of two metal-heads, Malcolm and Ronnie, as they battle to survive in the midst of a zombie apocalypse.

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INTERVIEW – In Conversation With Kan Gao (Freebird Games, To The Moon)

By Marty Mulrooney

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Alternative Magazine Online recently reviewed To The Moon, an indie RPG/adventure game created by Freebird Games, describing it as “yet another shining example of an indie developer, free from the shackles of a mainstream gaming studio, weaving pure magic.” AMO is therefore proud to present an exclusive online interview with Kan Gao, founder of Freebird Games and creator of To The Moon!

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