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INTERVIEW – In Conversation With Agustin Cordes (ASYLUM: From the designer of Scratches, Senscape)

By Marty Mulrooney


Asylum is ‘a psychological horror adventure inspired by H. P. Lovecraft and set in a massive, decaying mental institute.’ Currently being developed by Senscape, the game was successfully crowd-funded via Kickstarter in late February 2013. Agustin Cordes, the man behind the cult horror adventure game Scratches (which sold over 250,000 copies), seems determined to make this an equally terrifying, albeit much more polished experience for fans of the genre. There will be an entire asylum, with close to 100 rooms, to explore. Alternative Magazine Online is therefore proud to present an exclusive online interview with independent video game designer – and founder of Senscape – Agustin Cordes!

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GAME REVIEW – Lylian: Episode One – Paranoid Friendship (PC)

By Stewart Sutherland


One of the creepiest games I think I’ve ever (and will ever) play, Lylian: Episode One – Paranoid Friendship sees players take charge of a young girl locked up in an insane asylum, who finds herself free of her restraints one night and wandering around the hospital. Of course it’s not that cut and dry – the titular character Lylian soon discovers that the hospital may be harbouring a labyrinth of underground factories. Then again, it’s heavily hinted that it’s all just in her mind…

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