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GAME REVIEW – Cognition: An Erica Reed Thriller – Episode 4: The Cain Killer (PC)

By Marty Mulrooney

Cognition Episode 4

Cognition: An Erica Reed Thriller – Episode 4: The Cain Killer (PC) is the final instalment in the Erica Reed series of episodic point-and-click adventure games created by Phoenix Online Studios. Following on directly from Episode 3 (which Alternative Magazine Online described as “a potent murder mystery where questions continue to arise”), players once again take control of Boston-based FBI agent Erica Reed. Only this time, she is operating outside the law to finally bring the Cain Killer to justice…

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GAME REVIEW – Cognition: An Erica Reed Thriller – Episode 3: The Oracle (PC)

By Marty Mulrooney

Cognition - Episode 3 The Oracle

Cognition: An Erica Reed Thriller – Episode 3: The Oracle (PC) is the third and penultimate instalment in the Erica Reed series of episodic point-and-click adventure games created by Phoenix Online Studios. Following on directly from Episode 2 (which Alternative Magazine Online described as “a masterfully woven point-and-click adventure thriller”), players must once again take control of Boston-based FBI agent Erica Reed as she tracks down a killer – and this time, players will also take control of the killer too!

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GAME REVIEW – Cognition: An Erica Reed Thriller – Episode 2: The Wise Monkey (PC)

By Marty Mulrooney

Cognition - Episode 2

Cognition: An Erica Reed Thriller – Episode 2: The Wise Monkey (PC) is the second instalment in the Erica Reed series of episodic point-and-click adventure games created by Phoenix Online Studios. Following on directly from Episode 1 (which Alternative Magazine Online described as “a good old-fashioned adventure game like they used to make”), the game once again puts the player in control of Boston-based FBI agent Erica Reed. In Episode 2 she must face her most dangerous adversary yet – The Wise Monkey, a serial killer whose calling card involves removing the eyes, ears and tongues of her victims.

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INTERVIEW – In Conversation With Raleigh Holmes (Erica Reed, Cognition: An Erica Reed Thriller)

By Marty Mulrooney

Raleigh Holmes Interview

Alternative Magazine Online recently reviewed Cognition: An Erica Reed Thriller – Episode 1: The Hangman, explaining how “Erica Reed is voiced to perfection (with an authentic Bostonian twang) by Raleigh Holmes, daughter of Robert Holmes, aka Jane Jensen’s husband.” Following on from our recent interview with Phoenix Online Studios CEO Cesar Bittar, AMO is proud to present yet another exclusive online interview, this time with the hugely talented actor, singer and songwriter Raleigh Holmes!

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INTERVIEW – In Conversation With Cesar Bittar (Phoenix Online Studios, Cognition: An Erica Reed Thriller)

By Marty Mulrooney

Cesar Bittar Interview AMO

Alternative Magazine Online recently reviewed Cognition: An Erica Reed Thriller – Episode 1: The Hangman, describing it as “a good old-fashioned adventure game like they used to make, offering a fresh twist on the cop drama, with production values that rival the big names in adventure gaming.” AMO is therefore proud to present an exclusive online interview with Cesar Bittar, CEO of Phoenix Online Studios!

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GAME REVIEW – Cognition: An Erica Reed Thriller – Episode 1: The Hangman (PC)

By Marty Mulrooney

Cognition An Erica Reed Thriller

Cognition: An Erica Reed Thriller – Episode 1: The Hangman is a point-and-click adventure game created by Phoenix Online Studios. AMO recently previewed the game, describing it as “like a mixture of Gabriel Knight, the Saw films, Stephen King’s The Dead Zone and CSI.” The full game has now been released via digital download and the verdict is in – Cognition is every bit as good as it sounds.

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GAME PREVIEW – Cognition: An Erica Reed Thriller – Episode 1: The Hangman (PC)

By Marty Mulrooney

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Cognition: An Erica Reed Thriller is the latest point-and-click adventure game from Phoenix Online Studios. AMO interviewed Katie Hallahan (PR Director for Phoenix Online) and Cesar Bittar (CEO of Phoenix Online) about the game in 2011. The indie studio is best known for creating The Silver Lining, a non-commercial game based on and inspired by the King’s Quest series. On 30th October 2012 the studio will release the first episode of Cognition: An Erica Reed Thriller – their first commercial outing, with legendary adventure game designer Jane Jensen acting as story consultant.

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