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GAME REVIEW – Detective Gallo (PC)

By Marty Mulrooney

Detective Gallo is a hand-illustrated and hand-animated point-and-click adventure game developed by Footprints Games and published by Adventure Productions. The star of the show is Gallo, a hard-boiled feathered bird detective investigating a string of plant-based murders with his trusty sidekick Thorn the cactus. As Gallo, can you track down the killer and bring them to justice?

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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 – Primordia (PC)

By Marty Mulrooney

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Primordia is an indie science fiction point-and-click adventure game developed by Wormwood Studios and published by Wadjet Eye Games. Taking place in a post-apocalyptic wasteland where man has long since become extinct, players must take control of the robot Horatio Nullbuilt and his floating droid companion Crispin as they set out on a quest to recover a stolen power core.

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INTERVIEW – In Conversation With Bryan Wiegele (The Red Queen of Oz: Two Fates – An Adventure Game Kickstarter, Perpetual Games)

By Marty Mulrooney

The Red Queen of Oz Two Fates Kickstarter Interview

The Red Queen of Oz: Two Fates is an exciting new point-and-click adventure game based on the graphic novel The Red Queen of Oz. Currently being developed by Perpetual Games (the team hope to raise $40,000 via Kickstarter to fund the game by the 25th January 2013), players will take control of Dorothy and Alice as they revisit curious locations in Oz and Wonderland and quest to find a way to stop the Red Queen of Hearts from destroying both lands. AMO is therefore proud to present an exclusive online interview with veteran game designer Bryan Wiegele!

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Alternative Magazine Online: The Best of 2012 Awards

By Marty Mulrooney

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Following the success of the previous AMO awards in 2009, 2010 and 2011, Alternative Magazine Online is proud to present our top picks of the best films, books, graphic novels, video games and music reviewed on AMO in 2012!

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GAME REVIEW – The Walking Dead: Episode 5 – No Time Left (PC)

By Marty Mulrooney

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The Walking Dead: No Time Left is the fifth and final episode of a five-part episodic video game based upon Robert Kirkman’s The Walking Dead series of comic books. The various twists and turns of each previous episode have all been leading up to this moment – Lee Everett is pushed to his absolute breaking point, Clementine needs him now more than ever… and there is no time left.

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INTERVIEW – In Conversation With Matt McArdell (Papier Kickstarter, Spycraft Studios)

By Marty Mulrooney

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Papier is an adventure game with RPG elements based on the original tale by Matt McArdell. Taking place in a world made of paper, the developers hope to raise $140,000 via Kickstarter to complete the game and realise their vision. Today, Spycraft Studios’ Matt McArdell joins AMO for an exclusive online interview!

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