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GAME REVIEW – Jurassic Park: The Game (PSN)

By Marty Mulrooney

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Sony PSN Logo Jurassic Park: The Game is an episodic, downloadable video game developed by Telltale Games. It takes players back to Isla Nublar – the site of Jurassic Park – during and immediately after the events of the first film. Dennis Nedry’s lost Barbasol shaving-cream can and the embryos contained within once again become a major plot point as brand new characters and existing secondary ones struggle to escape the infamous dinosaur-infested island. Although the PC version (digital download) was released on the 15th of November 2011 along with the US PlayStation 3 version, the EU PlayStation 3 version (available now via the PlayStation Network) wasn’t released until mid-December 2011.

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GAME REVIEW – Jurassic Park: The Game (PC)

By Marty Mulrooney

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Jurassic Park: The Game is an episodic, downloadable video game developed by Telltale Games. It takes players back to Isla Nublar – the site of Jurassic Park – during and immediately after the events of the first film. Dennis Nedry’s lost Barbasol shaving-cream can and the embryos contained within once again become a major plot point as brand new characters and existing secondary ones struggle to escape the infamous dinosaur-infested island. The first episode was originally planned for release in April 2011, but the entire game was delayed until November 2011, resulting in all four episodes launching at once.

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GAME REVIEW – Heavy Rain (PS3)

By Marty Mulrooney

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Expectations for Quantic Dream’s new PlayStation 3 game Heavy Rain have been incredibly high for several months now: I cannot personally remember the last time I have so consciously anticipated a game leading up to release day. My mind has been practically salivating at the prospect of experiencing something that could potentially change how interactive stories in videogames are told forever. There have also been worries and doubts: as always, anything with this much anticipation placed upon its shoulders is playing Russian roulette with the critics even before release. But now it’s finally here and I can hopefully convey the extent that Heavy Rain has succeeded, or indeed failed, to Alternative Magazine Online’s readers.

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GAME PREVIEW – Heavy Rain Demo Impressions (PlayStation 3)

By Marty Mulrooney

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With the Heavy Rain demo arriving on the PSN network this Thursday (in the UK at least) I thought it would be a good idea to give AMO’s readers some brief thoughts on what it offers players and how well it bodes for the full release of the game which is due out at the end of the month.

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ALTERNATIVE MUSINGS – Is Heavy Rain Doing Video Games Proud?

By Marty Mulrooney

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I was recently disappointed to realise that several media outlets/gamers are already finding fault with Quantic Dream’s Heavy Rain on PS3 before it has even been released, mostly due to the parallels it draws with cinema. Of course, this is a result of the unbelievable hype surrounding the game. But rather than doing gaming a disservice, I actually think from what I have seen so far that it is doing video games rather proud…

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