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INTERVIEW – In Conversation With Maisy Kay (Voice Actor, Lorelai)

By Marty Mulrooney

Alternative Magazine Online recently reviewed horror adventure game Lorelai, writing: “If there was ever any lingering doubt that Remigiusz Michalski is the Stephen King of video games (something this reviewer has been telling people since 2009), it has been squashed by Lorelai.” AMO is therefore proud to present an exclusive online interview with Maisy Kay, the game’s talented lead voice actor who also performed its beautifully haunting main theme song!

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GAME REVIEW – Lorelai (PC)

By Marty Mulrooney

Lorelai

Lorelai is the third and final chapter in the Devil Came Through Here trilogy, created by auteur horror adventure game designer Remigiusz Michalski. Following on from The Cat Lady  (“a life-affirming experience thickly coated in death that deserves to be received by as wide an audience as possible”) and Downfall Redux (“brilliantly written and beautifully put together”), Lorelai tells the story of a young girl trying to escape her toxic family home while protecting the ones she loves most.

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INTERVIEW – In Conversation With Nick Apostolides (Leon S. Kennedy, Resident Evil 2 Remake)

By Marty Mulrooney

Nick Apostolides RE2 Interview - Alternative Magazine Online

Today marks the 10 year anniversary of Alternative Magazine Online, following a decade of reviews, feature articles and interviews. To celebrate this milestone in style, AMO is proud to present an exclusive online interview with Nick Apostolides, the actor that played Leon S. Kennedy in the recent Resident Evil 2 remake!

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INTERVIEW – In Conversation With Remigiusz Michalski (Downfall: Redux, Harvester Games)

By Marty Mulrooney

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Alternative Magazine Online recently reviewed Downfall: Redux, a horror adventure game from the creator of The Cat Lady, describing it as “brilliantly written and beautifully put together.” A remake of the 2009 point-and-click adventure game Downfall, it tells the story of troubled husband Joe Davis as he tries to save his wife from their ill-fated getaway to the Quiet Haven Hotel. The story is as gripping today – with updated graphics, overhauled puzzles and controls, brand new music and the addition of voice acting – as it was in 2009. AMO is therefore delighted to welcome back auteur game designer Remigiusz Michalski for another exclusive online interview!

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GAME REVIEW – Downfall: Redux (PC)

By Marty Mulrooney

Downfall Redux

Downfall: Redux is a horror adventure game from auteur game designer Remigiusz Michalski, creator of The Cat Lady. A remake of his first game, the point-and-click adventure game Downfall (2009), Downfall: Redux once again joins troubled husband Joe Davis as he tries to save his marriage. A planned romantic getaway to the Quiet Haven Hotel soon turns nasty when his depressed wife Ivy goes missing from their room. To get her back and achieve redemption, Joe must face a series of horrific obstacles that will reveal exactly what kind of man he really is. Meanwhile, the storm outside rages on…

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INTERVIEW – In Conversation With Charles Gilman (Author, Tales From Lovecraft Middle School)

By Marty Mulrooney

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Tales From Lovecraft Middle School is a book series published by Quirk Books and written by Charles Gilman – the pen name of Jason Rekulak, an editor who lives in Philadelphia. Each book takes place in the haunted Lovecraft Middle School as seventh-grader Robert Arthur battles devils and demons while simply trying to fit in. To celebrate Halloween 2013, Alternative Magazine Online is proud to present an exclusive online interview with author Charles Gilman, where we talk about Lovecraftian monsters, school bullies and what makes the horror genre so appealing to readers both young and old!

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BOOK REVIEW – Doctor Sleep by Stephen King

By Marty Mulrooney

Doctor Sleep by Stephen King

Doctor Sleep is the latest novel from award-winning author Stephen King. A sequel to his 1977 masterpiece The Shining (his third published book), Doctor Sleep explores the life of a now grown up Dan Torrance. Haunted by the horrific events that took place at the Overlook Hotel when he was just a child, Dan eventually settles down in rural New Hampshire and starts using his ‘shining’ power to comfort the dying. Aided by a mysterious cat with an uncanny ability to predict death, Dan comes to be known by the locals as ‘Doctor Sleep’…

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