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INTERVIEW – In Conversation With Alex Jamieson (Devil’s Cove Kickstarter, Anarchy Enterprises)

By Marty Mulrooney

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Devil’s Cove is a classic point-and-click adventure game being developed by indie game developer Anarchy Enterprises for PC, Mac, iOS and Android devices. Taking place in the cursed harbour town of Devil’s Cove, Anarchy Enterprises hopes to raise $185,000 via Kickstarter to fund the project. Today, AMO presents an exclusive online interview with Alex Jamieson, co-founder of the company!

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GAME REVIEW – Machinarium (PSN)

By Marty Mulrooney

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Machinarium is an award-winning indie point-and-click adventure game created by Amanita Design, a small independent game developing studio based in the Czech Republic. Originally released in 2009 on PC (AMO’s original review described it as “a unique, original adventure”), the game has since been released for iPad 2, BlackBerry PlayBook and Android devices. On the 6th September 2012, Machinarium was finally released on the PlayStation Network in Europe.

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GAME REVIEW – Botanicula (PC)

By Marty Mulrooney

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Botanicula is an indie point-and-click adventure game created by Amanita Design of Machinarium fame. The player takes control of five little creatures (Mr. Lantern, Mr. Twig, Mr. Poppy Head, Mr. Feather and Mrs. Mushroom) who must save the last seed of life from their home tree as they are pursued by evil spider-like parasites. Featuring no spoken or written dialogue, Botanicula is an adventure game that focuses on exploration and discovery.

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GAME PREVIEW – Resonance (XII Games / Wadjet Eye Games)

By Marty Mulrooney

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Resonance is an upcoming indie point-and-click PC adventure game from XII Games in collaboration with Wadjet Eye Games. Featuring four playable characters, the game is based around the mysterious death of a particle physicist and his hidden vault. Each character becomes involved for their own different reasons and all must be controlled, both separately and working together as a team, to uncover a potentially deadly new technology.

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INTERVIEW – In Conversation With Anders Gustafsson (Cockroach Inc, The Dream Machine)

By Marty Mulrooney

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Alternative Magazine Online recently reviewed Chapters 1-3 of indie point-and-click adventure game The Dream Machine, describing it as “not only a game about dreams, but a dream come true for adventure gamers.” We are therefore delighted to present a recent interview with Anders Gustafsson from Cockroach Inc, published today on the three year anniversary of AMO!

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INTERVIEW – In Conversation With Liam O’Sullivan and Robert Wriedt (Walk Thru Walls Studios, Metal Dead)

By Marty Mulrooney

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Walk Thru Walls is an independent game studio based in Brisbane, Australia. Their debut title Metal Dead, the first in a planned series of comedic, heavy metal influenced, apocalyptic point-and-click adventure games, was recently reviewed by Alternative Magazine Online and described as “a hilarious indie adventure game that successfully embraces the recently oversaturated zombie genre without ever seeming redundant.” AMO is therefore proud to present an exclusive online interview with Liam O’Sullivan and Robert Wriedt, the two-man team that created the game!

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INTERVIEW – In Conversation with Dave Gilbert (The Blackwell Deception Preview)

By Marty Mulrooney

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Alternative Magazine Online is a huge fan of Wadjet Eye Games and the Blackwell series of point-and-click adventure games. With the fourth game, The Blackwell Deception, due for release next week, AMO caught up with studio founder Dave Gilbert for an exclusive online interview!

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