Tag Archives: iOS

GAME REVIEW – To The Moon (iOS)

By Marty Mulrooney

To The Moon (iOS)

To The Moon (iOS) is a remastered mobile version of the 2011 indie RPG/adventure game of the same name, which AMO’s review described as “yet another shining example of an indie developer, free from the shackles of a mainstream gaming studio, weaving pure magic.” This version, created by X.D. Network Inc. (a game creator/publisher based in Shanghai, China) for iOS and Android devices, features upgraded HD graphics and sound, an updated interface and intuitive touch controls.

Continue reading

Leave a comment

Filed under Games

INTERVIEW – In Conversation With Andreas Diktyopoulos (The Minims – A New Beginning, beyondthosehills studio)

By Marty Mulrooney

The Minims - A New Beginning (Andreas Diktyopoulos)

Alternative Magazine Online recently reviewed iOS point-and-click adventure game The Minims – A New Beginning, describing it as “a truly lovely and lovingly made experience that asks you to embark on a journey into the unknown and will leave you with a warm smile upon your face once the final destination is reached.” It is therefore with great pleasure that AMO presents an exclusive online interview with game developer Andreas Diktyopoulos from beyondthosehills studio!

Continue reading

Leave a comment

Filed under Alternative Musings, Games

GAME REVIEW – The Minims – A New Beginning (iOS)

By Marty Mulrooney

The Minims - A New Beginning

The Minims – A New Beginning for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch is a point-and-click (point-and-touch?) adventure game created by beyondthosehills studio, a self-described ‘tiny indie development team based in Greece’. The work of a single developer, Andreas Diktyopoulos, an early version of the game appeared in 2013 as a benchmark test. The Minims – A New Beginning is an almost complete reboot with improved story, length, puzzles, graphics and sound. Players take control of Mii, a Minim who must embark on a journey of self-discovery to find his missing life partner, Mo.

Continue reading

Leave a comment

Filed under Games

GAME REVIEW – The Inner World (iOS)

By Marty Mulrooney

The Inner World iOS

The Inner World is a German point-and-click adventure game created by Studio Fizbin and published by Headup Games. Alternative Magazine Online reviewed the PC version in October 2013, describing it as “the most pleasant surprise to come along within the adventure genre for a very long time indeed.” AMO was therefore delighted when the story of Robert the ‘flute-nose’ was recently made available for iOS via the App Store – that’s right, the world of Asposia now fits right in your pocket!

Continue reading

Leave a comment

Filed under Games

INTERVIEW – In Conversation With Alex Francois (The Slaughter Kickstarter Campaign, Brainchild)

By Marty Mulrooney

AlexFrancoisInterviewAMO

The Slaughter is a noir style point-and-click adventure game created by Brainchild, a one-man studio operated by published author Alex Francois. Alex hopes to raise £8,000 via Kickstarter to fund the game by the 13th December 2013. Set in Victorian London in the shadow of a string of serial killings, The Slaughter looks very promising indeed and it is therefore with great pleasure that AMO presents an exclusive online interview with Alex Francois!

Continue reading

Leave a comment

Filed under Alternative Musings, Games

GAME REVIEW – The Shivah: Kosher Edition (PC, iOS)

By Marty Mulrooney

Shivah

The Shivah: Kosher Edition is a newly remastered version of the critically acclaimed 2006 adventure game The Shivah created by Dave Gilbert and Wadjet Eye Games. Players take control of world-weary Jewish New Yorker Russell Stone, a financially struggling rabbi who becomes tangled up in the murder investigation of a former member of his congregation. The Shivah: Kosher Edition is now available for download on PC and iOS (iPad/iPhone/iPod touch).

Leave a comment

Filed under Games

INTERVIEW – In Conversation With Jan Theysen (Battle Worlds: Kronos Kickstarter, KING Art Games)

By Marty Mulrooney

JanTheysenInterview

Battle Worlds: Kronos is a classic turn-based strategy game currently being developed by KING Art Games. The studio has already reached and surpassed its original $120,000 goal to fund the game via Kickstarter and is now pursuing additional stretch goals before the campaign ends on the 28th April 2013. In 2011 Alternative Magazine Online reviewed PC point-and-click adventure The Book of Unwritten Tales, which was also created by KING Art Games, describing it as “one of the most enjoyable adventure games to have been released in a very long time.” AMO is therefore proud to present an exclusive online interview with the studio’s co-founder and creative director, Jan Theysen!

Continue reading

Leave a comment

Filed under Alternative Musings, Games