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

By Marty Mulrooney

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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).

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

By Marty Mulrooney

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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!

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GAME REVIEW – Gemini Rue (iPhone)

By Marty Mulrooney

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Gemini Rue is an award-winning science fiction adventure game created by independent developer Joshua Nuernberger. Originally released for PC in 2011, the game has now been ported by Wadjet Eye Games to iOS devices. Players take control of Azriel Odin, an ex-assassin with a dark past, and Delta-Six aka Charlie, a memory-wiped prisoner trapped within a secret facility deep in space.

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GAME REVIEW – The Journey Down: Chapter One (iPhone)

By Marty Mulrooney

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Alternative Magazine Online reviewed The Journey Down: Chapter One – HD (PC) in 2012, describing it as “one of the most essential adventure gaming experiences of the past few years.” Players take control of Bwana, a gas-station owner in a stylised world where everyone has a face like an African mask, as he tries to uncover a sinister plot involving the Armando Power Company and his long-missing father. A port of The Journey Down: Chapter One was recently released on the Apple App Store, offering players the chance to play this fantastic indie point-and-click adventure game on iPad, iPhone and iPod touch.

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GAME REVIEW – The Last Express (iPhone)

By Marty Mulrooney

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icon_TLEThe Last Express in an award-winning adventure game designed by Jordan Mechner, who is best known as the creator of the Prince of Persia franchise. Originally released on PC in 1997, the game is now being made available on iOS devices for the very first time thanks to DotEmu, a Paris-based developer and publisher that specialises in modern releases of retro titles. In The Last Express, the player takes control of American doctor and fugitive from the law Robert Cath, who boards the Orient Express after receiving an urgent telegram from his best friend Tyler Whitney. When he finds Tyler dead in his compartment, Cath finds himself embroiled in a plot equal parts conspiracy, politics, romance and murder.

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