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GAME REVIEW – Girl with a Heart of (PC)

By Marty Mulrooney

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Girl with a Heart of is ‘an experimental interactive narrative’ from indie developer Bent Spoon Games. The player takes control of Raven, an 11 year old girl who is a member of the Dark race, a race that is constantly at war with Light’s army. Born without a heart in the Dark city of Underfoot, she only lives because John Blackbeard, a mysterious wizard with hidden motivations of his own, magically placed an artificial heart within her body. As Raven will soon discover, it is this very same heart that could be the key to finally ending the war between Light and Dark…

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Alternative Magazine Online: The Best of 2011 Roundup/Awards

By Marty Mulrooney

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Following the success of the previous AMO awards in 2009 and 2010, Alternative Magazine Online is proud to present our top picks of the best films, games, books, graphic novels and music of 2011!

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INTERVIEW – In Conversation With Kan Gao (Freebird Games, To The Moon)

By Marty Mulrooney

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Alternative Magazine Online recently reviewed To The Moon, an indie RPG/adventure game created by Freebird Games, describing it as “yet another shining example of an indie developer, free from the shackles of a mainstream gaming studio, weaving pure magic.” AMO is therefore proud to present an exclusive online interview with Kan Gao, founder of Freebird Games and creator of To The Moon!

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INTERVIEW – In Conversation With Katie Hallahan and Cesar Bittar (Phoenix Online Studios)

By Marty Mulrooney

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Phoenix Online Studios (creators of freeware King’s Quest fangame The Silver Lining) recently announced that they had partnered with Khaeon Gamestudio and would be collaborating with renowned game designer Jane Jensen (Gabriel Knight, Gray Matter) and art director Romano Molenaar (X-Men, Tomb Raider) to launch their first commercial game – Cognition: An Erica Reed Thriller. Alternative Magazine Online is therefore delighted to present an interview with two members of the Phoenix Online team: Katie Hallahan (PR Director for Phoenix Online) and Cesar Bittar (CEO of Phoenix Online)!

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GAME REVIEW – To The Moon (PC)

By Marty Mulrooney

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To The Moon is an indie RPG/adventure game created by Freebird Games. Set at an unspecified point in the near future, the player controls two doctors – Dr. Eva Rosalene and Dr. Neil Watts – whose job it is to traverse through the memories of dying clients and fulfil their final requests. Their latest assignment: rewrite the memory of an elderly man named Johnny before he draws his final breath. His last wish: to go to the moon…

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AMO COMPETITION – Win The Book of Unwritten Tales (PC)!

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To celebrate today’s release of The Book of Unwritten Tales (PC), AMO has teamed up with publisher Lace Mamba Global to offer our readers the chance to win a free copy! The game has a recommended retail price of £24.99 and includes a 36 page art book, a soundtrack CD and a double-sided A2 artwork poster! Read on to find out more!

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GAME REVIEW – Duke Nukem Forever (PC)

By Marty Mulrooney

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Duke Nukem Forever is a first-person shooter originally developed by 3D Realms and Triptych Games, before being completed by Gearbox Software and Piranha Games. Development began in 1996 after the release of Duke Nukem 3D – over the intervening years Duke Nukem Forever has been shown in various different forms – but the game didn’t see its final release until June 2011. Fifteen turbulent years in the making, was it even possible that Duke Nukem Forever could live up to all the hype?

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