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GAME REVIEW – Lamplight City (PC)

By Marty Mulrooney

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Lamplight City is a brand new point-and-click adventure game created by Francisco Gonzalez (Grundislav Games) in partnership with Application Systems Heidelberg. Alternative Magazine Online reviewed Gonzalez’s previous adventure Shardlight in 2016, describing it as “a beautiful game that presents a fresh take on the tried-and-tested post-apocalypse formula.” Yet, while that adventure was set far in the future, Lamplight City is set in an alternative steampunk(ish) Victorian past. As private investigator Miles Fordham, the player must solve a series of increasingly complicated cases while seeking justice for a terrible crime.

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INTERVIEW – In Conversation With Mark Darin (Nick Bounty and the Dame with the Blue Chewed Shoe Kickstarter)

By Marty Mulrooney

Following the upsetting news in recent weeks of mass layoffs at Telltale Games, Alternative Magazine Online couldn’t be happier to present an exclusive online interview with former Telltale designer and writer Mark Darin where we talk all about his new adventure game Nick Bounty and the Dame with the Blue Chewed Shoe!

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GAME REVIEW – The Walking Dead: The Final Season – Episode 2: Suffer the Children (PC)

By Marty Mulrooney

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Suffer the Children is the second episode of The Walking Dead: The Final Season, an episodic adventure from Telltale Games (Tales from the Borderlands, Guardians of the Galaxy). Following the explosive finale of the season’s debut episode, Clementine must find a way to regain the trust of the other children and help AJ find forgiveness.

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GAME REVIEW – Unavowed (PC)

By Marty Mulrooney

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Unavowed is the new game from Dave Gilbert – creator of the critically acclaimed Blackwell adventure game series – and Wadjet Eye Games (Shardlight, Technobabylon). Described as an ‘urban fantasy adventure’, players take control of the latest member of an underground group of supernatural guardians known as the Unavowed, investigating the unknown and fighting evil in a perpetually rainy New York City.

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GAME REVIEW – Detective Gallo (PC)

By Marty Mulrooney

Detective Gallo is a hand-illustrated and hand-animated point-and-click adventure game developed by Footprints Games and published by Adventure Productions. The star of the show is Gallo, a hard-boiled feathered bird detective investigating a string of plant-based murders with his trusty sidekick Thorn the cactus. As Gallo, can you track down the killer and bring them to justice?

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INTERVIEW – In Conversation With Corey & Lori Cole (Hero-U: Rogue to Redemption)

By Marty Mulrooney

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Hero-U: Rogue to Redemption is an adventure role-playing game created by legendary husband and wife game designers Corey and Lori Cole of Quest for Glory fame. Following a successful Kickstarter crowdfunding campaign in 2012, the game has finally been released six years later in 2018. It is therefore with great pleasure that AMO welcomes back Corey and Lori Cole for a brand new exclusive online interview where we discuss all thing Hero-U!

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GAME REVIEW – Forgotton Anne (PC)

By Marty Mulrooney

Forgotton Anne is an indie adventure-platformer developed by ThroughLine Games (based in Copenhagen, Denmark) and published by Square Enix Collective. Players take control of a young woman named Anne in a magical world called the Forgotten Lands where everyday forgotten items – old toys, letters, single socks – come to life. As the feared ‘enforcer’, Anne must keep the ‘Forgotling’ population in line and squash the rebel uprising… but at what cost?

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