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GAME REVIEW – Psychonauts 2 (PlayStation 4)

By Marty Mulrooney

Psychonauts 2 Cover

It’s hard to believe it has been 16 years since gamers first took control of gifted psychic Razputin Aquato as he journeyed to Whispering Rock Psychic Summer Camp. The original Psychonauts became a cult classic despite being considered a commercial failure upon release, and in 2015 a crowdfunding campaign for a sequel was launched on Fig that eventually raised nearly $4 million. Fast forward six years, add a dash of Xbox Game Studios – which purchased Double Fine in 2019 – and Psychonauts 2 has finally arrived. So pull on your goggles, jump into my mind… and let’s get psyched!

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FEATURE ARTICLE: How The Last of Us Part II Defies Conventional Storytelling

By Marty Mulrooney

How The Last of Us Part II Defies Conventional Storytelling

Since completing The Last of Us Part II over a week ago, my mind keeps drifting back to that overcast Santa Barbara beach where Ellie finally made her last stand…

WARNING: This article contains major spoilers and shouldn’t be read before completing The Last of Us Part II.

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GAME REVIEW – Resident Evil 3 (PlayStation 4)

By Marty Mulrooney

Resident Evil 3 (2020)

Resident Evil 3 is a remake of the classic survival horror game of the same name that debuted on the original PlayStation in 2000 here in the UK (it was released in 1999 in Japan and the US). Following on from last year’s incredible reimagining of Resident Evil 2 (be sure to check out AMO’s review here), this much anticipated follow-up returns players to Racoon City as former S.T.A.R.S. (Special Tactics and Rescue Service) member Jill Valentine, who is trying to escape the city before it’s destroyed by a missile strike while being hunted by a deadly bioweapon called Nemesis.

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INTERVIEW – In Conversation With Nicole Tompkins (Jill Valentine, Resident Evil 3 Remake)

By Marty Mulrooney

Nicole Tompkins (Resident Evil 3 Remake) AMO Interview

Following on from last year’s incredible remake of Resident Evil 2 (which Alternative Magazine Online’s review described as “a brilliant reimagining of a beloved classic that is sure to please fans and newcomers alike”), Capcom recently released a remake of Resident Evil 3, which first appeared on the original PlayStation in 2000 (UK) as Resident Evil 3: Nemesis. To celebrate the launch of this reimagined return to the zombie-infested and Nemesis-stalked streets of Raccoon City, AMO is proud to present an exclusive online interview with actress Nicole Tompkins, who plays badass supercop Jill Valentine!

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BOOK REVIEW – The Art of Death Stranding

By Marty Mulrooney

The Art of Death Stranding

The Art of Death Stranding explores the art of legendary Japanese video game designer Hideo Kojima’s latest award-winning project, which Alternative Magazine Online’s review described as “one of the most beautiful experiences of this console generation.” It’s a lavish hardback coffee table book filled with hundreds of pieces of concept art covering nearly every character, costume, item of equipment, location and creature featured in Death Stranding on PlayStation 4, published by Titan Books in the UK.

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INTERVIEW – In Conversation With Darren Jacobs (Heartman, Death Stranding)

By Marty Mulrooney

Darren Jacobs Interview (Heartman, Death Stranding)Headshot by Sam Mackay

Alternative Magazine Online recently reviewed legendary video game designer Hideo Kojima’s latest project Death Stranding, describing it as “one of the most beautiful experiences of this console generation, in every sense of the word.” AMO is therefore delighted to present an exclusive online interview with actor Darren Jacobs, who provided the voice – and performance capture – for the character of Heartman!

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GAME REVIEW – Death Stranding (PlayStation 4)

By Marty Mulrooney

Death Stranding

Death Stranding is the latest project of legendary Japanese video game designer Hideo Kojima (Policenauts, Metal Gear Solid). A timed PlayStation 4 exclusive (it will arrive on PC in late 2020 via the Epic Games Store), Death Stranding was developed by Kojima Productions and stars Norman Reedus (The Walking Dead) as Sam Porter Bridges, a courier working in a post-apocalyptic United States of America.

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