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INTERVIEW – In Conversation With Jane Jensen (Gabriel Knight: Sins of the Fathers – 20th Anniversary Edition)

By Marty Mulrooney

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Legendary adventure game designer Jane Jensen (the Gabriel Knight series, Gray Matter) recently announced that she has licensed the Gabriel Knight IP from Activision and is working on a remake of the original game, Sins of the Fathers. Set for release on personal computers and tablets in mid-2014, Gabriel Knight: Sins of the Fathers – 20th Anniversary Edition will feature stunning high res visuals (2048×1536 3D graphics will replace the original 640×480 resolution pixel art), re-recorded voice acting and a remastered soundtrack by Robert Holmes, the game’s original composer. Alternative Magazine Online is therefore proud to present an exclusive online interview with Pinkerton Road studio co-founder Jane Jensen!

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INTERVIEW – In Conversation With Raleigh Holmes (Erica Reed, Cognition: An Erica Reed Thriller)

By Marty Mulrooney

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Alternative Magazine Online recently reviewed Cognition: An Erica Reed Thriller – Episode 1: The Hangman, explaining how “Erica Reed is voiced to perfection (with an authentic Bostonian twang) by Raleigh Holmes, daughter of Robert Holmes, aka Jane Jensen’s husband.” Following on from our recent interview with Phoenix Online Studios CEO Cesar Bittar, AMO is proud to present yet another exclusive online interview, this time with the hugely talented actor, singer and songwriter Raleigh Holmes!

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GAME PREVIEW – Cognition: An Erica Reed Thriller – Episode 1: The Hangman (PC)

By Marty Mulrooney

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Cognition: An Erica Reed Thriller is the latest point-and-click adventure game from Phoenix Online Studios. AMO interviewed Katie Hallahan (PR Director for Phoenix Online) and Cesar Bittar (CEO of Phoenix Online) about the game in 2011. The indie studio is best known for creating The Silver Lining, a non-commercial game based on and inspired by the King’s Quest series. On 30th October 2012 the studio will release the first episode of Cognition: An Erica Reed Thriller – their first commercial outing, with legendary adventure game designer Jane Jensen acting as story consultant.

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INTERVIEW – In Conversation With Jane Jensen (Pinkerton Road Studio)

By Marty Mulrooney

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In 2011, Alternative Magazine Online interviewed legendary adventure game designer Jane Jensen about her latest game Gray Matter, which we described in our review as being “destined to become an adventure gaming classic.” In 2012, Jane announced the formation of Pinkerton Road, a new independent studio devoted to developing adventure games with “deep and compelling storylines.” The studio will be partly funded via Kickstarter – you can help them reach their $300,000 funding goal by clicking here. Read on to find out more about the new studio and the exciting adventure games being planned in an exclusive online interview between AMO and the fabulous Jane Jensen!

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Gray Matter Collector’s Edition Unboxing (German Steelbook)

By Marty Mulrooney

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Alternative Magazine Online has covered point-and-click adventure game Gray Matter extensively since its release earlier this year. In my review of the game, I proclaimed it as “one of the finest adventure games I have ever played.” I then went on to interview creator Jane Jensen, as well as soundtrack composer Robert Holmes, before finally catching up with Samantha Everett voice actress Phillipa Alexander! To conclude our coverage of the game, AMO is proud to present an exclusive video unboxing of the German collector’s edition, sent to us by our friends at dtp entertainment all the way from Germany!

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INTERVIEW – In Conversation With Jane Jensen (Game Designer, Gabriel Knight Trilogy/Gray Matter)

By Marty Mulrooney

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Jane Jensen is a game designer who needs no introduction. AMO recently caught up with the legendary creator of the Gabriel Knight trilogy to discuss her latest offering, Gray Matter. An interactive mystery featuring a unique blend of fact and fiction, the game revolves around an American magician, Samantha Everett, and a reclusive neurobiologist, Dr. David Styles, as they face paranormal activity in Oxford, England. Not only was Jane kind enough to answer our many questions, she even shared some exclusive artwork too!

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INTERVIEW – In Conversation With Robert Holmes (Composer, Gray Matter Soundtrack/Gabriel Knight Series)

By Marty Mulrooney

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Robert Holmes is an American composer best known for his work at Sierra Online, where he composed the music for the Gabriel Knight series of adventure games created by Jane Jensen (his wife) throughout the 90’s. Most recently, he contributed to the soundtrack of Jensen’s long-awaited adventure game Gray Matter, both as composer of the general score and as a musician with his band The Scarlet Furies. It therefore goes without saying that AMO is delighted to present an exclusive interview with Robert where we discuss this project, the Gabriel Knight series and more!

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