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GAME REVIEW – The Silent Age HD (PC)

By Marty Mulrooney

The Silent Age

The Silent Age is a science fiction point-and-click adventure game developed by Danish indie game studio House on Fire. Originally released as two separate episodes (the first in 2012, the second in 2014) for Android and iOS devices (with over eight million mobile downloads worldwide!), the game has since been released on PC/Steam with added voice acting and Ultra HD graphics.

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GAME REVIEW – Kelvin and the Infamous Machine (PC)

By Marty Mulrooney

Kelvin and the Infamous Machine

Kelvin and the Infamous Machine is a comedy point-and-click adventure game created by Argentinian indie developer Blyts. Originally funded in 2014 via Kickstarter to the tune of $29,122, the game officially launched on Steam on 21st July 2016. Taking control of the titular Kelvin, players must stumble through time as they try to help Ludwig van Beethoven, Isaac Newton and Leonardo da Vinci complete their masterworks before the fabric of time unravels!

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GAME REVIEW – Everybody’s Gone To The Rapture (PC)

By Marty Mulrooney

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Everybody’s Gone To The Rapture is a first-person exploration game developed by The Chinese Room and published by Sony Computer Entertainment. Originally released on PlayStation 4 in 2015, the game went on to win three times at this year’s British Academy Games Awards. On 14th April 2016, the game was released for Windows PC exclusively on Steam.

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GAME REVIEW – The Inner World: Collector’s Edition (PC)

By Marty Mulrooney

The Inner World Collector's Edition

The Inner World is a German point-and-click adventure game created by the young and ambitious Studio Fizbin, published by Headup Games. In a universe of infinite soil, there exists a hollow world known as Asposia. The world’s air was once supplied by three wind fountains, but the wind gods – the Basylians – became angry and many of the Asposians were turned to stone. The fate of the world now lies in the hands – and flute-nose – of Robert, the young apprentice to Abbot Conroy. Watching over the last surviving wind fountain like a hawk, Conroy hasn’t been entirely truthful with Robert about his past. When Robert accidentally finds himself outside the palace, he quickly gets caught up in an adventure with a mysterious young girl named Laura that will settle the fate of Asposia, and the Asposians, forever…

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GAME REVIEW – The Walking Dead: 400 Days (PC)

By Marty Mulrooney

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The Walking Dead: 400 Days is a DLC episode for Season One of Telltale Games’ award-winning video game series, The Walking Dead. In 2012 Alternative Magazine Online described The Walking Dead: Episode 5 – No Time Left as “a tear-jerking masterclass in interactive storytelling. It is undoubtedly Telltale Games’ magnum opus, a bona fide masterpiece that will be talked about for years to come.” 400 Days bridges the gap between Season One and the yet to be released Season Two by putting players in the shoes of five brand new characters as they make split-second decisions that will change their lives – and the lives of those around them – forever.

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GAME REVIEW – The Cave (PC)

By Marty Mulrooney

The Cave

The Cave is a downloadable 2.5D platform-adventure video game developed by Double Fine Productions and distributed by Sega, released in January 2013 for PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Wii U and PC (Steam). The game’s producer is none other than Ron Gilbert, the legendary game designer behind such classic adventures as Maniac Mansion and Monkey Island. Based on an idea Gilbert had over 20 years ago, players must select three unique characters before descending into a cave that eerily reflects their darkest personality traits.

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GAME REVIEW – Worms Revolution (PC, PlayStation 3)

By Marty Mulrooney

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Worms Revolution is the latest instalment of Team17’s popular Worms series of artillery strategy video games. When Alternative Magazine Online previewed the game last month, we noted that “Worms Revolution could mark a pleasing return to form for the series.” AMO has extensively played the PC (Steam)/PlayStation 3 (PSN) versions of the game and the verdict is in. So, does Worms Revolution manage to revolutionise the series and return it to its roots?

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