Adventure

Rodina Lets You Travel Between Planets Too

Rodina - Over A Planet

While checking out No Man’s Sky on Steam about a week ago, the recommended section lead to me a title called Rodina. Released just over two years ago, it’s also a space adventure that lets you take control of a smaller Star Trek like vessel to explore the neighbouring asteroids and planets. Think of it as a more compact No Man’s Sky. Created by an employee who used to work with Bethesda Softworks on Oblivion and Fallout...

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The Book of Unwritten Tales: Review

In the humble year of 2009 a little known German company, King Art, went forth on the great task of breathing fresh air into what has otherwise been a stale and stagnated genre of fantasy adventure. The journey was long, dark, and difficult. Undergoing deep research on  the tropes that brought stagnation into the genre itself. This time however, it the adventure genre is as refreshing as can possibly be. The Book of Unwritten Tales is a...

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Resonance Review

Resonance

I’m indifferent, actually, towards point-and-click adventure games and visual novels. But, if it has a great story, likable characters, and lots of humor, I’ll at least try it. That being said, Resonance has to be one of the best point-and-click games I’ve ever played. It ranks up there with the Ace Attorney series (my favorite video game series), Monkey Island series, and Sam & Max series. Resonance has you playing as four main characters: Tolstoy “Ed” Eddings,...

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Sorcery | Review

When Sony first showed us the Play Station Move at E3 2010 there was one demo that caught everyone’s attention: Sorcery. In this demo we saw just what the Move was capable of. It could detect a variety of motions and even angles, all of these could affect the events in the game. Needless to say I was blown away. Basically the Move seemed to offer what Nintendo’s Wii had promised me. I couldn’t wait to get...

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Yesterday | Review

If Tim Schaffer’s Kickstarter campaign wasn’t proof enough that the point and click adventure genre is not dead, then we have a new contender. Yesterday was developed by Pendulo Studios, a company who clearly still believes in and loves the point and click genre. Yesterday will take you on a wild journey; you will discover lost secrets hidden for centuries.  Yesterday is a game for fans of point and click adventures with a strong narrative, if story...

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