Giana Sisters: Twisted Dreams

Giana Sisters: Twisted Dreams Launch Trailer

From a long past evolving from a Mario clone into a DS game that looked more original, and finally into the stunning game that was released this week, Giana Sisters is a platformer that deserves a look. From German developer Black Forest Games it’s fantastic visuals bring a new flair to the genre by allowing gamers to switch between a punk and cute version of the heroine. However, not just her look changes, the whole world (or dream...

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A Look Back At ‘Great Giana Sisters’ from 1987

Recently released for PC and now available on Steam, ‘Giana Sisters: Twisted Dreams‏,’ has a very interesting past that many may not be aware of. This is actually the 25th anniversary of the Giana Sisters much like many other game series recently. However you probably havn’t heard of the original ‘Great Giana Sisters’ have you? The reason for that more than likely is that Nintendo had the game pulled from shelves due to the original being a...

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The History Behind ‘Giana Sisters: Twisted Dreams‏’

Rae has already provided a great preview for Giana Sisters in our new section, ‘What’s New On The Shelf,’ but I’d like to elabourate on the background of this game and why you should be interested. Giana Sisters: Twisted Dreams‏ is quite the tale of an indie project going successfully right. German developer Black Forest Games created “The Great Giana Sisters” back in the 80s which was a Super Mario Bros clone. Nintendo had the game pulled...

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What’s New On The Shelf: October 23rd

Welcome to “What’s New On The Shelf”, a hopefully weekly segment that gives you the rundown on all of the latest games to be released at retail in North America (with the exception of PC because let’s be realistic Digital Distribution owns that platform). For right now this only includes physically boxed product but hopefully we’ll expand this feature depending on how well it is received! Without further-a-do let’s get going, because there a lot of releases leading...

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