Articles tagged adventure games

Challenge and Abstract Narrative in Adventure Games

Should adventure games sacrifice story and devote themselves to challenge?

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29 Jan 2009 // 9:00 PM

A Vampyre Story

Working as a graphic artist on a successful game does not necessarily translate into the ability to successfully write and develop one.

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The Campbellian Myth of Monkey Island

The Secret of Monkey Island is one of the '90s' best examples of interactive fiction, and it accomplishes this by using a variety of narrative and game design techniques to deliver a Joseph Campbell experience.

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20 Nov 2008 // 11:14 PM

Sam & Max: Season One

For a player wanting a good laugh, Sam & Max delivers.

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4 Nov 2008 // 10:00 PM

Unsolved Crimes

Unsolved Crimes keeps the tradition of point 'n' click adventuring alive on the Nintendo DS.

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23 Sep 2008 // 11:00 PM

Dracula: Origin

Dracula: Origin is one of those rare examples of the adventure genre that steadfastly avoids humor as if it will irrevocably damage its credibility.

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Quest for Glory II: Trial By Fire

This remake is such a precise recreation of the original, right down to all of the scenes looking exactly the same, that there are no real complaints to make.

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The Immortals of Terra

The Immortals of Terra represents the collision of the niche audience of adventure gamers with the niche audience of Perry Rhodan fans.

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Strong Bad’s Cool Game for Attractive People, Episode One: Homestar Ruiner

You control Strong Bad's actions in this very basic point and click game as he tries to win the Race to the End of the Race.

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Bully: Scholarship Edition

The Bully franchise is more or less Grand Theft Auto filtered through the meaner streets of boarding school.

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20 Mar 2008 // 11:00 PM

Sam & Max: Season 2

The comedy routines between Sam and Max run a bit like Calvin & Hobbes humor taken to a freakish extreme.

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18 Mar 2008 // 1:00 AM

Banana Pepper Martinis is L.B. Jeffries' weekly in-depth look at video gaming. This week, a study of the role of magic in games.

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Professor Layton and the Curious Village

Professor Layton and the Curious Village succeeds because of the way it marries puzzles and adventure gaming while packaging the combination in a unique and aesthetically pleasing way.

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Mr. Robot: Episode 6 -- "Br4ve-Trave1er.asf

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"When episode six opens to find Elliot in terror and panic, it is soon confirmed that he should be.

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