Articles tagged adventure

12 Jun 2015 // 9:30 AM

‘Jurassic World’ Revists Monstrous Corporate Greed

For obvious reasons, Jurassic World can’t directly call out corporate titans, but it does in a subversive way. The dinosaurs aren't the only ones with claws, here.

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18 Feb 2015 // 12:14 PM

Games2attack released the new adventure game, Forest Bird House Escape, yesterday and you can play it right here, right now.

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The Mundane and the Magical in ‘The Vanishing of Ethan Carter’

Who knew that golden, verdant fields of wildflowers and ancient gods of unspeakable evil were so complementary?

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Adventure Goes Awry in ‘The Lost Cyclist’

A frustrating tale of official intransigence, ethnic strife, and blockheaded American shortsightedness.

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30 Sep 2008 // 11:00 PM

Adventure: Adventure

Carpark continues to document Wham City's enchantment with juvenalia, this time taking on some chiptune teenage victory songs.

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10 Jul 2008 // 10:00 PM

Myst

Myst, after all these years, still has something to say to us.

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17 Jun 2008 // 10:50 PM

Insecticide

The most interesting element of the plot is the fact that humans have become subservient to insects.

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12 Jun 2008 // 10:00 PM

Okami (Wii Version)

Not only does it not make sense for Okami to look any other way, but moreover, it makes no sense for any other game to look like Okami.

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Agatha Christie: And Then There Were None

Why shouldn't a port at least remove things that were flawed in the original game?

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30 Mar 2008 // 11:00 PM

Lost: Via Domus

Meet Elliot, one of the few heretofore faceless survivors of the ill-fated Oceanic Flight 815.

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19 Feb 2008 // 10:00 PM

Blackwell Unbound

Lauren Blackwell is a woman with a pack-a-day habit and a growing emotional apathy that comes from constantly staring at the end of existence and sending people there.

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Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney: Trials and Tribulations

Phoenix is wiser, older, and far more battle-weary than before.

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Zack & Wiki: Quest for Barbaros Treasure

Zack and Wiki looks very much like one would expect a game called Zack and Wiki to look -– and that's not a bad thing.

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Assassins Creed

While the word jihad is never spoken, its frightening theological implications as a physical struggle as well as its more disarming theological definition as a spiritual struggle are both on display.

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Nancy Drew: Legend of the Crystal Skull

Twelve-year-old girls are champs at this stuff. I know because the GameFAQ I used was written by one.

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1 Nov 2007 // 11:00 PM

Heavenly Sword

In a genre so dominated by men, it is refreshing to see a game where the girls get to kick butt in a land where nearly everyone else is male.

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Metroid Prime 3: Corruption

Much more than a gimmick, the controls of Metroid Prime: Corruption eventually gel into the definitive FPS experience.

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Metroid Prime 3: Corruption

Metroid has always been akin to waking up in the eye of a storm.

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14 Aug 2007 // 11:00 PM

Overlord

Overlord exudes humor from many angles, not least of which is the fact that the moral choices you make vary only in how evil they are.

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Ten Great Criterion Titles: What to Watch and Why

// Short Ends and Leader

"As the Criterion Collection's ever-growing roster shows, there are simply too many great pictures out on home video to know what to do with.

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