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  • Blog Post: Six Improvements We Hope To See In Mirror’s Edge Catalyst

    The original Mirror’s Edge launched nearly eight years ago, and with the abundance of parkour-oriented action/adventure games we see today, it debatably hasn’t aged that well. For its time, it nonetheless broke new ground with its first-person platformer style and entertaining gameplay, but... More
  • Blog Post: Our 10 Most Anticipated Adventure Games Of 2016

    2015 was fantastic for gamers who love quality adventures. Life is Strange, Tales From The Borderlands, SOMA, Broken Age, and more helped form one of the strongest years in recent memory for the adventure genre , and it looks like 2016 might be just as exciting. As a staff, we discussed all the upcoming... More
  • Blog Post: Coming To Terms With Life Is Strange’s Finale

    Endings are tricky , and one of the hardest parts of any media to get right. Consumers often have expectations and want to feel like their time is well spent. Good endings leave you feeling like you got something out of the journey, but a bad one can overshadow the entire adventure. After all, the finale... More
  • Blog Post: Zelda Williams And The Odd Gentlemen On Living Up To The King’s Quest Legend

    The Odd Gentlemen’s recent King’s Quest revival features an impressive cast of well-known actors. In addition to Hollywood familiars like Wallace Shawn and Christopher Lloyd, The Odd Gentlemen cast voice actress Zelda Williams, who recently established herself as a strong female voice for... More
  • Blog Post: Missing In Action: The Absent Crew Of Tacoma Space Station

    In Gone Home, Fullbright introduced us to a family and we discovered more about them by searching their belongings. The studio's latest project, Tacoma, has us learning about an entire space station's crew. Space hasn't changed the fact that these are people who have everyday problems while... More
  • Blog Post: Inside Her Story: The Indie Mystery Game That People Can’t Stop Analyzing

    Her Story, a game where you search a police database for clips pertaining to a fictional 1994 case, has been one of this summer's biggest surprises. Centering on a twisted narrative about the disappearance of a woman's husband, the shocking reveals and lingering ambiguity have kept players talking... More
  • Blog Post: Danganronpa Spoiler Talk: Creator Sheds Light On Bringing Back Characters And How Monokuma Works

    Recently, we interviewed Danganronpa's creator, Kazutaka Kodaka. Kodaka covered a lot of ground from how it feels to kill off his characters to what the future holds. However, he also answered a few questions that contain spoilers. We wanted to share his responses, but only those who have finished... More
  • Blog Post: Danganronpa’s Mastermind Discusses Killing Off Characters And The Next Entry

    Last year, NIS America and Spike Chunsoft debuted a new niche series for the PlayStation Vita in North America that centered on murder and challenged just how far people would go to save themselves over others. The delightfully demented Danganronpa meshed visual novel storytelling with intense courtroom... More
  • Blog Post: Where's My Sequel? – Grim Fandango

    The LucasArts' adventure game Grim Fandango was a staple in the genre when it debuted in the late '90s. The character-driven tale takes place in a Mexican Day of the Dead-inspired limbo world, where all characters are walking skeletons, similar to calaca figures. The mix of film noir themes and... More
  • Blog Post: A Breakdown Of Lara's Gear In Rise Of The Tomb Raider

    Want to know what Lara is really made of? Check out our handy gear guide for a closer look at the gear Lara will acquire during her next expedition to Siberia in Rise of the Tomb Raider. In Rise of the Tomb Raider, Lara has moved well beyond the rookie explorer she was in the 2013 Tomb Raider reboot... More
  • Blog Post: Tomb Raider's Writer Discusses The Evolution Of Lara Croft

    The daughter of legendary fantasy writer Terry Pratchett, Rhianna Pratchett has already built an impressive career giving voice to strong female characters in both games and comics. Pratchett has previous worked on titles like the 2013 Tomb Raider reboot, Heavenly Sword, and Mirror's Edge. Now that... More
  • Blog Post: Raiders Of The Lost City – Lara’s Search For Immortality

    Lara Croft’s previous journeys have taken her on quests for magical daggers said to command ancient armies and spelunking through Norse underworlds in order to gather archaic armor rumored to belong to the gods. Tomb Raiders’ exploits always send Lara on wild adventures, but these adventures... More
  • Blog Post: Test Chamber – Life Is Strange: Episode 1

    Dontnod, the creators of Remember Me, are back with an episodic adventure series, Life is Strange. The game is grounded in reality, but comes with a twist: the ability to reverse time. In this edition of Test Chamber, we take a look at the opening of the first episode, Chrysalis. Join Ben Reeves, intern... More
  • Blog Post: Test Chamber – Exploring The Land Of The Dead In Grim Fandango Remastered

    In this episode of Test Chamber, Kyle Hilliard, Kim Wallace, Ben Reeves, and intern Elise Favis try to cheat death in Double Fine's remaster of Grim Fandango. After breaking into our boss' office, we chat it up with our secretary, and then heckle a clown after he makes a balloon animal version... More
  • Blog Post: King’s Quest And Sierra: An Interview With Ken Williams

    When it comes to legendary figures in video gaming, Ken and Roberta Williams are among the elite. The duo co-founded Sierra and had a profound impact on the industry through story-driven, interactive adventures. Sierra’s best-known franchise, King’s Quest, is getting an episodic revival this... More
  • Blog Post: Fight For The Top 50 2014 – Danganronpa: Trigger Happy Havoc

    Danganronpa: Trigger Happy Havoc is straight-up demented, but that’s what makes it so damn intriguing. This visual novel adventure game keeps the tension rolling as you and a group of students are trapped in a school by a sadistic bear named Monokuma. Your only way out? Murder. If you kill another... More
  • Blog Post: Extended Afterwords: The Walking Dead — Season Two

    Telltale Games recently wrapped up season two of its violent and emotional The Walking Dead. The season ended with a bang, incorporating multiple endings for the first time. Telltale president and co-founder Kevin Bruner opens up about putting Clementine in the leading role, bringing back old faces,... More
  • Blog Post: Afterwords – The Vanishing of Ethan Carter

    After developing Painkiller and Bulletstorm, the three founders of People Can Fly left the studio and form their own independent company, The Astronauts. This studio’s first game, a haunting, unguided adventure called The Vanishing of Ethan Carter, impressed us as much as it unnerved us . We caught... More
  • Blog Post: Games To Beat In A Day – Gone Home

    Not all experiences need to be long and drawn out to leave a mark. Some are meant to be digested in one sitting. Gone Home may be short in length, but that doesn't take away from the wonderment you feel as you search a house and try to piece together what's going on. Few games let your desire... More
  • Blog Post: Replay – Clock Tower

    The Clock Tower series made its debut in North America back '97 on the PS1, quickly becoming a cult classic. The gameplay focused on running and hiding instead of brawn, and excelled by combining elements of survival horror and adventure games. Clock Tower introduced us to Scissorman and swapped... More
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