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GOG release: “NeuroVoider”

Flying Oak Games and Plug In Digital‘s twin-stick top-down shooter RPG Neurovoider makes its DRM-free splash on GOG. Arcade shooters usually don’t tell the most elaborate stories, and it’s no different here, as the plot about brains in a cyber … Continue reading

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Game release: “Hero-U: Rogue to Redemption” (PC)

Transolar Games‘ Hero-U: Rogue to Redemption shows that classic point-and-clickers and RPGs can still work today. The game has had a very long development history with two Kickstarter campaigns and over five years of production, but it’s finally here: a … Continue reading

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Classic adventuring: “Loom” (PC)

Lucasfilm Games/LucasArts Games’ Loom remains a unique fantasy adventure gaming experience without an inventory and verb-object interface. Loom (PC) (USA 1990, developer: Lucasfilm Games/LucasArts (defunct), publishers: Lucasfilm Games/LucasArts (defunct)/Disney, platforms: PC-DOS, PC-Windows, FM Towns, Amiga, Atari ST, TurboGrafx-CD) Bobbin Threadbare, … Continue reading

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Classic adventuring: “Zak McKracken and the Alien Mindbenders” (FM Towns)

Lucasfilm Games’ Zak McKracken and the Alien Mindbenders is the best example of a humorous sci-fi point-and-click adventure game that is entertaining and frustrating at the same time. Zak McKracken and the Alien Mindbenders (FM Towns) (USA 1988, developer: Lucasfilm … Continue reading

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Classic adventuring: “Sam & Max Hit the Road” (PC)

Note: This review was written in cooperation with Future Sack editor Annagram. LucasArts’ comic adventure game Sam & Max Hit the Road still stands the test of time as one of the funniest and weirdest games. Sam & Max Hit … Continue reading

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