Developer- and Publisher-specific Articles: Adventure

Call of Cthulhu: Shadow of the Comet, Prisoner of Ice now on GOG

Call of Cthulhu: Shadow of the Comet (PC)

The Old Gods have returned! GOG.com has added two Lovecraftian adventure titles from Infogrames to their library, Call of Cthulhu: Shadow of the Comet and Call of Cthulhu: Prisoner of Ice. Shadow of the Comet, available for Linux and Windows, follows a young British photographer during their attempt to snap a photo of a strange comet passing over Illsmouth, New England. The same comet that sent a previous photographer to an asylum. The spiritual successor, Prisoner of Ice, available for Linux, Mac, and Windows, is set aboard a military submarine that’s recently become the home for an ancient horror.

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Zero Escape Volume 3 announced for 3DS, PS Vita

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Over the weekend, Aksys announced that they will be bringing over the follow-up to Zero Escape: Virtue’s Last Reward, Zero Escape Volume 3, to 3DS and PS Vita next summer. As with its predecessors, including series originator 999, players must make their way through a trap-filled labyrinth by solving puzzles alongside other prisoners. The visual novel-theme will return along with multiple endings, voiced cinematics, and dual voice-over support.

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3DS, PlayStation Vita News

New Silence trailer released, closed beta registration opens for PC

Silence The Whispered World 2 (PC, PS4, Xbox One) PS4 Announcement - Screenshot 9

Daedalic has released a new trailer for their upcoming adventure title Silence. The studio also announced that a closed beta is scheduled on July 8 for the PC version. Anyone interested can head here to fill out the sign-up form. Everyone selected will receive a credit in the game as well as a free copy of the final version.

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Adr1ft trailer teases at what awaits Commander Oshima

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505 Games has released a new trailer for Three One Zero’s upcoming adventure title Adr1ft. The trailer, created in conjunction with Blur Studio, gives a quick look at Commander Alex Oshima as she dodges debris that used to be a part of her former habitat, Hardiman Aerospace Northstar IV. Players will need to help Oshima as she struggles to survive and make it back to Earth after a recent disaster leaves her alone and adrift in space.

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GOG.com kicks off 2015 DRM-Free Summer Sale

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GOG.com is jumping the gun on summer by launching their 2015 DRM-Free Summer Sale today. The event will include free games, daily bundles, giveaways, and themed discounts. This year, the service will be offering rewards for games purchased, and buyers have the chance to score three free games. Everyone who spends at least $1 will receive a free copy of SimCity 2000, while $20 nets a free copy of Stalker: Clear Sky and $50 a free copy of Xenonauts. The offer runs for the duration of the sale, which is set to end on June 21. New deals will appear every 12 hours, which will add up to over 700 games. Today’s highlighted deals are bundle discounts for LucasArts adventure titles, D&D enhanced editions, Heroes of Might and Magic series, and the first two Stalker releases.

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Frictional Games’ horror, sci-fi title Soma gets new trailer, release date

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Frictional Games, creators of Amnesia and Penumbra, have revealed the release date and a new trailer for their next title, Soma. Horror and sci-fi fans will be able to investigate why personnel have gone missing and what’s causing the service bots to act weird on Pathos-2 this summer, on September 22.

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Telltale titles being added to GOG, Game of Thrones now available

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GOG.com has inked a deal with Telltale to bring several of their titles to the service, starting with Game of Thrones: A Telltale Games Series. To celebrate, Game of Thrones is currently on sale for 40% off, which will soon be followed by Tales from the Borderlands, The Walking Dead: A Telltale Games Series, and The Wolf Among Us. As with other titles on GOG.com, all of the games will be DRM-free, and all of Telltale’s will support the new (and optional) Galaxy platform, which adds achievements, adding one-click installation, auto-updating, and game time tracking.

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Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate sells over a million in Western markets

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Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate for 3DS has proved to be the fastest-selling entry in the series for Western markets, having shipped one million units across retail and digital channels since February 13. To celebrate, Capcom will be releasing a free 3DS theme next month. The theme joins the company’s ongoing free post-release efforts, which includes monthly downloadable quests that go live on the first Friday of every month.

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Nordic brings four House of Tales adventure titles to Steam

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Four adventure titles developed by House of Tales have been re-released on Steam by Nordic Games. Overclocked, Mystery of the Druids, The Moment of Silence, and 15 Days are now all available for download. The titles cover a wide range of storylines, from a group of activists getting caught up in a conspiracy after selling stolen art to raise money for charity (15 Days) to a Scotland Yard detective out to uncover the link between a group of druids and a recent series of murders (Mystery of the Druids). Screens and details for each are available below.

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Dark Souls II: Scholar of the First Sin now available for console, PC

Dark Souls II Scholar of the First Sin (PC, PS3, PS4, Xbox 360, Xbox One) PC Launch Announcement - Screenshot 6

The complete version of Dark Souls II, Scholar of the First Sin, is now available for console and PC. In addition to all three download packs (Crown of the Sunken King, Crown of the Old Iron King, and Crown of the Ivory King), Scholar of the First Sin also includes the new Forlorn invader, a higher multiplayer count, different enemy placement, additional in-game events, expanded item descriptions, interface improvements, and more. New buyers can purchase the game for $49.99, while current owners with the download packs can buy the game for $19.99 and those without the packs for $29.99.

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