Developer- and Publisher-specific Articles: Adventure

The Descendant gets new release date, trailer, and screenshots

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Gaming Corps has sent along some new media from their upcoming episodic adventure title, The Descendant. In addition to the screenshots and trailer, the studio also revealed that they have a new release date for the first episode: March 24. In The Descendant, players take control of two characters in two timelines. As the janitor Mia, players must look after cryogenically frozen humans in Ark-01 until they are thawed, so that they can repopulate a ravaged Earth, while as the investigator Donnie, they must try to rescue survivors in the facility.

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Learn how to tame the river in new The Flame in the Flood trailer

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The Molasses Flood has released a new tips video for their upcoming roguelite The Flame in the Flood. In a “post-societal America,” players must take to a raging river in a makeshift raft in order to secure food and shelter, but they must contend with not only the river’s shifting path but also dangerous debris. The video illustrates the sailing skills that will be necessary to survive the rapids.

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Supernatural adventure title Kholat announced for PS4

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Imgn.pro’s horror-themed adventure title Kholat will be launching on PSN for PS4 on March 8. The game is inspired by the Dyatlov Pass Incident, in which nine hikers disappeared on a trip through the Ural Mountains in 1959. Players go back to the trail in order to retrace the group’s route in order to learn what happened to them, which happens to involve a lot of spooky stuff. To give console gamers a better idea of just what they have in store, a trailer was released, and has been posted below. Kholat was released for PC last June.

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GOG.com gets into early access with Games in Development

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GOG.com has kicked off a new curated pre-order program, similar to Steam Early Access and Xbox’s Game Program, called Games in Development. They will be offering select, in-development titles that they deem promising. The titles will come with a 14-day refund, be DRM-free, and implement GOG Galaxy’s rollback feature. Five titles have been chosen to begin the program and discounted up to 40% off: Ashes of the Singularity, Curious Expeditions, Project Zomboid, Starbound, and TerraTech. The discounts will end on February 2.

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Layers of Fear launching in full next month, announced for PS4

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Bloober Team’s horror-tinged adventure title Layers of Fear will be exiting Early Access and launching in full for PC next month. A new trailer was also released to coincide with the reveal that the game will also be available for PS4. To ensure they properly reach this expanded audience Bloober has teamed up with Aspyr Media for marketing and distribution.

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Life is Strange gets physical, now on store shelves for console, PC

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Dontnod’s episodic adventure title Life is Strange is now available in physical form for PC, PS4, and Xbox One. As high school senior (and resident time manipulator) Max Caulfield, players team up with friend Chloe Price to investigate the disappearance of another student in Arcadia Bay. Two versions are on offer, with the standard edition featuring all five episodes, and a Limited Edition, which also includes a 32-page art book, a music CD with 14 licensed tracks and 8 tracks from the game’s composer, and a directors’ commentary.

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The Deadly Tower of Monsters launches online for PC, PS4

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Ace Team and director Dan Smith’s exciting, exotic, extraterrestrial action-packed adventure The Deadly Tower of Monsters is now available for PC and PS4. As a trio of B-movie, space-age heroes, players must navigate the tower to save the day. Along the way, they must battle dangerous apes, scary squids, and ray-gun-wielding aliens, all to the commentary of Dan Smith himself. Also, for the next two weeks, the game will be 33% off its regular price of $14.99.

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Skills highlighted in new trailer for The Deadly Tower of Monsters

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Dick Starspeed, Scarlet Nova, and Robot aren’t slouches in the adventuring department. To prove it, Ace Team has released a new trailer alongside a batch of screenshots highlighting the skills that the trio will call upon in the upcoming action title The Deadly Tower of Monsters. Landmines, energy barriers, time vortexes, and chain lightning are just some of the means with which the gang can battle such nefarious horrors as Mega-Gorilla and Mutant Octopus. Check out this post to get a better idea of what kind villains reside in the tower.

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The Deadly Tower of Monsters to launch at 33% off for PS Plus, Steam

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Ace Team’s upcoming action title The Deadly Tower of Monsters is receiving a two-week price drop. The promo will run from launch until February 2, with PS Plus subscribers and Steam users receiving a discount of 33 percent. A permanent bonus was also announced for Steam users, the Scarlet Nova digital calendar.

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Prep the little grey cells! Agatha Christie – The ABC Murders detailed

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Kalypso has announced that they’ve entered into a partnership with Microids to release boxed copies of Agatha Christie – The ABC Murders for PC, PS4, and Xbox One. Adopted from the novel of the same title, The ABC Murders puts players in the polished shoes of famed Belgian detective Hercule Poirot as he attempts to track down and unmask the A.B.C. killer. Players will have to solve puzzles, interview characters, and collect evidence. A three-part making-of series has been launched as well, and the entire run can be found below.

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