Developer- and Publisher-specific Articles: Adventure

System Shock: Enhanced Edition now available on Steam

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Night Dive Studios’ updated version of System Shock is now available through Steam. Released earlier this year on GOG, the 1994 original hybrid first-person shooter and role-playing game was updated to run on modern systems along with support for higher resolutions, mouselook, and remappable keys. This version also features trading cards and partial support for the Steam controller. Steam users can download a double pack of Enhanced Edition and the original, System Shock: Classic, for $7.99 (regularly $9.99).

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Sci-fi horror adventure Soma now available for PC, PS4

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Amnesia developer Frictional Games’ latest sci-fi, horror-tinged adventure, Soma, is now available for PC and PS4. As a newcomer to the isolated underwater facility Pathos-II, players must investigate what’s caused the carnage they find as they explore bloody hallways and encounter sentient machines. The launch trailer offers a glimpse at what seems like a System Shock-esque nightmare, and what creative director Thomas Grip hopes proves to be a “creepy and provocative experience” for players.

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PC News, PlayStation 4 News

Noir investigative thriller Blues and Bullets out for Xbox One

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The first episode in a new noir adventure title has gone live for Xbox One, Blues and Bullets. A Crowd of Monsters’ crime thriller is already available on Steam, and has made its way onto console through the ID@Xbox program. As former detective Eliot Ness, players must investigate crime scenes, interrogate suspects, question witnesses, and at times, draw down on the criminals of Santa Esperanza. How players interact with characters will also impact how they are received by the city’s inhabitants.

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Xbox One News

Corpse of Discovery explores the uncharted wilds on GOG, Steam

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Phosphor Games’ first-person adventure title Corpse of Discovery has launched for PC. As an astronaut exploring uncharted planets, players must search for objectives, map terrain, and survive the unpredictable weather. The theme of sacrifice underlines the trek, as messages from home serve as a reminder of the family left behind in order to fulfill the mission. The design was inspired by creative director Chip Sineni’s long hours spent at work away for his family, and in an interesting twist, their likenesses and voices are featured throughout the journey.

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(PC Review) King’s Quest – A Knight to Remember

(PC Review) King’s Quest – A Knight to Remember

“… a first-rate adventure, through and through. ”

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PC Reviews

Brothers – A Tale of Two Sons released for PS4, Xbox One

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505 Games has released Starbreeze’s fairytale-esque platformer-style adventure title Brothers – A Tale of Two Sons for PS4 and Xbox One. The next-gen versions add an art gallery, a soundtrack section, and a walkthrough with director’s commentary. If you missed out on it until now, give the new version a look.

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PlayStation 4 News, Xbox One News

Brothers – A Tale of Two Sons set to hit PS4, Xbox One next month

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505 Games and Starbreeze will be updating Brothers – A Tale of Two Sons for the latest console generation. Scheduled to launch online on August 12, the puzzle-platforming adventure will be available for PS4 and Xbox One with extra content, including an art gallery, the soundtrack, and a director’s commentary walkthrough. As with the last-gen versions, Brothers for PS4 and Xbox One will be a download-only release.

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PlayStation 4 News, Xbox One News

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

Sierra rolling out King’s Quest: A Knight to Remember on July 28

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The first episode of the upcoming King’s Quest revision, King’s Quest: A Knight to Remember, is set to launch on July 28 for PC, PS3, and PS4, and on July 29 for Xbox 360 and Xbox One. The first chapter is available for $9.99, while a $39.99 season pass titled King’s Quest: The Complete Collection that includes all five chapters, as well as an epilogue, is also on offer. The remaining chapters will be released throughout 2015 and 2016. A Knight to Remember takes King Graham back in time as he discusses his previous adventures with his granddaughter, Gwendolyn, as players live out his trials against new puzzles, characters, and encounters.

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