Developer- and Publisher-specific Articles: Adventure

(PC Review) Amnesia: A Machine for Pigs

(PC Review) Amnesia: A Machine for Pigs

“… laden with laudable moments, as a bone-rattling exploration game filled with an atmosphere so pervasively unsettling that it can be nearly unbearable.”

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PC Reviews

Grab some lantern fuel, Amnesia: A Machine for Pigs launches for PC

Amnesia A Machine for Pigs (PC) Launch Announcement - Screenshot 1

Amnesia: A Machine for Pigs has launched for PC on GOG, Desura, Steam, and other digital outlets. The atmospheric first-person horror title comes from Frictional Games and The Chinese Room, the studios behind Amnesia: The Dark Descent and Dear Esther, and is described as a “narrative-driven horror, free of combat and complex puzzles.”

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PC News

(Xbox 360 Review) Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons

(Xbox 360 Review) Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons

“… a story-driven puzzle-platformer that, although light on challenge, is poignant and satisfying.”

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Xbox 360 Reviews

(PC Review) Syberia

(PC Review) Syberia

“… high-quality title that tells a great story while immersing you in one of the most interesting and intelligent environments seen in recent years.”

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PC Reviews

Brothers – A Tale of Two Sons launches on Live Marketplace for 360

Brothers A Tale of Two Sons (360, PC, PS3) 360 Launch Announcement - Screenshot 1

505 Games has kicked off Xbox Live Summer of Arcade 2013 with Starbreeze Studios’ latest adventure title, Brothers – A Tale of Two Sons. Scheduled to launch later this month for PC and next for PS3, the 1200 MS Point release follows two brothers who set out on a (co-op) journey to save their dying father.

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Xbox 360 News

Terraria: Collector’s Edition ships to retail for 360, PS3

Terraria (360, PC) Collectors Edition Launch Announcement - Header

Publisher 505 Games has released a boxed copy of Re-Logic’s hybrid action-crafting-role-playing adventure title Terraria for 360 and PS3. Terraria: Collector’s Edition, set to hit store shelves later this week, includes a copy of the game—disc for 360, PSN download card for PS3—a pickaxe USB flash drive, themed stickers, and a crafting poster.

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PlayStation 3 News, Xbox 360 News

NeoGeo X gets 15 new titles, system firmware update

NeoGeo X Gold Limit Edition (NeoGeo X) Classic Volumes and Mega Pack Launch Announcement - Mega Pack Vol 1

The NeoGeo X’s library is getting a big boost today from Tommo and SNK. Available online today from Amazon and GameStop are 15 games available in five three-game volumes as well as in an all-in-one Mega Pack. Each volume, detailed below, comes in an AES-style hard clamshell case, along with bonus stickers, an info booklet, a Rocket Cable for charging on the go, and Firmware Update v500. The Update is said to address a wide variety of items, including audio, video, control, and UI issues, as well as add a save feature “for most existing and upcoming games” and performance improvements.

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Handheld, Legacy System News

(GameCube Review) Paper Mario: The Thousand-Year Door

(GameCube Review) Paper Mario: The Thousand-Year Door

“The world Intelligent Systems has created around Mario is engaging and inviting…”

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GameCube Reviews, Legacy Reviews

First screens released from Sherlock Holmes: Crimes & Punishments

Sherlock Holmes Crimes and Punishments (360, PC, PS3) June Media Announcement - Screenshot 1

Focus Home has released the first batch of screenshots from Sherlock Holmes: Crimes & Punishments. The follow-up to The Testament, currently in development at Frogwares, will feature eight cases, 14 gameplay mechanics, crime scene reconstructions, and moral choices. More details will be revealed during E3, but before then, get a glimpse at what’s in store for Holmes and Watson.

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PC News, PlayStation 3 News, Xbox 360 News

NeoGeo X Classics Volumes, Mega Pack, and 1.0 update detailed

NeoGeo X Gold Limit Edition (NeoGeo X) Classic Volumes and Mega Pack Release Date Announcement - Volumes

Tommo has announced new details about the NeoGeo X game packs and system update announced in February. The Classics Volumes will launch on June 25 as five three-title sets and as one all-in-one collection, the Mega Pack. Each set, detailed below, will come on one game card packed in a traditional AES hard clamshell case. The Mega Pack will also come packed with a free Rocket Cable for charging while on the go. Each Classics Volume is priced at $24.99 and all are currently available for pre-order.

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Handheld, Legacy System News