Latest Adventure Games News

May 2009
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May

Duo's first grand adventure heads to console and PC episodes now available individually

While PC players have been treated to two full episodes of Wallace & Gromit’s Grand Adventures already, Xbox 360 gamers have had to patiently wait for the series debut. That wait is now over, as Telltale announced today that Fright of the Bumblebees has been released worldwide on Xbox Live Arcade. The first of four episodes planned, Fright of the Bumblebees is available for 800 Microsoft points.

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May

Animated video re-introduces The Blackwell Convergence's main characters

In advance of the next adventure of Rosangela Blackwell and Joey Mallone, Wadjet Eye Games has launched the debut of a series of short cartoons. These cartoons will serve as a refresher for Blackwell series fans, and an introduction for newcomers to the reluctant medium and her wisecracking spirit guide.

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May

Intro cinematic and in-game footage mark first live glimpses of the upcoming sequel

As gamers get set to return to Jules Verne's Mysterious Island once again in the adventure sequel from Kheops, now they can see for themselves just what is in store, as the first two trailers have recently been released.

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May

Spirit of genre's Golden Age captured in live performances beginning next month

While many have been calling "curtains" on the adventure genre for years, the term will get a whole new meaning next month with the launch of the theatrical production Adventure Quest at the Brick Theatre in New York.

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May

Notorious serial killer's first murder sets stage for playable sampler

If you're in the mood for a little Sherlock Holmes (or alternatively, feeling a little serial killing bloodlust, but let's go with the first one), you now have your choice of buying the full version of Sherlock Holmes vs. Jack the Ripper or try out the new playable demo.

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May

Official details expected at E3 in two weeks

LucasArts is resurrecting its seminal Monkey Island adventure game franchise with a re-release of The Secret Of Monkey Island on Xbox 360. A game titled "The Secret of Monkey Island - Special Edition" was revealed today through a posting on the German USK game ratings board.

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May

Stylish independent adventure available soon for download

If the expression "no guts, no glory" is true, then tomorrow's launch of Downfall promises to be a glorious one.

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May

Haunted house mystery from Delaware St. John creator now in production

Usually a little decay is a bad thing, but a whole lot of decay should be a good thing this fall, when the new horror adventure by the creator of Inherent Evil and Delaware St. John is released.

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May

Two adventures out of Russia now available through digital distribution

Digital distribution continues to gain a foothold in the genre, as not one but two different adventures from Russian publisher Game Factory Interactive have been released as downloads in recent days.

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May

Casual-adventure hybrid from Tex Murphy creators now available for purchase

Until now, the names Aaron Conners and Chris Jones may have made you think instantly of Tex Murphy, but that may soon change, as the acclaimed designers have just released their long-awaited new title, 3 Cards to Midnight.

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May

Cyan Worlds responsible for latest portable conversion

Nearly two decades ago, Myst was helping to popularize the CD-ROM on PC. With the recent release of the venerable classic's latest iteration on iPhone and iPod Touch, now you don't need either the disc or the PC.

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May

Tri Synergy to publish latest installment of horror series in North America

North American fans of the longrunning horror series Last Half of Darkness can look forward to the next chilling chapter this summer, as Tomb of Zojir will be published for PC by Tri Synergy.

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May

Second of four grand adventures now available for download from Telltale

If you fancy a virtual beach vacation, that's exactly what you'll find in The Last Resort, the second episode of Wallace & Gromit's Grand Adventures, released today by Telltale Games... Or at least, as close to a beach as you're likely to find in a West Wallaby Street basement.

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May

Playable samplers of new releases now available for download

For more puzzles than you can shake a stick at, a couple of mouse clicks are all you need, as playable demos of Gobliiins 4 and Pahelika: Secret Legends are now available for download.

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