February 2010
28

Feb

The first-person adventure mantle continues to be carried largely by independent developers these days, and you can add another studio led by designer Batu Eritenel to that list, as the small Turkish team recently announced a new adventure trilogy called Laranzuh.



23

Feb

PC(-only) owners can simply read it and weep, but PlayStation 3 gamers must now make the first of many decisions, as the highly-anticipated unique genre-blender Heavy Rain has now been released in both Europe and North America.



23

Feb

There's a new serial killer on the loose, and today's North American release of Art of Murder: Cards of Destiny will give players a chance to track down the culprit.



23

Feb

As if by magic, Simon the Sorcerer 5: Who'd Even Want Contact? has appeared out of (seemingly) nowhere with a downloadable release today on GamersGate.



22

Feb

As with Frictional Games' Penumbra series before it, it looks like Amnesia: The Dark Descent is set to blur the lines between traditional adventure and survival horror even more, as evidenced in the first trailer released for the game.



17

Feb

If you're among those suffering through the long winter months (and even if you're not), a little trip to the fictional Azurbbean Sea just might cure what ails you, and now you can with the UK release of Ghost Pirates of Vooju Island.



17

Feb

The defense is resting for now, so for the first time in the acclaimed Ace Attorney series, it's the prosecution's turn in the recent release of Ace Attorney Investigations: Miles Edgeworth.



17

Feb

Iceberg interactive has today released a new teaser for the upcoming The Dark Lineage, the second and final instalment in the Darkness Within series, due to be released this spring.



16

Feb

Announcing a new Nancy Drew adventure is nothing unusual, but this time it isn't for the latest in Her Interactive's longrunning sereis. Instead, today THQ's Nancy Drew: The Model Mysteries for the Nintendo DS is shipping to retailers.



11

Feb

Get ready to swash your buckles, Mac gamers. Telltale Games has just released a Mac version of Tales of Monkey Island. The downloadable 5-episode series is selling for $34.95 from Telltale's website, and customers who have already purchased the PC episodes from Telltale can access the Mac versions for no extra charge. A free Mac demo is also available for download.



8

Feb

Putting the "wag" in scallywag this summer will be Gaius James Rover, the canine star of Jolly Rover, a new 2D pirate-themed adventure announced today by Australian developer Brawsome.