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June 2010
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Jun

Long-awaited conversions of popular conspiracy thriller now shipping

Perhaps the biggest mystery of the popular Secret Files series lately has been when the Nintendo ports would begin to appear in North America. That day has finally arrived, however, as Southpeak announced today that Secret Files: Tunguska for the Wii and DS is now shipping to retailers.

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28

Jun

Trail of the Twister now shipping for PC and Mac in North America

While others enjoy a nice summer vacation at cottages or on the beach, a good time for Nancy Drew is chasing after tornados, which is what the teen sleuth finds herself doing in today's release of Trail of the Twister.

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27

Jun

First of five King's Quest-inspired episodes to release July 10

Their name was aptly chosen. Phoenix Online Studios has announced that their ambitious fan project, The Silver Lining, has once again risen from the ashes and will finally see the light of day next month. In February, the King's Quest-inspired project was hit with a cease and desist order from Activision, the current holders of the KQ license. Yesterday Phoenix revealed that they have reached an agreement with Activision to make The Silver Lining available as a free downloadable series. Episode 1: What is Decreed Must Be will release next month, with four additional episodes following throughout 2010.

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26

Jun

Blood of the Cybermen now available to download free for British residents

Adventure fans in the UK have blood on their hands today, as the BBC has now launched Blood of the Cybermen, the second episode of the four-part Doctor Who: The Adventure Games series.

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22

Jun

They Stole Max's Brain! available for download today

Max has always been a little out of his mind, but he loses it altogether in They Stole Max's Brain!, the third episode of The Devil's Playhouse, released today by Telltale.

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18

Jun

Art-themed thriller from House of Tales now available for download

With about 15 days left until its expected release, the ironically-named 15 Days surprised everyone with an early launch today at The Adventure Shop.

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18

Jun

Scenic Italian island revisited in updated double pack

The closest many of us will come to the scenic Italian island of Capri may be S&G Software's A Quiet Weekend in Capri and Anacapri: The Dream. If you missed these exotic adventure tours the first time around, now there's a second chance with the upcoming release of Mysteries of Capri, a double pack of new and improved versions of both games.

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16

Jun

Debut videos for three highly-anticipated adventures streamed inside

It's E3 week, which means plenty of new videos for your movie-watching pleasure! There's a fairly light adventure representation at the show this year, but early highlights include the first trailers for Monkey Island 2: Special Edition, Portal 2, and Professor Layton and the Unwound Future.

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15

Jun

New installment set to release in Germany this November

With the English release of Black Mirror II just barely behind us, now adventure fans can already start looking ahead to the newest installment of the dark horror series, as dtp officially announced production on Black Mirror 3, with a target German-language release date later this year.

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14

Jun

First three games enhanced; boxed version to follow soon

Mystery buffs and FMV fans who have managed to miss the Casebook series so far now have another chance, as New Zealand developer areo has just announced a new "Special Edition" trilogy.

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14

Jun

TGC to publish the psychological horror in first quarter of 2011

The outlook for Alpha Polaris is shining a lot more brightly today, as The Games Company has announced the wordwide publishing rights of the pyschological horror adventure, to be released sometime early next year.

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9

Jun

Jurassic Park and Back to the Future franchises targeted for release this winter

Whoever said the adventure genre was stuck in the past probably didn't have this in mind, but Telltale Games is reaching way back in time for its two newest series based on Jurassic Park and Back to the Future.

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8

Jun

Enhanced version available for download directly from developer

The trend towards updated Director's Cuts of older adventure games continues, as Spanish developer Alcachofa Soft has recently unveiled an enhanced downloadable version of The Abbey.

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7

Jun

Comic canine pirate adventure now available for purchase and download

Avast, ye pirate fans, thar be a new comic adventure released today, as Brawsome's Jolly Rover is now available for purchase and download.

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