January 2011
27

Jan

It may not be The Next BIG Thing just yet, but with the launch of the official website and a new trailer today, we're a couple little steps closer.



21

Jan

William Shakespeare probably never imagined himself on the iPhone. Then again, he probably never imagined one of his classic plays being reimagined in mif2000's Hamlet. But both are true today, as Alawar has just launched the iOS port of the quirky comic puzzler.



19

Jan

The doors to Utopia don't open to the public until next month, but Iceberg Interactive offered a sneak peek inside today with the first trailer for Baron Wittard: Nemesis of Ragnarok.



13

Jan

Ouch. It's been a painful few weeks for the adventure genre, as one prominent publisher has declared itself insolvent, one notable developer has closed its doors, and one promising game has been officially canceled.



13

Jan

Digital distribution has been a boon to the adventure genre, as new titles are released and classics revived. Having previously seen the likes of Tex Murphy and Gabriel Knight offered as downloadable adventures, today it's The Last Express, available now at DotEmu.com.



12

Jan

There’s just no stopping Viva Media these days. A mere day after announcing its publishing plans for Gray Matter and Black Mirror II and III, now the company is right back at it with the news that it will be bringing Edna & Harvey: The Breakout to North American shores next month.



11

Jan

Most companies may not make 'em like they used to, but Wadjet Eye Games and Josh Nuernberger sure do, as the two are joining forces for an upcoming retro-styled neo-noir thriller, Gemini Rue.



11

Jan

For North American adventure gamers these days, "What about us?" has become a common refrain. Today there's a welcome answer to that question, as Viva Media has just announced an agreement with dtp to publish Jane Jensen's Gray Matter, along with Black Mirror II and III in the coming months.



11

Jan

Capcom today released a new DS adventure starring a pointy-haired protagonist pursuing justice, though instead of an ace attorney, Ghost Trick: Phantom Detective features a spirit lingering just after his death.



7

Jan

The future isn’t so far away anymore, at least in the UK, as Lace Mamba Global today announded its plans to release the futuristic sci-fi FMV adventure DARKSTAR: The Interactive Movie for both PC and Mac this spring.



5

Jan

Scarlett and the Spark of Life has more life than ever today, as the iPhone/iPod Touch exclusive has now been updated with a visual commentary feature that gives players an inside look at the game's development process.



2

Jan

It's a happy new year for mystery fans, as MDNA Games today released the seventh adventure in its long-running Carol Reed series, Blue Madonna.