Michel Bams, Olivier Fontenay, Jean-Philippe Messian and Benoît Sokal have co-founded White Birds Productions, a new company focusing on the development of adventure games. The company also intends to bring the universes it creates to other media, such as audiovisual, cartoon publishing and merchandising.
Synthetix Interactive has sent us two impressive screenshots of their (Still) Unnamed Project Joe, representing a new direction the team taken for the artwork. The game stars the titular Joe as a low-life bar owner, whose establishment becomes target of the local maffia.
Razbor Studios, the developers of Legacy: Dark Shadows, has announced that their upcoming point & click'er has been postponed to Q1 2004. To make up for this, we have posted a pack of new screenshots from the game.
Ubi Soft has released a demo of their upcoming adventure In Memoriam. The demo lets you play a part of the first level, and gives you limited access to the game's functionalities. Download the demo from Gamer's Hell.
Gamer's Hell has reviewed Law & Order II: Double or nothing, calling it "a must have for every self-respecting Law and Order fan". Check it out here.
Got Game Entertainment, LLC has just released a patch to update Rhem. The patch fixes a few glitches, including installing a start menu shortcut and ironing out a .dll error. Download the patch from Gamer's Hell.
Blues News has just posted that the demo for developer Saturn Plus' upcoming horror themed adventure title Midnight Nowhere is now available from the website of publisher Buka Entertainment. The demo comes in at 160MB, the full game does not yet have an official launch date. Additional mirrors for the demo can be found at Gamer's Hell.
Gamer's Hell has the latest screenshots from the Xbox version of Broken Sword 3. This upcoming Revolution title is expected for release on PS2, Xbox, and the PC next month.
Gamers Pulse reviews Runaway: A Road Adventure, calling it "a unique take on a genre that has long since seen better days".
GameSpot has put up a brief preview of Uru: Ages Beyond Myst.
Just Adventure + has posted a new video clip from Revolution's upcoming 3D adventure, Broken Sword 3: The Sleeping Dragon, due for release this November.
A little bit of digging on the website of the magazine Computer Games has revealed that none other than Larry Laffer will be on the cover of the December 2003 issue, with a preview of the apparently-confirmed new adventure game, Leisure Suit Larry: Magna Cum Laude. The article is not accessible yet, but the teaser makes a reference to similarities to Grand Theft Auto. We have already learned that Al Lowe has nothing to do with this new game.
MyGamer has reviewed the FMV adventure Conspiracies, giving it a score of 66%. Check it out here.
The Adventure Company, the US publisher of Broken Sword: The Sleeping Dragon, has released four new clips of in-game footage. You can get them at Worthplaying.
Revolution Software presented a near-completed Broken Sword 3 at the Sightsonic 2003 festival in York yesterday. Adventure Gamers community resident Theneb was there and brings us news that the game is being released on November 15, and will be advertised in German and French cinemas. Although cinema ads have often been suggested as a tool for marketing adventure games, it's rarely (if ever) been done.