Benoît Sokal's new development team White Birds Productions have sent us some new artwork of their upcoming adventure game Lost Paradise. The first picture shows a concept sketch, while the second picture is a 3D conversion of this sketch. We presume this not a finalized rendering, considering the company is still heavily recruiting artists and programmers.
Aventura y Cia has published an interview with David Fox, formerly of LucasArts, discussing his work on such classics as Maniac Mansion and Zak McKracken.
Microids has just released a new trailer for the upcoming Syberia II. The trailer features cutscenes from the game as well as narrated information of the continuing saga of Kate Walker, the heroine of the game's story. Syberia II is scheduled to launch on the third week of March in North America. A playable demo will soon be available.
Game Over has given Jack The Ripper a score of 46/100:
DIY games has launched a new program called 'Save the Game', designed to preserve 'high quality independent games in their original form'. The first game that will come under this program, with the full support of SOCKO! Entertainment, is The Adventures of Fatman.
Word has just arrived that The Adventure Company will be publishing the upcoming The Egyptian Prophecy in North America:
Funcom's CEO and the Dreamfall project
The website of unofficial fan-game King's Quest IX: Every Cloak Has A Silver Lining, a new installment in the long-running series, has relaunched. Now with plenty of added Flash goodness, the new site, which can be found here, sports a 'Journal', where members of the development team speak out, the self explanatory 'Art of the Week' and the first of many Newsletters, as well as a completely new look. Go check it out!
Any fan of Sierra adventures will tell you that the worst thing about Sierra's SCI adventures is the timer bugs that prevail in many games, making some games unplayable on even a slow Pentium. Slowdown utilities have been unable to address the problem so far, but an astute fan has finally devised a fix.
[image=1354]White Birds Productions (see: Syberia creator starts new company) has updated its website, showing a sneak peek of a new point-and-click adventure called Lost Paradise.
Private Moon Studios, creators of the critically-acclaimed AGON series, have announced that despite disappointing revenues for the first two games of the series, they are moving ahead with the third episode, to be entitled Pirates of Madagascar.
Spector Studios today announced the publishing agreement for the release of Bonzo: Escape from Olympus in the Czech Republic and Slovakia. Also, the publisher is currently working to publish the game in other areas. The game was published in Russia last fall.
The Unofficial Sam & Max Website recently speculated about whether Sam & Max 2 would be pre-rendered or real-time rendered. They decided to ask the only man who would know for sure -- project leader Mike Stemmle. Here's what Stemmle has to say about the engine used in Sam & Max: Freelance Police:
DIY Games have announced the results of their '2003 Game of the Year Awards', and a number of sections recognised the humble adventure game...
Got Game Entertainment's newest adventure, A Quiet Weekend in Capri, has gone gold, the company announced today: