Since getting back in touch with Emily Morganti last August, she has put me onto some great adventure games. There was detective-drama Lamplight City which asks some interesting moral questions; … Continue Reading <em>Guard Duty</em>: referencing the classics
It’s no secret how much I love the adventure genre and exploration games, so it’s therefore no surprise that I jumped at the chance to play Vane after Lewis from … Continue Reading You’re so <em>Vane</em>: style over substance?
After receiving my Amiga as a kid and completing The Secret of Monkey Island for the first time, I found myself hooked on adventure games. One of the next I … Continue Reading <em>Mage’s Initiation</em>: a touch of magic
At the start of this year I wrote a post about the games I was looking forward to playing during 2018. I must admit I haven’t done as well as … Continue Reading <em>The Gardens Between</em>: short and bittersweet
One of the first video games my other-half and I played together was Alien: Isolation. In our first few weeks after meeting we realised we shared a love of gaming … Continue Reading <em>Downward Spiral</em>: a story lost in space
Earlier this week I wrote about Lamplight City, an upcoming adventure by Grundislav Games which I’d had the opportunity to preview following a chance email encounter with PR Consultant Emily … Continue Reading <em>Unavowed</em>: an adventure of character and choice
After visiting the Rezzed expo in April, my other-half pointed out how many more narrative games were on display on the show floor than in previous years. It then struck … Continue Reading <em>Lamplight City</em>: an adventure worth investigating
Horror games are like Marmite: you either love them or hate them. There are plenty of gamers who can’t wait to step across the threshold to an abandoned mansion, hiding … Continue Reading <em>SOMA</em>: the real monster in the dark