Well, hey, you can't always be timely. Anyway! Run and read the second part of our Serpent's Curse review. It will make you a better human being.
Today sees six releases on Steam: Putt-Putt Joins the Parade, Freddi Fish and The Case of the Missing Kelp Seeds, Pajama Sam: No Need to Hide When It’s Dark Outside, Spy Fox in: Dry Cereal, Putt-Putt and Pep’s Balloon-o-Rama, and Freddi Fish and Luther’s Maze Madness. On May 1st those games will be joined by Putt-Putt Goes to the Moon, Freddi Fish 2: The Case of the Haunted Schoolhouse, Pajama Sam 2: Thunder and Lightning Aren’t so Frightening, Spy Fox 2: Some Assembly Required, Putt-Putt and Pep’s Dog on a Stick, and Freddi Fish and Luther’s Water Worries. May 15th will see the release of Putt-Putt Travels through Time, Freddi Fish 3: The Case of the Stolen Conch Shell, Pajama Sam 3: You Are What You Eat from Your Head to Your Feet, Spy Fox 3: Operation Ozone, and Putt-Putt and Fatty Bear’s Activity Pack. Then on May 29th Steam will receive Putt-Putt Enters the Race, Putt-Putt Joins the Circus, Freddi Fish 4: The Case of the Hogfish Rustlers of Briny Gulch, Pajama Sam 4: Life Is Rough When You Lose Your Stuff!, and Spy Fox in: Cheese Chase. Finally, on June 6th, the final releases will come out, including Putt-Putt: Pep’s Birthday Surprise, Freddi Fish 5: The Case of the Creature of Coral Cove, Pajama Sam’s Sock Works, Spy Fox in: Hold the Mustard, and Pajama Sam’s Lost & Found.Here's hoping that these games get released on GOG.com as well. And now that this humongous rumor has become reality, hopefully the other one will come to fruition as well.
The Vita version of The Walking Dead: Season Two episode 1 and episode 2 will finally release on April 22 in North America and on April 23 in Europe.On the subject of Telltale's The Walking Dead series, Dorkly has created a video showing what the Mario series would be like if presented in the manner of The Walking Dead.
Charles Cecil has just announced that the second episode of Broken Sword 5: The Serpent's Curse will be available at around 6pm BST for PC, Mac, and Linux. Vita, iOS, and Android will also follow shortly. Stay tuned for the Mojo review!
So far they've hit the most popular of the early batch of adventures from Sierra and LucasArts, looking back at King's Quest I, King's Quest II and III, Space Quest I and II, Maniac Mansion, Zak McKracken, and Indiana Jones and the Fate of Atlantis.There's still eight months left, and a lot of classic adventures to cover, so it will be interesting to see what other games IGN plays through. They certainly can't go wrong with playing through any of the LucasArts adventure catalog, as we so thoroughly showed in our own LucasArts Secret History features from a few years back.
Moebius, the crowd funded adventure from Gabriel Knight creator Jane Jensen's Pinkerton Road Studio and Cognition creator Phoenix Online, is now available. If you order from The Phoenix Online store, they have a promotion going on for 20% off Moebius if you use the code CSGMOEB20OFFA Linux version and French, Italian, German, and Spanish translations are not available at launch, but they are currently in development and will be coming soon.
Or, as the kids call it, #tbt.
If you're in the mood for some nostalgia, we have a few items that should keep you occupied for the next half hour or so. First, we've uploaded the Curse of Monkey Island cutscenes, as well as those from Escape from Monkey Island.
And if you want some reading material, check out Bill Tiller's EMI pizza orgy questionnaire. Read how the man came up with Tales of Monkey Island a decade before it was released!
It was previously assumed that the already announced Ouya release would happen first, but it is now available on the Google play store for Android devices in general. There is still no word on when the Ouya version will be released.
You can actually buy stuff from them.
I'm really only mentioning this because they promised me a free t-shirt for doing the HTML/CSS for the design you're looking at right here. In 2005.
Update: It is now available on Steam and PSN on PS3 in North America too.
There's good news for people who ordered The Wolf Among Us from the Telltale store. Episode 3: A Crooked Mile is out now on the Telltale store for PC and Mac, as the game has received a rare midnight release. The game will be released later today on Steam and on the PlayStation Network for PlayStation 3 in North America, tomorrow on Xbox 360, and some time this week for iOS as well.
Episode 3, named A Crooked Mile, will be released next week for several platforms. Here's a quick copy-and-paste:
- PC/Mac (worldwide) - Tuesday, April 8th
- PlayStation 3 (North America) - Tuesday, April 8th
- Xbox 360 (worldwide) - Wednesday, April 9th
- PlayStation 3 (Europe) - Wednesday, April 9th
- iOS - also coming next week!
Check out our previous post for the trailer!
The trailer for The Wolf Among Us: Episode 3 - A Crooked Mile is here. Readers of the Fables comics should look closely at the trailer, as you'll see that a fan favorite character from the comics will finally be making an appearance in the game. There is still no release date, but now that the trailer is out, it's pretty safe to say that the episode should be released within a week or two.
April Fools! What do you mean you already knew? Apologies to those on Twitter who took it seriously! And apologies to Yaguete who we stole the art from without asking for permission. Check out his deviantART page.
It's well know that LEC was producing a special edition of Day of the Tentacle just before they were swallowed up by Disney, after which the game disappeared in a black box. We assumed work on it had been terminated, which, now, turns out to be wrong. Day of the Tentacle: Special Edition is finishing up within Disney, and will hit iOS and Android devices this July!
Judging by the accompanying concept art (or "cover" art?) this will be a looker, not a million miles away from the style of MI2:SE. A new touch interface and re-mastered voices have been promised, as has a fully digital soundtrack. Click past the cut to read press release and to see the art.
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