Excerpt: Have you played Dreamfall ? Are you ever likely to? If you have, or you aren’t, then I want to show you something. Here, take a seat. This will only take a few minutes. (If you haven’t, or you are, then for goodness’ sake don’t press play on the video below.) This is what we can do in videogames.
Excerpt: The title Journey to the Center of the Earth may lead you to believe that this is a game based on Jules Verne's science fiction story of the same name. However, the similarities the game has to the story are largely superficial.
Excerpt: Due to the Steam Summer Camp sale a few weeks back, I was able to pick up the Longest Journey bundle. I had played the original some years back but most of that had faded from memory and the sequel would be brand new material.
Excerpt: I want to write two reviews. Can I write two reviews? I'm going to assume that's not allowed, which makes The Longest Journey an incredibly difficult game to tackle. It's genuinely brilliant, but plagued by fundamental problems.
Excerpt: What is it? This is one of the most heavily anticipated games of the last five years. The original Longest Journey won plaudits from across the gaming industry when it was released in 2000 (March in Europe, September in the US), and I've considered it a game against which to compare almost every...
Conclusion: At the end of the day I found Dreamfall: The Longest Journey satisfying to play. Whether it's a worthy sequel is harder to say as I'm not sure the comparison is accurate, but I do think the two games fit together in style and story driven game play.
Excerpt: No, I didn't miss a capital letter up there in the review title, there really is a lowercase i in the game's name. Don't ask me why, I've got absolutely no clue -- it has been this way since the Sega Saturn original.