Conclusion: The graphics would be enough to snare a certain generation of gamer, and the puzzles are sufficient to make the game worthwhile, but what really shines about Resonance is the depth and quality of the plot.
Excerpt: What is it? Resonance is a new adventure game from XII Games; they're new to me, but that's not amazing. On the other hand, the game is published by Wadjet Eye Games, and they are known to me. They're known for 'classic' style adventure games.
Excerpt: Resonance is the latest point-and-click adventure from Wadjet Eye Games. Like Gemini Rue before it, Resonance was built using the Adventure Game Studio, and so it looks and plays like one of Sierra Online’s Quest adventures from the early days of PC gaming (or circa 1985, take your pick).
Excerpt: Resonance's near-future world tackles some big issues. It's a classic point-and-click adventure about groundbreaking atomic technology, designed to create harmony on Earth by allowing for limitless and danger-free power resources.
Summary: Resonance shakes up what players know about the divergence of dialog and inventory systems in adventure games, cleverly yet clumsily uniting the two in the midst of a sometimes-elegant, sometimes tedious, multi-character sci-fi mystery.
Pros: Intriguing sci-fi narrative, Strong voice acting and character interaction, Innovative integration of environment into dialog
Cons: Cumbersome management of memory and inventory across four characters, Innovative, but impractical
Excerpt: This is a ludicrously small resolution for a modern system, even if we’re talking about one mainly designed for office work. That means that one can either play Resonance in a window, with tiny details and many missed mouse clicks or in full screen, having to deal with antiquated graphics (and I am...
Summary: If you’re a fan of adventure games, Resonance is a must play! It has all of the elements fans love. The story is great sci-fi fun with more personality than most titles out there. Classic point-and-click mechanics help create some deviously creative and fun puzzles.
Excerpt: Resonance is the latest point-and-click adventure from Wadjet Eye Games. Like Gemini Rue before it, Resonance was built using the Adventure Game Studio, and so it looks and plays like one of Sierra Online's Quest adventures from the early days of PC gaming (or circa 1985, take your pick).