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Runaway: A Road Adventure
27 May 2012
Excerpt: Life can be strange, one moment you’re on your way to the book store, the next moment you’re in the biggest adventure of your life. It can happen to anybody, and that anybody is Brian Basco, the hero and good guy of service in Runaway: A Road Adventure.
Excerpt: Runaway: A Road Adventure is a cartoon adventure game created by the Spanish developer Péndulo Studios. The main protagonist is a young man named Brian Basco. He lives in New York but is now leaving for Berkeley, where he has just been accepted to study at the University of California.
Excerpt: What do drag queens, mobsters, and computer hackers have in common? Or how about museums, hospitals, and ghost towns? They’re all people and places you’ll meet in Runaway: A Road Adventure , a new point-and-click adventure from Spanish developer Pendulo Studios.
Excerpt: How about an adventure that traverses the United States, beginning in New York City and ending in California? The journey starts with a nerdy young hero who wears glasses “as a precaution more than a necessity” and carries a suitcase full of physics texts.
Conclusion: graphics was when the game cut into its many cut scenes. The graphics within the gameplay were noticeably better then of those within the cinematic. And because the game was developed in Spanish, then released in many other languages, the lip synching is absolutely terrible.
Conclusion: So, since I’m the jackass who actually purported to make some sort of definitive statement ranking the top 20 adventure games of all-time, the question naturally follows, does this game have a place on that list?
Excerpt: Most of us grew up on point and click adventures like Sam & Max, Day of the Tentacle and the magnificent Monkey Island series. Pendulo Studios now comes with a new point and click adventure called Runaway: A Road Adventure.
Summary: Runaway: A Road Adventure is a new entry in the traditional adventure game genre from Spanish developer Pendulo Studios. Well, Runaway is new to the United States--the game's been available in Europe for quite a while, but it's just now showing up on these shores with fully translated text and...
Excerpt: Classic point and click adventure that will take you back to the good ol’ days. Some readers of YARS may be looking at this thinking it is a sequel to the rather fab The Dream of the Turtle , which I reviewed not so long ago. Well, what we have here is actually the first game in the series.