Excerpt: The Night of the Rabbit is an interesting point-and-click adventure game from veteran German development studio Daedalic Entertainment. Aside from being a fantasy fable, the game is also a Bildungsroman—a coming-of-age story about a remarkable young boy whose fantastical imagination takes him on a...
Excerpt: At a casual first and even second glance The Night of the Rabbit could easily be mistaken for a reimagining of Alice in Wonderland; not just because of the iconic white rabbit, but more so for the storybook ambience of the visually stunning artwork that makes up the fantastical environments in this...
Summary: One of the better summer jobs I hated and loved in equal measure the end of the summer holidays as a child. My impending return to gloomy classrooms, smudged jotters, and uncomfortable uniforms only made me take advantage of my final days of freedom all the more.
Excerpt: is a magical graphical adventure game, based in a world reminiscent of classical children's literature such as Winnie the Pooh and Alice in Wonderland. It offers wonderful artwork, an interesting story line, and a musical accompaniment that brings the story to life.
Pros: • Great story, • Fun images, • Interesting characters
Cons: • You lose a step in progress when returning after quitting, • The story and theme might be a bit on the “childish” side for some players.
Excerpt: You’re a twelve-year old boy. There are only two days left of your summer vacation. Nothing particularly interesting has happened all summer. It’s difficult not to feel a certain pressure to find a way to squeeze a bit of adventure out of the last crumbs of your vacation.
Summary: Considering the story, gameplay and audio/visual design are all top notch, this is a definite, “Yes.” The sheer length and amount of included content makes me say that you will get your money’s worth.
Summary: The Night of the Rabbit, Daedalic Entertainment’s most recent game released on the 29th of May. In my of the game, I had said that I really enjoyed this game and found it both challenging and rewarding.
Excerpt: What is it? What do twelve year old boys dream of? I know I dreamt of becoming a pilot (until someone pointed out the 20/20 eyesight requirement), but other boys dream of being a mighty magician. Jeremiah Hazelnut for one; the protagonist in The Night of the Rabbit .
Conclusion: I love point-and-click adventure games and I commend companies like Daedalic, TellTale, and King Art for keeping the genre alive. After Deponia ’s rather positive reception, however, I expected more from Daedalic.
Excerpt: The development team at Daedalic Games manages to create an interesting atmosphere with its most recent release, one that delivers a number of improvements when compared to its Deponia series.