Excerpt: Upon release, I was rather taken with Indigo Prophecy . A recent replay soon put an end to that. It was an unwelcome wake-up call that started with the unwelcome dilemma of Marcus Kane, who finds himself in an unusual restaurant’s bathroom, standing over a bloody corpse with a sticky knife grasped...
Excerpt: Indigo Prophecy is an adventure title like none other. A murder mystery at heart, you will not only play the cops looking for the killer -- but also the killer trying to get the cops off your back while you try to find out what really happened.
Excerpt: Indigo Prophecy is a reinvention of the old-school adventure genre. The focus is still squarely set on the story, and your enjoyment of the game will probably depend entirely on how much the plot grabs you, but huge amounts of interactivity are thrown into the prevalent cinemas to keep the...
Excerpt: Lucas Kane is awoken from a blissful sleep by his apartment’s doorbell. He answers…it’s his girlfriend. His ex -girlfriend. Tiffany. She came by to pick up some of her things, nothing more. It’s late, it’s cold, and Lucas has had a phenomenally bad week.
Conclusion: There is no way around it. This game will make an immediate impression on you and stick with you long after you put the controller down. The concept may not be new to the adventure genre, but the execution breaths life into something that had all but decayed over the past few years.
Excerpt: Indigo Prophecy is very much a meta-narrative in the sense that the game revolves around the intertwining stories of three different individuals, all of which the player gets to take control of, in turn.
Conclusion: I pray this is the direction adventure games are going. The production values and attention to detail recall classics like Blade Runner, and not since that game have I wanted to live in a world like this. Buy this game.