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Double Fine's Broken Age arrives on the iPad

Broken Age is one of the latest efforts from Double Fine and Tim Schafer, the designer behind such classics as Grim Fandango and Full Throttle. It's a game in the style of classic point-and-click adventures and tells two stories, running in parallel, which players can freely switch between.

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From Colossal Cave to The Walking Dead: The legacy of Interactive Fiction

The enormously popular Walking Dead video game series can trace its lineage directly back to the dawn of video games

One of the best Mac and iOS game series of the past couple of years is based on The Walking Dead, the popular graphic novel and TV series. Developed by Telltale Games, it's a point and click adventure game. It's thoroughly modern, featuring top-notch voice acting, a 3D engine and great production quality. It can also trace its roots back to some of the earliest popular computer games, a genre called Interactive Fiction, or IF for short.

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Best old-school-style role playing games for the Mac

Adventure and role playing games have always been a part of computer games. They started as text-based adventures like the original Colossal Cave. Rogue introduced a graphical twist, and Wizardry pushed the boundaries even further during the salad days of the Apple II. Modern Mac and PC gamers can run online role playing games like World of Warcraft and Dungeons & Dragons Online. Not to mention what dungeon crawl action RPGs like Diablo have done for the genre.

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Darklings for iOS: Beautiful graphics combined with easy, yet addictive gameplay for all ages

Darklings for iPhone and iPad is a new action adventure game that is completely gesture driven. There are no controls to remember or weapons to throw. Instead, you'll need to think fast and draw shapes over the Darklings in order to possess and conquer them. Sound easy? Think again!

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Sail the seas of adventure in Oceanhorn for iOS

Oceanhorn is a new adventure game out now for iOS. You wake up one morning to find that your father is gone, leaving behind only his journal and a mysterious necklace. To find out what happened, you'll need to sail across the Uncharted Seas, exploring its many islands.

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'Monkey Island' creator's adventure game The Cave comes to iOS Thursday

Sega has announced plans to launch The Cave for iOS on Thursday. The game was created by Ron Gilbert, a veteran game designer who made the first two Monkey Island games, Maniac Mansion and other hit games. It'll be $4.99.

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Chipotle Scarecrow wants you to save the world from industrial food production

Chipotle Scarecrow is a new game from Moonbot Studios and Chipotle Mexican Grill. An adventure game that takes place in a world where the evil Crow Foods has a monopoly on food production.

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Experience more of the zombie apocalypse in The Walking Dead - 400 Days

Telltale has announced the release of The Walking Dead - 400 Days, new downloadable content (DLC) for the Mac and Windows release of its game based on the popular television and graphic novel series. A release is also planned for iOS.

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GOG adds 22 more Mac games

The folks at have added 22 games to their roster of downloadable titles for the Mac, including vintage classics like Wing Commander 3: Heart of the Tiger and The 7th Guest, plus more recent fare like the 3D platformer Psychonauts and Runic's hack-and-slash dungeon crawler Torchlight.

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Gameloft shows off Wild Blood, their Camelot set, Arthurian Epic Unreal 3 game for iPhone and iPad

Speaking of Epic Unreal 3 powered games, Gameloft has recently shared the first look Wild Blood, their God of War-style action adventure title coming soon to the iPhone and iPad. You're Lancelot, you've bedded Queen Guinevere, and you've driven King Arthur so mad with jealous rage he's partnered with his insane half-sister, Morgana, to reap bloody, demon-fueled vengeance on you -- and all of Albion with you.

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