So Blonde (2008)

So Blonde is a graphic adventure written by Steve Ince, who previously worked on the Broken Sword games. I bought it off the back of a four star Adventure Gamers review as well as the fact that Ince was nominated for a writing award from the Writer’s Guild of Great Britain for his work on it. I didn’t pay a whole lot for the physical copy I got online. A good thing, because the game itself isn’t very good and I can’t recommend it. Continue reading

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Chapter four actually feels a bit like an adventure game.

The Book of Unwritten Tales (2009)

The Book of Unwritten Tales is a graphic adventure game in the traditional LucasArts style. It has been favourably received pretty much everywhere. Unfortunately, it doesn’t successfully emulate much of anything the Lucas games did and it’s a largely charmless, witless pixel hunt from beginning to end. Continue reading