Avanquest Software launches The 39 Steps Collector’s Edition

Avanquest Software has announced the release of the The 39 Steps; Collector’s Edition, a digital adaptation of John Buchan’s spy thriller classic.  In this revolutionary interactive novel, the reader is transported back to London in 1914, where Richard Hannay finds himself framed for a murder he didn’t commit. The 39 Steps merges the worlds of literature, gaming and film into one single form of me...

50 Classic Games Review

50 Classic Games Developer: Cerasus Media Publisher: Avanquest Software Genre: Mini-game Platform: Nintendo 3DS Release Date: Out Now Overview: You may remember we reviewed a similar mini-game compilation from the same publisher, 1001 Touch Games, the major difference being that was on the original DS whereas 50 Classic Games is a 3DS game. Now, I know you may be thinking “50 games doesn’t nearly ...

Eggheads Review

Eggheads Developer: Vacari Publisher: Avanquest Software Platform: DS Genre: Quiz/Trivia Release Date: 29th February Overview: Eggheads, for those who don’t know, is a quiz show aired on the BBC across the UK which pit’s a team of challengers against the Eggheads, a team of hand-picked quiz show experts, most of them having proven themselves adept at trivia through success in other quiz shows like...

1001 Touch Games Review

1001 Touch Games Publisher: Avanquest Software Developer: Teyon Genre: Mini-games Platform: DS Release Date: Out Now Overview: Picture a time before broadband. A time of dial-up connections, where connecting to the internet meant a bunch of weird noises, followed therein by a rush to get what you needed to do done as you were being charged by the minute until you disconnected – just like a p...

Fireman Sam/Timmy Time Review

Fireman Sam/Timmy Time Publisher: Avanquest Software Developer: Vacari Genre: Kids/ Puzzle Platform: DS Release Date: Out Now   Overview: Although the DS’s touch screen has meant that, over the years, the system’s been exploited for all manner of mini-game compilations, how many of these were made for much younger kids? It’s an audience that doesn’t always get the attention it deserves from the ga...

Jewel Link Chronicles: Legend of Athena – Review

Jewel Link Chronicles: Legend of Athena Developer: Cerasus Media Publisher: Avanquest Software Platform: Nintendo DS Genre: Puzzle Released: Out Now The match-3 genre experienced a real surge a few years back when ‘Bejeweled’ hit the scene in which you had to slide adjacent gems to form lines of three or more. The genre has since had countless imitations of this, as well as plenty of other games g...

Junior Brain Trainer 2 Review

Junior Brain Trainer 2 Developer: Sanuk Games Publisher: Avanquest Software Genre: Brain training/ puzzle/ kids Platform: Nintendo DS Released: Out Now After Dr. Kawashima’s Brain Training proved to be hit with the new audience opened up by the Nintendo DS’s accessibility, it gave birth to a new genre of games that stimulate the mind. Who knew that people would find solving simple maths problems a...

Soccer Sudoku 2010 Review

Soccer Sudoku 2010 Platform: iPhone Publisher: Avanquest Software Release Date: 31st May, 2010 Genre: Puzzle Price: $0.99(US) BUY NOW ‘Soccer Sudoku 2010’ provides a soccer style spin on the world renowned number puzzle game of sudoku, just in time for the FIFA World Cup which is nearing ever closer and before we know it, will be upon us like a rash. Soon you won’t be able to fin...

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