King’s Quest Chapter 1 “A Knight to Remember” Review

King’s Quest Chapter 1: A Knight to Remember Developer: The Odd Gentlemen Publisher: Sierra Platform: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One, Windows Release Date: 28 July 2015 Price: $9.99 USD – Available Here (PC) Video Review Overview It has been almost 20 years since the last King’s Quest game saw the light of day. Since then, plenty of King’s Quest projects have met the ...

King’s Quest: A Knight to Remember Now Available

The first chapter of the King’s Quest reboot is now available! King’s Quest “A Knight to Remember” is kicking off the five chapter story with an old King Graham telling stories to his granddaughter Gwendolyn. This chapter covers Graham’s adventures through Daventry as he seeks to become a knight in King Edward’s court. The first chapter of King’s Quest can...

King’s Quest: A Knight to Remember E3 Hands-off Impressions

King’s Quest: A Knight to Remember Developer: The Odd Gentlemen Platform: Playstation 4, Playstation 3, Xbox One, Xbox 360, PC Release: Late July (TBA) The King’s Quest series is a much-beloved classic of gaming with its sprawling (for the time) world and comedic tone. There have been many iterations of the title following Graham on his journey from being a lowly knight in the realm of...

King’s Quest: A Knight to Remember to be First Chapter of King’s Quest

Sierra and The Odd Gentlemen revealed the title of the first chapter of the King’s Quest reboot through a brand new trailer. Entitled King’s Quest: A Knight to Remember, the first chapter will begin with an elderly King Graham and his granddaughter Princess Gwedolyn. After she begs for a story, King Graham begins to recount his younger years, starting from the Knight Auditions held in ...

New King’s Quest Dev Diary Talks About Rebooting a Classic

It’s been almost two decades since the last entry to the storied King’s Quest adventure franchise. This year will bring a new reboot to Sierra’s long running franchise by The Odd Gentlemen. The Los Angeles-based developers sat Creative Director Matt Korba and Producer Lindsey Rostal down in front of the camera to talk about the game’s development and meeting King’s Qu...

Sierra Releases Debut Gameplay Trailer for ‘King’s Quest’

Sierra has just released the first gameplay trailer for the upcoming game Kings Quest, which is currently set for a Fall 2015 release. Developed by The Odd Gentleman, this next game in the 30-year-old genre defining series will be released on PS3, PS4, Xbox 360, Xbox One and PC. This is the first official game in the series since the 1998 game Kings Quest: Mask of Eternity. It is not just going to...

Al Emmo and the Lost Dutchman’s Mine Review

Al Emmo and the Lost Dutchman’s Mine Developer: Himalaya Studios Publisher: Himalaya Studios Platforms: PC Release Date: November 26, 2013 Price: $9.99 – Available Here Overview Himalaya Studios are best known for their remakes of classic point and click adventures Kings Quest 1 and 2. Then called AGD Interactive, the studio existed primarily to remake old Sierra adventure games. Renam...

King’s Quest Reboot Up in the Air Again

I owe King’s Quest a massive debt. ‘King’s Quest VI: Heir Today, Gone Tomorrow’ was the game that piqued my interest in the medium and I’m not even into fantasy. Deus Ex and Mass Effect’s press-one-of-three-buttons alternate endings have nothing on Kings Quest VI, where decisions you had made long ago significantly impact how the final sequence played out, as we...

Lessons learnt from Video Games

Has anyone told you when you’re sitting playing your favourite game, to go do something useful? Maybe learn a skill or work or something they believe is more suitable. It has happened to me on several occasions. Although I have to say, respect is slowly coming to the video game industry for which I am glad. Yet there are some who still cannot see the purpose of the media. So for the people w...

My 5 top games with a twist

If you began your gaming in the mid to late 80’s you will have seen firsthand the enormous leaps and bounds that developers have made from Greenhouse on Nintendo’s Game & Watch through to the realistic FPS an sports simulators of today’s generation. Strangely and sadly (for today’s gamers) my most memorable games, the ones that kept me interested in the industry in general and ate up mos...

The Silver Lining Episodes 2 and 3 PC Review

Developer: Phoenix Online Studios Released: 17/March, 2011 Platform: PC Genre: Adventure Purchased from: Official site (free). Overview: The Silver Lining is a Point-and-Click adventure game from Phoenix Online, originally intended as a fan-sequel to Kings Quest, it was allowed to be sold as a stand-alone episodic title by the license holder; Activision and continues the story of King Graham who m...

Interview with Martin Kool from Sarien.net

In addition to reducing productivity at work, retro game developer Q42 looks to change the quality of games we play with browsers using HTML5 and their site Sarien.net. Starting out as a simple retro chat environment then evolving into a full-scale Ipad game using HTML5 without the need for the App Store, surprisingly this little start up didn’t concern Apple as much as it did Activision.  T...

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