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What Happened to Quality Adventure Gaming

Thomas of Power On, Sound Off critiques the state of modern adventure genre games and offers four points of improvement for future ventures in the genre.

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morganfell3552d ago

Adventure gaming is still alive and well. It's name is Nathan Drake.

PixlSheX3552d ago

Couldn't agree more.
Maybe thomas love lara croft. who knows.

onomix3552d ago

Remember the days when there was good games like: Grim Fandango, Broken Sword 1-2, Simon The Sorcerer 1-2, Loom, Monkey Island 1-3, Maniac Mansion, Day Of Tentacle and more. Too bad, kids can't experience good games like in the past. Now, we have games like Tomb Raider which sucks huge balls, and LucasArts have turned into crap.

demolitionX3552d ago

agree adventure games are dead! now it's about shooting and killing.

El_Colombiano3552d ago

As much as I LOVED Uncharted, it isn'tan adventure game. They simply don't make any more games like The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time.

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Magna Farta3552d ago

....any remember Simon the Sorcerer?

Played it to hell and back when I was like 10 or 11

gaminoz3551d ago

Yeah we still have the action adventure games like Uncharted and Tomb Raider, but not the Broken Swords and Monkey Islands on consoles.

I used to play those with my wife and together we'd enjoy the puzzles and humourous dialogue and story.

Unicron3552d ago

Clever adventures like Monkey Island and Maniac Mansion just don't seem to be popular any more sadly. :-(

Gaming has been dumbing itself down to placate the masses for a while now it seems...

fishd3552d ago

Oh my god Monkey Island ;-;

Cajun Chicken3552d ago

...Virgin decided Toonstruck 2 was never going to made.

Mutley4163552d ago

I get my adventure on WOW style...

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