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The Backlog: Dreamfall & The Longest Journey

Default Prime's Charles Battersby writes: "The Longest Journey has one of the best video game stories in the history of the medium. This might seem hyperbolic, but it’s true. The adventure game genre has long held claim to the best stories, dialog, humor and characters, with The Longest Journey standing tall among its peers. A sequel called Dreamfall came out years later, and took the series out of the 2D adventure genre to make it a third person action/adventure. Point & click fans cried foul, and I never bothered playing Dreamfall despite my love for its predecessor. But the designer who created both games, Ragnar Tornquist, has a new project coming later this year, and I wanted to make sure I was up to date on the works of this talented Norwegian before his The Secret World hits shelves."

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Bimkoblerutso2374d ago

Dreamfall has an excellent story as well (about on par with the original in my opinion), though everything else about the game seems as if it was designed implicitly to get you to stop playing. The UI is clunky, the camera is retarded, and the combat...dear sweet mother of mary, the combat. It's no exaggeration to say it has some of the worst combat in any major release...ever.

LegitimateJournalist2374d ago

Hammer buttons and hope for the best.