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GDC 2015: King’s Quest Preview – A New Fairy Tale

Back in the ’80s a game released by the name of King’s Quest; and while many younger gamers may not recognize the name, its influence on the adventure game genre cannot be overstated. Back in a time when many games only used stagnant backgrounds and text prompts, King’s Quest pushed the concept of using animated visuals to immerse players. Now, over 30 years later, not only is the company responsible for it making a return, there is a new King’s Quest slated for fall of 2015.

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BRINGSOCOMBACK3273d ago

Interested to see how the franchise translates since it has been so long since the original.

ziggurcat3273d ago

I loved the king's quest series.

also, space quest was hilarious, and police quest was also very fun.

gangsta_red3273d ago (Edited 3273d ago )

I'm an old school King Quest guy. I remember playing this game before they implemented the point and click interface. The first few games you had to type out every action. And lord forbid you didn't know how to spell something or typed something wrong.

Same with Space Quest, Police Quest and Leisure Suit Larry.

Here's hoping this game does well because I would love for Space Quest to be the next game to return.

Jyndal3273d ago

Wow, just wow.

I'll really have to keep an eye out for this one.

King's Quest more or less set the standard by which all other adventure games are measured.

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Video Game Hall of Fame Welcomes its Class of 2020: Minecraft, Bejeweled, Centipede, & King’s Quest

Video Game Canon writes:

"Shortlisted as a finalist in 2015, 2016, and 2018, the title was passed over again and again and again. But Minecraft’s creative sandbox become too big to ignore this year, and it has finally been enshrined in the World Video Game Hall of Fame."

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Retro gaming on PC - DOS Games Memories

"Back in the early '90s, I recall playing plenty of fantastic DOS games between gaming sessions on my NES. So, allow me to describe 5 such games as I remember them from back in the day. Perhaps you've played a few of these as well!" - A.J. Maciejewski from Video Chums

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7 Best PS4 Free-to-Play Games You Won't Be Able to Stop Playing

Chris Penwell from PlayStation LifeStyle writes: Wondering what the best PS4 free-to-play games are? Here are seven of them that stand out and deserve your attention.

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