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.
Adventure gaming is still alive and well. It's name is Nathan Drake.
Couldn't agree more. Maybe thomas love lara croft. who knows.
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.
agree adventure games are dead! now it's about shooting and killing.
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.
....any remember Simon the Sorcerer? Played it to hell and back when I was like 10 or 11
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.
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...
Oh my god Monkey Island ;-;
...Virgin decided Toonstruck 2 was never going to made.
I get my adventure on WOW style...
For those who miss the LucasArts point-and-click classics such as Monkey Island, Grim Fandango, Sam & Max and Indy & the fate of atlantis. Some of the people responsible for those classics are still making games: See http://www.vampyrestory-gam... and http://www.telltalegames.co... But unless you buy those games, the genre will eventually die out.
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