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First-Person Adventures

The Hardy Boys

In The Hardy Boys: Treasure on the Tracks for the Nintendo DS, gamers journey with Joe and Frank Hardy across Europe's railways on board the Royal Express from Paris to St Petersburg.

Friday, 25 September, 2009, 12:00am

Interactivity

Back at the start of the internet age, interactivity was something to get excited about. No longer would viewers passively watch movies unfolding in front of them - they would be part of the action, influencing the story and the outcome.

1 Feb 2009 - 12:00am

It's a Web of intrigue

THERE is little doubt that the Internet has changed the way we select software and even the way we buy it. Not too long ago, we often bought software in a somewhat blind fashion, hoping that the hype was not too far from the reality. The Internet has really changed that.

4 Dec 1998 - 12:00am

Running gamut of mood, atmosphere and violence

Not much has changed at the basic level of computer games: you have violence and non-violence and that is about it.

When you think about it, I suppose that could be said about most forms of entertainment.

The games of violence will probably always outnumber those that are not and some of the non- violent games are quite silly in their attempts to avoid blood.

5 Dec 1997 - 12:00am

Shivers will shake you up

Shivers II: Harvest of Souls For PC CD-ROMs Ready for a sequel to last year's sleeper hit Shivers? Come on! Jump on the bandwagon and enjoy new adventures in Shivers II: Harvest of Souls.

The fantastic new game by Sierra On-Line is a first-person adventure of murder, revenge and Indian lore, featuring desperate characters with hidden secrets.

6 Jul 1997 - 12:00am

Hero battles boredom

The word 'normal' does not exist in the make-believe world of Neutropolis, where cool dude Kent Knutson hangs out. In Neutropolis, creativity is suppressed and unorthodox behaviour punishable by imprisonment.

15 Sep 1996 - 12:00am

Have the time of your life

Buried In Time For Macintosh CD-ROMs GOOD news! With Buried In Time, the sequel to The Journeyman Project, just released, adventure gamers can look forward to hours of fun in front of their computers.

3 Sep 1995 - 12:00am

Crack the mystery the mystery

Under A Killing Moon For PC CD-ROMs WELCOME to the virtual world of Under A Killing Moon, where it is December 2042 and you, as Tex Murphy, must stop the forces of evil before they destroy mankind and rob you of your next unemployment cheque.

This thrilling and hilarious adventure is unlike anything you will have encountered before.

18 Jun 1995 - 12:00am

Spot the time saboteur

The Journeyman Project For IBM and Macintosh CD-ROM PRESTO Studios has come up with the goodies in its ground-breaking game The Journeyman Project, touted as one of the most photorealistic role-playing adventures released in the past year.

21 Aug 1994 - 12:00am

Prowl in a horror house

The 7th Guest For Macintosh CD-ROM IF YOU have a penchant for puzzles and a burning desire to look at and listen to some impressive graphics, music and sound effects created for up-to-date CD-ROM games, The 7th Guest (T7G) is highly recommended.

24 Apr 1994 - 12:00am