Sure, the launch trailer for Alice: Madness Returns posted after the break features some genuinely upsetting imagery, discussion on how Wonderland is actually Hell, and murder -- but at least nobody rips their own face off. We're actually going to chalk that up as a victory for sanity.
June 3rd 2011 at 12:00am
There's nothing funny about a disturbed young girl clutching a giant butcher knife -- especially if she's near death and her Hysteria meter is full. When those morbid criteria are met, the star of Alice: Madness Returns can launch into a psychotic frenzy that would make Ryu Hayabusa proud.
May 26th 2011 at 8:30pm
We're still trying to wrap our minds around this recent, clever cross-promotion set up by American McGee's Spicy Horse for its upcoming psychopathic title, Alice: Madness Returns. Here's where we're at so far: They took a storybook, and turned it into a game, which they've now turned into a recen...
May 22nd 2011 at 9:30pm
Ten years after the original American McGee's Alice debuted -- ten years! -- its sequel is nearly here. With its June 14 launch just over a month away, I accepted an invitation to dive into its fractured Wonderland and play through the first of its five chapters. Although a decade has passed, it...
May 22nd 2011 at 6:30pm
How does one put this politely? Alice done gone mad... again. We submit as evidence the story trailer for Alice: Madness Returns. It's, admittedly, a little disturbing.
May 18th 2011 at 2:00am
"I should very much like to tell you of Project Ten Dollar," pleaded Alice.
"Well, I never heard it before, but it sounds uncommon nonsense," replied The Mock Turtle.
EA has confirmed that the original American McGee's Alice will be bundled as a downloadable bonus with Alice: Madness Returns wh...
April 20th 2011 at 11:32am
Alice: Madness Returns will include the original Alice, according to Spicy Horse head American McGee. Speaking to CVG, McGee said, "A person who's purchased Madness Returns gets a download code and is able to bring Alice 1 onto their console and play through the entire original game alongside pla...
April 18th 2011 at 7:30pm
More than ten years after overseeing Alice with now-defunct developer Rogue Entertainment, American McGee is wrapping up a sequel with his Shanghai-based company, Spicy Horse. "This will be the first ever console triple-A game that's been developed from beginning to end in China, for the Western...
March 9th 2011 at 4:40pm
Nothing says "Hey, it's Monday!" like murderous teapots and bloodthirsty playing cards. It's fortunate, then, that this first gameplay trailer for Alice: Madness Returns has them -- and more! -- in droves. Watch it, then learn more about the game tomorrow morning in our new preview.
March 7th 2011 at 3:30pm
Halloween is in October, EA.
It looks like the publisher has forgotten that, pegging June as the month to release two of its upcoming horror games. Shadows of the Damned, a "psychological action thriller" from Shinji Mikami and Goichi Suda, is the first slated for release: June 7. CVG notes that...
March 1st 2011 at 7:20pm
Lewis Carroll's seminal Alice's Adventures in Wonderland is certainly packed with metaphors, but we think none so explicit as this Alice: Madness Returns clip that has the heroine cutting up the Mad Hatter's one-eyed monster.
February 15th 2011 at 9:30pm
At a pre-TGS event, EA demonstrated gameplay of Alice: Madness Returns, with a segment in real-world London transitioning to a Wonderland in which Alice used a pepper grinder as a Gatling gun, fighting weird baby-doll monsters and giant teapots that spat boiling tea.
After bearing witness to the r...
September 29th 2010 at 8:00pm