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Hollywood Monsters, known in the US as the 2011 PC game The Next Big Thing, is coming to iOS devices on December 6. Developer Pendulo Studios recently launched Yesterday on the App Store and must have liked how that whole deal went down.Hollywood Monsters chronicles a 1940s Hollywood your grandpare...

November 27th 2012 at 1:00am 0 Comments
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Brian and Gina, the stars of Pendulo Studios' point-and-click Runaway series, take center screen in Hidden Runaway, a brand new episode available now on the App Store for $2.99.Pendulo has been in the point-and-click adventure business for a while now, and Hidden Runaway celebrates the 10-year ann...

October 21st 2012 at 10:30pm 0 Comments
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Steam's Daily Deal has Pendulo's The Next Big Thing for 75 percent off on PC and Mac, at just $7.50. Pendulo is a veteran of the point-and-click adventure genre, known for its dark humor and cartoonish aesthetics, recently evident in Yesterday.Today, you can play The Next Big Thing for cheap and &n...

September 17th 2012 at 11:00pm 0 Comments
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As Kickstarter has taken off like – well, a popular Kickstarter project – over the past year, especially in the gaming sector, backers have noticed a few inconsistencies with the platform. For one, projects aren't vetted for plausibility or quality outside of a standard registration for...

July 19th 2012 at 5:00pm 0 Comments
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Every Friday, the team at Pendulo Studios gathers in "Sala 2," a conference room covered floor-to-ceiling in posters, cut-outs and screenshots from the games it's created over the past 18 years as one of Spain's first independent game studios. For two hours or so, everyone in Sala 2 discusses ideas...

April 2nd 2012 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
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Pendulo Studios promised Yesterday would be dark, gritty and just on this side of disturbing, and it most decidedly is. Yesterday introduces friendly characters simply to kill them off and it doesn't shy away from jamming bullets through almost everyone's head. It examines -- in detail -- torture,...

March 29th 2012 at 8:30pm 0 Comments
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Welcome to the Renaissance.The point-and-click adventure is back and it has nothing to do with Tim Schafer, Double Fine or Kickstarter. This particular revolution is being led by Pendulo Studios' gritty, stylized PC thriller, Yesterday, which marks a departure from the developer's previous title, T...

February 24th 2012 at 7:30am 0 Comments
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Pendulo Studios, known for adventure games like the Runaway series and The Next BIG Thing, has shown a few screens from Yesterday, which reveal that troubles aren't so far away. The latest batch highlights the dark atmosphere, as a trio of playable characters unearth mystical and mysterious murde...

December 27th 2011 at 12:45pm 0 Comments
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Since our first look at the kitschy, cartoony style of The Next Big Thing, we (like many of you, we'd bet) have been harboring a secret crush on Pendulo's upcoming adventure. Well, it's not really a secret, we'd tell you about it if you asked. We just don't get a lot of opportunities to bring it...

April 14th 2011 at 9:00pm 0 Comments
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On April 25, The Next Big Thing will launch, continuing Pendulo Studios' tradition of humorous adventure games -- at least, this launch trailer suggests as much. And here we thought the next big thing was guilty cat!

April 6th 2011 at 4:15am 0 Comments