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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 grandpar...

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November 27, 2012 at 1:00AM
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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 &...

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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...

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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...

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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, ...

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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, ...

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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...

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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 ...

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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!...

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Well, that is until the adventure game The Next Big Thing launches, which will be the next big thing. Developer Pendulo Studios is just being up front, right? In fact, we're thinking about doing the same, renaming Joystiq to Thing Our Mom Reads and Sometimes Tells Her Pinnacle Friends About....

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