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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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digg_url = 'http://wow.joystiq.com/2010/01/05/teen-runs-away-to-meet-adult-wow-soulmate/'; Before we delve into this story, I just want to say that everything turned out alright. No Canadian laws were broken. No authority figures taking advantage of underage people in their care. The teenager is...

January 5th 2010 at 5:00pm 0 Comments
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We all know that online gaming can strike up a romance between players, but sometimes romance can be taken a bit too far. Over the holidays, 16-year-old Andrew Kane of Barrie in Ontario, Canada, decided that he had to meet his 42-year-old online lover, Lauri Price from Texas. Price had taken a tr...

January 4th 2010 at 6:30pm 0 Comments
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Ariel Waldman contributes Movie Gadget Friday, where she highlights the lovable and lame gadgets from the world of cinema. Previously on Movie Gadget Friday, we tapped into the near dystopian future of fear in Brazil. Keeping on that 1980's near-future vibe (but with a slightly more sentient twist),...

June 19th 2009 at 1:08pm 0 Comments
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Another Tuesday has arrived, bringing with it (as it so often does) a new adventure game for you to enjoy, courtesy of Good Old Games. This week, the service welcomes Runaway: A Road Adventure, an adventure game wherein a soon-to-be-college grad has to work with a "mysterious striptease dancer" to...

February 18th 2009 at 1:20am 0 Comments
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The Runaway series of adventure games recently made its first steps onto consoles via a DS port of Runaway 2: The Dream of the Turtle, which actually isn't out yet, and a planned Wii port as well. As revealed at GDC, developer Pendulo Studios is going one step further for the next installment, call...

February 26th 2008 at 2:15pm 0 Comments
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Okay, so for the most part Runaway 2 looks great. The art in the backgrounds is beautiful, and we're genetically unable to hate on a new adventure game. We're total jerks, however, and had to point and laugh at this screenshot, because, despite the high quality of the rest of the game's art, the ch...

November 7th 2007 at 2:50pm 0 Comments
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The recently-announced DS version of Runaway 2 is looking pretty spiffy -- and that's a good thing, since it's apparently set for the end of this month. So soon? At least, according to Jeux France; other sources we've seen indicate early next year. And really, considering the holiday glut, early nex...

November 2nd 2007 at 2:00pm 0 Comments
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What was that about adventure games? Asked and answered, it would seem. Focus Home Interactive is bringing the DS version of the adventure game Runaway: Dream of the Turtle to the U.S.The game follows Brian and Gina, a couple who just survived a bunch of crazy stuff (in the first Runaway, obviousl...

October 24th 2007 at 9:50am 0 Comments

Runaway: Dream of the Turtle, a cel-shaded French adventure game that is part of a big hit series in Europe (adventure game? hit? Wow.) is being ported to the DS by French developer Cyanide. In order to get the game onto the DS in an unedited format, they've managed to compress down all the art to a...

October 16th 2007 at 6:40pm 0 Comments
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I'm facing exactly this issue right now (in fact, it's one reason why I'm thinking of rolling a hunter again and ditching my mage)-- Peterxt from Dragonblight want to know what the best class for surviving is. That is, what's the class that, when things go wrong, can get themselves out of trouble a...

April 12th 2007 at 1:23pm 0 Comments