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For those who brave Shadowgate​, there are plenty of reasons to fear the reaper. The game (which should not be confused with Shadowrun, Shadow Realms, Middle-Earth: Shadow of Mordor or film masterpiece The Shadow) will put adventurers on PC and Mac six feet under on August 21. [Image: Zojoi]

August 17th 2014 at 10:30pm 0 Comments
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Shadowgate, the Kickstarted and revamped first-person adventure game, launches on August 21 on Steam for PC and Mac, and it's due to hit iOS and Android devices in the fall. The shiny new Shadowgate comes from the creators of the original MacVenture game, and it features updated and new puzzles,...

July 25th 2014 at 8:30pm 0 Comments
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Following a successful crowdfunding effort in 2012, the creators of MacVenture classic Shadowgate are once again inviting players to explore their decrepit, wildly dangerous castle, only this time the eerie adventure will feature modern graphics and sound. "When we created the MacVenture series...

May 7th 2014 at 3:00pm 0 Comments
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Zojoi, a new development studio composed of the creators of seminal point-and-click adventure Shadowgate, has started up a Kickstarter to bring the series back. This Shadowgate reboot is a "re-imagining" of the original game, not a remake.The original Shadowgate tasked players with navigating treac...

October 26th 2012 at 5:00pm 0 Comments
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Welcome to our weekly feature, Virtually Overlooked, wherein we talk about games that aren't on the Virtual Console yet, but should be. Call it a retro-speculative.While replaying a little Resident Wiivil Evil 4 over the holidays with the man of the house, a great realization came unto me, and I dem...

January 3rd 2008 at 8:00pm 0 Comments
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We love game-inspired art of all kinds, from crafts to drawings and paintings, and for good reason -- they're usually executed with an unparalleled passion ... or at least a deep understanding of things which are dear to us. Whether they're funny or serious, brilliant to sorta crappy, there's usuall...

October 25th 2007 at 9:00am 0 Comments
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Virtually Overlooked has taken over Wii Fanboy! All this week, members of the staff will be outlining their personal picks for future Virtual Console releases.My path through gaming history is very haphazard and filled with missed turns. Somehow, I managed to skip several really amazing titles that...

June 12th 2007 at 12:15pm 0 Comments