Category Archive: LucasArts

All the Monkey Island games are now on GOG!!

Some great news has been brought to my attention. Escape from Monkey Island is officially available on GOG meaning that the entire Monkey Island series (including TellTale Games’ Tales of Monkey Island) is… Continue reading

Adios Wii Shop!

Nintendo has officially announced that it’s closing down the Wii Shop for Wii and Wii U in January 2019. Wii points will still be sold until the start of 2018 and other internet… Continue reading

My Top-5 & Bottom-5 Game Remakes

Video-game remakes are an ever prevalent part of the gaming landscape but they have been going on for quite a while. Ever since Nintendo showed that people would be willing to cough up… Continue reading

R.I.P. Alan Young (voice of Scrooge McDuck)

Sorry for the lateness of this post, been busy… Alan Young, the actor best known as the voice-actor for Scrooge McDuck passed away on May 19; he was 96 years old. Young is… Continue reading

Day of the Tentacle Review (Remastered & Original)

Day of the Tentacle was LucasArts’s official sequel to Maniac Mansion, the adventure game which ushered in the SCUMM engine and essentially gave birth to the LucasArts adventure games. The sequel sees you… Continue reading

Loom (PC) Review

I’ve completed yet another LucasArts adventure game classic. Loom was released the same year as The Secret of Monkey Island and was envisioned as the start of a trilogy of fantasy-adventure games. However,… Continue reading

The Dig (PC) Review

Another classic LucasArts adventure game title completed. This time it’s the rather serious and grim sci-fi adventure piece The Dig. Created by Sean Clark (Sam & Max Hit the Road, Escape from Monkey… Continue reading

10 Adventure Games which barely missed the Top-10

I’ve been recently slaving away on a new Top-10 or rather a remake of an older one. The long overdue remake of my Top-10 Adventure Games has now been finished and will go… Continue reading

Top-10 Games That Were Almost Great

Sometimes a game is so very nearly great, but something about it just doesn’t quite click. Maybe its an annoying game-mechanic, a rushed section or something else that makes it difficult for me… Continue reading

Top-10 Bad Games that I like anyway…

I’ve mentioned previously that there are some games which I don’t like even though I would want to. This time, I’m presenting a different sort of list, games which I know are bad… Continue reading

Sam & Max Hit the Road – Review

Another classic LucasArts adventure game has been completed by yours truly. In this game, you control the Freelance Police duo of Sam & Max as they try to track down a missing Big… Continue reading

Indiana Jones and the Fate of Atlantis Review

During the GOG winter sale, I picked up two classic LucasArts adventure games. One of them is the second Indiana Jones adventure game, Fate of Atlantis. I’ve beaten it now with both endings,… Continue reading

Adventure Game Remakes – The Good, The Bad and the Ugly

The recent years have seen the resurgence of many classic adventure games through crowd-funding and remakes instigated by either veterans of the industry or, in some cases, by loving fans of these games… Continue reading

Fun LucasArts Facts!

As LucasArts is no more, I thought it would be fun to tell you some trivia about the former LucasFilms subsidiary and game studio. Fact #1: LucasArts was forbidden from making Star Wars… Continue reading

My Top-5 Adventure Game series

Having just recently beaten the fifth Broken Sword game, I decided it would be fun to list my favourite adventure game series. I’ve previously done a top-10 of my favourite adventure games on… Continue reading

Bottom-10 Worst & Most Annoying Boss Fights

Boss fights are something I quite enjoy in a video-game, especially when done well. However, occasionally game companies miss the mark and we end up with uninspired and occasionally just down right awful… Continue reading