Tales from the Borderlands: A Corporate Lackey and a Con Artist Go Treasure Hunting

 

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Genre: Interactive adventure/sci-fi

Synopsis: Rhys is trying to make his way up the corporate ladder in Hyperion, which is hard when his boss has it out for him. But if he intercepts a vault key–which can open up a cache of riches–it’ll propel his career to the top. Of course, said vault key is on Pandora, a run down slum of a planet that’ll be a challenge to brave. And things become even more complicated when he runs afoul of a con artist, Fiona. Continue reading “Tales from the Borderlands: A Corporate Lackey and a Con Artist Go Treasure Hunting”

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The Wolf Among Us: Powerful Characterization, Immersive World

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Image: Telltale Games

Genre: Interactive mystery/adventure/urban fantasy

Synopsis: All the characters we’ve heard of in fairy tales are real, but they’ve long since fled their homelands to find refuge in our world. Referring to themselves as Fables, Snow White, Bluebeard, and the Little Mermaid all live in an NYC neighborhood, policing each other. Continue reading “The Wolf Among Us: Powerful Characterization, Immersive World”