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Articles by Pascal Tekaia:

Escape from Pleasure Planet review

This sci-fi adventure tastefully introduces its LGBTQ-friendly message, but its thin story and hodgepodge of frustrating minigames cause a world of hurt.

PCMacLinux Apr 17, 2017

Corpse Party review

The revived Japanese port is bigger and gorier than ever, though more an old-school visual novel than interactive adventure.

PCiPhoneiPad3DS Mar 27, 2017

Milkmaid of the Milky Way review

You may want to skim through its rhyming text presentation, but this sweet little indie sci-fi adventure is sure to leave a pleasant aftertaste.

PCMaciPhoneiPad Mar 6, 2017

Root Letter review

The Sony exclusive visual novel-adventure has a compelling mystery premise but can't quite deliver on its narrative potential.

PS VitaPS4 Feb 6, 2017

The Last Guardian review

The spiritual successor to Ico and Shadow of the Colossus is a oft-soaring, deeply moving action-adventure about friendship and trust.

PS4 Jan 27, 2017

Zero Time Dilemma review

The Zero Escape finale offers more of the same enjoyable visual novel adventuring but includes some perplexing design decisions for the worse.

PS Vita3DS Nov 30, 2016

The Detail review

The three-part interactive crime thriller is rich in style and urban grit, but the devil is in the lack of story details and gameplay.

PCMacLinux Nov 23, 2016

The Eyes of Ara review

This Myst-style puzzler set in an ancient, abandoned castle will keep you captive with its many devious challenges.

PCMac Aug 24, 2016

1979 Revolution: Black Friday review

Iran's struggle for independence is recounted in cinematic style, though providing just a partial picture with little to actually do.

PCMac Jul 29, 2016

Tick’s Tales: Up All Knight review

Though a very small game, this family-friendly fantasy adventure should scratch a light nostalgia itch for genre fans.

PCMacLinux Jul 20, 2016

E3 2016 round-up

Patrolling the floors of E3 put us in an adventuring state of mind for Syberia, Sherlock, Yesterday Origins, Phoenix Wright and more.

All Jul 8, 2016

Kathy Rain review

A refreshing new heroine makes a splash in an excellent debut, a very personal journey barely dampened by a few minor issues.

PCMac May 27, 2016

Knee Deep review

The unique swamp noir theater mystery takes the final plunge with a bizarre third act performance.

PCMacLinux May 4, 2016

Undercover Missions: Operation Kursk K-141 review

Based on a real-world Russian submarine disaster, this fictionalized adventure is sunk by numerous faulty design issues.

PC Apr 18, 2016

The Interactive Adventures of Dog Mendonça & Pizza Boy review

This adaptation of the Portuguese graphic novels delivers a thin story but rich world topped with plenty of eye candy.

PCMacLinux Apr 6, 2016

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