Hype-o-Meter update - April 5, 2013
AG's Top 10 most anticipated upcoming games. Rankings are determined based on community feedback and the staff's assessment of preview materials & demos.


1

Broken Age

Android, iPad, iPhone/iPod Touch, Mac, PC, Linux

A publicly-funded point-and-click adventure by Double Fine under the supervision of Tim Schafer.

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2

Dreamfall Chapters

Mac, PC

Dreamfall sequel now in development at Ragnar Tørnquist's independent studio.

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3

Broken Sword 5: The Serpent’s Curse

Android, iPad, iPhone/iPod Touch, Mac, PC, Vita, Linux

The fifth adventure of George Stobbart and Nico Collard in the acclaimed series from Revolution.

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4

The Wolf Among Us

Mac, PC, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360

An episodic adventure from Telltale based on the popular FABLES comic series.

5

BEYOND: Two Souls

PlayStation 3

A new interactive psychological thriller from the creators of Heavy Rain.

6

Tesla Effect: A Tex Murphy Adventure

PC

A new adventure in the acclaimed Tex Murphy series.

7

Sherlock Holmes: Crimes & Punishments

PC, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360

Eight different cases with increased player freedom in the latest adventure from Frogwares

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8

Syberia III

PC

A new Kate Walker adventure by Benoît Sokal and Microïds.

9

Moebius: Empire Rising

Mac, PC

An adventure game by Jane Jensen, designer of Gabriel Knight and Gray Matter.

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10

SpaceVenture (working title)

PC

An original sci-fi comedy from the creators of Space Quest.


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Comments

xlynx
Apr 29, 2013

My personal hype-o-meter:

1. The Walking Dead Season 2
2. Lilly Looking Through
3. Broken Age
4. Memoria (Daedalic Entertainment)
5. Dreamfall Chapters
6. Columbus 4 (Animation Arts)
7. Kentucky Route Zero: act 2
8. The Wolf Among Us
9. The Realm (Atomhawk / Lantern)
10. Hero-U (Lori & Corey Cole)


I tried to choose stuff that’s different in some way:
1. for the originals refreshing take on adventures. want more!
2. beautiful art, animation and unique goggles mechanic
3. for its distinct art style and what it represents in the industry
4. daedalic’s track record, not many medieval adventures lately, trailer looks amazing.
5. the previous was ground breaking in beauty, motion capturing and facial expressions, evolution of adventures into “interactive story” for a wider audience.
6. their “lost horizon” is the most beautiful game ever. plot & game mechanics of Columbus 4 are interesting.
7. experimental awe, atmosphere, unique use of sound! want more!
8. another comic adoption from the same team? yes please!
9. it just looks beautiful
10. their original rpg/adventure hybrid hasn’t been beaten, and this one brings an original mix to that concept.

Please consider some of these for the next list Smile

syn syn
May 19, 2013

I think its kinda funny lsl1 reloaded isnt even listed on the hype lol.. then again, its something we’ve all played for sure so I guess it’s not quite as exciting as the rest of these..

I’m personally most excited for dreamfall chapters, spaceventure, quest for infamy, mage’s initiation, broken age and hero-u.

aaroncarney
Jun 3, 2013

My personal list is:

1. Broken Age
2. Dreamfall Chapters
3. The Wolf Among Us
4. Syberia 3
5. Broken Sword 5
6. The Walking Dead Season 2
7. Lily Looking Through
8. Sherlock Holmes
9. Beyond
10. Leisure Suit Larry 1 Remake



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