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Death keeps tally of your failures in Shadowgate trailer

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]...

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Shadowgate opens the doors August 21 on Steam

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...

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Shadowgate creators revive sadistic adventure classic

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...

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Steam approves Depression Quest, Manos, 7th Guest 3 in latest Greenlight batch

Valve has approved a selection of 50 new games via Steam Greenlight, ensuring the future Steam release of Kickstarter-funded projects like 7th Guest 3, Manos: The Hands of Fate, and a remake of the classic adventure game Shadowgate, among other featured titles. Today's Greenlight update also...

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New Shadowgate navigates the wilds of Kickstarter

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...

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Virtually Overlooked: Shadowgate

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...

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DS Daily: Inspiration

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...

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Virtually Overlooked Week: Alisha's picks

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...

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