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Dreamfall: The Longest Journey to continue in episodic format

At last, someone has extended a gracious hand to the adventure gamers left hanging on the edge of a cliff since the conclusion of last year's Dreamfall: The Longest Journey. However, it may surprise you to learn that said heroic hand belongs to the Norwegian government. The powers that be have, via ...

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Dreamfall now available on Steam

The latest game to enter Steam's internet tubes is quite a gem -- at least if you find yourself yearning for a beautifully crafted story. Though Dreamfall, the follow-up to adventure darling, The Longest Journey, is somewhat devoid of traditional adventure mechanics, it succeeds admirably as an inte...

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Aspyr moves Mac owners into The Gamerhood

Aspyr has announced plans to launch a new game downloading service intended specifically for Mac gamers. Dubbed The Gamerhood, the application will enable gamers to purchase and download full Mac titles directly to their spinning platters, neatly avoiding disc-based media and inept cashiers in the p...

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Metareview - Dreamfall: The Longest Journey

It's been over five years since Funcom released The Longest Journey, one of the most enduring adventure titles in gaming history. At the time, Ragnar Tørnquist's narrative style and his world-hopping 3D heroine, April Ryan, breathed new life into a genre filled with Myst clones. However, T&os...

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GDC: Ragnar Tørnquist is awesome

I entered my meeting with Ragnar Tørnquist armed with an array of questions from self-professed Ragnar Tørnquist fanboy (and DS/Revolution Fanboy) Ludwig Kietzmann. By the time we were done playing with Dreamfall, it was apparent that Mr. Tørnquist was really cool and probably...

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GDC: A meeting with Ragnar Tørnquist and Dreamfall

On Wednesday I had the pleasure of meeting with Ragnar Tørnquist, the creative director of Funcom, the lead designer of adventure gaming classic The Longest Journey and, it turns out, a loyal Joystiq reader ("every morning"). We met at the Hotel Montgomery a couple blocks from the ...

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