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Learn to fear The Uncle Who Works for Nintendo

Author Michael Lutz has released The Uncle Who Works for Nintendo, a short work of interactive fiction revolving around that one kid you knew in school who supposedly had an industry insider relative. The story begins with players sleeping over at a friend's house on a rainy night, and recalls c...

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BioWare partners with Fallen London dev for upcoming project

Interactive fiction developer and Fallen London creator Failbetter Games broke an extended period of radio silence this week, announcing that it is working with Mass Effect and Dragon Age creator BioWare on an upcoming project. "For the last year, on and off, we've been working in absolute secre...

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Year Walk's eerie Swedish scares creep onto Steam March 6

Swedish developer Simogo - they of Device 6 fame - have announced a release date for the PC incarnation of the spooky Year Walk: March 6. Originally released to iOS in February of 2013, Year Walk is a puzzle game focused on an old, bizarre Swedish folktale. As with all Simogo games, playing Ye...

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> Text adventures come to Kindle, other e-readers

We're ... we're just so proud of all the would-be e-readers. Following known non-book Scrabble's ascent to the top of the Kindle sales charts, we learn from Ars Technica that a handful of gaming entrepreneurs have brought Zork I, II, III and Mini-Zork to the Kindle and other e-readers. While an ...

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Penguin takes on interactive fiction with 'The (Former) General'

The (Former) General in His Labyrinth isn't a game necessarily, but it is a really interesting take on interactive fiction that we wanted to share with you. Inspired by Tales from the 1001 Nights, Mohsin Hamid's new piece allows you to create your own story by choosing the path that the titular ch...

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