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Hollywood Monsters moves to small screens, on iOS in December

Hollywood Monsters, known in the US as the 2011 PC game The Next Big Thing, is coming to iOS devices on December 6. Developer Pendulo Studios recently launched Yesterday on the App Store and must have liked how that whole deal went down. Hollywood Monsters chronicles a 1940s Hollywood your...

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Hidden Runaway celebrates 10 years of point-and-clicks from Pendulo

Brian and Gina, the stars of Pendulo Studios' point-and-click Runaway series, take center screen in Hidden Runaway, a brand new episode available now on the App Store for $2.99. Pendulo has been in the point-and-click adventure business for a while now, and Hidden Runaway celebrates the 10-year...

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Be part of The Next Big Thing for cheap on Steam today

Steam's Daily Deal has Pendulo's The Next Big Thing for 75 percent off on PC and Mac, at just $7.50. Pendulo is a veteran of the point-and-click adventure genre, known for its dark humor and cartoonish aesthetics, recently evident in Yesterday. Today, you can play The Next Big Thing for cheap and...

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Gamesplanet Lab: Kickstarter's 'crowd-creating' competitor

As Kickstarter has taken off like – well, a popular Kickstarter project – over the past year, especially in the gaming sector, backers have noticed a few inconsistencies with the platform. For one, projects aren't vetted for plausibility or quality outside of a standard registration...

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'Brunchstorming' is Spanish for 'work,' if you're Pendulo Studios

Every Friday, the team at Pendulo Studios gathers in "Sala 2," a conference room covered floor-to-ceiling in posters, cut-outs and screenshots from the games it's created over the past 18 years as one of Spain's first independent game studios. For two hours or so, everyone in Sala 2 discusses ideas...

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Yesterday review: Hit me baby one more time

Pendulo Studios promised Yesterday would be dark, gritty and just on this side of disturbing, and it most decidedly is. Yesterday introduces friendly characters simply to kill them off and it doesn't shy away from jamming bullets through almost everyone's head. It examines -- in detail -- torture,...

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Yesterday's gritty, gutsy style makes us excited for tomorrow

Welcome to the Renaissance. The point-and-click adventure is back and it has nothing to do with Tim Schafer, Double Fine or Kickstarter. This particular revolution is being led by Pendulo Studios' gritty, stylized PC thriller, Yesterday, which marks a departure from the developer's previous title,...

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Latest Yesterday screens offer a peek into the game of tomorrow

Yesterday is living in the past in name alone -- it's actually ahead of us. A recent volley of screens give us a look into what to expect from Pendulo Studios' latest when it launches this March....

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New screens for 'Yesterday,' Pendulo's new, darker adventure

Pendulo Studios, known for adventure games like the Runaway series and The Next BIG Thing, has shown a few screens from Yesterday, which reveal that troubles aren't so far away. The latest batch highlights the dark atmosphere, as a trio of playable characters unearth mystical and mysterious...

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The Next Big Thing dev announces an 'original and dark thriller,' Yesterday

Pendulo Studios, developer of The Next Big Thing, has announced a new comic-book-style adventure game titled Yesterday. Apparently the art is where the similarities to Pendulo's previous titles end: "Pendulo has now given up comedy for once and is offering an original and dark thriller," the...

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