The description of the collection sounds like a dream: three classic parts of the series, which had a huge impact on the industry, are transferred to a new engine. The graphics have been tweaked, the gameplay has been changed, and all this goodness is available on a variety of platforms: on computers, on new consoles, and on old ones, including Nintendo Switch. But then it started: a vague trailer, strange screenshots, no gameplay videos, and no pre-release press copies. I immediately remembered some Polish creation … Continue reading
Brilliant, eccentric and extraordinarily charismatic, Sherlock Holmes is rightfully considered one of the greatest literary heroes of all times and peoples – it is not without reason that every new fictional detective sooner or later begins to be compared with the legendary occupant of 221 Baker Street.
But here’s the paradox: although the character has been with us for more than a hundred years, and even schoolchildren know his adventures by heart, the detective’s early life is still shrouded in a veil of secrecy. What events shaped the image of Holmes? Continue reading
Horror in the dungeons and more
Horror in Undernauts: Labyrinth of Yomi is driven by the story, art design, and atmosphere. The action takes place in Yomi. In Japanese folklore, this is actually Hell, the land of the dead, and in the game it is a strange complex and labyrinth that suddenly appeared in the 70s of the last century in the vicinity of Tokyo. It’s scary, dark and there are not always living monsters around, but it’s also full of especially valuable resources. Therefore, corporations regularly send groups of specially trained stalkers (titular Undernauts) to their extraction, in fact, exploiting them mercilessly. Continue reading