The marketing for Alice: Madness Returns was dark. The game itself, though, was mostly just strange, with a dash of quaint. Why the disconnect? Well, according to the series' creator American McGee, it's all EA's fault.
The world moved on from the game pretty quickly, but thanks to its vivid art style Alice: Madness Returns lives on in the hearts of cosplayers, few of which have quite nailed the game as much as michivvya and her friends.
According to studio head American McGee, during development of 2011's Alice: Madness Returns, publisher Electronic Arts were pushing hard for the already-dark game to be made more "mature".
"When is a cosplay not a cosplay?" queried the Mad Hatter, sipping lukewarm tea from a cracked and leaking cup. "When it's pay-per-use stock photography that someone put up for sale in case someone felt a pressing need for shots of a woman dressed as the lead character from American McGee's Alice: Madness Returns?" I…
Chinese cosplay photographer Mengjie Luan is back with another set of spectacular pics.
Coming to comic shops and specialty retailers near you, these Gentle Giant sculpted action figures give Alice: Madness Returns a chance to play with the darker side of Lewis Carroll's creations.
This week on the PlayStation store, the pickings are slimmer for new games than they've been, but there is still some fun stuff to be found. Alice: Madness Returns arrives as a downloadable game, with a full-game trial for PlayStation Plus users. Rocksmith owners will have a chance to download some killer Megadeth…
The semi-sequel to American McGee's Alice arrived last week. A timely return to a gothic wonderland, or is too late, too late for a very important date with our hard drives? Come on, down the rabbit hole with you and let's find out…
Reader Gray, with a little help from actress Jennymarie Jemison and Zane Rutledge, one of the original Alice's CG artists, has sent us two clips fans of American McGee's and EA's series might be interested in.
Like countless crayon drawings from a crazed mind coming together to form a giant disturbing picture, American McGee's vision coalesces in the launch trailer for Alice: Madness Returns.
A PC cult classic returns (and on consoles this time, too) next month when Alice: Madness Returns hits shelves.
If you happen to wander across sweet Alice during her travels in Wonderland and she should happen to flash red, white, and red all over, you're probably going to die. This is Hysteria.
With ten-year-plus gap between the new Alice: Madness Returns and its predecessor, American McGee's Alice, maybe you could use a little refresher on what's been going on in Wonderland and in Alice's head. Good news? There's an app for that.
According to an online image doing the rounds, Alice: Madness Returns will be out on July 21 and rated "Cero Z", Japan's "Adults Only" equivalent. It's not uncommon for violent games to get Cero Z. Xbox 360's Gears of War and Wii's MadWorld both snagged Cero Z ratings. [はちま起稿]
Confirming reports earlier this week from the man himself, American McGee's Alice brings its insanity to the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3, with code for a free download packed inside every copy of its sequel, Alice: Madness Returns.
Perhaps you're interested in playing the new fantasy adventure Alice: Madness Returns, but have never enjoyed the 11-year-old PC original. Worry not, for it appears that the first game, American McGee's Alice is coming to consoles as a downloadable game as well.