A New Jaws Game With A Text Adventure Twist

You've probably seen Steven Spielberg's epoch-shifting 1975 blockbuster Jaws, and if you grew up playing games, you've probably played a video game based on the film. But you probably haven't played a video game version quite like this. » 9/20/13 4:00pm 9/20/13 4:00pm

This May Be The Coolest Way To Play Zork

Or is it the dorkiest? However you want to label it, the ability to play Infocom text adventures like Zork and The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy with a typewriter is without a doubt neat. » 11/02/10 7:40pm 11/02/10 7:40pm

LucasArts Hopes To Turn Old Into Gold With Adventure Games

There was a time when gaming was left more to the imagination than the pixel-count. When the written word was mightier than the joystick. » 7/08/09 1:00pm 7/08/09 1:00pm

The iPhone Just Became A Text Adventure Goldmine

iPhone gaming just got a shot in the arm with the release of Frotz » 8/13/08 4:40pm 8/13/08 4:40pm, an interactive fiction (aka text adventure) app that's free to download. With it, iPhone owners can while away the hours with dozens of text-only games, getting lamps, facing north, being frozen by wizards... all that fun stuff! That means you have…

Choose Your Own Adventure: Pong

Back in November we pointed you to Pac-Txt, Pac-Man as a text adventure. Now we deliver you Pong rendered as a 180-page Choose Your Own Adventure book. It's like someone sat around thinking "Hey, you know that game Pong? What if we could make it even slower and more boring. But admit it, you're intrigued. And you can… » 5/31/08 1:00pm 5/31/08 1:00pm