Did you enjoy Her Story, the indie title that revived the use of full-motion video in games? You're not alone: Sam Barlow's game sold over 100,000 copies, a lot for a small-budget release, and won its share of acclaim, including multiple awards. An… Engadget RSS Feed
Her Story made quite a splash when it came out and [$ 0.99] managed to make FMV games cool again by giving us a game with strong writing and acting, which apparently were often lacking from other FMV games in the past. Now, you can check out this great game for $ 0.99, its lowest price ever. It’s hard to talk about the game without ruining it, but just know that you’ll be trying to solve a mystery by putting together various pieces of the story while trying to pay attention to clues and discover the truth about the mystery at hand.
Despite some slight issues, this is a game that’s worth experiencing, and I think playing it on a tablet helps bring to live even better than doing it on a PC. Just keep in mind that it’s not the smallest game in terms of storage space, so download with caution.
If funny adventure games are your thing, then you should definitely pick up Her Majesty’s SPIFFING [$ 1.99] by BillyGoat Entertainment, on sale for the first time ever. The game has you searching the universe for planets to “gently” claim for the Galactic British Empire. You assume command of a near futuristic ship called HMSS Imperialize (subtle) and set to venture into the cosmos with one goal, to serve Queen and country. And SPIFFING is an acronym for “Special Planetary Force for Inhabiting New Galaxies” and nothing else. The game, which has great reviews on Steam, is chock full of British humor and entertaining characters, although some players do note that it’s a little on the short side.
The game dropped to $ 0.99 yesterday and today has gone up to $ 1.99, but that’s still a pretty good sale compared to the original $ 3.99. If you’re looking for a fun adventure game to play, look no further than Her Majesty’s SPIFFING.