Vegas Tales is an interesting new FMV game where you are hired to interview four sets of people to see who most deserves to inherit a Las Vegas resort when its owner passes away. Featuring light investigation and heavy interviewing, Vegas Tales provides a unique take on interactive movies.
The first game reviewed in the New Year is Aquarium Designer from Sigur Studio. This serene aquarium designer game offers a surprising amount of depth and even has a single player campaign. It’s a perfectly peaceful way to ring in the New Year.
If you are looking for a little holiday fun, then Too Many Santas makes quite an impression, like an ugly but somehow still amazing Christmas sweater. The game has the player dating one of six Santas in this really fun, low budget full motion video game.
Remakes are all the rage right now, and there is no bigger game for that than those in the Pokemon series. Now Pokemon Brilliant Diamond gets a refresh, and will have players trying to capture the colorful little creatures all over again.
Love Colors is a painting game where you use your mouse, keyboard or game controller to color and paint beautiful, pixelated portraits and other works of art. It’s amazingly relaxing, and a perfect way for gamers to escape the stresses of real life.
The psychological thriller FMV game I Saw Black Clouds plays more like an interactive movie than a videogame. If you are looking for a spooky psychological thriller that is easy to play but difficult to master, then I Saw Black Clouds can provide that mind-blowing and spine-chilling experience.
Fling to the Finish is the ultimate buddy game, where two players have to work together to get their comically-unbalanced team to bounce across the finish line. There is nothing quite like it, so dive in if you want to play something challenging and original.
Vesper from Cordens Interactive is one of the most visually stunning platformers to come out in a long time. And the game seems content to let players wander its colorful world without too much direction or help, for better or worse depending on your preferred playstyle.
The Dark Side of the Moon is an interactive FMV adventure and mystery that begins as one man searching for his lost children and evolves into an epic sci-fi thriller where the fate of his family hangs in the balance.
Samudra offers a chill underwater gameplay experience, but one that also strives to teach players about environmental awareness and the pollution that is adversely affecting the world’s oceans. It’s all about fun and learning this week with the Modern Gamer.