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Penumbra: Black Plague Demo

By John Walker on February 7th, 2008.

The concluding chapter in the Penumbra duology, Black Plague, is out next week, and we hear word that it matches up to the tension and entertainment of the original, and thankfully loses the shoddy combat. Now you can check for yourself, with the first four levels available as a demo. It’s 9.33 Standard Peggles.

Black Plague

As we reported last year, the Penumbra games were meant to be a trilogy, but the last two parts have been built into one. The project has shown remarkable promise by the developing duo at Frictional Games. Hopefully we’ll see them apply all the learning, and original thinking, into something new in the near future.

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It’s All Overture

By Alec Meer on September 13th, 2007.

Sad and good news at once – kind of like a puppy being born then immediately exploding.

Penumbra: Overture, the creepy indie physics-based adventure game spun out of an impressive tech demo, is to get a sequel, one that ties off its story’s various loose ends. Trouble is, it was supposed to be a trilogy. Now it’s a mere duology, like the Kill Bill films or albums by the UK band behind the best-ever number one single that’s probably about something to do with ejaculation but no-one’s really entirely sure, Frankie Goes to Hollywood.

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