Posts Tagged ‘Wadjet Eye Games’

Run, Rabbi: Shivah For Free Today

By Kieron Gillen on September 27th, 2009.

'Yes - and what do you do at Christmas?'. This is a reference to something which is a long story. Man!

Walking-gaming-polymath Richard Cobbett brought this to my attention. Wadjet Eye Games’ Dave Gilbert has decided to celebrate the Jewish holiday of Yom Kippur by making their Shivah free to download today. All you need to do is go to the buy page and enter the coupon code “FreeShivah”. And lo! A game will be yours. Why should you do this? “Put simply, if you’re into adventures or games that tell stories, Dave Gilbert is one of the guys you should be watching,” says Richard, before pausing to allow us to put a page-break in.
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Wot I Think: The Blackwell Convergence

By John Walker on August 10th, 2009.

All games should feature at least one lighthouse.

Dave Gilbert first grabbed people’s attentions with his adventure game, The Shivah. His deft touch with the AGS engine, and ability to tell simply, emotional tales, saw him and his developer, Wadjet Eye Games, win a bunch of awards. The series he’s known for now, the Blackwell stories, has recently released its third instalment: The Blackwell Convergence. Here’s wot I think.

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Get Spooked: The Blackwell Convergence

By John Walker on May 27th, 2009.

Oh, when adventure games were wonderful.

Fans of Dave Gilbert’s Wadjet Eye Games should already be looking forward to The Blackwell Convergence. The creator of some really fantastic independent adventure gaming, like the award winning The Shivah, and the previous Blackwell games, Legacy and Unbound, has been building up to The Blackwell Convergence for quite a while, and now there’s a new series of teaser cartoons to build up to the 30th June release.

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