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2007-04 Wednesday 4th, Weekly review roundup
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2007-04 Wednesday 4th, Weekly review roundup

As Penumbra: Overture has been out for soon a week the reviews keep coming in at a steady rate. So far it has been mainly positive reviews and our own internal goals have been met and even exceeded! Enjoy!


PC Zone "So you crouch, and you hide in the dark from the thing because you're no 'Hollywood action hero', and through some magical trick of character empathy, you're actually scared. Then a wolf howls and you promptly shit yourself." -PC Zone, issue 178. Review available online.


EuroGamer "It does some truly clever stuff, has an effectively creepy atmosphere and there's a few signposts in it that action and adventure games alike would do well to follow." -EuroGamer.net.


GameElite Freely translated- "...the game contains surprisingly small amounts of violence, but notably large amounts of physiological horrors that will make you sleep with the lights turned on for weeks ahead." -GameElite.se.


PC Games For German speaking readers Penumbra: Overture is reviewed in the May issue of PC Games.



AdventureIsland Quick translation- "The game is very creepy and exciting. The great graphics and music helps it very well. The enemies are lethal but trying to evade them and sneak past them is double as scary than just attacking them." -Adventure-island.nl.


PC Gameplay Last there is a review in issue 132 of the Belgian magazine PC Gameplay.



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RE: 2007-04 Wednesday 4th, Weekly review roundup

i have a scan of the pc gameplay article
my brother quickly scanned it so its a poor scan
but the score, prs/ cons are on it so thats good enough Smile
i can scan it again if you want XD

quick translation of the lower left box on page 2:

pro:
frigtening
inituitive controlls
good physics puzzles

cons:
repetitive leveldesign (i can explain if you want btw Smile)

and a demo is on the dvd

pcgameplay zegt:penumbra is a unforgetabl rolercoasterride that you shouldnt miss
watch out if your a hearthpatient

and a score of 85 is wicked good Big Grin
they cant wait for ep2Big Grin

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RE: 2007-04 Wednesday 4th, Weekly review roundup

^but thats plageriusm and thats illegal1!

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well....duno but like most games will scan the magazines they are in
as far as i know, its legal

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RE: 2007-04 Wednesday 4th, Weekly review roundup

Seems like some positive reviews. You are well worth them!

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