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The Edinburgh Film and Game Orchestra recently performed the Main Theme from Gabriel Knight 3 as a part of their concert during the 2014 Edinburgh Game Symposium and Film Festival! Check out this fine arrangement by Luci Holland.
For decades, computer adventure games have been a dead art, but thanks in part to Kickstarter, we may be witnessing a revival. In 2012, renowned adventure game designer Jane Jensen caused a stir in the gaming community when she established her own studio, Pinkerton Road, with the help of Kickstarter backers. Best known for her groundbreaking Gabriel Knight series in the 1990s, Jensen has returned to adventure gaming with Moebius: Empire Rising, which is packed with promise for a series about its engaging lead character. The galvanizing theme music was composed by Robert Holmes, Jensen’s husband, who is also a co-founder of Pinkerton Road, and composed the music for Gabriel Knight.
I remember the day I saw Jane Jensen’s fundraising campaign on Kickstarter. As you can tell from the reviews of the Gabriel Knight (GK) trilogy on my blog, I am a huge fan of Jensen’s work. Hence, I pledged a considerable amount without blinking an eye. Everything in the campaign looked so promising, such as Jensen having full control over the design and production, pledgers voting for which game is going to be produced first, and the involvement of Robert Holmes (Jensen’s husband and composer of the music for the GK trilogy). Soon, pledgers (including me) selected the concept of “Moebius” to be the first game that Jensen was going to design in her new studio “Pinkerton Road.” Fast forward to the present time, we finally have the game in our hands. It got mixed reactions from the community so far, and I have to admit that it is not the glorious and legendary comeback from Jensen we were all hoping for. Nevertheless, Moebius is a wonderful thriller and the story alone makes it worth the wait.
Moebius: Empire Rising has been out for just slightly over a week now and reviews have been pouring in from various review outlets. So why don’t we take a look at what some of the reviewers out there thought of our game?
Jane Jensen, brilliant creator of the Gabriel Knight series, spent the 2000s making smaller-scale casual mysteries but these days she’s back doing what she does best. With brand new point-and-click, Moebius: Empire Rising, Jensen hopes to draw in a new generation of adventure gamers; the likelihood of this though is uncertain, due to the game’s numerous graphics and mechanical issues.