REVIEW: Nocked! True Tales of Robin Hood

More than six centuries after his introduction through poems and ballads, Robin Hood – the late-medieval outlaw of Sherwood Forest – barely requires an introduction due to his ongoing renown and fascination to modern audiences….




New Fighting Fantasy covers revealed

Scholastic UK have now released cover designs for the first six books of their repackaged Fighting Fantasy series, which includes Ian Livingstone’s new adventure, The Port of Peril. These vibrantly energetic cover illustrations are by…



REVIEW: The Frankenstein Wars

Mary Shelley’s novel Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus tells the cautionary tale of Victor Frankenstein, a gifted man of science who develops a process built on the principle of life to imbue vitality into previously…


PREVIEW+INTERVIEW: True Tales of Nocked!

Nocked! True Tales of Robin Hood is a new text-based role-playing game that blends interactive fiction, resource management and base building against the backdrop of Sherwood Forest. You are Robin of Locksley. Hounded from your home…


REVIEW: Heroes of Urowen

The enjoyment of a gamebook is derived from many interlinked parts, including: mechanics, story, choice, interaction, imagination and presentation. These factors then create an overall experience that is based on the quality and style of…



Alcyone: The Last City

Alcyone: The Last City (pronounced Al-Sigh-O-Knee!) is a sci-fi interactive fiction game set in the last City in the universe. Created by Joshua Meadows (a video game journalist/writer, and author of the episodic sci-fi/fantasy series Iyetra),…


Rhyl On Sea

Kismet Interactive Fiction (creators of Day of the Worms – the ‘gardening meets the zombie apocalypse’ text adventure) has just released a new detective noir adventure where you play a reporter in a small seaside…


REVIEW: Rise of the Shadow King

As our own world increases in complexity and continuously demands more from us just to survive the unending grind of daily life, it’s often welcome to escape our modern difficulties by embarking on a relatively…


Fighting Fantasy Legends

The welcomed resurgence of the Fighting Fantasy brand in this 35th Anniversary year continues to gather increased momentum with the announcement from Nomad Games (creators of the successful Talisman: Digital Edition) of their upcoming new…


Scholastic to relaunch Fighting Fantasy

Great news for all Fighting Fantasy fans! Scholastic UK has acquired world rights to the series, announcing that the classic gamebooks will be ‘republished, repackaged and reignited for a new generation’. They will also publish…




Heroes of Urowen

Heroes of Urowen is a new fantasy gamebook created by Spanish author David Velasco, a writer of novels and gamebooks, and a translator of English video games and apps, including An Assassin in Orlandes by…