After 20 years Full Throttle remains a narrative video game masterpiece

In examining how gallant, restrained masculinity could function as an action-adventure ideal, the LucasArts game was way ahead of its timeThe fact that developer Double Fine Productions has chosen to remaster the classic 1995 point-and-click adventure Full Throttle isnít in itself remarkable. The LucasArts titles of the mid-1990s are widely loved and celebrated, and we have already seen updates of stablemates Grim Fandango and Day of the Tentacle. What is remarkable is that the strength of the narrative design, silly gags and beautiful vistas hasnít diminished at all. Holding a PS4 controller in front of the new version, itís obvious that the 20-year-old game is 10 times more ambitious than most commercially-made video games today. Not in the action of the game, in which your biker man Ben merely solves increasingly obscure puzzles involving the collection and application of objects to scenery (most memorably illustrated in the classic command ďSlam face on barĒ). No. What makes its legacy is something much m

After 20 years Full Throttle remains a narrative video game masterpiece

In examining how gallant, restrained masculinity could function as an action-adventure ideal, the LucasArts game was way ahead of its timeThe fact that developer Double Fine Productions has ...

Fri 21 Apr 17 from Guardian.co.uk

Full Throttle Remastered Review

Full Throttle Remastered feels like a supernova. It's bombastic, head-turning, and holds your attention during the brief time it flashes. The classic adventure game holds up today, but, ...

Fri 21 Apr 17 from Techspot

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