The best thing about reviewing games is that sometimes you get given a game that you’ve never heard of, in a genre you don’t particularly enjoy, and it turns out to be a damned good experience. *Spoiler Alert* Demetrios is one such game. Demetrios is a point’n’click adventure from French indie developer COWCAT that follows the adventure of Bjorn Thonen;… READ FULL STORY AT THEGG!
Most of our adventure games star someone who is larger than life, whether it’s in stature or in the heart. But what if the hero—and I say that rather loosely—is a drunken, lazy, disgusting slob who is far from being the brightest bulb in the box? Demetrios: The Big Cynical Adventure features such a protagonist by the name of Bjorn Thonen. Bjorn is gross. He doesn’t shower. He has no problems eating thrown away food. God only knows the last time he cleaned his toilet. He owns an antique store, but he’s never there. Therefore, he doesn’t have much money. He also doesn’t have any friends, which is a huge shock, I know. Even worse, his idiocy knows no bounds. And yet, this slovenly creature is going to save the world, even though he really, really doesn’t want to. This has all the makings of a game of the year adventure title, doesn’t it? Did I mention that it’s filled with toilet humor? Literal toilet humor? You’re completely sold on this title, aren’t you? A Truly Reluctant Hero There are a bazillion games that star a reluctant hero. It’s always some poor schmuck who stumbles into a situation and finds that will…
Late last night Breton Fabrice (the founder of the indie games studio Cowcat) reached out to me (Robin) and informed us that his point-and-click adventure game “Demetrios” is set for a PSV release on the 15th of November. So if you like old-school like adventure games and just happens to own a PS Vita unit. Then keep your eyes open… READ FULL STORY AT THEGG!
[embedded content] On November 15, developer Cowcat will bring Demetrios: The Big Cynical Adventure to PlayStation Vita in North America and Europe. Released earlier this year on PC, Demetrios is a point-and-click visual novel adventure game inspired by Broken Sword. Promising 8 to 12 hours of gameplay, Demetrios includes over 15,000 lines of dialogue, mini-games throughout the story, and hidden cookies on every screen that provide optional puzzle hints. In addition to the exact same content as the PC version, the PS Vita version of Demetrios includes these optimizations: Gamepad controls make use of sticks, D-Pad and buttons for quick selection and shortcuts, with several options such as the sticks sensitivity. Touch controls are available, including a “magnifying glass” for spotting small hotspots like cookies! Interface and fonts scaled up to be easy to read. Fully translated in 6 languages: English, French, Spanish, Italian, German, Russian. Compatible with PlayStation TV. 38 trophies to unlock, including a Platinum! Memory card space: 200 MB. Here’s what to expect from the story in Demetrios: Bjorn Thonen, a slob of an antique dealer living in Paris, is robbed one night after coming home drunk. Forced to conduct his own investigation with the help of his neighbor Sandra, he ends up involved in a murky, mysterious affair….