Forever Lost: Episode 1 HD in Review – Can You Picture That?

I probably shouldn’t admit this, but there’s something about wandering around an asylum that’s always been oddly intriguing to me, which I think is why I tend to gravitate towards such games.  It’s also a well visited subject, as I can recall games back as far as my Radio Shack color computer dealing with the topic (if you don’t know what that is, congrats on being a younger gamer).  Forever Lost: Episode 1 HD is a more recent entry in the list, and it’s actually one of the best ones I’ve played in quite a while.  I do miss the fact that there are no wacky inmates to converse with, but otherwise it has managed to nail the atmosphere pretty well, and has a nice balance of object puzzle solving and mini-games to complete.  Now if I could just find the skip button for the puzzle I’m stuck on…

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10 New App Store Games To Watch [October 1 - 7]

I’m a big adventure game fan, and my top pick for this week just happens to fall into that category.  Forever Lost: Episode 1 HD tosses you in an asylum with no knowledge of who you are or why you’re there.  Gather items, solve puzzles and piece together the mystery, all in an atmosphere that’s just right for the Halloween season.  If you prefer some action you should check out Payback2, the sequel to a game heralded as “the best GTA clone you’ve never heard of”.  You’ll have plenty of weapons at your disposal and the chance to drive everything from a tank to an ice cream truck.  For those that just want to relax with some simple fun, former artists from the company Crytek have developed the game Fin Friends.  It’s an aquatic take on the whole “helicopter in a tunnel” theme, and while there’s enough challenge for adults the atmosphere will definitely keep the children entertained.
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