Tagged With indiana jones

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Goddammit. Just when you thought you'd buried memories of Kingdom of the Crystal Skull deep enough in your sub-conscious, Disney go an and announce this.

Steven Spielberg will Direct Harrison Ford in a brand new Indiana Jones movie set for release in 2019.

Someone make it stop.

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Kicking off in 1986, Lucasarts presided over an era (running until around the year 2000) in which they were the adventure game Kings, releasing a string of titles that remain all-time classics even decades later.

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Steam's Autumn sales — even though it started in the Australian spring, and it's technically summer now — are usually smaller than their mid-year efforts and the shenanigans that ensue right around Christmas. But that doesn't mean there aren't some good deals to be had or cheap games to purchase immediately prior to Christmas. But if you're going to take the plunge in the current sale, you only have until 10:00AM PST. That's 5:00 AM tomorrow morning, or 2:00 AM if you live in Perth.

But what's worth buying? Let's take a look.

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Indiana Jones and the Fate of Atlantis has a part, in the beginning, where you can play the initial titles or credits sequence at the beginning of the game. I find myself wishing that way more narrative-based games would do this adorable moviesque thing.

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Mickey Mouse now owns both Han Solo and his whip-bearing twin Indy — Disney has purchased the rights to the Indiana Jones franchise from Paramount, the film group that distributed the first four films in the beloved action/adventure series.

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Indiana Jones is not the only one solving annoying ancient puzzles in haunted caves, armed with a whip and dynamites, far from civilisation. A setting like this is perfect for video games, so it is no surprise that many were influenced by the character, and the similarities in some cases are amazing.