Jill Seale

Tons Of Telltale Tidings: Puzzle Agent 2, King’s Quest, Fables

Tons Of Telltale Tidings: Puzzle Agent 2, King’s Quest, Fables

Last night, Telltale Games, Makers of the episodic Sam and Max reboot as well as the Tales of Monkey Island series, held a press conference to put out some news about their upcoming lineup.

 Ryan Wilson

The Silver Lining is Back!

It is with great joy and relief that I can say that The Silver Lining a fan sequel to the King’s Quest series. Activision has rescinded their decision to stop the production of the game and has granted Phoenix Online Studios a non-commercial license to release their game. But oh no, dear readers, that is […]

 Ryan Wilson

Rise of the Phoenix (Online Studios)?

I awoke this morning to find an email from the king himself, Graham of Daventry, sitting in my inbox. Immediately wary of Nigerian money scams, I fired up the antivirus and scanned the message. Clean. I clicked on the email, hoping for the best but expecting the worse. The email consisted only of two lines, […]

 Ryan Wilson

Restore, Restart, Quit: An Interview with Phoenix Online Studios (Part One)

Restore, Restart, Quit: An Interview with Phoenix Online Studios (Part One)

Earlier this month, I reported about Activision’s unfortunate cease-and-desist of long-term fan project The Silver Lining, which was meant to act as a spiritual King’s Quest IX.  As a long time follower of the project, it was upsetting to see such a high profile project have the rug pulled out from under them so ruthlessly. […]

 Ryan Wilson

Activision Pulls the Plug on King’s Quest Revival

Activision Pulls the Plug on King’s Quest Revival

In a swift move of pure dickery, Activision has pulled out the old cease and desist on The Silver Lining, better known as the fan sequel King’s Quest 9. The previous owner of the Sierra IP, Vivendi, tried to shut down production of the game back in 2005, but negotiated down to a non-commercial license […]