Broken Age is a timeless coming-of-age story of barfing trees and talking spoons. Vella Tartine and Shay Volta are two teenagers in strangely similar situations, but radically different worlds. The player can freely switch between their stories, helping them take control of their own lives, and dealing with the unexpected adventures that follow.
The age of point-and-click adventures is beginning anew. We’ve been saying it for over a year now, and while mainstream successes like Telltale’s The Walking Dead are great exceptions, one common factor is playing a major role in their revival. Crowdfunding sites like Kickstarter are proving that cost is now a small obstacle: What gamers want, no matter how niche, they can get — so long as they pay up first. Broken Age is one Kickstarter baby; Tex Murphy, Republique, and Moebius are others. But Broken Age Act 1, officially available on Steam on Jan. 28, is unique: Over $3 million in backer donations wasn't enough to make the humble graphic adventure for PC, Mac, and Linux (and iOS and Android later). Double Fine has split the game into two parts so Steam... Read Review