Laughing Jackal Announces New PSN Exclusive

Discussion in 'User Submitted News' started by Livin in a box, Jul 22, 2011.

Jul 22, 2011
    • Member

    Livin in a box Livin' in a cardboard box

    Member Since:
    Jul 18, 2008
    Message Count:
    1,631
    Location:
    Purgatory
    Country:
    United Kingdom
    Duæl Invaders/Cubixx HD developer, Laughing Jackal, has announced a video game port of Jackson and Livingstone’s classic pen n’ paper RPG, Fighting Fantasy: Talisman of Death.

    If you’re too young (or simply not cool enough) to remember the FF series, they were a long line of solo role-playing books, presenting players with numerous navigation/puzzle options, each marked with a different page number.

    Talisman of Death is said to one of the more controversial of Jackson and Livingstone’s works; despite soon becoming a best-selling series, the books were subject to extreme criticism from religious groups, slating ToD and other titles as being “work of the devil.”

    The game will release as part of the PSN’s “minis” collection, with a release date and trailer due in the coming weeks.[/p]

    Source

    I've never heard of this game because it was before my time, but a controversial game sounds good to me!
    • Member

    SamAsh07 My ride...

    Member Since:
    Jan 27, 2009
    Message Count:
    2,653
    Location:
    Bahrain
    Country:
    Bahrain
    The hell is this?? A spin off of Final Fantasy with Talismans?? So it's coming on PSP, will give it a go.
    • Newcomer

    saviorkross New Member

    Member Since:
    Mar 16, 2008
    Message Count:
    77
    Country:
    United States
    More like an interactive storybook. Notice it says "Fighting Fantasy", not "Final Fantasy". [IMG] If you've ever played the NDS homebrew LoneWolfDS, you'll have a basic idea of what to expect. Mind you, those are based on a different set of books. I've never read a FightingFantasy book myself, but I'm looking forward to trying this.


    More information about the game from the FightingFantasy website here.
    • Member

    SamAsh07 My ride...

    Member Since:
    Jan 27, 2009
    Message Count:
    2,653
    Location:
    Bahrain
    Country:
    Bahrain
    That....upon reading the only impression I got "Jumanji?" Lol.
    • Newcomer

    spoonmanx New Member

    Member Since:
    Mar 15, 2009
    Message Count:
    22
    Country:
    United States
    What a condescending topic...
    I've been gaming since the 70's and still have never heard of this.
    • Member

    Sir-Fritz New Member

    Member Since:
    May 4, 2008
    Message Count:
    1,338
    Location:
    Brisbane, Australia
    Country:
    Australia
    I'm 18 and i've heard of fighting fantasy.
    • Member

    SamAsh07 My ride...

    Member Since:
    Jan 27, 2009
    Message Count:
    2,653
    Location:
    Bahrain
    Country:
    Bahrain
    I guess some games just fly under the radar. Guess it wasn't that popular.
    • Member

    Alex221 New Member

    Member Since:
    Oct 20, 2009
    Message Count:
    602
    Location:
    Texas
    Country:
    United States
    Just because spoonmanx didnt know about it doesnt mean that it wasnt popular, call of duty franchise is popular and i didnt know about it until last year xD
    • Reporter

    Foxi4 Gravity is for weaklings.

    Member Since:
    Sep 13, 2009
    Message Count:
    17,718
    Location:
    Gaming Grotto
    Country:
    Poland
    Lol, the last Fighting Fantasy video game was released *for the DS*, the reader of your article could be 7 years old and still "remember" it.
    • Member

    Alex221 New Member

    Member Since:
    Oct 20, 2009
    Message Count:
    602
    Location:
    Texas
    Country:
    United States
    yeah there was one for ds so anyone should remember it jhajha
    • Member

    Fel GBAtemp's Adventurer

    Member Since:
    May 5, 2009
    Message Count:
    868
    Location:
    So close and yet so far away.
    Country:
    Czech Republic
    Fighting Fantasy are a very popular game-book series along with Lone Wolf, though obviously not every who isn't into the gamebook scene has heard about it.

    Incidentally, I've read this one although I hadn't been able to finish it because the library edition lacked a page or two. But it was really good, it has an excellent atmosphere!

Share This Page