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The Beast Within: A Gabriel Knight Mystery

When Jane Jensen first said that she would like to make a dark-tinged, adult-oriented mystery of a Sierra adventure game, revolving around an antihero of a paranormal detective named Gabriel Knight, her boss Ken Williams wasn’t overly excited about the idea. “Okay, I’ll let you do it,” he grumbled. “But I wish you’d come up with something happier!”

What a difference a year and a half can make. At the end of that period of time, Gabriel Knight: Sins of the Fathers was a hit, garnering vive la différence! reviews and solid sales from gamers who appreciated its more sophisticated approach to interactive storytelling. Rather than remaining an outlier in the company’s catalog, it bent Sierra’s whole trajectory in its direction, as Ken Williams retooled and refocused on games that could appeal to a different — and larger — demographic of players.

There was no question whatsoever about a sequel. In January of 1994, just six weeks after the first Gabriel Knight game had shipped, Jane Jensen was told to get busy writing the second one.

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The Biggest Game Releases of September 2021

If you have a PS5 already, maybe you’re looking forward to the Death Stranding Directors Cut, Deathloop, or The Medium. Coming to Switch we have Kitaria Fables, Family Trainer, WarioWare Get it Together, Colors Live, Eastward, Dragon Ball Z Kakarot and Ni no Kuni 2. If you play games on your PC you’ll be able to check out Cookie Clicker, Lake, Pathfinder Wrath of the Righteous,Surgeon Simulator 2, Metallic Child, Rogue Lords, Gamedec, Aragami 2, and New World. There’s a whole list of games hitting several consoles this month. Make sure to check out WRC 10, Sonic Colors Ultimate, Fist Forged in Shadow Torch, Bus Simulator 21, Tales of Arise and Skatebird. That’s not all, xbox users will get to play World War Z Aftermath, NBA 2k22, Test Drive Unlimited Solar Crown, the Ultimate Edition of Fifa 22 and more. That’s still not all! This month also sees the release of Diablo 2 Resurrected, Lost Judgment, Ghostrunner, Lemnis gate, Outer Wilds Echoes of the Eyes, and Hot Wheels Unleashed. – –  – IGN Games