Anodyne 2: Return to Dust by Melos Han-Tani, Marina Kittaka is an adventure game in the style of old PS1 and N64 classics. The game was ported to consoles by Ratalaika Games and is now available in German for PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series, and Nintendo Switch. You don’t necessarily have to have played the first game to understand Anodyne 2.

Story

“Nano Dust infects the islanders of New Theland, distorting their emotions and desires. You play as Nova, a Nano Cleaner who must explore the island, seeking out the sick and shrinking inside their bodies to suction up the Dust.

Anodyne 2: Return to Dust combines the thrilling scale and cinematic storytelling of 3D games with the tight design and easy-to-pick-up satisfaction of 2D Zelda-like adventures. With art that re-imagines the PS1 and N64 era, explore 3D cities, valleys, and wastelands then shrink into the varied 2D mindscapes of characters, from snowy, aurora-lit valleys to perilous volcanic construction sites!”

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Anodyne 2: Return to Dust in the PlayStation Store

Anodyne 2: Return to Dust in the Microsoft Store

Anodyne 2: Return to Dust for Nintendo Switch

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Brok the InvestiGator: Prologue – German Translation

Brok the InvestiGator by COWCAT is an epic and innovative adventure mixing storytelling, puzzles and beat’em up! What kind of detective will you be? The full game is scheduled to be released for PC in late 2021; console ports are also planned.

The prologue is now available for free on Steam, so you can get a first impression. If you like the game, consider supporting it on Kickstarter: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/cowcatgames/brok-the-investigator

Story

“In a futuristic light cyberpunk world where animals have replaced humans, privileged citizens live under a dome protected from the ambient pollution while others struggle to make a living outside.

Brok, a private detective and former boxer, lives with Graff, the son of his deceased wife. Although he could never elucidate her accident, recent events may shed some light on an even more tragic outcome… one that may be linked to their own existence.

Will they be able to withstand the threats of this corrupted world and face their own destiny?”

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Midnight Scenes: The Goodbye Note – German Translation

Midnight Scenes: The Goodbye Note by Octavi Navarro is a special edition of the critically acclaimed short game and the second episode in the series; the first episode was recently published as a special edition. The roughly 15-minute-long adventure game with atmospheric black-and-white pixel art is inspired by horror and mystery shows from the 1960s such as Twilight Zone and Outer Limits.

Story

“In tonight’s episode of Midnight Scenes, we follow Dr. Richard P. Griffin during the scariest journey of his life. Welcome to a dimension of horror. Welcome to Midnight Scenes.”

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Midnight Scenes: The Highway – German Translation

Midnight Scenes: The Highway by Octavi Navarro is a special edition of the critically acclaimed short game. The roughly 15-minute-long adventure game with atmospheric black-and-white pixel art is inspired by horror and mystery shows from the 1960s such as Twilight Zone and Outer Limits.

Story

“Claire Barnes is about to discover what kind of horrors lurk in the darkness of a deserted road. Welcome to a dimension of horror. Welcome to Midnight Scenes.”

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Saint Kotar: The Yellow Mask – German Translation

Saint Kotar: The Yellow Mask by Red Martyr Entertainment is a free prologue of the full game Saint Kotar. In this dark psychological horror adventure you explore a small rural town called Sveti Kotar.

The game is now available on Steam – of course with German subtitles. If you liked the prologue, please support the project on Kickstarter: Saint Kotar.

https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/redmartyr/saint-kotar

Story

“Follow the fear of Benedek Dohnany and Nikolay Kalyakin and play the onset of a dark and chilling narrative adventure. Make decisions and affect the events that precede a macabre series of murders, allegedly related to devil worship and witchcraft.”

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VirtuaVerse – German Translation

VirtuaVerse by Theta Division is a cyberpunk point & click adventure set in a future not so far away narrating tales of technomancers, AR graffiti writers, hacker groups, tribes of cryptoshamans, digital archeology, epic cyberwars, and virtual reality debauchery.

The Warlocs team translated the game into several languages; I was responsible for the German localization.

Story

“In a future not so far away, one Artificial Intelligence prevailed above all other AIs and their governments. Society has migrated to a permanently integrated reality connected to a single neural network that continuously optimizes people’s experiences by processing personal data. Nathan, an outsider still refusing to comply with the new system, makes a living off the grid as a smuggler of modded hardware and cracked software. Geared with his custom headset, he is among the few that can still switch AVR off and see reality for what it is. He shares an apartment in the city with his girlfriend Jay, a talented AVR graffiti writer whose drones have been bit-spraying techno-color all over the augmented space in the city. Waking up one morning, Nathan discovers that Jay disappeared overnight, but not before leaving a cryptic message on their bathroom mirror. Having accidentally broken his custom headset, Nathan is now disconnected and determined to find out what happened to Jay, but he soon finds himself tangled up in an unexpected journey involving Jay’s hacker group and a guild of AVR technomancers. Travelling around the world, he’ll have to deal with hardware graveyards, digital archeology, tribes of cryptoshamans, and virtual reality debauchery.”

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Guard Duty – German Translation

Guard Duty by Sick Chicken Studios is a comedy adventure about love, loss and the end of the world. Experience an unforgettable story spanning across two radically different time periods.

The game was ported by Ratalaika Games for consoles and is now available on PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Xbox One and Nintendo Switch. Including my German translation of course!

Story

“Tondbert, loyal Guard to the Castle of Wrinklewood, is having a rough day. A little too much ale at the local pub, a lapse in judgement, and the next thing you know a hooded figure has slipped into the kingdom and kidnapped the princess — an event that will have consequences well into the future.

A thousand years later, in a small orbital station, Agent Starborn is a member of a resistance group embarking on a last ditch effort to overthrow evil and take back the Earth — a quest rooted in the depths of history.

Discover how these two playable characters’ fates are intertwined and you might just save humanity in the process.”

Downloads

Guard Duty in the PlayStation Store

Guard Duty for Xbox One

Guard Duty for Nintendo Switch

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Reversion Chapter 3: The Return – German Translation

Reversion is a three-part adventure series by 3f interactive. Previously, Reversion – The Escape and Reversion – The Meeting have been released. The third chapter is now also available! The games feature hand-made 2D art, a compelling story, and cultural references to Buenos Aires!

If you’re a fan of point-and-click adventures, be sure to check out the series. The German translations of the second and third chapters were done by me, while the first part was corrected by me.

Story

“Your adventure is almost at an end, or is it just beginning? After meeting the mysterious man from the photograph, you know that the only way to save your city is to join the Resistance against the tyranny of Sergio. 

Guide the protagonist, Christian, through the ruins of Buenos Aires to make your final stand against the evil tyrant. Can you find the missing pieces to a mysterious device, the city’s only hope for redemption? Can you and your friends outrun Sergio and his guards long enough to succeed?

Team up with your allies, Victoria and Pablo, on your final mission to collect all the missing parts to this strange machine. Only then will you have a chance to reverse the disastrous events that destroyed the city as you know it. 

Your adventure continues on the streets of Buenos Aires. It’s time for Reversion. ”

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The Revenge of Johnny Bonasera: Episode 4 – German Translation

The Revenge of Johnny Bonasera: Episode 4 by Rafael García is the final episode in the hilarious comic series about the the eponymous Johnny Bonasera. Part 3 was also translated by me into German, while parts 1 and 2 were corrected by me.

The game is now available with German subtitles on Steam and for iOS and Android devices. Check it out and help Johnny to complete his revenge!

Story

“In the alien base, Johnny will try to find the way to rescue his mother and all humans who have been abducted, including Capitán Wachimolete, who is now a member of the alien army due to a probe that controls his will.”

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Football Game – German Translation

Football Game by Cloak and Dagger Games is a short point-and-click thriller with an award-winning soundtrack by JUPITER-C. The game was ported by Ratalaika Games and is now available in German for Windows, PlayStation 4, PS Vita, Xbox One, and Nintendo Switch.

Story

“East Bend, Purchase County. 1987.
You are Tommy, a local high school football hero in the town of East Bend. It’s game night for the Purchase County Turbines and your sweetheart is waiting in the bleachers. However, something is amiss… Join Tommy for a night you won’t forget!”

Downloads

Football Game in the PlayStation Store

Football Game for Xbox One

Football Game for Nintendo Switch