Plenty of companies have made adventure games through the years. Find out more about them, from Infocom and Magnetic Scrolls through DreamCatcher and the late SouthPeak Interactive.
I know, I know, you've heard about adventure games on WAP-enabled cellphones before. But there's actually one already out there in the UK, and a company called bang new media is hard at work on another.
Online role-playing games like Asheron's Call and EverQuest are big business these days. But can a company make money from text-based games that bear a striking resemblance to old-fashioned text adventures? A new company named Skotos thinks it's possible.
In the battles over computer software there are many sides, including warez users, abandonware proponents, and the software companies themselves. A look at three views of digital intellectual property.
When SouthPeak Interactive first burst onto the scene, it was with the promise of exciting adventure games to come. Now, three years later, the company exists in name only. What happened?