Alice: Madness Returns is the much anticipated follow up (by me, anyway) to 2000’s PC/Mac game American McGee’s Alice – the dark and gritty telling of Alice’s post-Looking Glassadventures in what has now become a twisted version of Lewis Carroll’s Wonderland. The original game had Alice following an anorexic, pierced Cheshire Cat around a grotesque Wonderland, presumably due to Alice’s inclement insanity, slashing her way through the Red Queen’s guards amongst other familiar faces from Carroll’s universe with a bloody knife, and the sequel delivers more of the same.
A series of screenshots were revealed today showing off how pretty Gears 3 is looking. From what we understand the fine folks at Epic are using the months between now and November for some more QT and development. Having read the Gears novels by Karen Traviss, I’ve already had the pleasure of meeting a handful of the characters that are going to be part of the final chapter in the Gears trilogy. I listed Gears 3 as my most anticipated game of 2012 (before I knew Mass Effect 3 was also coming in November). Here are the screens, and who exactly you’re looking at.