The Next Big Thing
Great sense of style.
Sometimes funny characters.
A few illogical puzzles.
Poor hint system.
By GamingShogun on May 25, 2011
Interesting characters abound in The Next BIG ThingThe point and click adventure game has undergone a rejuvenation within this last year. With the success of the latest season of Sam and Max, Telltale Games brought another point and click adventure...-
By NowGamer on May 22, 2011
However, no amount of good-natured, LucasArts-inspired gameplay will obscure the fact that it can’t quite match its haphazard adventure script and humour to its impeccable presentation. 6.0/10Print this pageComments (0)Share this pageNoticed...60
By GameZone on May 06, 2011
The artistic approach Pendulo Studios takes with the game is what stands out the most. Their comic-like art style, fused with an art deco theme, creates a lighthearted film noir look and gives the game an adventure mystery feel. While simplistic in...70
By ImpulseGamer on May 01, 2011
It has been a while since the point-and-click adventure game was really popular; this popularity has seen a huge decline since the introduction of 3D games. The point-and-click genre relies heavily on story and the characters who are involved, as the...60
By AtomicGamer on April 27, 2011
In 1997, Spanish developer Pendulo Studios released a 2D adventure called Hollywood Monsters that starred a two-person team of rival reporters investigating a story at the home of a powerful film producer. This premise, word for word, is the same...100
By Strategy Informer on April 25, 2011
Liz Allaire, one of the lead character's in point-and-click adventure The Next Big Thing, is a whole picnic's worth of sandwiches short of a picnic. She doesn't just have a screw loose - she's lost the entire toolbox. Here at Strategy...75
By Diehard GameFAN on April 22, 2011
Don’t let the name fool you; The Next Big Thing really isn’t. Instead it’s a fun but flawed adventure game that falls slightly short of the mark. The game has some of the best animation and voice acting I’ve ever seen in a video...87
By Gamers Daily News on April 22, 2011
In the recent years, point and click games have taken a backseat, as they are slower, and less energetic than other games. Using solely the mouse for control makes the player feel like they’re doing less. The Next Big Thing hopes to revitalize the...85
By GameSpot on April 21, 2011
The Next Big Thing creates a lush vision of an alternate-reality Hollywood, but its knockout visuals can't make up for its frustrating...60
By Hooked Gamers on April 21, 2011
While Liz Allaire is a crazy, fun loving individual with a hilarious way of looking at things, Dan Murray is a self-centered, egomaniacal bastard who gets annoying very quickly. If I were to describe him in one word, it would be “Prick.” Despite Dan’s...80