Scaring people in Poltergeist is nowhere near as fun as scaring people in real life
Make no mistake about it, Laughing Jackal’s latest is hot stuff.
Competitive, dodgeball inspired, local multiplayer bullet hell with cartoony graphics and lovable character design.
With the ever increasing presence of technology in our day to day lives, it makes sense that we would do away with the old in favour of the sleeker, sexier new. Letters, books, dvds, and boardgames have all been snatched up by this digital monster. This week we look at a game that probably should have been left where it was, Chainsaw Warrior: Lord Of Night.
There’s a perverse pleasure to be had in seeing your time-consuming efforts reduced to nought but rubble within a few minutes, a feeling which is amplified by the warming celtic soundtrack that plays throughout.
There Came An Echo is what a gaming evolution should feel like.
I don’t mean to be too harsh on Hot Tin Roof, but it has its problems. Little problems. Little problems that stacked up and grated on me over time, until I couldn’t stand to play the game any more.
If Overture was a candy bar it would be the most sugary, mouth-watering bar on the market, the kind that dilates pupils and causes synapses to fire uncontrollably.
For the price of a sandwich you get a few hours of solid, head-scratching puzzle entertainment.
If you absolutely must play an anaemic RPG with nothing original of its own, knock yourself out.