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What do I like in games pt1

February 25, 2011 5 comments

I have been hit by a dry-spell when it comes to games recently. No matter what  I do, I start playing a game, than lose interest in it a second later. Its starting to really bother me, even Bulletstorm, which was one of the funniest things I have played in a long time, could hold my interest for more than a few hours.

Seriously. This is the game that has a robot dinosaur named "Waggleton P. Tallylicker"

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The safty word is Banana

February 2, 2011 Leave a comment

Nothing quite like a hack and slash adventure over tea

Magicka¬†is like no other game I have ever played. The base game-play is two parts Diablo, one part parody, one part typing tutorial, and one part Castle-Crashers. The resulting mix is utterly insane, but totally awesome. The love put into this game is immediately clear: Look at that title screen; the corner is missing, you can see the outline from where it was. There is an axe mark in the top, which is there on all pages. The bubbles in the tea (or coffee), and the bits of the half-eaten sausage in the corner breath of a light breakfast. I almost feel like I could reach out and touch this, and it’s just the title, it’s up for half a second if not less.

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