If the operating system on the PC I used in the ‘90s was anything like the one in Andrew Morrish’s OS/RPG Kingsway, I would have gotten a lot more “work” done back then.
Every time I think I’m getting close to overcoming the brutal learning curve of Rain World, I die.
Headlander is a wild new Metroidvania for PS4 and PC from the folks at Double Fine Productions and Adult Swim Games. It is a disco fever dream mix of shooting, puzzles, and exploration. It’s pretty damn swell to play as a floating head! Join me as I talk about director Lee Petty’s approach to design, shoot the heads…
See that head with the jetflame coming out of it? Yep, that’s you. Aptly enough, the game is called Headlander.
In which I spend five minutes with absolutely no idea what's going on. Well, four minutes. Then I die.
Look, I don't really know what kind of organism the main character of Rain World is. Who knows what bizarre experiments or breeding rituals brought him into being. Nevertheless, he/she/it is alive when nearly everything else is dead. So, y'know, points to him. Make sure he keeps living, won't you?
Some weekends I pick a game to stream based on its relevance or popularity. This week I picked Adult Swim's Super Comboman, because it looks like a lot of fun and I'm too tired to be bored.
Adult Swim is giving away a different iOS game every week throughout the holiday season. First up, Super Mole Escape.
Though I am her favorite male human, I'm pretty sure my wife would leave me in a heartbeep if the right robot came along. Adult Swim and Popcannibal's Girls Like Robots is a painfully true game of love and logic.
Some folks might say that all a game has to do to make my Gaming App of the Day pick is contain at least one colorful cartoon unicorn. While that's probably true, Monsters Ate My Condo doesn't just feature a giant cartoon unicorn. It's also got a puppy-controlled robot, a killer crab, and a leder-hosen wearing mutated…