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  • MikeJazzfaceTheDancingSquirrel - July 17, 2014 3:45 a.m.

    ''England's world wide reputation for beaver-toothed tea sipping softies'' . . . . it's funny that this is genuinely what people imagine us english to be like... they must all be quarantined off away from the foster drinking ape-men that populate the majority of our land mass
  • _--_ - July 14, 2014 4:11 p.m.

    --bioshock set in an aquarium --goat simulator set in a recycling factory --mario brothers as chimney sweeps(instead of plumbers) --tetris set in a fish bowl --tomb raider set in a rock climbing warehouse --guitar hero set in a 'black and white' universe --red dead redemption set in a quaker city --assassins creed set on a pirates ship(wait~they ACTUALLY did 'that' stupid idea?~and people bought into it in droves?)
  • Annihilator820 - July 14, 2014 3:59 p.m.

    On a basic concept level, the Shadow of the Colossus entry makes the most sense. Fighting huge mechs SotC-style would be all kinds of awesome, and it'd be pretty much the only way an under-equipped lone fighter could hope to take one down. Besides, the Colossi are pretty much giant robots made of flesh and stone as it is, making them fully and blatantly machines wouldn't be a massive leap. As a final point in favor of the idea, futuristic stuff could make the battles even more exciting. The Colossi couldn't have been armed with futuristic weapons and movement systems, but giant mechs could definitely have those elements.
  • brickman409 - July 14, 2014 2:05 p.m.

    "Dead Space set... during the 1960s moon landings" so basically the movie Apollo 18?
  • SamuelJamesRiley - July 14, 2014 2:39 p.m.

    *googles Apollo 18* wadda ya know, that is pretty similar. I'm guessing it didn't feature Neil Armstrong blowing Buzz Aldrin's arms and legs off though, right?
  • _--_ - July 14, 2014 5:14 p.m.

    --back in the mid 90s --my mom had bought apollo 13(and it was just sitting around the house) --back in those days --if you were in the mood to watch a movie --a lot of times it had to be one that was "laying around the house" --i had heard the movie was GREEEAT!!! --i was only in my mid teens(and ive always loved sci-fi~and fantasy~and really nothing else ha) --so(at that age) --i was PRETTY dumb --and --i figured "this movie must have aliens in it~this is gonna be MINDBLOWING" --right? --its about space~its 3 hrs long~and its GREEEAAT = ALIENS! --i 'swear' 'honestly' --i watched that WHOLE 3 hour movie 'waiting' for "the aliens" to show up --as the movie got into its last 30 minutes --i realized --"this movie aint got no aliens, DAAAMMNNIT!!!" --haha --naturally i thought apollo 18 looked like a FINALLY (ya know?) --good point on your comment --i wasnt trying to make this all about me --haha (B-D)))
  • mothbanquet - July 14, 2014 9:20 a.m.

    Anybody remember GTA London? While Bedrock is no doubt a great alternative, I know I'd like to see a return to this increasingly irrelevant (in the eyes of slab-brained youngsters) period in history.
  • AshleyCaelum - July 14, 2014 7:30 a.m.

    Hitman was already set in WW2 Europe. It was called Death to Spies (and Death to Spies II), and it was unbelievably fantastic.
  • SamuelJamesRiley - July 14, 2014 7:41 a.m.

    Thanks for the tip. I'll investigate post-haste, or yanno, whenever it goes on Steam sale. I'm not 100% sure, but i think i might have just acquired the power to wish things into existence. If only i'd written about that Swedish Volleyball Sim for the Oculus Rift. Curses.
  • AshleyCaelum - July 14, 2014 7:48 a.m.

    Well it's been around since '07, and I'm sure it's not 'too' expensive on Steam. But expect a much harder go of it than the actual Hitman series. You're doing similar work, but it's far more challenging. I knew a few games journalists who were surprised at Death to Spies III. It died a long time ago, and recently just very spontaneously sprung back into life with a demo released on it's long-forgotten website. The third iteration is set during the Cold War, and apparently you run around as 3 Russian agents instead of just one.
  • SamuelJamesRiley - July 14, 2014 8:04 a.m.

    Sounds good to me. I can't imagine there are too many Cold War titles (aside from RTSs) where you get to play as the Russians. As for the earlier games in the series, I'm a bit of a WW2 gaming nut as it is, and on top of that i've been playing a metric ton of stealth titles in the last couple of weeks. Death to Spies sounds like a match made in heaven. Thanks again.
  • AshleyCaelum - July 14, 2014 8:23 a.m.

    No problem, happy to help.
  • mafyooz - July 14, 2014 7:21 a.m.

    GTA Bedrock would be fantastic. And presumably in the Total War game each side would have it's own uniform of ill-fitting replica kit, with size of pie stain indicating rank?
  • SamuelJamesRiley - July 14, 2014 7:25 a.m.

    Well, either that or by administering a simple IQ test. Lowest scorer = The Fanmaster General

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