This is the new Peggle. Not that this mellifluous blend of Wipeout, Tetris and Guitar Hero is anything like PopCap’s pachinko masterpiece, but rather that it fulfils the same purpose: a bottomless tub of instant gaming snack, ideal for when you’re waiting for a spot on that Team Fortress 2 server to open up, or trying to break through a hangover, or to play one-handed while enduring a phone call with tedious relatives. Or, most
How do you take control of a scorched planet that's been infected with an alien, mutating virus, battle scarred by years of war between the "pure" humans, their mutated cousins, and a race of cyborg hybrid worker drones? You do it in your car, of course - an armor-plated monster with unlimited ammunition and a desperate driver behind the wheel. That's Auto Assault, a mix of automotive mayhem and online role-playing games that will tax your rig to the max.
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Nov 29, 2007
Similar to the cold horror of waking up next to a corpse, sometimes a game reminds us all effortlessly that there are still uncreative, dull-edged developers who will gladly rip off anything to make a quick buck. Avencast, like an excrement-driven Delorian, takes us back to the heady days of Diablo, mixing in various pillaged elements from the rest of the fantasy genre, with every cliché imaginable. While Fate at least tried to be original, Avencast manages to be about as