50 video games explained really badly

Far Cry 3

A pair of bickering siblings teaches six self-absorbed tourists to reconnect with nature.

Mark of the Ninja

A tattoo addict turns contract killer in order to feed his insatiable habit.

Age of Empires 2

The earth's mightiest nations are all founded within earshot of one another. They fight.


Bloodthirsty teens force local wildlife into servitude, conduct animal fight club.


An interstellar HR department attempts to maintain high standards in the face of bitter competition, hostile takeovers.

XCOM: Enemy Unknown

A savage alien species attacks earth; believes in waiting its turn.

MLB: The Show

A group of sentient baseballs must return to their home planet, a big-swinging batter obliges.

Katamari Damacy

An ambitious prince crushes hordes of humans into a writhing, nightmare ball in order to impress his father.

Pushmo/ Pullblox

A cruel professor entombs scores of children inside of his plush climbing frame puzzles.

Plants vs. Zombies

The Last of Us: The Beginning.

Samuel James Riley
When he's not busy saving small animals from dangerous brush fires, Sam enjoys writing about the weird world of video games. All-time favourites include Half-Life 2, Knights of the Old Republic, GTA: Vice City and Final Fantasy 10. Last year, Sam finally succeeded in besting Rayman 1 for PlayStation, leaving his life utterly without meaning.