Tag Archives: Challenges

VVVVVV

On the face of it, VVVVVV is a charming retro looking game. Then you play it and swear profusely; this suprisingly is part of the joy. The first paid for outing by Terry Cavanagh (best known previously for the excellent Don’t Look Back) ˙ɟo ǝlqɐdɐɔ ǝɹǝʍ noʎ ʍouʞ ʇ,upıp noʎ llıʞs ɥʇıʍ sǝlzznd ɥsıpuǝɟ ɟo sǝıɹǝs ɐ ɥƃnoɹɥʇ ƃuıddılɟ noʎ sǝǝs ʌʌʌʌʌʌ Your aim is to explore and manuver yourself through different sections of the ship to find your five missing crew members. The only controls are left, right and a vertical flip, and with so few options you’d be…

Operation Flashpoint: Dragon Rising

Operation Flashpoint: Dragon Rising is the offical/unoffical sequel (depending on who you talk to) to the first Operation Flashpoint; a game about soldiering it up and leading a small squad with a huge freedom to approach targets and then getting killed by unseen snipers. Repeatedly. Then crying over your keyboard like the blubbery manchild you are. Whilst the original developement team Bohemia Interactive went on to make their own sequel in terms of ArmA, publishers Codemasters decided to try and have a shot at it seeming as they still had the rights to slap Flashpoint on a game. Many were…