Day: January 23, 2021

January 23, 2021 Off

Nuts Review – IGN

By tracy
What are all of these squirrels up to? This is the question I asked myself for three hours straight as I played through Nuts, a peculiar puzzler adventure. It tells a tightly written tale that reaches a satisfying conclusion without ever taking too many risks on a storytelling or gameplay level. It’s short but sweet, and like its furry stars stashes its most fruitful moments away until the end, just before becoming tired.As a rookie rodent researcher at Viago University, you’ve been assigned the role of keeping an eye on the squirrel inhabitants of Melmoth Forest, an atmospheric setting that is tranquil to the point of being eerie. To begin with, you must find and follow a single squirrel to its stash of nuts. Sounds simple enough! The problem is that these critters only make their movements at night, so you’ll need the assistance of your surveillance equipment.You’ll position up to three cameras during the day so you can keep track of a squirrel and follow them through the trees. Then, once you’re happy with where your cameras are placed, you head back to your office/caravan to hit record on your VCR. Positioning these cameras is amixture of
January 23, 2021 Off

Which game has the most brutal beginning?

By tracy

The tutorial of 1999 open-world crime game Driver is infamous. It recreates a scene from 1978 movie The Driver, by making you performing a checklist of stunts and maneuvers in a cramped parking garage to prove your skills as a getaway expert. Burnout? Handbrake? Easy enough. Now imagine you are a young videogame-enjoyer sitting down to play your exciting new videogame, and then being instructed to perform a “slalom” with no explanation what the word even means. You have not been alpine skiing, because you are a literal child. By the way, there’s a time limit. Good luck!

That’s a classic unforgiving tutorial, but there are plenty of platformers with punishing first levels, RPGs out to kill you in the starter dungeon, and survival games that throw you in at the deep end.

Which game has the most brutal beginning?

Here are our answers, plus a few from our forum.

Andy Chalk: The Temple of Trials in Fallout 2. Basically you’re given a stick and thrown naked into a cave complex filled with giant ants and scorpions, and you have to fight your way through it in order to prove you’ve got the stones to actually play the damn