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A title coming out this week that you may have missed is the explosive indie game, Death By Game Show; a twitch-action and tower defense hybrid from developer Oointah.
The game takes place 500 years into the future, where droids now rule the world due to humans becoming irreversibly idiotic—and the earth’s new mechanical masters intend to keep it that way, sentencing any person with even just a tiny glimmer of intelligence to ‘Death By Game Show.’ Such is the fate of U.H. Wutt, a heavy-set hero who is by no means smart, but compared to the rest of his fellow men, he is practically Albert Einstein.
If the premise sounds familiar, it’s because the developers were heavily inspired by the 2006 comedy film, Idiocracy, which was written and directed by famed satirist Mike Judge. Judge is perhaps best known as the creator of such animated sitcoms as Beavis and Butthead, »
- Joseph Banham
As PopCap makes the final preparations for the arrival of Plants vs. Zombies Garden Warfare 2, the studio has announced plans to host a beta test on the eve of launch across PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.
Designed to give fans an early taste of the eclectic shooter, Garden Warfare 2‘s open beta begins on Thursday, January 14 and runs through until January 18. Available to download across the PlayStation Store and Xbox Live, downloading the beta client will not only lend you the chance to take PopCap’s shooter out for an early spin, but there’s also some additional extras.
Chief among them is the Background Battleground, a hub environment that allows players to hop across different game modes such as the King of the Hill-inspired Flag of Power. In addition, PopCap outlined some of the content we can expect come next week.
Six new playable character classes are available including Rose, »
- Michael Briers
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