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Heads You Lose, Then Get Back Again: FranknJohn

By Alec Meer on June 25th, 2013.

Chained melody

Sadly spawn-protection duties meant I was only able to attend the first day of Rezzed, and thus got to play only a fraction of the delights therein, but I’ll try to mention most I did manage to get my filthy little hands on before they all pass out of my stupid brain.

FranknJohn is a sort of merry mash of The Binding Of Isaac, Fez and Kirby, using the twin stick concept to enable the clobbering stuff with his endearingly telescopic head while wandering off in another direction, as well as doing his level best not to tumble off into the vertiginous cube-world depths below. It’s early days yet, but Irish devs bitSmith Games told me that one thing they’re hoping to do is really play with the idea of FranknJohn swapping out his weird science noggin for other heads with different abilities (hence the Kirby comparison).
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