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Norton But Nice: Clean ‘Em Up

By Adam Smith on June 21st, 2012.

Clean ‘Em Up is a neon-drenched twinstick shooter and the first commercial release from Amidos, an Egyptian indie developer. Although it’s unlikely to surprise anyone who has played anything of this sort since Geometry Wars pointed the way toward the abstract, Clean ‘Em Up has a pleasing variety of guns to attach to either your front or your rear. Thematically, your front and rear belong to a particularly belligerent antivirus program, careening through hard drives and shooting all sorts of viruses before they can infect files, making them attack, zombie-like. There’s a decent variety of enemies and herding them makes for a less frantic experience than in the brilliant but Adam-crushing Waves. There’s a demo here, the full game’s on Desura for £2.99 and I’ve concealed a trailer below.

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