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Marine Cor: GO GO MARINE SQUAD!

By Kieron Gillen on July 6th, 2010.

If only you could shoot at the monsters now that... oh, wait.

God help me, I like this. And I’ve also re-named it. It should be called Go Go Marine Squad, but I’ve added an exclamation mark and put it all in capitals. Creator Jan Willem Nijman can expect my consultancy fee invoice in the post. It’s a low-tech first-person shooter, with you controlling a marine whose sense-organs are positioned way outside his body, featuring destructible scenery, multiple weapon types and genuinely pummelling weapon sounds. Oh – and you can get a higher level view of the situation for strategic positioning (i.e. Getting behind them and shooting them). In a cut-to-the-core take on the FPS, it actually kinda reminds me of a micro-scale version of Amiga micro-classic Gloom. It’s about as dumb as toast, which can be a good thing in my book. You can get it from here or watch some low-frame-rate footage below…
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