Posts Tagged ‘Just A Game’

At Long Last, It’s Martial Arts: Capoeira

By Adam Smith on November 23rd, 2011.

It's a perfect way to exercise those abs while losing several teeth under the repeated hammer-like blows of an opponents heel

Perhaps I shouldn’t admit this, but one night last week I awoke drenched in cold sweat, my hands gripping the bedclothes as if they were the only viable scraps of flotsam to emerge from the splintered wreck of the good ship Sleep, which had been torn asunder by the crashing waves of doubt and the Kraken of existential angst. The question which plagued me was one which every man, woman and child has asked themselves, often in the hours just before a winter’s dawn when the streets outside are indistinct and all existence seems poised to crumble like a biscuit in a blender. Has there ever been a PC game that captures the noble and exotic art of Capoeira?

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Gazing In Astonishment: Naval Warfare

By John Walker on May 16th, 2011.

Huh?

When seeing the game name “Naval Warfare“, my instinct is to reach for the bright red phone that directly connects to Tim Stone. Then I clicked play on the trailer, and my hand hesitated on the receiver. This one… this one’s for me, I realised. It’s utterly mentile. I implore you to watch the trailer below, and to stick with the non-stop festival of crazy gibberish that narrates an arcadey water-based shooter, until the very end. That cackle.

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