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An Unexpected Treatment: Dementium II Coming To PC

By Adam Smith on August 31st, 2012.

PSYCHOLOGICAL HORROR

The DS doesn’t seem like a particularly fitting home for first-person horror and that has nothing to do with the fact that Nintendo is the name on that particular domicile’s lease. Controls, screen size and unsuitability for public play all seem as though they might make a handheld an unnatural home for unnatural happenings. Dementium II’s decent combat and ‘orrible noises did draw a smattering of applause from some corners though, and the story of madness and murder is considered an improvement over the original. Welcome and surprising news of a port reaches us this morning, and perhaps the mighty PCs and Macs of the world will provide better living quarters for the institutionalised terror. Trailer below.

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Back To The Fore Play: Mutant Mudds

By Adam Smith on August 21st, 2012.

They don't own a single book

Mutant Mudds is available through the eShop on Nintendo’s extra-dimensional DS but on August 30th it’ll also be available on PC, but that doesn’t mean you’ll need to have a third dimension plugged into your screen-socket in order to enjoy the jetpacking and platforming. The game stars (at least this is my interpretation) Commander Keen’s geekier brother, Kenneth Keen, and when the world is invaded by alien blobs, he pops on a jetpack, loads up a ray gun and sets off to save the world. Kill ‘em all, Kenneth! There are points at which Kenneth can switch between the fore and rear of levels, jumping into the background, which is not simply decorative. Along with having a jetpack, that’s his thing. It’s apparently quite a delight and our chums at Eurogamer compared it favourably to Thai street food. PC version has 20 new levels and there’s a trailer below.

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