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Zombie Vikings Looks Like Brawly, Grotty, Stabby Fun

By Cassandra Khaw on December 20th, 2014.

I think I could be a little bit in love with Zombie Vikings, which chucks bearded Nordic glory out of the window in favor of something wonderfully, messily … different. Described as a “four-player co-op stab-you-in-a-gut-a-thon,” it’s the story of how Loki steals Odin’s last remaining eye and how the All-Father, embarrassed and determined to be not-blind again, summons four of the “most fearsome Zombie Vikings” to retrieve his missing organ.

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A Doubly Fine Adventure: Stick It To The Man

By Nathan Grayson on December 9th, 2013.

It's like Vegas, only with more pretty lights and fewer people claiming to be able to read your mind.

I haven’t gotten to play any of sidescrolling not-quite-point-and-click-adventure¬†Stick It To The Man, but its general reception on consoles was something to the effect of, “I can’t believe this wasn’t made by Tim Schafer.” To my mind, there are few more ringing endorsements of hybrid adventures/puzzle platformers, especially ones that bear a decently significant conceptual resemblance to brilliant brain-tickler Psychonauts, among others. Stick It To The Man will fire its psychic star lasers at Steam next week, and you can see a video of it in action below.

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