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My Summer Car

11 months ago

Feature:

Have You Played… My Summer Car?

Have You Played? is an endless stream of game retrospectives. One a day, every day, perhaps for all time. My Summer Car has excellent patch notes. Here are some examples: Player can now drown when too drunk Adjusted targeting of piss Sleeping with cigarette can start a fire You can now drink from jail cell WC bowl Added moped (do not try to drive moped…

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1 year ago

Feature: Listen now before it's too late

Podcast: Our most anticipated games of 2018

What do you mean there's a whole month of 2017 left? Well, the disembodied mouths of the RPS podcast, the Electronic Wireless Show, are tired of waiting. This week the team look at some of the most exciting upcoming games of 2018. Adam is looking forward to smashing big robots with other, bigger robots in Battletech. Matt wants to make trousers from dinosaur skin in…

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2 years ago

Feature: A cold, dark and gentle place

In their haste to make “soulslikes”, devs have forgotten what makes Dark Souls unique – its level design

I finally completed Dark Souls III [official site] last week, a world that I have been dipping in and out of between bouts of listlessness since its release in April last year. It didn’t grip me like the first revered Dark Souls, but it still made me sad to know it was all over. Where could I go now for my Souls fix? The answer,…

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Feature: Olen pelkuri

Premature Evaluation: My Summer Car

Every Monday we abandon Brendan in an empty shack in the countryside with only disassembled bits and pieces of an early access game to entertain himself with. This week, the brake lights and hubcaps of My Summer Car [official site]. I’ve woken up in the toilet again. It’s pitch black outside and I am almost starving. I fumble around in the dark of the house,…

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Steam Charts: Now That’s What I Call PC Gaming

An altogether healthier chart than we've had over the last few weeks, even if the usual ghosts continue to haunt it. That was a spooky halloween reference. It's probably still Halloween in Tazmania or something. Even if it's not, there's definitely a hungover guy in a vomit-smeared David S. Pumpkins costume shambling down a street somewhere.

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My Summer Car Veers Into Early Access Next Week

My Summer Car [official site], the drunk cousin of Jalopy, is coming to Steam Early Access next week. It's a driving game and life simulator about building, fixing, and driving your own car, while also larking about and trying not to die in Finnish countryside of 1995. So sure, you can take your car apart and fine-tune it to win races, and you can also…

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My Summer Car Veers Drunkenly On To Greenlight

I've spent a lot of time playing east German bus driving game OMSI and wishing it had a little more personality beneath its evocative world and sound effects. My Summer Car [official site] looks like it might scratch that itch: a Finnish driving game set in 1995 about fixing up an old banger, chopping wood, and picking up your drunk neighbours for rides through the…

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