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Plague Inc: Evolved

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Feature: Or Mum, if you'd rather.

Even Your Mom

One of the commonly used phrases in tech and games to describe a foolproof ease of use is ‘even your mom’. “So simple even your mom could do it”. That’s where this article starts. ‘Even your mom’ could play this game. But what do we mean by that beyond touch-based or click-only interfaces, and games produced for the often dismissed ‘casual’ market? And, actually, how…

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Plague Inc Oozes Out Of Early Access With Co-Op

Plague Inc: Evolved [official site] is, at heart, ye olde Flash game Pandemic. Players design and evolve an infection to spread across humanity and, ultimately, wipe out all 7.4 billion of us blights upon the face of the Earth. Around that, though, Plague Inc adds all sorts of new and exciting ways to kill us vermin, mod support, competitive multiplayer and, now, co-op too. After…

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4 years ago

Build-A-Biohazard: Plague Inc’s Mod Tools

While I was off on my hols last week, video games found new ways to kill everyone in the world. Oh, video games! Plague Inc: Evolved are now making their own pandemics and epidemics as developers Ndemic Creations have released the scenario creator they used to make the game. More than simply making horrific diseases (though some are making horrific diseases), folks have whipped together…

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Feature: "Your mum to destroy humanity"

Impressions – Plague Inc: Evolved

Plague Inc: Evolved, an unfinished but solid version of which is out on Steam Early Access now, is a strategy game about wiping out humanity. At first I felt terrible, as the red dots denoting infection spread across the United Kingdom, into France, across the sea to Norway, and then the deaths began to roll in. Then I grew annoyed at Iceland's panicked closing of…

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