For a few seconds, when watching the trailer for this forthcoming adventure game, I became a little over-excited. Text explodes onto the screen: “HE IS SMALL! HE IS CRUEL! HE IS…” I’m on the tenterhooks. Surely someone hasn’t made a videogame fanfiction adventure about our own Alec Meer? But no. It’s Ceville, who appears to be some medieval-esque ruler with a sinister tache and staring eyes. It’s a comedy adventure game from Germany. Which seems like a set up for a joke, which proves that Sun-esque xenophobia is terribly ingrained somewhere deep in my Psyche. I’m sorry. I’ll stop blogging now before I paint my face with a union jack and start gabbling on about two world wars and one world cup. Er… you can get the 500Mb or so demo here and the trailer’s beneath the cut.
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