Well, they’re calling it “Outernauts,” but it’s a game in which you “master a wild, untamed universe of 30-plus planets and arenas” by “capturing, training and evolving exotic alien beasts.” So basically, space Pokemon. And it’s a Facebook game. OK, admittedly, for some of you that’s an introductory first impression on level with walking up, kicking someone in the shin, spitting in their face, and then saying, “Oh yeah, the divorce? It was your fault.” But – in spite of every fiber of your being screaming in protest like a choir of howling cats – this is one to watch. It is, after all, the first PC game from Ratchet & Clank, Spyro The Dragon, and Resistance: Fall of Man creator Insomniac. And apparently, it’s being targeted at 20-something core gamers – and, whether it ends up being horribly off-the-mark or not, that’ll definitely set a precedent for these things.
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