When gangs of monsters swarm toward my position, which happens more frequently than you might imagine, I try to distract them by starting a conversation about Bradley Wiggins’ sideburns and the possible resurgence of the other type of mod. If that doesn’t work, I curl into a ball and hope they’ll leave me alone after they’ve chewed on my torso for a while. There’s another solution though and it’s a much more efficient survival technique. Like many before him, the hero of top-down shooter Primal Fears practices the traditional combat tactic of spinning around and running backwards while shooting. The game is due in January and you can see it in action below.