Posts Tagged ‘Realistic Kissing Simulator’

Have You Played… Realistic Kissing Simulator?

Have You Played? is an endless stream of game recommendations. One a day, every day of the year, perhaps for all time.

Kissing? Yeah, I know all about that. I’ve done the best types of kisses. Done them real good. The kiss where you lick their eyeball? Yeah, I’ve done that. The kiss with your tongue up their nose? 100%. The kiss where you lick your own eyeball? Nobody does it better. Yep, as a certified kisspert – did I mention before that I’ve definitely kissed a real not-hand person? because I have – I can confirm that Realistic Kissing Simulator [official site] is the real deal. Have you played it?

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Party Games: Gang Beasts And The Wild Rumpus

Welcome to a new (probably monthly) series on the rise of the party game, where we celebrate all things ‘local multiplayer’. How do we do that? We dispatch Brendan to some of gaming’s best blowouts to schmooze and play with the partygoers. This week, The Wild Rumpus and a chat with the brothers who made Gang Beasts.

There’s a paddling pool full of water outside a nightclub in London. Beside it, a group of young men are wrapping condoms around PlayStation Move controllers. The shrinkwrapped controllers are attached to an elastic string and flung into the water, and three players roll up their trousers and enter the paddling pool barefoot. They are the Jellyfish Stompers.

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Stop Licking Yourself: Realistic Kissing Simulator

Remember that one scene from Lady and the Tramp and how it was exactly like this

I know, I know. I’m as tired as you are of everything being called “_______ Simulator” for faint, distant echoes of a chuckle, but the formula has produced some admirably silly games. Sure, pretty much every variation on the theme – even Goat Simulator and Surgeon Simulator – is just a long one-note joke, but I’m all for comedy being the main point of our actions in a game. I don’t think that territory has been explored enough. It’s one thing to read or hear funny dialogue. It’s something else entirely for a game to let players create and own gags through their decisions and mistakes. All that in mind, you probably won’t be surprised to find out that Realistic Kissing Simulator isn’t very realistic at all.

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