Posts Tagged ‘Serial Cleaner’

The Joy of Serial Cleaner’s utter silliness

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Chores are not supposed to be enjoyable. At home, stacks of unwashed bowls, cups and cutlery flood the sink, with the occasional fly fluttering about in search of a morsel. It’s only when I run out of clean plates that I wearily make my way there, caterwauling as I wash the dishes out of sheer necessity. But when staring at the bloodshed of Serial Cleaner, I can’t help but feel the urge to clean. Everything needs to be spotless and neat. I would even top that vase up with fresh flowers, if the game would let me. Read the rest of this entry »

Wot I Think: Serial Cleaner

I don’t like it when I don’t know if I like something or not. After this many years of wibbling about games, I feel as though my Iron Hammer Of Judgement should be absolute. With 70s-styled stealth puzzle game Serial Cleaner [official site], though, I am confounded. Time and again, I fire it up and my brain clearly tells me “yeah, I really dig this”, but a few minutes later I’ve alt-F4ed right outta Dodge and am busy making a colleague endure my shower of invective about the game.

I tried to come up with a more insightful way of putting this, but all I’ve ended up with is this: Serial Cleaner is a really good game put inside the shell of a bad one. Or maybe vice-versa. Read the rest of this entry »

Scrubs welcome: Serial Cleaner sweeps out of early access

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Crime tidy-’em-up stealth game Serial Cleaner [official site] creeps out of early access on PC today. If you were at Rezzed you may have played it in our Cave of Wonders or seen Adam and I try to stash bodies and scrub away bloodstains as we took it for a spin. Take a peek at the new launch trailer: Read the rest of this entry »

Serial Cleaner crosses over with Alien and Suspiria

My head has Suspiria and Rihanna's Disturbia tangled up, and I'm okay with that.

Stealthy crimescene cleanup game Serial Cleaner will leave early access next week and, it turns out, have cheeky bonus levels. While the game stars a cleaner (in the criminal sense) sneaking around murder scenes to remove bodies, blood, and other evidence, it’ll go a little fancier with bonus levels inspired by unlikely movies. Alien, Star Wars, The Rocky Horror Picture Show, and Suspiria are among the silverscreen scenes we’ll get to clean. Look, here’s the Alien level: Read the rest of this entry »

Texts from Rezzed, Day 2

Day 2 of EGX Rezzed 2017 is underway in That London, where Tobacco Dock [nb: I’ve discovered it does have a boat but still neither boat trips nor fags -ed.] is filled with games, talks, and lights for three days. We’re Rezzed’s official “media partner” so we’ve dispatched Pip, Adam, Graham, and a poorly Alec to poke around, host some talks, interview some developers, and look proud of our ‘Cave of Wonders’ showcase. To slack off, in other words.

Tonight they’re going to the pub ‘on official RPS business’ and you’re invited. I’m not, but you are. So to ensure they continue generating content while swanning about, I’m making them send me updates throughout their day. Read the rest of this entry »

Stealthily Clean Murder Scenes In Serial Cleaner

Clean up scenes of bloody murder? Been there, done that, won the Employee of the Month award. But unlike Viscera Cleanup Detail, the goreswabber in the newly-announced Serial Cleaner [official site] is not meant to be there at all. Sneaking around the scenes of bloody murders, the cleaner needs to dispose of bodies, hide blood stains, and clear out murder weapons and other evidence. Serial Cleaner is a stealth cleaning game.

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