THIS IS NOT A RECOMMENDATION POST. Oh, how simple things were for PC gaming back in 2008. With the indie invasion yet to begin in earnest, a videogame with a funny name and a techno soundtrack grabbed our attention wholesale, rather than made us roll our eyes or utter an 'oh, you guys.' Russian-made comedy RTS Stalin vs Martians! It was the best of jokes,…
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So. Stalin Versus Martians has been released. I thought I'd have a quick crack at the full code and bring back some initial thoughts on the Eastern front. Initial and probably final, as I strongly suspected I'd never go back there. Because... well, it was clear it was going to be absolutely terrible. Or was it?
Stalin Vs Martians has managed to get a firm grip of our attention based on its title, some songs, and Stalin doing a funny dance. And there's nothing wrong with that. Now they're showing us an enormous chunk of in-game footage! We should possibly take some notice of that too. It's below.
As well as offering some splendid desktops - the image above is from one of them - the Stalin Versus Martians chaps have been busy. In a cultural alliance between creative beings of a similar artistic muse, the game will feature the video of the Gogol Bordello-meets-Teutonic-metal of ANJ song "Gorbachev". You'll find the video beneath the cut. You'll want to watch it.
Man Raised by Puffins tells us there's a Stalin Vs. Martians trailer. There is. It's beneath the cut. Gosh.
Stalin and Martians. As everyone knows, they're natural enemies. We can only wonder at how it's taken 50 years for videogames to get around to charting their epic conflicts. But the tardy industry has got around to it at last and we can but hope it satisfies all the serious Stalin/Martian martial conflict fans long-famished RTS appetites. Anyway, excited by the announcement, we decided it…
Stalin vs. Martians has been announced. What more can you say?