Posts Tagged ‘Super Rude Bear Resurrection’

Super Rude Bear Resurrection rises on May 5th

Super Rude Bear Resurrection [official site] seems like a game with one trick up its sleeve – when you die, your corpse can be used as a platform. That means you can brute-force your way through levels by jamming a corpse onto every spike, or making piles of dead bears to make a shortcut to higher platforms. You could even make bear stairs if you were so inclined. I’ve played a fairly large chunk of a very recent build and what’s clear is that what might have started as one idea has become many ideas. In fact, there are so many variations on corpse-usage that even a gathering of notable taxidermists would be astounded.

It’s out May 5th and even though Rude Bear himself feels like a nineties attempt to create a Sonic-like mascot for the Amiga, I crave it.

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Persistent Online Corpses: Super Rude Bear Resurrection

“The road to success is paved with the corpses of those who failed,” I casually drop into the conversation. I lean back in my chair, a wry grin across my face. This must be how Dorothy Parker or Oscar Wilde felt. Yet the philistines simply smile then continue as if I’d said nothing. My genius unappreciated, I whip out my phone to tweet it, not forgetting to add #twitticism.

But that really is true in Super Rude Bear Resurrection, a platformer as hard as its many spikes, where you will need to jump on other people’s corpses. Their corpses appear in your game too, see, and are the only way you’ll get anywhere.

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