Posts Tagged ‘Vandals’

Unknown Pleasures: A five-course menu of great new games

Does anyone try to make a story out of these mini-screenshots? It could be like the Game Idea Machine, but worse

You’re lucky, readers. It’s an optimistic time of year, even for sour-faced mopes like myself, and I damn nearly opened with some lyrics. What can I say? The sun is singing, the birds are shining, and the latest selection of Unknown Pleasures is a zingy blend of drama, carefree fun, and creativity. I for one am feeling inspired.

Fooling us into thinking Summer won’t be repulsively hot, itchy and sticky this week: cowboy revenge, underground art, and bisexual pride.

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Vandals is like Hitman Go with artier crime

If you fancy turn-based stealth puzzling in the style of Hitman Go with a more-artistic crime, have a gander at Vandals. Released today, it does Hitman Go-style sneaking but with the goal of spraying graffiti on city walls rather than garroting goombahs. You can even paint your own art in MS Paint-y spraying. It has a free demo too, so you can safely try a life of minor crime. Read the rest of this entry »

Vandals looks like Hitman Go with grafitti

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Take the turn-based stealth puzzling of Hitman Go, replace the murder with a crime that’s slightly more socially acceptable, and you might have a game a bit like Vandals. Out in April, it’s a turn-based sneak-o-puzzler about dodging The Man to spray graffitti on city walls. Watch for police patrols, dodge guard dogs, duck cameras, hurl bottles to create distractions, and leave your mark upon the world. The proof will be in the puzzling but, after the watching the announcement trailer, I am tentatively up for this sneaky spraying. Read the rest of this entry »