Posts Tagged ‘Viscera Cleanup Detail’

Love And Games: Long Distance Wizard-Killing

I was in a long distance relationship for over two years and gaming was incredibly useful for keeping in touch with my partner*. But not every game was a good fit, either because of relative game experience or temperament or any number of other things. So here are some of the games which worked and some of the games which didn’t. I’m going to explain them from my point-of-view because I don’t want to presume to know exactly what his experience was!

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Pip’s Games Of The Year Those Other Guys Missed

We made our list for Games of the Year or Bestest Bests or Advent Calendars or whatever it was but some of my candidates were missed off the list for NO GOOD REASON WHATSOEVER. I mean, fine, some of them were console games and some of them are from the wrong year but they’re still games that were good this year and I still want to highlight them. Read on for gory janitorial duties, party crypts and the end of Dinklebot. I’ve also included a link or two in case you wanted to read a bit more about those games :)

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First-Person Swabber: Viscera Cleanup Detail Released

When spacethings go spacewrong, call in a spacehero like Ian Doom to spacekill everything. Once that swaggering spacemurderer is done, though, you need the help of a real specialist: you need the Viscera Cleanup Detail [official site].

It’s been a few years since I first picked up my trusty spacemop and bloodbucket in a prototype to clean up scenes of spacehorrors, long enough that I’d forgotten was still in Early Access. But it is. It was. I’ve only just noticed – and been surprised – that RuneStorm’s first-person swabber officially launched on Friday.

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The 25 Best Co-Op Games Ever Made

Sometimes you need a hand to hold, so we’ve compiled a list of the 25 best co-op games to play on PC with a headset-wearing friend or a muted stranger.

Whether solving puzzles, sneaking, shooting zombies or stabbing mythical creatures in the face, the existence of another player adds an element of unpredictability. The reality of your co-op partner constantly alerting the guards is drowned out by the experience in your head – the synchronised stealth takedowns, the perfectly executed plan – but both success and failure are more compelling when you can take credit for the former and blame someone else for the latter.

There is a co-op game for every duo and our selection includes a variety of the most bestest. Don’t worry if your favourite co-op game doesn’t feature – it just means you’re wrong. All mortals are, on occasion.
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Space Paperwork: Viscera Cleanup Detail Adds Reports

Being a space janitor is pretty ruddy exciting, we can all agree. After an merry day of scraping guts out vents, mopping up blood, and collecting bullet casings, I need something slow and dull to unwind. And in the game.

Viscera Cleanup Detail [official site] today added a little drudgery to its workload with post-cleanup incident reports full of boxes to tick and text areas to complete. They’re optional, but who could ever turn down an opportunity to squeal on Pip to the guvna?

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The Curious Pull Of Viscera Cleanup Detail

Natalie is cleaning Dan's office

Pip has been playing Viscera Cleanup Detail – a game about being a space janitor – to avoid having to clean her room. She’s even streamed it from her room and other people have watched her doing her fake cleaning. She and Alice investigate what’s so enjoyable about mopping…

Pip: ALICE. My life now revolves around cleaning all the things.

Alice: Should I be concerned? Tell me about your plans for flying boats.

Pip: WHAT? Is that a euphemism or a code or something?

Alice: I was imagining you as Howard Hughes in a hermetically sealed frog onesie. Tell me Pip, what are you cleaning?

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