Posts Tagged ‘WARP’

Kenji Eno’s Horror Cult Classic D Makes Digital Debut

Dr. Richter Harris is a bastard. Not because he’s the mass murdering bad father of survival horror classic D [wikipedia page], but because he truly scared the life out of me when I was 11 years old. Released originally for the 3DO in 1995, D made its way onto European and North American consoles (and MS-DOS) in 1996. I played it the following year and, having missed the original Resident Evil the first time round, D was my first proper taste of the horror genre – one that’s stayed with me ever since.

Now, some 21 years on, the late Kenji Eno’s seminal works has appeared on GOG and I think you should give it a bash.

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Wot I Think: Warp

Who or what is that guy?
The lack of fanfare surrounding the release of Trapdoor’s Warp seems a little odd. Barely anyone seems to have heard of it. That said, EA do seem to be making a habit of not doing too much to hype their digital titles, and seem to be letting these games speak for themselves. Perhaps that okay, too, because games like Warp speak the language of Oh There Goes Cash From My Pocket Again.

Here’s Wot I Think.
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Warp’s Alien Antics Commence March 16th March


Charming-looking action-puzzler Warp, in which you play a cute (if slightly sinister) alien creature which must use peculiar reality-bending abilities to escape from its captors, is already out on the Xbox device, and will appear on Origin and Steam on the 16th of March. There’s a lovely launch trailer to underline this fact, and in it you can watch the protagonist, Zero, disintegrating terrified scientists.
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Gullible Human Drones: Warp

He's one those cute killers, you see.
A trailer for EA’s Warp is below. Warp, as EA’s emotionless robo-voice explains, is: “a puzzle-based stealth action game where gamers play as Zero, a loveable yet lethal, little orange alien with a big score to settle.” Zero has been abducted by nefarious humans, and must escape. So you can kill everyone, or take a non-lethal approach – it’s the cute Deus Ex! Sort of. It looks like fun, anyway. Take a gander, below.
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