In which Marsh, Tom F and Graham welcome special guest Craig Pearson to the graveyard for the traditional bleeding ceremony, and offer up survival sim Rust, multiplayer swordfighter Nidhogg and Just Cause 2 Multiplayer as sacrifices.
Also discussed: the dangerous appeal of Elite: Dangerous, Starsector’s memorable mechanics and less than memorable name, and whether it’ll ever be possible to scare Craig. This week’s episode is a short one because Craig had to catch a bus.
- Craig has been causing mischief in the DayZ-ish Rust.
- We’ve been enjoying the fine control over sword-swipes in Metal Gear Solid: Revengeance.
- Tiny & Big: Grandpa’s Leftovers had fun rock-slicing and grappling.
- Just Cause 2 Multiplayer is now available through Steam.
- Nidhogg is finally out! We stick our pointy ends in it for fun.
- The single-screen multiplayer game Samurai Gunn is about samurai with guns.
- Don’t forget the name Starsector, a space combat/exploration/RPG/strategy/action game.
- You will never foget the name Space: The Return of the Pixelfrazzer
- Elite: Dangerous is due out for standard beta backers later this year.
- Creative Assembly’s Alien: Isolation looks scary in the good way. Not in the other way.
- Routine is a randomised indie horror game set on the moon.
- Hardware: Shipbreakers is now Homeworld: Shipbreakers, an official Homeworld prequel.
- We can’t play the Divine Comedy song on the podcast, but we can probably link to it on YouTube.