Graham, Alex and Marsh revel in the dopamine hit of spook-’em-shmup, Vampire Survivors, grumble about Halo Infinite, cultivate occult vegetables in Strange Horticulture and use children as ammunition in Fuga: Melodies of Steel.

  • Starting out strong, it’s Robotron with Ghosts and Upgrades, aka, Vampire Survivors. And why not? Also playable in your browser.
  • There may actually too much Halo: Infinite. If only they could have warned us somehow – say, in the title.
  • Confoundingly unmysterious plant puzzler Strange Horticulture
  • Namechecked: recent mystery games with young buff versions of famous detectives: Sherlock Holmes: Chapter One and the badly titled Agatha Christie – Hercule Poirot: The First Cases which, according to this dev diary has invented a new moustache.
  • Tank tactics trapped in an insipid anime about dog nazis: it’s the also-terribly-titled Fuga: Melodies of Steel, which is part of the “Little Tail Bronx” series, of which there are four, including Solatorobo: Red The Hunter on Nintendo DS. Thanks, Wikipedia.
  • That’s it! No more mediocrity for you until you finish your plate!

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Our intro music is by The Mandibles from their track Clambake. Many of the band members now tour as Count Bobo And The Bullion.