7 Most Bizarre Game Concepts (That Turned Out Inexplicably Awesome)

7 Most Bizarre Game Concepts (That Turned Out Inexplicably Awesome)

A lot of videogames like to play it safe, but not these unconventional seven - which turned out to be great gun, despite being weirder and more intense than a Macho Man Randy Savage promo.

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1 days ago

Overcooked 2 DLC Adds Outdoorsy Eats in Campfire Cook Off

Overcooked 2 DLC Adds Outdoorsy Eats in Campfire Cook Off

Andy and I toast marshmallows and stoke campfires in Overcooked 2 gameplay from Campfire Cook Off, the first DLC from Overcooked 2's new season pass. How do you make s'mores? Who will go mad with chef power? When can we eat s'mores? Watch on for answers.

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2 days ago

Mumbai Suffers Elevator Troubles in Hitman Escalation

Mumbai Suffers Elevator Troubles in Hitman Escalation

In Hitman Escalation The Hirani Evacuation from the Mumbai mission, Agent 47 must dump a series of progressively tougher targets down the elevator shaft of an under construction apartment building. Will our spirits be going up, or will we get the shaft? See how we get on in this Hitman 2 gameplay.

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3 days ago

Behold World War Z Gameplay in Show of the Week

Behold World War Z Gameplay in Show of the Week

Left 4 Dead 2 is incredibly almost 10 years old, yet remains the gold standard for co-op zombie shooters. World War Z, based on the book that inspired that Brad Pitt movie, hopes to change that. Will it succeed? Join Jane and Mike as they talk it out in Show of the Week, along with your comments and scenes of flagrant air horn misuse.

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6 days ago

7 Stupidest Things That Blocked Your Path in Games

7 Stupidest Things That Blocked Your Path in Games

Developers will often come up with a clever way to keep you exploring somewhere you're not meant to be. Other times, they chuck any old nonsense in your way, regardless of how effective it would be at actually stopping you in your tracks - like psyducks with headache, a couple of suitcases, or a handful of ants.

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7 days ago

The Course of True Love Doesn't Run Smooth in Hitman Escalation

The Course of True Love Doesn't Run Smooth in Hitman Escalation

In Hitman Escalation The Turms Infatuation from Hitman 2's Colombia mission, Agent 47 must eliminate lovesick cartel member Hector Delgado with a letter bomb, in a series of increasingly difficult ways. See how we get on in this Hitman 2 gameplay footage.

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8 days ago

Ancestors: The Humankind Odyssey is Prehistoric Assassin's Creed

Ancestors: The Humankind Odyssey is Prehistoric Assassin's Creed

From the director behind the original Assassin's Creed, Ancestors: The Humankind Odyssey puts you in charge of the prehistoric apes that would eventually evolve into humans. Forget RPG skill trees, here you'll have to learn how to use a stick.

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9 days ago

Gang Beasts Comes to Xbox One, Show of the Week

Gang Beasts Comes to Xbox One, Show of the Week

Hilarious physics-based brawler Gang Beasts has come at last to Xbox One and Show of the Week is on the case. Get an eyeful of Xbox One gameplay with Mike and Andy, then a bellyful of delicious YouTube comments in the comments section with Andy and I.

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13 days ago

7 Stunning Tech Demos We Wish Were Real Games

7 Stunning Tech Demos We Wish Were Real Games

Tech demos exist to show off a graphics engine, for instance, in the best possible light. As such, there are loads of gorgeous, exciting tech demos out there that never become actual games, but look so good that we'd happily front crawl through a sandpaper swimming pool for the chance to play them. Consider these stunning demonstrations of dazzling technology destined never to become an actual game

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14 days ago

7 Games That Tried to Kill You Immediately

7 Games That Tried to Kill You Immediately

Most games try to ease players in, introducing them gently to the world through means of tutorials and such. Not these seven games, though, which were all super keen to kill you the second you got started.

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15 days ago

Final Fantasy 7 on Xbox One Stars in Show of the Week

Final Fantasy 7 on Xbox One Stars in Show of the Week

Remastered classic Final Fantasy 7 has come at last to Xbox One and Nintendo Switch, and Mike plays it for my benefit in Show of the Week. Sit tight for Final Fantasy 7 gameplay on Xbox One and a sampler of this week's finest YouTube comments.

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20 days ago

7 Redshirts Who Were Doomed From the Start to Die in Space

7 Redshirts Who Were Doomed From the Start to Die in Space

In science fiction a redshirt is a minor character who can be casually killed off, leaving the stars of the show to star another day, referencing the garments worn by such characters in the original Star Trek series. But the redshirt isn't just cannon fodder in TV and movies; sci-fi videogames are similarly packed with such characters so hopelessly full of optimism and bravery and bloody entrails that we give them ten minutes, tops, before those entrails are strewn across the level like beads at a Mardi Gras parade. Now consider seven of the most hapless in-game redshirts who were doomed from the start.

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22 days ago

Behold Three Ways to Off an Old Dude in This Hitman 2 Mission

Behold Three Ways to Off an Old Dude in This Hitman 2 Mission

In the second part of this Hitman 2 mission, set in suburban Whittleton Creek, Agent 47 must eliminate Janus - formerly a Soviet spymaster, now a heavily guarded octogenarian. See us whack the target as a fake nurse, stage the perfect crime scene with a gramophone, and fling some plastic explosive at his head.

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22 days ago

Magical Tavern Brawl Begins New Dungeons and Dragons Oxventure

Magical Tavern Brawl Begins New Dungeons and Dragons Oxventure

When an evening at the tavern turns into a massacre, the Oxventure crew must solve the mystery of Port Fairwind's ferocious furnishings instead of finally and at long last enjoying a quiet hard-earned drink. No, it's fine. See our braveish heroes set down their pints and put up their dukes in Bad Chair Day, recorded live at MCM Comic Con in Birmingham, England on 23 March 2019.

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23 days ago

Join Us for Leon's Thrilling Finale in Resident Evil 2

Join Us for Leon's Thrilling Finale in Resident Evil 2

It's the final episode of our Resident Evil 2 let's play, but G. Birkin and Mr. X aren't letting us go without a fight. Also, we actually get our hands on the G Virus so in your face, Annette.

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24 days ago

7 Dumbest Mistakes by Evil Corporations in Videogames

7 Dumbest Mistakes by Evil Corporations in Videogames

We've all made dumb mistakes, but being a massive, evil corporation gives you the opportunity to make terrible mistakes on a much bigger scale. For your enjoyment, here are the seven worst mistakes made by evil corporations in games. Subscribe for a video like this every Thursday!

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29 days ago

Agent 47 Goes to Suburbia in Hitman 2 Mission Another Life

Agent 47 Goes to Suburbia in Hitman 2 Mission Another Life

Another week, another three ways to play. This time, Agent 47 must assassinate target Nolan Cassidy in the sleepy American suburb of Whittleton Creek, USA. See us whack the target with a booby trapped panic room, a humane exterminator's knockout gas and a nightmarish clown outfit in this Hitman 2 gameplay.

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A month ago

We Raid Umbrella Research Lab in Resident Evil 2, Find Plant Zombies

We Raid Umbrella Research Lab in Resident Evil 2, Find Plant Zombies

In Resident Evil 2, our brave boy Leon Kennedy ventures into the Umbrella Research Lab, a subterranean home to scientist zombies, ivy zombies, and it just wouldn't be a Mr X Monday without Mr X. Join us now for high-stakes weed whacking in the Umbrella greenhouse.

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A month ago

Sekiro Shadows Die Twice Stars in Show of the Week

Sekiro Shadows Die Twice Stars in Show of the Week

Resident Dark Souls fan Mike applies his masochism to From Software's latest joint Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice: a steely challenge set in a fantastical feudal Japan. Stick around for his verdict in Show of the Week.

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A month ago

7 Ridiculously Expensive Games for When You Win the Lottery

7 Ridiculously Expensive Games for When You Win the Lottery

It's a weird time for videogames, with free-to-play games and microtransactions making it potentially both very cheap and infinitely expensive to get involved. But there are games out there so expensive they make even the priciest loot box look like a bargain. Here are seven ridiculously pricey videogames to bear in mind if and when you win the lottery.

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A month ago

Agent 47 Goes on a Fish Rampage in Hitman 2

Agent 47 Goes on a Fish Rampage in Hitman 2

Something fishy is going on with Agent 47 in The Aelwin Augment Escalation mission. He's tasked not with killing a target, but simply with pacifying them by slapping them in the head with a fish. It turns out to be an effective non-lethal melee weapon as this Hitman 2 Escalation descends into a fish rampage.

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A month ago

7 Bizarre FMV Games That Would Never Get Made Today

7 Bizarre FMV Games That Would Never Get Made Today

We've spoken before about the brief golden age of FMV, or Full Motion Video games, where you could film a bunch of theatre school dropouts in front of a blue screen, stick a sudoku puzzle in there every 20 minutes and call it a videogame. But it turns out we were only scratching the surface and that there are even murkier depths of weirdness lurking in the early nineties for us to explore. Here are seven of the most bizarre FMV games that would most definitely never get made today.

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A month ago

Romance Blossoms in a Sewer, Somehow, in Resident Evil 2

Romance Blossoms in a Sewer, Somehow, in Resident Evil 2

Join us for more Resident Evil 2 gameplay in episode 7 of this Resident Evil 2 Let's Play, in which Leon and Ada traverse the stinky sewers underneath Raccoon City. Will we solve the chess puzzle? What's the correct way to use magnum ammo? And What's the difference between a cable car and a funicular railway? Watch and see!

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A month ago

Show of the Week Hosts Hitman 2 Grudge Match

Show of the Week Hosts Hitman 2 Grudge Match

After Mike's controversial Hitman 2 Ghost Mode 'win', it's high time for a rematch in the Hitman 2 multiplayer mode. Andy's steely discipline and Mike's liquid chaos are tested once again in the curious crucible of Ghost Mode: a competitive Hitman mode in which two players eliminate targets in parallel, intersecting Hitman worlds.

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A month ago

7 New Xbox Games to Get You Out of a Gaming Rut

7 New Xbox Games to Get You Out of a Gaming Rut

Big-budget mainstream games are a great way to shoot things in robot suits, but you can only do that for so long before you start to crave variety. That's where we come in, with some recommendations for smaller upcoming games that let you do things you can't do anywhere else, including challenging Satan to a drinking contest and beating up cakes.

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A month ago

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