Developed by Ostrich Banditos and published on Adult Swim's website, the cleverly titled Westerado has you running around the Wild West to perform odd jobs and, eventually, find out enough information to track down the scumbag who killed your family.
I was wholly unsuccessful in this endeavor, but that's okay. Because oh my goodness, the game looks and sounds wonderful. It's a bit like playing an old RPG in that dialogue and world navigation are central aspects, though there are specific action sequences and you can always whip out your trusty gun should you think you have the perp (or simply feel like being a psychopath).
Even though Westerado may not be something you stick with to its conclusion, it's very much worth trying if only for a quick ten minutes.
|2:00 PM on 01.26.2013|
When I was still wee, I often found myself stuck in my grandmother's house, far away from friends and video games and left with little to do other than draw or read. Once I filled every piece of paper in the house with doodle...more
|11:00 AM on 05.19.2013|
CounterSpy takes inspiration from classic side-scrollers
The first thing you'll notice about CounterSpy is its unique art style. Really, you can say that about a lot of the indie titles Sony has been picking up lately, but there's something extra special about this one. That probab...more
|10:30 AM on 05.19.2013|
Ghost of a Tale meets funding goal, play your mouse lute!
Ghost of a Tale, the promising game starring a mouse with a LUTE AND A HAT, made its crowdfunding goal of 45.000€ last night. There shall be much rejoicing. The game caught attention through its incredible des...more
|9:00 AM on 05.19.2013|
Demon Chic is full of surprises
Destructoid produces a weekly podcast called Podtoid. Our reviews editor Jim Sterling often uses it as a platform for spontaneous free association, improvising nightmarish, hilarious, largely unpredictabl...more