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Roundabout  



Haha what: Roundabout features a constantly spinning limo


7:30 PM on 10.16.2013



This is why I love videogames. Sure, I'll play the big cinematic blockbusters and the charming indie darlings with a heartfelt story to tell, but sometimes I just want to do something absurd just for the sake of it. The next game that looks like it will satisfy that urge is No Goblin's upcoming limousine racing game, Roundabout.

The thing that makes Roundabout unique is that the player's limo is constantly rotating, regardless of the direction in which it is traveling, so its profile ranges from normal car width to the length of the vehicle from hood to trunk. What results is a bit of puzzle gameplay where the player must figure out how to time movement in order to navigate obstacles while avoiding collisions. If that description isn't clear, just watch the video; it will all make sense after that.

Roundabout is currently on Steam Greenlight and is also set to be released on "select videogame consoles."








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5:30 PM on 03.11.2015
Did you know the ESRB can reclassify games after they're released?

The rating that the ESRB gives a game prior to release isn't the one that it'll necessarily have forever. No Goblin found this out recently when Roundabout was reclassified from Teen to Mature. As No Goblin detailed on t...more



12:00 PM on 02.24.2015
Review: Roundabout

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3:30 PM on 02.20.2015
Roundabout has one of the most tedious Achievements imaginable

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2:30 PM on 09.18.2014
Spinning limousine game Roundabout is round-a-out today

For those who have been waiting patiently for the 1970s B-movie live action and nonsensical spinning limo gameplay of Roundabout, the wait is over. We knew it was releasing today on Steam and the Humble Store, and now it is ...more



3:45 PM on 07.09.2014
Yes! Roundabout coming to PC September 18, PS4/Xbox next year

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