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09-26-2017

THUMPER

Thumper came out of nowhere for me.

Billed as a "rhythm violence" game I didn't really get it, until I played it in VR. It utilizes a soundtrack that's equal parts entrancing and unsettling, and combines it with a very cool roller coaster-esque gameplay loop. So far it's hit PC, PS4 and Switch, but now developer Drool is ready to unveil the Xbox One release date -- August 18.

If you haven't tried it yet, fix that, even if you check it out at a friend's house. The isolating feeling of VR is probably the best way to experience it with good headphones jacked up to the max.

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