Gyroetsu Nageloop is a videogame published by Nintendo in Japan for the 3DS eShop. It plays like easily a comprehended puzzle game (specifically, like Magnetica) but it's storyline is... well, I'm not really sure what it is. The only thing I'm sure of is that I love it.
Here are eight minutes of the game's cut scenes. I can't tell if they're being played in the right order, or if this is the game's story in its entirety. It almost doesn't matter, as there is no possible context in which I could understand what any of this means. This is the kind of stuff that was fairly commonplace in the classic days of FMV, back when the mere fact that a game features real actors was enough to make it cool.
Don't think this game would sell in the U.S. today? Then you haven't been listening to Micheal Pachter and Alex Hutchinson. According to these guys, all Nintendo needs to do is put Gyoretsu Nageloop in a cardboard box that says "Nintendo" on it, and fanboy-ism and gaming journalism's racism towards Japanese narratives will guarantee that it'll sell like hotcakes. Hotcakes painted in syrup that depicts the faces One Direction!... read more