When word first broke that Comedy Central was producing a game based on Ugly Americans, their animated series about a New York City filled with co-habitating humans, demons and other creatures, I had a hard time coming to grips with it. Sure, the show is funny but I couldn't see how it could translate into a gaming experience (short of an adventure title which, admittedly, has a fair bit of potential in the setting).
Of course, I am a fool. Just about anything can be turned into a dual-stick shooter or a brawler. Ugly Americans is a dual-stick shooter, but it's one which is at least attempting to add some depth to well-worn formula.... read more