Video video games and extreme violence go collectively like cheese and crackers. Laurel and Hardy. Beer and nuts. Bacon and, er, rolls. Playstation exclusives and the idea of mediocrity. We love simulated violence right here at VG247, however not the true stuff, so when it got here to the duty of deciding which notably ultraviolent recreation is one of the best one in every of all we determined to unravel our variations through the medium of a weekly panel present format that goes out on all the most important podcast platforms and YouTube. Conveniently, we already had one, which is that this present: The Best Games Ever Podcast, which you are in all probability listening to now in the event you’re studying this.
Whether you’re ripping out spines in Mortal Kombat 1 or doing cool nut pictures in Sniper Elite 5, there’s a flavour of violence on the market for each palate. Fancy making an attempt your hand at police brutality? There’s a online game for that. Want to manage the equipment of an oppressive authorities regime, trend it right into a metaphorical heel, and place it on the throats of a downtrodden populace? That’s kinda bizarre, however there’s a online game for that. Want to crawl the streets in a banged up sedan and homicide intercourse staff? Ok that’s, hmm, that’s terrible, however there’s a online game for that too.
But that are the perfect video games that function violence not as any form of commentary or allegory, however as pure artwork? Violence for the sake of violence, dialled as much as the max and allowed to liberally spray viscera throughout your display screen in a fountainous ballet of gloopy demise? To discover out you’ll have to observe or take heed to this podcast right here, which is handily out there beneath.
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“What is the Best Games Ever Show?” you ask? Well, it’s primarily a 30-minute panel present the place individuals (Jim Trinca and associates) resolve on one of the best recreation in a particular class. That’s it. It’s good. Listen to it.
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