Game does good by invoking the spirit of Monkey Island and Grim Fandango making it feel nostalgic and yet being entirely up-to-date.
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Okay so the title of the review is a bit antagonistic. At least, it might seem that way to the game’s developer. I might normally be inclined to change it to put the most positive spin on the game, but this is exactly how I felt while playing the game. I want to let you know up front that I only played it for 8 or more hours but didn’t complete it. In B.E.E.P. by Big Fat Alien Games, you play a little robot named B.E.E.P. which stands for Built Exploration Extra-solar Planets. Actually you play a bunch of them as you undoubtedly will die many, many times. The game is essentially a physics-based puzzle-platformer (say that “five-times-fast”). If this is your cup-of-tea then read on.
The Snakes of Avalon has been described as weird. Is it weird? Well, yes — and no. In Snakes you play a guy who is perpetually drunk. What happens along the way may be weird by normal standards but in an alcohol-induced daze, not so much. There’s a murder plot, or maybe there’s not. You’ll have to decide…