Verdict: nice idea
In a Nutshell: Crossblock is a logic / pattern recognition puzzler.
“Cross out all the squares. Not as easy as it sounds!“
Verdict: graphicketeering at its best!
In a Nutshell: 8-Bit is enough is the latest episode in the Strong Bad adventure game series.
“Trogdor must be stopped! The beefy-armed dragon of legend has broken free from his arcade cabinet and is burninating the land. With classic 8-bit games leaking into the real world and Strong Badia a fiery mess, only Strong Bad can take back the night and conquer this scorching menace once and for all. Does anybody know how to kill a dragon?”
Verdict: cool, cool glasses
In a Nutshell: Dangeresque 3: The criminal Projective is the latest episode in the Strong Bad adventure game series.
“You play Dangeresque, a dirty cop in pursuit of glory, justice (sort of) and big sacks of cash. When a simple job to recover a long-lost formula goes wrong, Dangeresque must save the world from the diabolical plans of an unhinged madman. Can he stay alive long enough to complete his action-packed epic? Looks like he’s gonna have to jump . . .”
Verdict: classic Strong Badness
In a Nutshell: Use the rockin’ mouse, or the rollin’ Wii-mote, to point and click your way to first create, and then attempt win, the battle of the bands; all for the sake of your fun machine.
“Rock and roll! Hurting for cash, Strong Bad sets out to dominate the Battle Royale of the Bands. Can he rule the stage and win the big prize? Or will he be drowned out by the competition? Find out in this high-voltage episode — with special guest stars, rock gods LIMOZEEN!”
In a Nutshell: Use the might of the mouse, or the wavy power of the Wii-mote, as you struggle alongside Strong Bad against the over-reaching, over-weighty authority of the Municipality.
“When Strong Bad fails to obey the King of Town’s totally unfair email tax, he’s placed under house arrest. Once freed from his wrongful imprisonment, Strong Bad goes on a mission to unite the local warring factions under the Strong Badian flag. Is Free Country USA ready for such an awesome ruler?”
Verdict: too much of a good thing
In a Nutshell: Point and click your way along to help Strong Bad in his latest caper of ruining Homestar Runner.
“When Strong Bad’s plans to beat the snot out of Homestar backfire, he ends up with an unwanted houseguest cramping his style. Now he needs to get life back to normal, by any means possible.”
Verdict: My brain hurts—in a good way.
In a Nutshell: Third-person adventure/action game with a strong emphasis on puzzle-solving. Explore the vast world of Hyrule, go on quests, and watch the storyline unfold.
“When an evil darkness enshrouds the land of Hyrule, a young farm boy named Link must awaken the hero – and the animal – within. When Link travels to the Twilight Realm, he transforms into a wolf and must scour the land with the help of a mysterious girl named Midna.”