START THE PARTY! SAVE THE WORLD
open letter to all world domination-crazed noodniks: Give it up.
It’s not going to work, no matter how many snowy-white pussies you
stroke, or frickin’ laser beams that you fasten to shark heads. Your
quest will fail, because somewhere along the line you’re gonna do
something really fucking stupid. Like play this game...
Your evil villain for this evening is one Dr Terrible. Wants to rule
the world – yada yada yada - evil devices at his beck and call –
yada yada yada - you must foil his maleficent machinations – yada yada
Yep, it’s another minigame compilation, with 20 of the things
offering those who enter the fray the chance to get their mugs on
the teev via augmented reality before trying to go the old
thwarty-thwarty-thwart-thwart on the aforementioned Terrible MD.
As usual, these minigames are shallower than a Glee plot, and
about as fun as watching that particular outbreak of grinning
meemies on the telly – which, we guess, means some people will
really dig this shit.
Things do look pretty good, but control isn’t great as you try to
thwack robo-bears, catch mutie-fish, play asteroid pinball and give
cavemen a solid tramampolining lesson, with various implements of
spriteicide superimposed into your Move-wielding hand. For a game
claiming to be party fare – if you have any doubts re-read the title
- most of the diversions involve taking turns playing solo, and that
Ubisoft got it right on the Wii with the Rabbids mini-game
BWAHstravaganzas years ago now, so we’re surprised at how
spectacularly meh this release is, as it takes everything good about
those bonkers bunnies’ antics and ignores it entirely.
Save the world or go to the mall? Wait up for us, Robin Sparkles!