interactive movie

Jurassic Park: The Game review

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Rent a copy of the original Jurassic Park on DVD, pick up your controller of choice, and press play. Now, just play along! When you see the characters run, mash the buttons for all you’re worth. When they dodge to the left, press left with them. Ooops! Got the timing wrong? Then you die! Jump back to the start of the scene and try again. And again. And again, if needs be. Repeat until ‘you’ save the day.

It’s about the same experience as playing this game, only £19 cheaper. Maybe more!


Saturday Crapshoot: Harvester

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Every week, Richard Cobbett rolls the dice to bring you an obscure slice of gaming history, from lost gems to weapons grade atrocities. See if you can guess which we're looking at today! Grab an apron, because this one's gonna get bloody in a hurry...

Like all the best stories, Harvester starts with Cliche #37b - Amnesiac Hero Wakes Up; Does Stuff. This is probably a good thing, because if he had any idea of the madness that awaited outside his bedroom door, the only puzzles in the game would be 'make noose out of of dressing gown' and 'use noose'. Welcome to the goriest, most confusing, and above all stupidest horror game ever.

Phantasmagoria? Bah. Harvester is Twin Peaks, as directed by Uwe Boll.