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Classic LucasArts biker adventure Full Throttle still kicks ass

In our Reinstall (opens in new tab) video series we take a fresh look at old games. So far we've covered the likes of Blade Runner (opens in new tab), Max Payne (opens in new tab), The Dig (opens in new tab), and, uh, the Lost videogame (opens in new tab). And now, in the video above (or on YouTube (opens in new tab)), you can check out my retrospective of Tim Schafer's classic biker adventure, Full Throttle.

Full Throttle is one of a handful of PC games I've been replaying at least once a year since I was a teenager, and I'm still not bored of it. It might not be the best LucasArts adventure in terms of its puzzle design, but the art, characters, story, and world make up for it. And if you want a few anecdotes about its creation, here's a fun interview (opens in new tab) I did with Schafer a few years ago.

If it’s set in space, Andy will probably write about it. He loves sci-fi, adventure games, taking screenshots, Twin Peaks, weird sims, Alien: Isolation, and anything with a good story.