The world of bizarre video video games at Alt.Ctrl.GDC
Video video games aren’t all about fancy graphics on HD televisions and excessive-finish PCs. Again within the day, innovation relied partially on constructing higher cupboards, ramps, buttons, joysticks and all method of arcade-based mostly hardware. This facet of the business hasn’t disappeared — the third-annual Alt.Ctrl.GDC exhibition on the Recreation Builders Convention is full of outlandish new video games that use wild, wacky and bizarre enter strategies.
We tried out a number of of the video games on show, resembling Crank Tank, a two-individual base-race recreation the place every participant controls a car with an enormous, picket crank machine. There’s additionally Hiya, Operator!, which takes place on the helm of a refurbished phone switchboard from the Nineteen Thirties, and Please Stand By, a recreation that exists inside a 1951 Capehart tv, bunny-ear antennae and all.
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