Video video games set in New York or Mars: the Steam quiz


Prototype 2 has loomed over Thriller Steam Critiques for months now. That episode of MSR, which was about video video games with bald protagonists, spawned a query that has been requested numerous instances since: New York or Mars? This video hopefully goes some method to answering that query.

We have run one other ballot on the Rock Paper Shotgun YouTube channel for the following version of Thriller Steam Critiques, so go and vote if you wish to have a say in what the following MSR is all about.

So, this week, each myself and Matthew had to decide on three video games which might be set in both New York or on Mars. Nothing fancier than that.

In the event you’re new round these elements, you possibly can see a full breakdown of the foundations within the Thriller Steam Critiques Rule Bible™ beneath. Additionally, bear in mind to boast about getting all six proper within the feedback. And, when you’re there, tell us what collection/style/theme you’d wish to see added to our MSR polls.

In the event you like this, then it’s possible you’ll very nicely take pleasure in this week’s episode of The PC Gaming Weekspot. We chatted about how Outriders is the Most Alright sport of 2021, I advised Matthew concerning the lack of farting in Oddworld Soulstorm, and we speculated on what we would see in the course of the upcoming Resident Evil Village showcase.

Whilst you’re right here, why not take a look at final week’s episode of Thriller Steam Critiques, which centered on video video games with silent protagonists.


For these not within the know, or who want a refresher.

Colm and Matthew each carry three Steam critiques to the MSR area (sure, area), however they omit the secret every evaluation is for. Their opponent should accurately guess the title of that sport, together with any numbers or subtitles. Nonetheless, there’s some leeway for issues corresponding to “Full Version” or “Definitive Version.” One appropriate reply = one level.

Whereas each combatants have 90 seconds on every Thriller Steam Evaluation, additionally they have assist in the type of three lifelines. These can be utilized at any stage throughout battle, and pause the 90-second timer. Every lifeline can solely be used as soon as.

Query permits whoever is within the sizzling seat to ask a easy sure or no query, so long as the query isn’t, “is the secret [insert name of the game here]?”. When Second Opinion is used, the person within the heat chair will get to listen to a second Steam evaluation of the identical sport. And when Style is activated, the style of the sport is revealed to the person with the fiery arse.

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