9 Ridiculous Concepts That Actually Became Games
We’re all for originality in games. When we see something like Mirror’s Edge do something novel with the first-person perspective, that makes us happy. But let’s be honest – some ideas are not clever. Some concepts are patently ridiculous, and yet someone, somewhere, says “let’s go ahead and make this happen.” Here are nine times that happened…
So you’re a bionic grandmother. That’s pretty sweet, right? Imagine the things you could do with that power. Now forget about all of them, because you’re going to be hitting kids as they leave school. Awful, awful game.
Make My Video: Marky Mark And The Funky Bunch
Oh man, Mark Wahlberg is making a music video and needs my help to edit it? Sign me right up! Also, check out that oh-so-natural dialogue and the hulking boxer who’d rather watch The Funky Bunch than study for his upcoming match.
The story goes that an upper management type at Atari heard that kids liked ninjas, and they also liked sports games, so he decided that Ninja Golf must happen. Surprisingly, this dumb idea worked – it’s one of the best Atari 7800 games.