Feature: The Weirdest Games of 2011


“Some game developers like to push the envelope. Others prefer to light it on fire and dance around chanting unintelligible tributes to eldritch deities. We appreciate both methods when the end result is a heaping pile of cool insanity. The usual glut of vanilla gaming offerings made an appearance, but 2011 didn’t skimp on the bizarre either. In a year full of risk taking and wild experimentation, developers churned out a bold sampling of the weirdest, most unusual projects we’ve seen yet. From the risque and profane to the outright peculiar, here are eight of the oddest games of 2011.”

Check out the full feature here at IGN.

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What The Hell is Glitch?


“Precious few MMO games let you shotgun a virtual 12-pack of beer, run around nibbling the meat off of live pigs, and massage butterflies to extract their milk — and all in the span of just a few short minutes, no less. I knew Glitch was going to be a weird experience going into it, but I wasn’t quite prepared for the level of sheer wackiness waiting for me within its quirky depths. However odd it may be at times, it’s this free-to-play, browser-based MMO’s proclivity for the bizarre and the unexpected that makes it such a fascinating time sink.”

Check out the full article here at GameSpy.