Rush Bros Review

112When Super Mario Bros. arrived, beating the game was a source of pride for most players. Those with poor reflexes or a low threshold for frustration would fizzle out before finally finding the right castle and saving the princess, but more tenacious players would stick it out, replaying the levels over and over until they could zoom through Mario’s adventure with perfect precision and timing. Eventually, merely beating the game wasn’t enough, and the question became “How quickly can you beat it?” This gave birth to the gaming subculture of speed runners  Mastering the ability to get through a particular game or level with the utmost efficiency is their goal. The new indie game Rush Bros. is laser targeted at this subculture.  Continue Reading

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