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Friday, January 4, 2008

Mars Volta Launch Online Game to Coincide with New Album

posted by on January 4 at 12:37 PM


Yeah, srsly.

Hey Sam! You’re the resident video game expert. You should play it and let us know if it’s any good.

Also, just for shits and giggles (Christ, I hate that phrase…), here’s a link to the Emo Game. (It’s not safe for work since Steven Tyler is raping a member of the Get Up Kids within the first three minutes).

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This game sucks--it's a point-and-click puzzle game like Myst, except it only has two rooms and they look butt-ugly. Worse, there's a damned misuse of "it's." Even worse than that, when I try to cheat by hitting the Tab key to highlight hidden objects, the stupid game just starts playing Mars Volta songs instead. So now I'm trapped in a room with a Jesus figurine, a prayer card, and a rope with a hook on its end, and I can't figure out where I'm supposed to go. Awesome. Makes me really want to buy your next overwrought album, guys.

Posted by Sam M. | January 4, 2008 2:18 PM

The game finally let me out of this stupid room. Still sucks, though.

Posted by Sam M. | January 4, 2008 2:20 PM

Flash-based trinkets don't really count as video games. And this one is even lamer than most of them.

OK, now back to Crysis...

Posted by rk | January 4, 2008 2:37 PM

Worse, there's a damned misuse of "it's."

So Line Out readers will feel right at home.

Posted by ye olde editoreador | January 4, 2008 3:54 PM

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