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Originally Posted by ArticleTo hear the developers tell it, Hedone... ...is a subtle but pointed indictment of modern society; a gameified jab at the YouTube generation.
Originally Posted by John_TQuote:Originally Posted by ArticleTo hear the developers tell it, Hedone... ...is a subtle but pointed indictment of modern society; a gameified jab at the YouTube generation.
To be honest they lost my interest right about there. "YouTube generation" - give me a break! I hate these vacuous, made-up labels people come out with to try and sound cool and prove they 'have their finger on the pulse'. Utter cobblers, it really irritates me. The whole premise is old anyway.
'The Running man' - where people are killed in a game-show for public entertainment:
- Film starring Arnold Schwarzenegger, 1987.
- Book by Stephen King, 1982.
I suppose they were for the 'MTV generation'.
'Death Race 2000' - where people are killed in a televised race for public entertainment:
- Film starring Sylvester Stallone & David Carradine, 1975.
Who was that for, the 'Seven-inch generation'?
There are probably loads more examples going back far further, but those are the ones that immediately sprang to mind. Hardly a pointed indictment of modern society if the idea is at least 36 years old...
Originally Posted by IainC
We do have a lot of work still to do on the game as we ramp up for beta and the commercial release and we hope that you'll take a look again at the game at those times.
Iain Compton, Game Designer - Acony
Originally Posted by IainC the important bit for us isn't 'Clockwork Orange: The FPS'
Originally Posted by stoff3rUnreal Tournament comes to mind. But that was a great game with no bullshit.
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