Video video games primarily based on mythology: the Steam quiz


Video video games and mythology go so nicely collectively, do not they? Dragons and swords and attractive gods are made for this medium.

This week’s Thriller Steam Critiques celebrates these aforementioned beasts and hotties, as we targeted on video video games primarily based on folklore.

It is a easy one: each myself and Matthew had to decide on three video games which might be clearly primarily based on mythology. Given our insecurity, which you’ll see originally of this video, I feel we did somewhat nicely.

In the event you’re new round these components, you possibly can see a full breakdown of the foundations within the Thriller Steam Critiques Rule Bible™ beneath. Additionally, bear in mind to boast about getting all six proper within the feedback.

In the event you like this, then chances are you’ll very nicely take pleasure in this week’s episode of The PC Gaming Weekspot. We chatted about how Nier Replicant is healthier than the unique Nier, the Resident Evil Village chat continued as a result of Matthew performed the fort demo and I performed the RE:Verse beta, and I gave my ideas on the crime-committing vegetable recreation, Turnip Boy Commits Tax Evasion.

When you’re right here, why not take a look at final week’s episode of Thriller Steam Critiques, which targeted on video video games which have Metacritic scores of 90 or larger.

We run weekly polls on the Rock Paper Shotgun YouTube channel, permitting you you to decide on the themes of Thriller Steam Critiques. Subsequent week it is all about video video games which might be religious successors. In the event you missed the ballot otherwise you’re not often on the YouTubes, go away a remark letting us know what collection/style/theme you’d prefer to see added to our MSR polls.


For these not within the know, or who want a refresher.

Colm and Matthew each deliver three Steam evaluations to the MSR area (sure, area), however they omit the secret every overview is for. Their opponent should accurately guess the title of that recreation, together with any numbers or subtitles. Nevertheless, there’s some leeway for issues akin to “Full Version” or “Definitive Version.” One appropriate reply = one level.

Whereas each combatants have 90 seconds on every Thriller Steam Overview, additionally they have assist in the type of three lifelines. These can be utilized at any stage throughout battle, and pause the 90-second timer. Every lifeline can solely be used as soon as.

Query permits whoever is within the sizzling seat to ask a easy sure or no query, so long as the query isn’t, “is the secret [insert name of the game here]?”. When Second Opinion is used, the person within the heat chair will get to listen to a second Steam overview of the identical recreation. And when Style is activated, the style of the sport is revealed to the person with the fiery arse.


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