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Submitted by BnBMartin 1080d ago | article

The Games That Made Us Gamers: Beautiful Katamari

As part of its annual Celebration of Games Week, the Bits 'n' Bytes Gaming team is taking a look back at the game that, once played, converted them to the videogame cause forever more.

Richard Horsefield for Bits 'n' Bytes Gaming writes: "I love Beautiful Katamari. I truly do.

Bright colours, happy noises, crazy J-pop nuttiness and epic destruction all wrapped up in a package cuter than Cutesy McCute, winner of 1997′s Cute competition.

(See? Even thinking about it is enough to soothe the soul and melt the brain so you start typing bollocks like that).

But the best bit is the dark, dark underbelly. Movies ‘for kids’ now are very good at putting in little asides for adults, but its just a continuation of a long-running cartoon tradition. Watch some old Tom and Jerry episodes for more violence, decapitations, and drug use than ‘kids’ should arguably be exposed to. Games like Animal Crossing have nailed a cutesy tone with a seething, dark undertone that adult... (Beautiful Katamari, Culture, Xbox 360)

Infernostew  +   1080d ago
Why this one and not Katamari Damacy?
rezzah  +   1080d ago
I knew about this game since before it came out, however I never got the chance to play it.

I'd like to try a demo if whenever possible.

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