Space Giraffe Review
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Space Giraffe is an extremely weird and well-designed arcade game, but its unique brand of madness isn't for everyone.
Space Giraffe Review FROM THE TOP It was a summer of selfishly gluttonous gaming when I discovered Jeff Minter's Tempest 2000 amongst all the rubble. The thing that made this game remarkable wasn't just the gripp... Read Full Review2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
I was up late working nights and upon arriving home, figured Id check out what was new xbox live arcade. I am not writing reviews on the other games I tried, only because this game is excrutiatingly awful. The gameplay i... Read Full Review6 of 22 users found the following review helpful
Dave Theurer was the original designer of Tempest , the classic for the arcade , which became an instant classic and was one of the best games that Atari had develop, Tempest has success in the 80's and will be remember... Read Full Review1 of 2 users found the following review helpful
Space Giraffe is something special, a trip back to those arcade machines you had to insert one more coin into to try to knock that other guy off of the high score table. its all about maximizing your score and learning ... Read Full Review2 of 3 users found the following review helpful
Jeff Minter is a legend in the old skool gamer world and It is testament to his mad genius that his company -Llamasoft- continue to produce (primarily) bonkers looking shooters that still make players come back for more.... Read Full Review1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
Yes, the graphics do bear resemblance to Tempest 2000, which I also happen to own on PS1, however, the game is very entertaining (unless bleating sheep you find a bit grating.) The achievements seem to be a bit difficul... Read Full Review1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
Great game once you learn how to play. Give this one a chance and you won't regret it. This is not just some retro shooter rehash, it is a completely new game. Anyone playing it like a shooter will not have fun and score... Read Full Review1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
Sanity is not something you usually question whilst playing games. Sure, games such as Eternal Darkness may make you see things that aren't really there, but rarely does a game go so far as to bring the player with it in... Read Full Review0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
I've played the demo & I can say that you definitely do not want to waste your money on this game (it even says no refunds once you download). It's very hard to see the actual game for all of the blurry colors and d... Read Full Review0 of 3 users found the following review helpful
Jeff "Yak" Minter, ur-game programmer, brings us with Space Giraffe some of his finest work to date. While most decidedly not for everyone, Space Giraffe mixes an old school sensibility with over the top Minter visuals ... Read Full Review0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
Having read a news item where Jeff Minter was swearing off programming, I immediately bought his latest title. I've been a huge fan of Tempest 2000 and wanted to play his latest creation. Despite his statements to the... Read Full Review1 of 2 users found the following review helpful
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