Strong Bad's Cool Game for Attractive People - Episode 5: 8-Bit Is Enough
The Final Strong Bad episode continues on after the end of Dangeresque 3, which saw dimensions tear apart and reality and videogames become mixed.
References to games like Mega Man, Doom and Super Mario World abound in Episode 5, with several new videogame locations sporting old-school graphics. Telltale clearly knows how to please their audience of videogame geeks.
This is helped by some of the most polished and laugh-out-loud writing that Telltale, or any developer, have made for a game since LucasArts in the '90s. Most of the joy comes from Homestar's inclusion as a Help Assistant, and him and Strong Bad arguing.
There's one complaint with this game: Episode 5 is easy. The puzzles' solutions flow so naturally, you're more likely to overlook something than be challenged. Still, Episode 4 was a fun adventure, and despite the straightforward puzzles, this is the same. Except the writing is far funnier. There is one other problem with Episode 5. Well, it's more of a "WTF?". You can't buy Episode 5 on its own - you have to get the entire season which costs $35. But if you've got Episodes 1-4, you can get Episode 5 for free. And if you've bought less than four episodes, you'll be able to buy a Season Pass for the cost of one episode ($8.95).
Despite this wacky pricing thing, we'd freely give Telltale another coin to continue Strong Bad's adventures -whether it was in 8-bit or glorious 3D.
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