West Brom are set to appoint former Newcastle and Crystal Palace boss Alan Pardew as their manager on Wednesday.
After roughly 22 years, one of the worst video games of all time, Desert Bus, finally has a sequel. In very good news for anybody who hears “notorious game’s sequel” and flinches, this new take, dubbed Desert Bus VR, is now completely free to own for PC gamers, whether they own a virtual reality headset or not.
My “quick” test of the bizarre game, which launched on November 27, reveals something totally worth playing, if only to marvel at the fact that this weird, VR-minded sequel actually exists.
The original Desert Bus would have launched in the mid-’90s as a mini-game tucked into Penn & Teller: Smoke & Mirrors, a comedy-minded Sega CD game that never saw an official commercial launch. Years later, the finished game leaked as a download, which meant fans could finally see its many weird mini-games, including this dreadfully boring bus simulator. The latter has since been popularized by the Canadian comedy troupe Loading Ready Run, whose annual “Desert Bus For Hope” campaign raises charitable donations by live-streaming actual Desert Bus gameplay for hours on end.
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