Retro City Rampage
by Mike Rose 23/1/2013
Product: Retro City Rampage
Developer: Vblank Entertainment
Format: PS Vita
Genre: Action, Retro
A Grand Theft Auto game on PS Vita could well help to pull the troubled handheld out of its current dive into obsolescence.
Till then, there's Retro City Rampage - a lo-fi GTA-'em-up that doesn't just stop with one video game reference - it throws in hundreds for good measure, soaking its hugely varied gameplay in parody from beginning to end.
Ramp it up
You are Player, a henchman who is thrown back in time and so has to find the parts of a time machine scattered around the city so that he can get back home.
Retro City Rampage lays on the references thick and fast. In just the first five minutes of play, I spotted over 20 parodies ranging from video games to movies to music, including Sonic The Hedgehog, Duke Nukem, and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.
Retro City Rampage pummels you with fantastic video game and movie references throughout, and has the gameplay to back up the funny
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