League of Evil 3
by Harry Slater 27/6/2013
Product: League of Evil 3
Publisher: Ravenous Games
Format: iPhone, iPad
It's nearly one o'clock in the morning. My eyes are red and bleary, my knuckles white from frustrated squeezing. I choke down another explosion of profanity and start the level again. My fingers tap out the familiar refrain, dancing over League of Evil 3's simple and precise controls.
Left, jump, punch, wait, jump, punch.
I die again, flinching as my muscular secret agent is sliced into chunks of gory flesh by the blades of a spinning saw. Every failure is like a kick in the gut, an extra ounce of weight dropped onto my already-tired fingers.
But not for a second do I think about giving up and going to bed. Even after the 50th catastrophically bloody ending I don't quit. I scream inwardly, knowing full well why I died and how I could have avoided it. And I take a deep breath. And I start again.
An uncompromisingly difficult, brilliantly put-together platformer, League of Evil 3 will reward anyone who puts the time in to perfect its fiendish rhythm
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