Video games have a funny way of identifying different scales of productions. You've got triple-A and double-A, and now there's even some unsightly speak of 'triple-I', indie games with lavish production values of their own. Sometimes, you've just got to keep it simple though, as is the case with Steel Rats. This is an unabashed B movie of a game, a William Castle schlockathon of disparate parts that developer Tate Multimedia can't always get to hang together. But good lord is it fun to see them try.
EGX Rezzed was wonderful, wasn't it? Tim Schafer of Monkey Island and Grim Fandango fame came to shoot the breeze with editor Oli Welsh on stage, the teams behind Two Point Hospital and Phoenix Point delved into their upcoming creations, and Digital Foundry explained how Sony might get on the road to its next console, the PlayStation 5.