Screencheat: The Austrailan Game Where Cheating Is Essential

Screencheat: The Austrailan Game Where Cheating Is Essential
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And you can get involved in the Beta starting early August.

Screencheat is a video game built upon one genius idea: take the screencheating we used in split screen games like Goldeneye and make it an actual, unavoidable facet of the game’s mechanics. In Screencheat you have to cheat because in Screencheat your enemies are completely invisible.

There’s been a fair amount of buzz about this game, since it was sorta leaked ahead of time earlier this week. It was a concept borne at a Game Jam by local developers Samurai Punk, and expanded upon since. The team is planning a Beta starting on August 6 this year, and you can head here for more information if you’re keen to be involved. You can also head to the game’s Steam page.

Screencheat is a game blessed with a completely unique and ingenius idea; I’m hoping it really manages to nail that communal style of play from Goldeneye, Perfect Dark and the like. I can’t say I really miss those days of playing on a postage stamp on a crappy old CRT, but I could be convinced to feel some level of nostalgia for it — particularly if Screencheat lives up to its promise!


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