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Screencheat wasn't originally meant to have online multiplayer. This is the first-person shooter that looks synonymous with multiplayer. The game whose logo is basically an advertisement for four-player split screen games.
It was just going to be a couch co-op experience. But Samurai Punk's situation wasn't conducive to developing that.
Screencheat has since grossed $450,000 on Steam. It's certainly come a long way.
Steam Machines will finally be coming to Australia as of next year, and while there won't be a massive amount of surprises with the one major sticking point is the GPU.
Like the Surface Book, it's a custom chip that NVIDIA has put together for Alienware -- and you won't be able to upgrade it if you want more grunt.
Screencheat's central gimmick is its strength. It's certainly the reason why everyone wants to write about it. At its core is an idea we can all embrace: an attempt to take shooters back to the time when you played with four buddies, huddled round a 17 inch CRT screen cheating like bastards. But after playing Screencheat for the first time this week I wasn't reminded of Goldeneye or Perfect Dark or Timesplitters.
I was reminded of Mario Kart.