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Loop Hero & Everhood (Zero Punctuation)

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Yahtzee reviews both Loop Hero and Everhood on this week's Zero Punctuation episode.
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  1. The Escapist

    The Escapist

    18 өдрийн өмнө

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    • Lightstriker

      Lightstriker

      18 өдрийн өмнө

      Hellpoint?

  2. Skweetis

    Skweetis

    Өдрийн өмнө

    I wonder if yahtzee has ever played the lisa games?

  3. Kloolass Larspawn

    Kloolass Larspawn

    4 өдрийн өмнө

    SCREW YOU YAHTZEE! I've thought about Neverhood daily for DECADES!

  4. Nemitri

    Nemitri

    5 өдрийн өмнө

    You should review monster train, it's a pretty neat roguelike tower defense-ish game, nice music and everything, has an card game inspired system like slay the spire, but less punishing.

  5. Tj Morfitt

    Tj Morfitt

    5 өдрийн өмнө

    @0:58 As some who has lived in Hull there entire life I can confirm this statement is 100 percent true

  6. L Wo

    L Wo

    6 өдрийн өмнө

    Loop hero is the most boring game I've ever played, place tile, equip armour, place tile, equip armor repeat till 10hp then go home

  7. Shark Jumping Walrus

    Shark Jumping Walrus

    6 өдрийн өмнө

    To be fair to Everhood, they kind of pull a plot twist on the genocide route by showing you it was the answer. To avoid too many spoilers, everyone in Everhood is immortal and have lived so long that life has become dull and meaningless. So your not so much killing them as you are helping them commit suicide, some of them just appreciate it more than others. In fact, the plot is a more hopeful version of the game 'off', which is a pretty obscure game so I don't blame people for comparing it to the more popular Undertale.

  8. Richard ps

    Richard ps

    7 өдрийн өмнө

    I played loop hero for 35 hours before I got bored which is pretty good for the price

  9. Connor Swenke

    Connor Swenke

    9 өдрийн өмнө

    I uhh might be the last person who thinks of Neverhood. The sequel Skullmonkeys on PS1 *might* be my all-time favorite game so they're in the old brain pan preeeetty often

  10. John Barnes

    John Barnes

    9 өдрийн өмнө

    I think about the Neverhood all the time.

  11. Zikari SG

    Zikari SG

    10 өдрийн өмнө

    Wow, a Dream Web reference...

  12. Ian Galbraith

    Ian Galbraith

    10 өдрийн өмнө

    To be fair everybody feels for the pencil drawn guy from Take on Me. He burst through reality for a girl.

  13. Tony TheTGR

    Tony TheTGR

    11 өдрийн өмнө

    Let's make Yahtzee hate pureya

  14. Mark Hashman

    Mark Hashman

    12 өдрийн өмнө

    For one brief moment, I thought Yahtzee was reviewing some remastering of _The Neverhood._ Alas...

  15. GameSpy DarkAge

    GameSpy DarkAge

    12 өдрийн өмнө

    Damn. I forgot Noel Edmonds existed

  16. GTG3000

    GTG3000

    12 өдрийн өмнө

    Oh, you finally reviewed Neverhood huh?

  17. Daniel McCormick

    Daniel McCormick

    12 өдрийн өмнө

    I thought about Neverhood in the last 20 years. More than I ever thought about Undertale.

  18. Over Toasted

    Over Toasted

    12 өдрийн өмнө

    Yahtzee, If Everhood is Undertale on acid..well then you have to play it on acid to get the full experience.

  19. doodlecrazydc

    doodlecrazydc

    12 өдрийн өмнө

    0:56 me, who lives in Hull. Excuse me, what the fuck.

  20. Matusavage

    Matusavage

    12 өдрийн өмнө

    "Who the hell has thought about Neverhood in the last twenty years." ... *embarrassingly raises hand*

  21. MrLabelChannel

    MrLabelChannel

    12 өдрийн өмнө

    Did I not get the game because the author is a stupid nonce like everybody from the "undertale tumblr rainbows and unicorns crowd" or am I just a sociopath for actually having felt GOOD genociding the entire cast of Everhood? The beginning enemies were legit assholes lol.

  22. Rasmus Tagu

    Rasmus Tagu

    13 өдрийн өмнө

    As soon as I saw Everhood, I knew it was gonna be good.

  23. 綾瀬Tay

    綾瀬Tay

    14 өдрийн өмнө

    F3 fans: Ah he said Lone Wonderer! He said the thing! Well my day's complete...

  24. We Are number one but its a youtube account

    We Are number one but its a youtube account

    14 өдрийн өмнө

    Never thought I'd see Hull of all places on a youtube video... Also he's completely correct hull is the worst place in britain and it smells like wee

  25. General Nickles

    General Nickles

    15 өдрийн өмнө

    People praising undertale will never cease to annoy me. It's so bad. Like really, seriously bad.

  26. Matrxmonky

    Matrxmonky

    15 өдрийн өмнө

    Admit it Yahtz, Google was trying to save you by offering a much better game. A game that WAS groundbreaking for a certain company but, yes, a 30 year old game nonetheless.

  27. Leif Hazelwanter

    Leif Hazelwanter

    15 өдрийн өмнө

    “Dreamlike Undertale”? How about omori?

  28. Kirbles

    Kirbles

    15 өдрийн өмнө

    This might be the first time yahtzee was negative towards both games but I came out of it thinking "wow those both sound really cool!"

  29. Hendrick McDonald

    Hendrick McDonald

    15 өдрийн өмнө

    Mario RPG remake, Okami sequel, you can only have one or the other or a fusion of the two. Which do you choose?

  30. BlackRabbitDigitalP

    BlackRabbitDigitalP

    15 өдрийн өмнө

    That Shadow of the Beast reference really got me. That's the game that pushed me on a 15+ years career as a gaming art developer, a game that in 1989 on the amiga would blow your mind to pieces because no other game was better looking and more hauntingly moody/nostalgic/depressing.

  31. TwoBobWatch

    TwoBobWatch

    15 өдрийн өмнө

    "Undertale on LSD." Sarcastic tone or no, you still lose 5% of your soul simply by uttering the words. Themz the rules.

  32. matty drake

    matty drake

    15 өдрийн өмнө

    *sad British people who live in places like "Hull"* 😂🤣😂🤣 being from Leeds myself, this tickled me.

  33. Havi Khukhur

    Havi Khukhur

    15 өдрийн өмнө

    Everhood > Undertail

  34. Leon gotget

    Leon gotget

    15 өдрийн өмнө

    you should check out noita

  35. Tanner Boyle

    Tanner Boyle

    15 өдрийн өмнө

    0:57 I have no mouth and I must scream fits that perfectly. Love that game.

  36. Gus Smedstad

    Gus Smedstad

    15 өдрийн өмнө

    So, apparently Undertale is actually Trogdor.

  37. SmallTownGamer

    SmallTownGamer

    15 өдрийн өмнө

    1:40 at this point it feels like he's grabbing for _Darkest Dungeon_ Here... That was a great final match!

  38. Living Infernus

    Living Infernus

    15 өдрийн өмнө

    The choice to go genocidal in Undertale is the core of the impact, but most of it is its implementation: losing all the fun of the game proper, hearing a dreadful bass noise when clearing an area and finding "nobody" multiple times as you trudge toward a doomed boss, and getting walloped by one or two bosses two rungs of difficulty higher than the usual fare.

  39. Stephen Hey

    Stephen Hey

    16 өдрийн өмнө

    Is Yahtzee getting old? He's talking slower...

  40. Camer5

    Camer5

    16 өдрийн өмнө

    its so similar actually that its an anagram of loop hero except you have to change some letters around and not know what an anagram is

  41. PossumT

    PossumT

    16 өдрийн өмнө

    I dunno Yahtz, at least when I'm closing the wank tabs I think "will I want this later?" for a split second.

  42. dunno owo

    dunno owo

    16 өдрийн өмнө

    Kinda funny how game journalist missed the most important part of the game he rushed over loop hero has a mechanic where you can obtain special items for example painting that gives +4% dmg vs bosses or mirror that reflects magical attack etc and that skipped over mechanic is the 80% of the game itself which makes the game so liked and unique that loop hero review is like talking about Witcher's menu and first quest like it's all there is

  43. Krauser Cruz

    Krauser Cruz

    16 өдрийн өмнө

    Having a "genoside route" without all the character emotion, so its basically just GTA gunning down pedestrians because you want to see how funny the ragdolls are with C4 in slow mo.

  44. Daniel thomas

    Daniel thomas

    16 өдрийн өмнө

    Why do these never get old?

  45. Eric

    Eric

    16 өдрийн өмнө

    HULL IS SICK I AM VEXXED BY THIS SLIGHT

  46. Corintur

    Corintur

    16 өдрийн өмнө

    Had to unclick the bell because I only watch ZP on this channel and that is the ONE thing for which I NEVER get notifications. Thank you Susan.

  47. Mixolosopher

    Mixolosopher

    16 өдрийн өмнө

    "Lazy gaming journalist scum" - was that a conscious nod to Lee & Herring from their 'This Morning With Richard Not Judy' days?

  48. Captain Ahab

    Captain Ahab

    16 өдрийн өмнө

    Everhood would've been a good game if 1) the rhythm portion didn't have you MOVING OFF BEAT and 2) it didn't have 30 fake endings

  49. Harris Ejaz

    Harris Ejaz

    16 өдрийн өмнө

    'Everhood' is an anagram for 'Dove Hero'

  50. ChokeOnAPear

    ChokeOnAPear

    16 өдрийн өмнө

    As someone from Hull I'd like to point out that all games developed here are rendered in 16-bit because the city itself is also rendered in 16-bit. The city hall is very pretty but it can be hard to find the door because it's a single pixel wide.

  51. steweygrrr

    steweygrrr

    16 өдрийн өмнө

    Undertale is not a good game.

  52. Tim Van Arsdel

    Tim Van Arsdel

    16 өдрийн өмнө

    Glad I internalized Yahtzee's advice ~5 years ago that Undertale is best experienced by knowing as little as possible about it. Downloaded and played it for the first time 2 months ago, and when I searched MNmore, I was just SHOCKED by how much content is out there I was previously unaware. That first complete Undertale playthrough patched some emotional holes in my soul, and I found myself chasing and trying to recapture that same high. To those who've never tried drugs and don't understand why people become addicted to something that can become so ruinous, Undertale (for many) is a good analog for feeling complete, which eventually lapses and fades and can never be experienced that first way again.

  53. KORTOKtheSTRONG

    KORTOKtheSTRONG

    16 өдрийн өмнө

    w

  54. MindOfGenius

    MindOfGenius

    16 өдрийн өмнө

    3:23 "If I were lazy, games-journalist SCUM, working for some desperately irrelevant gaming news source-" Wow, never thought he'd turn his own sarcasm onto his own bosses, like a spoiled poodle finally snapping and gnawing on its fat owner's leg.

  55. Zylo Wolf 2.0

    Zylo Wolf 2.0

    16 өдрийн өмнө

    I hate the name Everhood because it sounds too close to Neverhood, an originalk and charming clay animated point and click adventure game from the 90s.

  56. Donk McLean

    Donk McLean

    16 өдрийн өмнө

    That school shooting joke was literally your zenith, that was the best laugh you've given me. Thanks.

  57. Jonas Quinn

    Jonas Quinn

    16 өдрийн өмнө

    Yahtzee talks more about Undertale in this video than he did in his Undertake review

  58. Ricardo Rodrigues de Almeida

    Ricardo Rodrigues de Almeida

    16 өдрийн өмнө

    The main problem with loop hero is that it's sloooooooooooooooooooooooooow, and messing with the files to make it faster fucks it up and breaks it The game (animations, text, walking) could be 3 times faster by default and would be MUCH better.

  59. Rowan Tritton

    Rowan Tritton

    16 өдрийн өмнө

    I think about Neverhood all the time

  60. The Golden Knight

    The Golden Knight

    16 өдрийн өмнө

    First 10 seconds (not counting the theme song), and your assessment is SPOT ON! But 1:20 is a little lacking. S&M is about the physical pain, a celebration to the sense of touch by adding spice to the sugar! It's not just about the teasing, it's about the stinging and the screaming that it triggers. "Actively choosing to commit genocide"...Have you reviewed STELLARIS yet? Only thing I have to say bad about "Undertale" is that too many saps of my time forget that "monsters" are supposed to be THE BAD GUYS!

  61. Michael Arlowe

    Michael Arlowe

    16 өдрийн өмнө

    Weirdly one of my favorite aspects of Loop Hero is how much it tries to resemble things without being that thing.

  62. MK

    MK

    16 өдрийн өмнө

    Stopped at 2:00. I want an Eric Idle game now. Proceed.

  63. Andrew Whiting

    Andrew Whiting

    16 өдрийн өмнө

    What about Noita?

  64. Ivan Miller

    Ivan Miller

    16 өдрийн өмнө

    I quite like everhood. Also… (Not sarcasm) what a great idea to make a rhythm game harder by giving it psychedelic screen effects! I wonder how they came up with the idea? (Sarcasm incoming) haha, just kidding. I know how. By being under the development of psychedelic during development.

  65. Darby Elise Hanson

    Darby Elise Hanson

    16 өдрийн өмнө

    The Eric Idle was perfect.

  66. mutalord

    mutalord

    16 өдрийн өмнө

    5:19 HEY... I have thought about Neverhood.... is a cool game

  67. sykomaniax187

    sykomaniax187

    16 өдрийн өмнө

    Loop hero is really an original and damn fine and intriguing game, even purely on gameplay.

  68. James Trotman

    James Trotman

    16 өдрийн өмнө

    Oi wait a sec Everhood is that game I saw in a MNmore trailer a while ago with the drug gnomes innit

  69. AWorkingDoge

    AWorkingDoge

    16 өдрийн өмнө

    i now want to see you play through omori and talk about it

  70. An Nguyen

    An Nguyen

    16 өдрийн өмнө

    Yahtzee should try out Omori one day. It’s this one indie RPG that came out late last year. It’s full of depth, emotion, and dives deep into themes most game probably wouldn’t want to go towards. It’s an underrated gem.

  71. TheBritishWolf

    TheBritishWolf

    16 өдрийн өмнө

    If you wanted a game where getting a limb back let you fight, then Blood Will Tell (old PS2 game) would probably be more interesting. Typically hard Asian game based on a dude ripped apart by demons at birth who uses a mannequin body to regain his pieces (which upgrades your stats as you do). Oh, and the kid you team up with is useful and there's this weird "pretty sure this is creepy cos she fancies him" vibe to boot. See? It's both unique AND has a weird character thing going on.

  72. Ciro Aldorisio

    Ciro Aldorisio

    16 өдрийн өмнө

    everhood is kino

  73. Zachary Smith

    Zachary Smith

    16 өдрийн өмнө

    I think about Neverhood alot actually

  74. houxli

    houxli

    16 өдрийн өмнө

    Damn, I guess I'm playing Everhood after that Take On Me bit.

  75. Evanz111

    Evanz111

    17 өдрийн өмнө

    Killing characters you don’t care about like deleting tabs -censor- tabs is such a perfect analogy, you’re actually a lyrical genius

  76. Foostini

    Foostini

    17 өдрийн өмнө

    undertale wasn't as good as the cult of fanatics say it was while holding you at knifepoint until you agree

  77. D2ME

    D2ME

    17 өдрийн өмнө

    I had empathy for the pencil drawing man in the Take On Me music video 😨

  78. Kirin Earl Lee

    Kirin Earl Lee

    17 өдрийн өмнө

    MNmore isn't notifying me of your content... Again. Just unsubbed, resubbed and re-belled (there's a joke there somewhere) to see if that fixes it

  79. sam h

    sam h

    17 өдрийн өмнө

    Oi! I'm a programmer from Hull and... yeah fair enough

  80. Authentic Lime Flavor

    Authentic Lime Flavor

    17 өдрийн өмнө

    UnDDRtale

  81. yellowMonologue

    yellowMonologue

    17 өдрийн өмнө

    Damn, that's a harsh view of Loop Hero. I wish he had more fun experimenting with the map pieces...

  82. HBlatz87

    HBlatz87

    17 өдрийн өмнө

    "Not an Idle game" ::shows picture of Eric Idle:: I love you, sir.

  83. Quantum Anomaly

    Quantum Anomaly

    17 өдрийн өмнө

    I see you snarky endcard line, and retort that I think about the Neverhood, quite fondly, with some frequency. Dreamworks before they were a movie studio, directed by Steven friggin Spielberg, art by Doug TenNapel (of earthworm jim fame) and the weirdest yet most fitting music by Terry S. Taylor. So me, I'm the one googling that once every couple of years....anywayyyyy

  84. ryan casey

    ryan casey

    17 өдрийн өмнө

    @ 3:24 what do you mean "if"???

  85. Pr00ch

    Pr00ch

    17 өдрийн өмнө

    I've been to Hull once, Yahtzee's on point with this one

  86. jacob Blonde

    jacob Blonde

    17 өдрийн өмнө

    Recently listened to your adiobook on audible. Was very pleasantly surprised

  87. Really, I'd rather not.

    Really, I'd rather not.

    17 өдрийн өмнө

    Please give me a reason to stop playing this piece of shit game.

  88. Dorkfishie

    Dorkfishie

    17 өдрийн өмнө

    I’m surprised that not much people were angry at the Everhood “review”.

  89. Evan Johnson

    Evan Johnson

    17 өдрийн өмнө

    Please never change Yahtz. Lovin' your work!

  90. Chris Delaney

    Chris Delaney

    17 өдрийн өмнө

    "It's an anagram if you don't know what an anagram is." nice. I'm going to use that at least once this week.

  91. Tattorack

    Tattorack

    17 өдрийн өмнө

    "Well written" or "has a lot of heart" are not words I'd put anywhere near Undertale. More like "Forced" and "Ham-fisted emotional static".

  92. Nik Tri

    Nik Tri

    17 өдрийн өмнө

    "Dodging button prompts, like someone trying to edit a David Cage design document"

  93. Texelion 3D prints

    Texelion 3D prints

    17 өдрийн өмнө

    "Everhood is the anagram of Loop Hero if you change a few letters and don't know what an anagram is"...

  94. TheDefterus

    TheDefterus

    17 өдрийн өмнө

    "... in a hard to read font" bruh, there's even a dyslexic friendly option for the font!

  95. XANApwns

    XANApwns

    17 өдрийн өмнө

    Still hoping for a review of Friday Night Funkin, even if the lack of much game just leaves it for another Indie double-bill or at least an off-hand mention

  96. The Vavecheese

    The Vavecheese

    17 өдрийн өмнө

    I APPRECIATED THE FACT YOU SAID "IDLE GAME" AND THEN PUT ERIC IDLE'S FACE IN THERE. NICE!

  97. MrCraiggy

    MrCraiggy

    17 өдрийн өмнө

    Things I have learned. 1. Loop Hero sounds like the right level of catharsis I might be drawn into. 2. Everhood sounds like my idea of gaming hell. I realise I'm in the minority here, but I really didn't gel with Undertale. So a game trying to be Undertale as its main selling point just really puts me off.

  98. Patrick Byrne

    Patrick Byrne

    17 өдрийн өмнө

    Type F for the unsuccessful wanks

  99. Patrick Byrne

    Patrick Byrne

    17 өдрийн өмнө

    Ha... Hull

  100. Mike Jackson

    Mike Jackson

    17 өдрийн өмнө

    I'm quite enjoying Loop Hero, if only as something to garner my attention late at night when I'm still awake but can't be arsed to get back to a game that demands my full attention.

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