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Top Ten Video Game Melee Weapons

It’s taken a while, but at last we have the counterpoint to our earlier post of the Top Ten guns! Here’s the list, made up of suggestions from our Facebook page, other social media (such as our Twitter), yelled at me in the street, and my own personal selections. So without further ado, here’s a list of the greatest things to hurt people with in video games!

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The more I watch, the more awesome it looks…

… and the more devastating it is that I’ll never get to play it.

Basically, a chap called Arthur Nishimoto studying at the¬†Electronic Visualization Laboratory at the University of Illinois at Chicago has designed a touch-screen fleet combat game Fleet Commander, featuring ships, sound effects, and music from Star Wars for their next gen touch-screen interface – something called TacTile (basically a video wall that’s a touch screen computermabob). However it’s never going to be released, since it’s a student project and not for retail (which is also how comes Lucasfilm haven’t unleashed the Death Star Lawyers on them.

Seriously, watch the video. And don’t be ashamed to cry a little when you realise you’ll never get your hands on it (unless you happen to go to/work at University of Illinois at Chicago – which is a stupid name for a uni, by the way).

I cried. In fact, I think I’ll watch it again, and cry some more.


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