Join Danny and Martin for the first outing of our new live show, Random Encounter.
Kick back with Danny and Martin as they bring you the first episode of our new live show, direct from the GameSpot UK Games Lab. Random Encounter will be taking you on a journey through some of the forgotten classics of gaming every weekday, so today we're taking a trip back to 2000 with the truly unique Giants: Citizen Kabuto.
Wednesday 9 at 8am PT | 4pm GMT | 3am AEST
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I totally missed that Giants was being played today... which is probably for the best, since you don't want to spend the stream with me screaming into the camera that this is one of the most amazing and overlooked games ever. And if you do want that, maybe we should do Rocket Jockey next.
This is the decade that I'm currently stuck thanks to my backlog, which has just gotten a lot bigger thanks to both Steam and GoG sales. I haven't played this particular game, but heard a lot about it. Giants: Citizen Kabuto is like Citizen Kane to some people.
im wanted to play Giants:CK so bad when i was around 11-12 y.o. i saw it on Cybernet tvshow but didnt catch it name :( too late for me now.
One of my all time favorite games! There is so much variety and it is so unique, this is one of the games that hooked me on gaming when I was young. Thank you for playing this gamespot, it brings back so many memories!
You mentioned Giants 'not taking itself seriously'.
Another goodie that did that very well was the Time Splitters series. I really wish they'd bring them to PC.
Unfortunately I will not be able to watch this in 20 (now 13) minutes but I want to say that Giants: Citizen Kabuto was probably one of the greatest, most creative games I've ever played! It was a hilarious hybrid of RTS and 1st person AND 3rd person shooter and almost an rpg in some respects that was WAY ahead of it's time and should be remade with utmost haste! Also, by-the-by, I feel the same about Dungeon Keeper 2 =D
@dannyodwyer ...carry the 2... divide by Pi... factor in Venus's gravitational pull as it crosses over into Aquarius...
July 14, 1789?
@dannyodwyer now that's just laziness!