Articles with Postal tag

Article Vault 001 - Running With Scissors

We've decided to open up the vault and republish some of Opium Pulses' earliest articles, reviews and interviews from our old forum-only days. Starting with this article from 2013 that marked the beginning of the return for Postal developers, Running With Scissors. Sections of this article include quotes from an interview Opium Pulses held with RWS back in September 2012. Enjoy... Originally Published April 23, 2013 | By SlipSlotBefore Running With Scissors existed, early members were part of a development team called Riedel Software Productions. They made family-friendly games like Sesame Street and Tom & Jerry for over 10 years. Eventually, the


The 4 R's: Re-releases, Remasters, Remakes and Reboots

The gaming industry is one of many that use the deep-rooted nostalgia of consumers to resell them something tied to their own fond memories of times past, or at the very least sell to people who missed out on something special the first time around. The various forms of these releases and how closely they resemble the original title that inspired them has been a constant source of confusion and frustration among gamers for a few decades now.We’ve discussed this topic once before in an article, but as OP recruit numerous aspiring writers and journalists, opinions don’t always line up. This


Retro Dose #3 - Postal

One of the most brutal games ever made is the theme of our new Retro Dose, and the only thing that beat that silly, sadistic fun is its sequel - Postal 2 in 2003.In 1997 a group of enthusiasts gathered in Arizona under the name Running With Scissors decided to make a game that is primarily supposed to suit their own taste. I believe that they themselves did not realise they would make such a sick game that the whole gaming community, various psychologists and psychiatrists and numerous supporters campaign to ban violence in video games will talk about it for

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