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Bombastic (PS2) review

Bombastic is one of many of proclaimed “hidden gems” from the Playstation 2 library. Everyone knows and cowers before the PS2 library’s heaviest hitters, the games that defined the PS2 as a console and even the entire gaming generation – the Grand Theft Auto series, God of War, Devil May Cry, Shadow of the Colossus – but, more so than most consoles the PS2 was privy to a number of excellent but less prominent games. In previous posts on the PS2 front I’ve covered several games of varying obscurity well worth your time, including Alien Hominid, Gregory Horror Show, and Shadow of Memories/Destiny. On the sketchy side there’s been Gunbird: Special Edition, and Fahrenheit/Indigo Prophecy. Happily then Bombastic easily fits in with the first category and is an undeniably excellent hidden gem, mainly because it is incredibly addictive and haunting. I’ve heard of hardcore Tetris players who see falling L-shaped blocks when they close their eyes, and in my own experience now I can say that Bombastic can have the same effect. It crawls inside my brain and conjures 6-sided die when I’m trying to sleep and when I wake up. Continue reading