Movies, Video Games

FIRST LOOK: Screenshots From the Upcoming Sharknado iOS Game

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There’s no real equivalent in video games for “so bad it’s good.” Yes, many have campy subjects, but you never hear game players going “Ha ha! I just totally botched that move because the controls on this game are so crappy! That’s hilarious!”

What I’m saying is that the Sharknado game needs to be a whole lot (objectively) better than the movie it’s based on. Will it? Let’s see and speculate…

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In SHARKNADO: THE VIDEO GAME, players will:
? Run through the streets of Manhattan wielding a broadsword
? Bounce off of the backs of tiger sharks to reach higher ground
? Feed buckets of fish to angry sharks to avoid dying
? Surf New York’s flooded avenues, avoiding hammerhead stampedes
? Collect official Sharknado trading cards
? Grab a chainsaw and fly into the heart of a sharknado, destroying it from the inside

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Luke Y. Thompson has been writing professionally about movies and pop-culture since 1999, and has also been an actor in some extremely cheap culty and horror movies you will probably never hear much about (he is nonetheless mostly proud of them, as he met his wife on one). As editor of The Robot's Voice since 2012, he can take the blame for the majority of the site's content, all of which he creates because he loves you very, very much. (Although he loves nachos more. Sorry.) Prior to TRV, Luke wrote for publications that include the New Times LA, Los Angeles CityBeat, E! Online, OC Weekly, Geekweek, GeekChicDaily, The L.A. Times, The Village Voice, LA Weekly, and Nerdist