But the team at Tree Men Games clearly has a sense of humor. In addition to being murderous, the 3D world is surprisingly detailed and fun to explore. The POV of the game is basically bird's eye, or perhaps news-helicopter's-eye, as bulletins on the bottom of the screen provide some context for your mayhem. It's funny to think of whatever backstory caused a news team to cover a speeding, out-of-control bus on the highway or a deranged rickshaw that warranted military intervention. (And there's that living dead stage with the station wagon.)
While a simple premise, Pako provides some needed depth and variety to the growing endless runner genre. It's a "just one more try" type of game that you can easily come back to time and time again, finding a new wrinkle or discovering a new strategy to survive longer. Pako is a game you'll to share with your friends — and then watch as they laugh and cry at its difficulty and weirdness.
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