Rise of the Robots: a dark chapter in gaming history

I wrote about this shockingly bad 1994 beat ‘em up for Kotaku UK:

The Fall of Rise of the Robots

Probably the most disappointing thing about it all was the magazines that gave this dreadful game ridiculously high scores, immediately ruining their reputations. CVG, for example, awarded the game 91%. Amiga Power, meanwhile, gave it 5%.

[Raises eyebrows]

You can read more about Rise of the Robots on my old blog, where my old chum Ian recalls the disappointment of buying the game with his Christmas money.