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LocoCycle

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LocoCycle is an upcoming game for Xbox 360 and Xbox One via Xbox Live, developed by Twisted Pixel Games. While it is a motorcycle game, as the title suggests, there is much more to LocoCycle than racing. Players do not control a rider—there is no rider at all. Rather, LocoCycle stars a sentient motorcycle named I.R.I.S., and combines aspects of racing, shooting and action games for a very wild ride.

I.R.I.S. is a weaponized motorcycle developed by a munitions company named Big Arms, who gains sentience when she is struck by lightning. Players control her as she attempts to evade capture, and later goes head to head with a rival Harley Davidson-style motorcycle named S.P.I.K.E., presumably developed to defeat her. Her constant companion is Pablo, a hapless mechanic and source of comic relief whose pant-leg is eternally caught in her rear rim. Thankfully, this does not seem to hamper her ability to transform into a kung-fu robot. Suspension of disbelief is more than necessary.

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  • November 22, 2013
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