Big Brother; noun. (1) an authoritarian leader and invader of privacy; (2) an older brother; (3) a dire commercial television series fuelling Channel 4 with ample funds to screen “Top 100” countdowns for the remaining ten months of the year when the show isn’t airing.
Bored of companies cashing in on the Wii craze by lazily tacking on motion sensing control? So are we. However, Ignition Banbury buck the trend in spectacular fashion by giving us a title that is so perfectly realized it’s hard to imagine it was ever available on any other machine.
Wooden Snail. Concrete Spider. Papier Maché Butterfly. Metal Slug. One of these is the moniker of a near-legendary platform-action series that is celebrating a glorious decade in the spotlight. The others are nonsense names made up merely to justify this rather pointless opening paragraph. Can you guess which is which?