In a certain kind of game I am always called AAA. Not because I am good, or because I am screaming – often I am screaming – but because defeat rockets me out of the game, through the leaderboard name input and back into another round before I can stop stabbing the GO button, whatever button that may be. Bezier: Second Edition has just launched on Switch. It’s a reworked take on the brilliant PC game from – jeepers, 2016! This is that dense, personal kind of game so filled with treats I don’t want to spoil much, but I can at least tell you this: chances are good that in this game your name will be AAA too.
Bezier’s superficially described as an unusual take on Geometry Wars or Robotron. It’s a twin-stick shooter with a luminous aesthetic, an arcade treat in which you are a point of … Read the rest