Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon is “And Now For Something Completely Different: The Game.” The developers at Ubisoft Montreal took the technological underpinnings of Far Cry 3 and used it to build an over-the-top parody of ’80s action movies, ’80s cartoons, ’80s fashion, and so on. All the pulpiest aspects of the hot-pink decade have been condensed and twisted into the adventures of one Sergeant Rex Power Colt. Drew Toal, whose passion for the B-movies of the era knows no bounds, was an obvious choice to talk about this one.
This week we’re snacking on Haribo gummy candies. I always thought these were Japanese, but after my wife brought some back from a recent trip to Berlin, I realized that they’re German. You know, you base your whole life around certain immutable truths, and then one day, boom. In any case, they come in a bunch of odd flavors, so they were inevitably going to get the Digest chat-’n’-chew treatment at some point. Today we sample the cola flavor. You can’t see it in the video, but they are shaped like little bottles of Coke. Taste is a bit different, though.