Excerpt: Those gamers amongst us who are a bit older will probably remember the original Postal, an enormously violent game which managed to catapult the discussions concerning violence in games to new heigths. No need to say that the game got banned in no less than 10 countries, thankfully not in Belgium.
Excerpt: Postal 2: Apocalypse weekend is broken, plain and simple. After working with the same tools, engine, and characters for three years, the game hasn't improved as much as it breaks a little more with each expansion.
Excerpt: Probably the most controversial game ever was Postal. Postal has received much attention from major news publications, Senator Joseph Lieberman, and even from the Postmaster General. The game was banned in several countries, and cut from major retail stores.
Excerpt: Apocalypse Weekend is a single player expansion pack for Postal 2, which was later bundled with a multiplayer component in a different SKU called Postal 2: Share The Pain. That means you'll need either the original Postal 2 or Postal 2: Share The Pain to play Apocalypse Weekend.
Excerpt: If you hate Postal 2, then Apocalypse Weekend, the new expansion pack from developer and publisher Running with Scissors, isn’t going to change your opinion. It contains even more shameless profanity, over-the-top violence and colorful body fluids than the original game.
Excerpt: Let's offer a disclaimer first: Postal 2 is not for everyone. It deals with graphic material, including arson, bestial sodomy, scatological humor, and all manners of political incorrectness. Should you be one of those people who like to watch films like George W.
Excerpt: I think (correct me if I’m wrong) that it was Roger Ebert who said every movie has at least one good scene. This scene is usually the spark that ignites a filmmaker’s desire to produce the movie; or, if nothing else, the studio’s budget.
Excerpt: I suppose the easiest way to start a review of Postal 2 would be for me to describe some horrible, shocking atrocity I'd committed, then make a wry comment about the state of videogames today. I'm not going to, because there really wasn't anything horrible or shocking about the game.