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#IDARB (It Draws A Red Box) Review

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#IDARB, much like the name suggests, is intended to initially have you make a weird face and a question mark appears above your head.  Developed by Other Ocean, makers of one of my favorite retro throwbacks Dark Void Zero, the title began as a single drawing of a red box and took input from friends and Twitter to evolve into a game.  That game, while simple in nature, is a very meta representation of what could be the next big party game.  Since its release earlier this month on Xbox One (and free for anyone who currently has XBL Gold) #IDARB has definitely become the zeitgeist of the moment.  With retro-style graphics, social media integration that changes the game, and a whole glut of coverage, what’s not to love?  Well, that all depends on the type of gamer you are.

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Written by Fred Rojas

February 10, 2015 at 12:46 pm