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GUN MONKEYS is a Procedurally–Generated, Physics-based, Online Deathmatch platform game from multi award-winning indie dev Size Five Games. In GUN MONKEYS, you'll take charge of a modern-day power company.
Releasedatum: 28 jun 2013
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GUN MONKEYS is a Procedurally–Generated, Physics-based, Online Deathmatch platform game from multi award-winning indie dev Size Five Games.


In GUN MONKEYS, you'll take charge of a modern-day power company. In the distant future, a catastrophic experiment into Perpetual Energy obliterates all human life, leaving the world choc-full of free-for-the-taking energy, but unpleasantly lacking in people to take advantage of it. Your job as CEO is to send a legion of pleasingly-expendable monkeys forwards in time to collect Power Cubes and return them to present-day, all from the comfort of your PC.

Key Features:

  • Monkeys! In the future! Future Monkeys!
  • "Always Online" 1-on-1 Deathmatch action (offline local play mode also available)
  • Procedurally Generated levels means you'll never play the same map twice!
  • Tailor your squad to your unique playing style with a host of interesting and helpful Perks!
  • Short, sharp, hi-octane jabs of multiplayer fun!
  • Challenge your friends, or make new enemies!
  • Loads of Achievements and Trading Cards to collect!

Systeemeisen (PC)

    Minimum:
    • OS:Windows XP
    • Processor:500Mhz
    • Memory:1 GB RAM
    • DirectX®:9.0c
    • Hard Drive:400 MB HD space
    • Other Requirements:Broadband Internet connection

Systeemeisen (Mac)

    Minimum:
    • OS:OS X 10.6
    • Processor:500 Mhz
    • Memory:1 GB RAM
    • Hard Drive:400 MB HD space
    • Other Requirements:Broadband Internet connection
Nuttige klantrecensies
1 van de 1 mensen (100%) vonden deze recensie nuttig
2.0 uur in totaal
sorry no i dont like this game
-voice acting?.....
-i dont like the concept for monkeys
-confusing online play
-confusing tutorial
+i got this game for free from my friend!
Geplaatst: 30 augustus
Was deze recensie nuttig? Ja Nee
80 van de 111 mensen (72%) vonden deze recensie nuttig
8.2 uur in totaal
Gun Monkeys is a 2D deathmatch game, though a rather uniquely designed one. Rather than just killing eachother, it's a battle to drop your enemy's energy to 0 while keeping yours above that. In addition to combat, you can collect energy to deposit into your generator and collecting enough will drop your opponent's energy as well. All of this takes place in randomly generated levels which unfortunately aren't always balanced, often only spawning energy on one side of the map or placing one player's generator in a very difficult to use location.

Unfortunately the problems don't end there. For a multiplayer-only game the netcode is terrible with frequent hit detection problems, disappearing energy, and being hit by explosions by entering the area several seconds after it happened. The platforming is well designed, but is often clumsy in practice due to the random generation.

Despite these problems, the game is quite fun. It looks great, has great music, and plenty of player customization to work with. It unfortunately never took off and has very few active players but if you have some friends to play with, it's well worth your time.
Geplaatst: 27 april
Was deze recensie nuttig? Ja Nee
52 van de 75 mensen (69%) vonden deze recensie nuttig
0.3 uur in totaal
Multiplayer only versus game where th opponent can just leave the match with no penalities and you get nothing for having your time wasted like that.
Geplaatst: 17 juli
Was deze recensie nuttig? Ja Nee
60 van de 91 mensen (66%) vonden deze recensie nuttig
1.1 uur in totaal
It could be nice arcade/platformer with cool design, instead it's a boring duelling game with so-so controls. You cannot excuse shallow gameplay to game without single.
Geplaatst: 16 juli
Was deze recensie nuttig? Ja Nee
16 van de 18 mensen (89%) vonden deze recensie nuttig
11.3 uur in totaal
I'm sad I have to write this, because I'm a big supporter of the creators of this game. Their humorous adventure games "Ben There, Dan That" and "Time Gentlemen Please" were absolutely fantastic. This however... is not.

I had high hopes for this game, I got to try it out early on thanks to the kindness of the developer sharing a key. It looked quite promising. While I'm not much into PvP games myself, it seemed quite enjoyable at least for a while although probably getting very repetitive after some time. But nice at least for a few games possibly with friends, blasting each other's monkey faces off. Pretty simple rules, collect and deposit energy cubes compting for them with the other monkey, shooting each other. Could work. And I thought it would be quite okay when I played the early version, but I expected it to be properly polished and debugged.

Bugs... The major problem of this game are bugs. Horrible horrible bugs. IT'S INFESTED WITH BUGS. I took several screenshots to document a few. Those things unfortunately haven't been fixed despite the long time that's passed since the releas. It feels like the whole network engine in this game is completely broken and randomly works or doesn't work, depending on the mood. Sometimes it will connect you with the other player, sometimes it will give you a ludicrous error message saying something went wrong BUT THEY HAVE NO IDEA WHAT. Sometimes it will just try to connect infinitely and never succeed, sometimes during the attempts to connect the menus will disappear. Sometimes you see nobody in a lobby full of players. Lots and lots of issues too numerous to list merely with the network engine. The game requires to be quit with Alt-F4 at times when it gets stuck trying to establish a connection, expect to restart it a lot.

These issues take away all enjoyment of the game and make it frustrating. Don't buy this, don't play this, this is crap.
Geplaatst: 24 juli
Was deze recensie nuttig? Ja Nee