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.
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Mostly Negative (22 reviews) - 27% of the 22 user reviews in the last 30 days are positive.
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Mixed (3,547 reviews) - 54% of the 3,547 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date: Jun 28, 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!

System Requirements

Windows
Mac OS X
    Minimum:
    • OS:Windows XP
    • Processor:500Mhz
    • Memory:1 GB RAM
    • DirectX®:9.0c
    • Hard Drive:400 MB HD space
    • Other Requirements:Broadband Internet connection
    Minimum:
    • OS:OS X 10.6
    • Processor:500 Mhz
    • Memory:1 GB RAM
    • Hard Drive:400 MB HD space
    • Other Requirements:Broadband Internet connection
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Recent:
Mostly Negative (22 reviews)
Overall:
Mixed (3,547 reviews)
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FattyFeraligatr
0.4 hrs
Posted: August 30
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Samurai Sweg
3.4 hrs
Posted: August 27
Well, at least it has cards.
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Xenocaulibur
3.8 hrs
Posted: August 24
Product received for free
♥♥♥♥♥ out for Harambe
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Deivis
1.0 hrs
Posted: August 19
Found harambe in this game
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Dros Hyrozan
0.2 hrs
Posted: August 11
Product received for free
is a 2D arena shooter with 1v1 matches.
Zany fun and antics ensue -if- you can get the servers to agree with you
wait for a sale, and pick it up cheap for goofy fun.
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you mad bro ?
2.5 hrs
Posted: August 10
dont buy this game
if you want see moneky go to the zoo you pay 30 euro but you can sell all
this game so bad i got this game for free and i play only 2.5
i hate this game look like my ♥♥♥
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samajones04
0.8 hrs
Posted: August 8
This game... I can't even review it properly because it won't actually run on my computer.
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[Chesticles] s u c c
0.3 hrs
Posted: August 6
Product received for free
e n d m y ♥♥♥♥♥♥♥ i n g l i f e p l e a s e
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Bren382
2.8 hrs
Posted: August 4
Product received for free
only good for the cards.
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KEEMSTAR
0.1 hrs
Posted: July 30
Product received for free
this game deserves to get exposed. -KEEM
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Most Helpful Reviews  In the past 30 days
5 of 6 people (83%) found this review helpful
3 people found this review funny
Recommended
1.0 hrs on record
Posted: August 19
Found harambe in this game
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Not Recommended
3.4 hrs on record
Posted: August 27
Well, at least it has cards.
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2 of 3 people (67%) found this review helpful
Not Recommended
2.5 hrs on record
Posted: August 10
dont buy this game
if you want see moneky go to the zoo you pay 30 euro but you can sell all
this game so bad i got this game for free and i play only 2.5
i hate this game look like my ♥♥♥
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Most Helpful Reviews  Overall
110 of 124 people (89%) found this review helpful
45 people found this review funny
Not Recommended
1.2 hrs on record
Posted: January 3, 2015
Gun Monkeys! The game everyone owns and nobody ever plays. Basically it works like going with a bunch of buddies to the lasergun or paintball arena. Except you stay at home - you are a monkey - you pick up blue things on the floor and attack the enemy spawn point and hope your team wins. But you will not find a team - or ennemies. And when / If you do you will quickly realize that a lot of other games involve team deathmatches and are much more entertaining. And you will then move on and completely forget about this game until someone tries to trade it to you in exchange for something expensive that you own.
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62 of 74 people (84%) found this review helpful
Not Recommended
1.8 hrs on record
Posted: December 29, 2013
This game could be fun, the monkeys, their guns are fun, and I neon graphics look great, but....this game is practically dead, only 8 achievements, no game variations, no new things, no single player ( not counting tutorial) all time is the same you have to catch as much as possible capsules and take them to your base, the player who takes more wins, also this matches are just 1 vs 1, and needing just 2 people to play a multiplayer match this game has a lack of players, you can hardly ever find at least one person playing it on the internet, Steam Enhancement Addon just sees 3 players per day for example.

So after playing it just some matches while this game was on Free Weekend ( because only at this time I could find players...) this game just bored me after some matches, also some of the matches just bug so you have to restart your game. I think this game won't have a lot of players more than first days even if it becomes free to play. Developers need to add a more things to this game...
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78 of 106 people (74%) found this review helpful
12 people found this review funny
Not Recommended
0.9 hrs on record
Posted: November 10, 2014
KAMGUSTA's mini Review

Servers are dead. Run it just for cards. :-(

Score 2/10
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96 of 135 people (71%) found this review helpful
Recommended
8.5 hrs on record
Posted: April 27, 2014
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.
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95 of 136 people (70%) found this review helpful
Not Recommended
0.3 hrs on record
Posted: July 17, 2014
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.
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73 of 102 people (72%) found this review helpful
Not Recommended
0.9 hrs on record
Posted: January 17, 2014
Falls in the same trap of most multiplayer only indie games. Not enough people play it. The developer tries to solve it by giving another copy you can gift. That doesn't really help either because there are similar games like The Showdown Effect or Soldat that are just better. This game is too simple and the controls are off. The art style is cool though.
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43 of 53 people (81%) found this review helpful
10 people found this review funny
Not Recommended
0.9 hrs on record
Posted: December 19, 2015
Multiplayer only game that no one has ever played.
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