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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Very Negative (21 reviews) - 0% of the 21 user reviews in the last 30 days are positive.
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Mixed (3,539 reviews) - 54% of the 3,539 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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Very Negative (21 reviews)
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Mixed (3,539 reviews)
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Skyflyer37
( 0.1 hrs on record )
Posted: June 24
terrible.........thats proably why they rating is 0% postive.....EVERY SINGLE REVIEW IS NEGITIVE! BECUASE THE GAMES SUCK!
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Liviu222
( 0.8 hrs on record )
Posted: June 24
is a 1v1 game blury graphics 6/10
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Sir Delo
( 0.1 hrs on record )
Posted: June 13
great game loving it :)
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#3 KoSTuR
( 1.0 hrs on record )
Posted: June 12
Nice game
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#2 KoSTuR
( 1.3 hrs on record )
Posted: June 12
Great game..
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Silverchaoz
( 1.6 hrs on record )
Posted: June 9
My grandfather smoked his whole life. I was about 10 years old when my mother said to him: if you ever want to see your grandchilderen graduate, you have to stop immediatly. Tears welled up in his eyes when he realized what exactly was at stake. He gave it up immediatly. Three years later he died of lung cancer. It was really sad and destroyed me. My mother said to me: dont ever smoke. Pls dont put your family through what your grandfather put us through. I agreed. At 28 i have never touched a cigarette. I must say i feel a very slight sense of regret for never having done it. Because this game gave me cancer anyway
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sunfizz98
( 1.5 hrs on record )
Posted: May 31
Arena death match with no incentives to keep winning . Better off playing towerfall
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Most Helpful Reviews  In the past 30 days
15 of 23 people (65%) found this review helpful
14 people found this review funny
Not Recommended
1.6 hrs on record
Posted: June 9
My grandfather smoked his whole life. I was about 10 years old when my mother said to him: if you ever want to see your grandchilderen graduate, you have to stop immediatly. Tears welled up in his eyes when he realized what exactly was at stake. He gave it up immediatly. Three years later he died of lung cancer. It was really sad and destroyed me. My mother said to me: dont ever smoke. Pls dont put your family through what your grandfather put us through. I agreed. At 28 i have never touched a cigarette. I must say i feel a very slight sense of regret for never having done it. Because this game gave me cancer anyway
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
Not Recommended
1.5 hrs on record
Posted: May 31
Arena death match with no incentives to keep winning . Better off playing towerfall
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Most Helpful Reviews  Overall
101 of 115 people (88%) found this review helpful
43 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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61 of 73 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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94 of 130 people (72%) 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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76 of 103 people (74%) found this review helpful
10 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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94 of 135 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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81 of 114 people (71%) found this review helpful
91 people found this review funny
Recommended
0.9 hrs on record
Posted: December 1, 2014
Got this game for free. I can say it totally worth that money.
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121 of 180 people (67%) found this review helpful
159 people found this review funny
Recommended
0.1 hrs on record
Posted: August 31, 2014
My Grandfather smoked his whole life. I was about 10 years old when my mother said to him, 'If you ever want to see your grandchildren graduate, you have to stop immediately.'. Tears welled up in his eyes when he realized what exactly was at stake. He gave it up immediately. Three years later he died of lung cancer. It was really sad and destroyed me. My mother said to me- 'Don't ever smoke. Please don't put your family through what your Grandfather put us through." I agreed. At 28, I have never touched a cigarette. I must say, I feel a very slight sense of regret for never having done it, because this game gave me cancer anyway.
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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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