Jazzpunk is a comedy adventure set in an alternate reality Cold War World, plagued with corporate espionage, CyberCrime, and sentient martinis. Gameplay is inspired by spoof comedy films and cartoons of yesteryear, with a focus on weird gadgets, exotic locales, and open-world style exploration.
User reviews: Very Positive (3,208 reviews) - 90% of the 3,208 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date: Feb 7, 2014

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Reviews

“A work of pure absurdism glued together by a consistent, deadpan delivery and a perfectly curated visual style.”
5/5 – Giant Bomb

“A classic affirmation of the great wide imagination of the human mind.”
9/10 – Eurogamer

“Jazzpunk is hilarious, its script almost faultless, its pace relentless.”
9/10 – EDGE

About This Game

Jazzpunk is a comedy adventure set in an alternate reality Cold War World, plagued with corporate espionage, CyberCrime, and sentient martinis. Gameplay is inspired by spoof comedy films and cartoons of yesteryear, with a focus on weird gadgets, exotic locales, and open-world style exploration.

Key Features:

  • Stereographic Polygony Soundeo™, NOW IN COLOURVISON.
  • A cast of over 360,000 polygons, working in concert.
  • For the first time ever, the human voice captured and preserved in CryoSonic Stasis™, thawed before your very ears during NPC exchanges (voice acting).
  • Windows/Mac/Linux/Suppository
  • Half a dozen jokes.
  • Contains 5% of recommended daily intake of vitamin C++
  • Original soundtrack featuring exotic percussion and homemade analog electronic instruments.

Find out why PC Gamer says Jazzpunk is "easily one of the funniest games in years."

System Requirements

Windows
Mac OS X
SteamOS + Linux
    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows XP SP2 or higher
    • Processor: 1.80GHz Processor
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Video card with 512MB of VRAM
    • Storage: 2 GB available space
    Minimum:
    • OS: OS X v10.6 Snow Leopard or higher
    • Processor: 1.80GHz Processor
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Video card with 512MB of VRAM
    • Storage: 2 GB available space
    Minimum:
    • OS: Ubuntu 12.04 or higher
    • Processor: 1.80GHz Processor
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Video card with 512MB of VRAM
    • Storage: 2 GB available space
Helpful customer reviews
44 of 49 people (90%) found this review helpful
42 people found this review funny
8.7 hrs on record
Posted: August 16, 2015
I have been kissed by dirty homless people
I have talked to boxes
I have eaten a sandwich from someones head
I have ordered adult payperview and called satan over the phone
I have covered my face in lipstick and kissed random guys
I have dug up han solo
I have played Wedding Quake
I have printed copies of my butt
I have eaten food from japan and threw up on a customer
I have used a fly swatter to murder people
I have broke my back in a pool
I have hit a girl out of a window with a pillow
I HAVE EXPERIENCED LIFE Seriously buy this game.
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33 of 36 people (92%) found this review helpful
2 people found this review funny
3.5 hrs on record
Posted: November 15, 2015
Game Details

Genre: Adventure, Indie
Developer: Necrophone Games
Publisher: Adult Swim Games
Release Date: 8 Feb, 2014
Completionist Gameplay: 2 Hours

Jazzpunk is a very difficult game to explain. You are introduced to its Adult Swim-esque humour when your Director requires you to sit on a whoopee cushion in his office that is situated in an abandoned train cart before he explains your first mission to you. Jazzpunk gives you the feeling when you find a secret room or an easter egg in other games, except this time it lasts the whole game.

You’ll pillow fight a girl out of a window. You’ll be kissed by a homeless guy. You’ll dig up Han Solo, squirt pufferfish poison into people's faces, shave a man with a weedwacker and have to make your way through a crocodile person’s digestive track.

The game seems to be set in an augmented reality based in the 1950’s, an odd and never done before combination. Each chapter of Jazzpunk is fairly open world and requires you to complete an assortment of random tasks using your creativity in order to progress. While these tasks do push the plot forward, they seem only to motivate you to explore and find the secrets and jokes that Necrophone Games have hidden throughout the game.The gameplay is simple and you cannot lose, even when you actually are. After you finish the game you get the option to replay each chapter separately if you’re looking to get those achievements without having to repeat the entire game. In a game dependent on the ‘wow factor’ keeping you entertained the first time you play through it, it’s a wonderful option and certainly is a positive.

We all know that achievements games are sometimes tedious and boring. Jazzpunk has somehow managed to make theirs funny and worth playing through the game again to achieve them all. One of them requires you to dial certain four letter words into a phone booth, while another requires you to paralyze yourself after jumping from a diving board.

There are multiple mini games you can complete ranging from zombie pizzas, a cat simulator where you need to destroy expensive items to Wedding Quake (where you kill brides and grooms in order to stay single and collect powerups like a pre-nup) that will keep you on your toes and entertained.

Although the last chapter of the game falls short and feels a little disappointing, Jazzpunk is still overall a hilarious game, and everyone should give it a shot.

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21 of 30 people (70%) found this review helpful
6 people found this review funny
6.1 hrs on record
Posted: October 24, 2015
What an interesting game.
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10 of 10 people (100%) found this review helpful
3.8 hrs on record
Posted: December 6, 2015
Jazzpunk is one of the funniest things I've ever played. Its humor is very unique, and it always makes me laugh, and to be honest, that was the main reason I kept playing. The puzzles, while simple, were great, but it was the comedy that kept me going. It is like that friend who goes "I'm sooo random" except this game actually is. It is lovely, and I suggest you try it if you need a little lift me up or just love funny games in general.
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6 of 6 people (100%) found this review helpful
3 people found this review funny
3.3 hrs on record
Posted: October 20, 2015
This is great! This is the bees knees! Simple, hilarious and totally pointless like that one kid from school who'd hit himself in the head on command.
It's funny till he goes too far and knocks himself unconscious, then it became a story you could tell until you forgot it the next week.
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