Track the Bad Guys, be brutal and smart in your planning, and eliminate them one by one. But bear this in mind: each criminal’s death has to look like an accident. In each level, you’ll have the chance to splatter and destroy the Bad Guy using various weapons and traps.
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Mixed (247 reviews) - 64% of the 247 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date: May 28, 2014

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March 25

Come and try the multiplayer mode!

During the week of the 28th of March we will do a big promotion and we invite you to come and play the multiplayer mode… against Exkee team!

Starting from Monday the 28th of March, KTBG will be on sale: let it know to your friends and invite them to play with you to the multiplayer mode. Most of people know KTBG as a single-player puzzle game, but the multiplayer mode is completely different and is really worth trying! Hours of fun guaranteed! Train your skills against bots and then invite friends to play (it’s better to be at least 4 players).

From Tuesday to Friday (Western Europe office hours), Exkee Team will be connected to the game: come and defeat us! We’ll be there to let you discover the multiplayer mode and to enjoy the game with a lot of opponents.

See you soon!
Exkee Team

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Reviews

“This is a game about killing, but it's a fun, lightweight game about killing that mostly succeeds by blending cunning logic- and physics-based puzzles with a great sense of humor.”
7/10 – Gamespot

“While it’s not right to seek vengeance (Romans 12:19), as a parent, I don’t mind letting a tree fall over and kill this guy.”
80% – ChristCenteredGamer

“Si vous voulez un puzzle game joli (épuré, mais joli), sanglant, marrant et conséquent (les niveaux bonus sont vraiment chouettes), Kill the Bad Guy est un bon achat.”
7/10 – http://www.gameblog.fr/tests/1961-kill-the-bad-guy-pc-mac

About This Game

I - KTBG: the original single-player puzzle game
II - Gangs of Bad Guys: the new multi-player mode

I - KTBG


Does everyone deserve a second chance? Can crimes ever be forgotten? Hiding behind the mask of the average man on the street, and furtively blending into the background, many war criminals, ex-Mafia members and other criminals have been literally getting away with murder, or worse. That is, until you turned up to ruin the party. As part of a secret and mysterious society whose members have sworn to rid the world of these Bad Guys, it’s your responsibility to make sure justice is served in the bloodiest possible way, using your unpredictability to your advantage.

Track the Bad Guys, be brutal and smart in your planning, and eliminate them one by one. But bear this in mind: each criminal’s death has to look like an accident. In each level, you’ll have the chance to splatter and destroy the Bad Guy using various weapons and traps. It’s up to you to make sure he ends up in the wrong place at the right time.

In this ingenious puzzle game in which physics plays an essential role, you’ll need to keep a cool head and your wits about you. Show no mercy as you set out to kill the Bad Guy!

“Until your mission is accomplished we don’t exist. If you fail, you’ll be the only person at fault, and we’ll deny ever knowing you.”

Features
TRACK YOUR TARGET in 60 levels, each one more original than the last, and unlock 6 completely off-the-wall bonus levels.
USE YOUR IMAGINATION as you take out the criminals one by one. Find the opportune moment to act, and make it as bloody as you can!
BECOME THE AMBASSADOR OF DEATH and make full use of all the different traps available. Sabotage vehicles, transform daily objects into deadly weapons, or combine different elements in order to create new ones.
WORK IN THE SHADOWS. Don’t draw attention to yourself. Cameras, pedestrians, cops and the Bad Guys’ bodyguards mustn’t suspect you. No one should ever doubt that these deaths are anything but unfortunate accidents.
TRY, TRY AND TRY AGAIN as you take advantage of the game’s replay feature. Get the top score, fulfil the secondary objectives, find new ways to kill each Bad Guy, and work on your murder skills.
SOCIAL SHARING. Show off your killing prowess and achievements to your friends, and prove that you are the world’s top justice seeker.

II - Gangs of Bad Guys

Playable up to 16 players, Gangs of Bad Guys is a new competitive mode. Face your opponents and kill them all. This time you control the Bad Guy and no more discretion, you must be clever and cunning to achieve your aims. Turn items of everyday into deadly traps, combine elements and bring the terror in the streets. Alone or in team, fight your enemies in 4 game modes: Serial Killers, Capture the flag, Godfather and Gang Supremacy.

System Requirements

Windows
Mac OS X
SteamOS + Linux
    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows XP
    • Processor: 1.5 Ghz (Intel Celeron / AMD Athlon 64 x2)
    • Memory: 1 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Intel HD Graphics or AMD Radeon
    • DirectX: Version 9.0c
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Storage: 1 GB available space
    • Sound Card: DirectX compatible
    Recommended:
    • OS: Windows 7
    • Processor: 2.4 Ghz (Intel Core i5 / AMD Phenom II)
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: GeForce 8000+ / Radeon HD 5000+
    • DirectX: Version 11
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Storage: 2 GB available space
    • Sound Card: DirectX compatible
    Minimum:
    • OS: OS X 10.6 (Snow Leopard)
    • Processor: 1.5 Ghz (Intel)
    • Memory: 1 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Intel HD Graphics or AMD Radeon
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Storage: 1 GB available space
    Recommended:
    • OS: OS X 10.8 (Lion)
    • Processor: 2.4 Ghz (Intel)
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: GeForce 8000+ / Radeon HD 5000+
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Storage: 2 GB available space
    Minimum:
    • OS: GNU - Linux (Debian based)
    • Processor: 1.5 Ghz (Intel Celeron / AMD Athlon 64 x2)
    • Memory: 1 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Intel HD Graphics or AMD Radeon
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Storage: 1 GB available space
    Recommended:
    • OS: Ubuntu Linux 11.10+
    • Processor: 2.4 Ghz (Intel Core i5 / AMD Phenom II)
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: GeForce 8000+ / Radeon HD 5000+
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Storage: 2 GB available space
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Mixed (247 reviews)
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Black Butterfly
( 0.5 hrs on record )
Posted: July 11
Quite a good game if you like riddle / puzzle game / strategy game. I don't really know how to consider this game but it's nice to play some times :)
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[FE]Dr-Zakoota
( 0.3 hrs on record )
Posted: July 9
Idea is neat, but first all white is a sore to eyes. plus u have no clear idea which things to interatct or first give a good looks to map what things / options are available. bad guy walk past an option which u still trying to see what and how to do.
may be next iteratrion if any can improve it. this one is better to get it for free.
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Hu$tl3r
( 2.3 hrs on record )
Posted: July 3
The idea is nice - but I got bored after the 1st 5 levels.
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Swizz
( 3.5 hrs on record )
Posted: June 26
It's really not that good.
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Grim
( 1.4 hrs on record )
Posted: June 22
I usually enjoy puzzle games, but this one was just a pain.

The bad guy's behavior is inconsistent(maybe a timing thing?) which really screws you when you need to make him walk to a specific part of the map. Sometimes he'll see a barrier and walk a different direction, but sometimes he'll notice it and still walk past it.

The camera is another big issue for me. Click and drag moves the camera, but it also does all your interactions, so you have all these conflicts when it gets to the point where timing is key. I'm sure you could do something about it, but I just don't have enough interest left to try anything.

Nothing is all too intuitive. You end up spending a majority of your time going through trial and error until you find something that works.

I didn't even bother with the multiplayer mode, so I can't speak to how that is.
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DolgVlaPet ☭
( 5.2 hrs on record )
Posted: April 23
It's a puzzle game.

You set up a series of traps and obstacles on a course of your target in order to lead him to the kill-zone, where you plan to whack him. It's pretty fun and it gets way more challenging after a while... Use your creativity and planning. Study your objective route, set up your ambush and strike in the right moment.

It's a decent game and I give it a 7/10.
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Ranswick
( 0.2 hrs on record )
Posted: April 23
Nice idea, but the game elements behave very unintuitive. Graphics are not good, Gameplay is clunky. Wouldn't buy, play again!
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The Real Freelyers
( 0.3 hrs on record )
Posted: April 13
THE GAME

NEGATIVE: The game is too short and is always really restricting your liberties : you can't even chose how to kill "the Bad Guys", except in the multi-player. Also, the multi-player has loads of bugs, kind of freezing and loads of aura-kills.
POSITIVE: The concept of the game is not so bad : you need to create your own justice and kill all the bad guys. You have a little selection of languages and the game is not hungry in memory.


THE GRAPHICS

They're not bad but not so good. White & Black are the most used colors in here. Only the blood and "the Bad Guys" are well made. Even with an high perfomance engine...



CONCLUSION

Only buy this game at the special offers, if you already know (a bit) the game and if you're just going to play for maximum 5 hours. After that, it's really boring.
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dragonoid546
( 2.0 hrs on record )
Posted: April 9
Every time I load the game, it gets to the startup screen and crashes and i can even leave a review on the steam app because for some reason it won't connect to the steam cloud
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Nevermor3
( 10.0 hrs on record )
Posted: April 1
Did you ever wish you could be god? Or the grim reaper?
That you could punish bad people?
Well, here's your chance.
Bad guys are in the streets and you have to kill them BUT it has to look like an accident.
So block his road, make him take another one, pour some gasoline, shoot something to ignite the fire and watch the bad guy burn!
It's like an episode of final destination. The target will be smashed, burned, cut into pieces and a lot more. It's your decision!

Pros:
+ nice graphic style
+ good gameplay
+ good difficulty level
+ achievements
+ trading cards
+ fun
+ blood
+ direct stream to twitch possible

Cons:
- Sometimes the angle makes it more difficult as it is.


Give it a try, especially when it's on sale!
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
Not Recommended
0.3 hrs on record
Posted: July 9
Idea is neat, but first all white is a sore to eyes. plus u have no clear idea which things to interatct or first give a good looks to map what things / options are available. bad guy walk past an option which u still trying to see what and how to do.
may be next iteratrion if any can improve it. this one is better to get it for free.
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1 of 2 people (50%) found this review helpful
Not Recommended
2.3 hrs on record
Posted: July 3
The idea is nice - but I got bored after the 1st 5 levels.
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152 of 176 people (86%) found this review helpful
Recommended
4.2 hrs on record
Posted: June 11, 2014
+ Stylish graphics
+ Fun to kill targets in all kinds of different ways
+ Plenty of scenarios

+/- Certain traps can only be placed on certain spots, no complete freedom
+/- Pathfinding problems can result in frustration; not always clear where a target will go to when he's alerted or when a trap is placed in front of him

- Secondary objectives not always clear
- Collecting teeth is an useless objective which hardly requires any effort
- The music, oh my god, the music

[Rating: 77/100]
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119 of 153 people (78%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Not Recommended
1.1 hrs on record
Posted: August 4, 2014
The concept is neat, but each scenario is samey, and difficulty is derived from trial and error that comes from floaty and kinaesthetically displeasing physics. Menus are fine, and the visual style is neat, but audio is best muted. Kill The Bad Guy is about figuring out exactly what the developer wants you to do, and no deviation from this course is permitted. Don't let me completely dissuade you, though - if you're genuinely interested, download the demo before you buy. I'm sure there's some audience out there for this, but I am clearly not it.
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501 of 797 people (63%) found this review helpful
20 people found this review funny
Recommended
4.8 hrs on record
Posted: May 29, 2014
Killed a guy while he was watching porn

10/10
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54 of 78 people (69%) found this review helpful
4 people found this review funny
Not Recommended
5.8 hrs on record
Posted: February 21, 2015
TL:DR - Game starts good but after first 20 levels game turns into frustrating experience mainly because of the camera.

Game got a neat idea - kill the baddie and makes it look like an accident. There are some original(use tree as catapult and load a dead dog on it) and generic(run them over with a car) ways to kill them. Art is neat. With black are marked the stuff you can use and civilians,cops and cameras for which you have to look for. With yellow is baddie and rest is white. Game offers 66 lvls in total(60 story,6 bonus lvls) . So far so good.

Now when comes to the bad stuff ... well.

Camera ... camera is terrible. You can't change the angel,you can only zoom in and out and often because of that you will often encounter miss calculation or missclicks.

Controls - well I used mouse only while playing and can say that .... some stuff is way to sensetive to clicks which may force you to restart the level. When you click on your "catapult" you cant cancel it to do something else . It's just like chess, you play what you touch.

Line of SIght - Well, every cop,civilian and camera got wall hack. Even though there is a button to show the line of sight of everybody it doesnt really matter when comes to buildings. Hell, cops and civilians can sense stuff from quite a far while the baddie barrely sees whats right in front of him..

Fast reflexes - some puzzle requires quite a lot of precision and fast reflexes .. well gl with that , its doable but after a lot of fails...

Humor - game tries to be funny but falls flat with just few of the baddie's description that may make you giggle for few seconds , rest are just blant or taken from LotR,SW and the likes universes just to fill the spot...

Overall if you got the nerves go for the game, else skip ...
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27 of 32 people (84%) found this review helpful
Recommended
26.0 hrs on record
Posted: August 3, 2015
Kill The Bad Guy is an indie puzzle game that revolves around assassinating targets using objects in the environment whilst remaining undiscovered and depicted in a simple, understated artistic design with plenty of dark humour. Though the game suffers from some key issues you’ll still manage to squeeze a few hours of good old fashioned puzzling fun out of it even if it is an incredibly slow starting game. This is a puzzle game that puts you at the heart of revenge murdering individual targets who are more often than not based on real life offenders.
The objective of the game is rather self-explanatory. In each level you must kill a bad guy in various, unusual ways. The game comprises of 60 of these bone shattering, blood splattering levels. For every level there are ways in which you can manipulate objects within the environment to bring about your target’s doom. At the start of every level, a fairly amusing profile about your intended victim which tends to include details of their crime and a name that vaguely points towards somebody in real life like ‘KimDotKom’, in reference to Kim Dotcom, or ‘Oscar’, in reference to Oscar Pistorius. After reading your target’s profile you’re then dropped into a white environment with black objects such as cars, ropes hanging on walls, steam vents and pianos that you can pick up, rotate and combine. You’re given very little guidance on what to do from here, except for the first few levels, so instead you have to work out what will kill the target. By selecting dark coloured objects you’re shown a large array of arrows that point to where you can place objects, such as atop buildings or anywhere on the ground. Objects that can be combined are coloured green picking up one of the constituent parts so it’s not particularly challenging to work out what goes with what.
There are very few controls other than picking up, rotating and combining items but after you have managed to pull off your mission, camera controls allow for a cinematic execution of the target. The camera can switch angles to get the best shot but it does come across as a rather pointless feature. During actual gameplay you can, rather helpfully, pause the game and look around the area but objects cannot be manipulated meaning that, when you decide what you’re going to do, you need to do it quickly.
As you progress through the levels you’re not just exposed to new challenges like the police and cameras, there is also a pretty significant increase in the variation of objects you’re given to assassinate targets. It must be said, however, that the first ten levels of this game are by far the worst of them all. Truthfully, I was amazed that I even progressed beyond them and discovered that the game actually contained something challenging and interesting. The initial levels are intended to be tutorials that ease you into the mechanics of the game. Instead, the experience is painfully dull and excessively lengthy. Never has a ‘tutorial’ chapter dragged on so slowly and uneventfully.
Thankfully the game opens up after a couple of hours play and you’re exposed to more than one way to kill your target as methods gradually become more complicated. The animations of your dying target do become a tad more varied in that they fall over when they are electrocuted but overall there’s not much difference between driving a spear through your target’s head, dropping a car on him and crushing him with a wrecking ball as, either way, he ends up as a bloody smear on the pavement. In a game where the method in which you kill your target is designed to be the be all and end all of the gameplay I would have expected more death animations such as a crushed, flattened body or some pierced limbs.
The game has some degree of re-playability as each level have secondary objectives that offer some basic tasks: catch the tooth of your fallen victim, kill them on the first day and find a hidden passport. The only interesting additional objective is to kill your target in a specific manner as the rest are repetitive and restrictive. The passport tends to be in locations like beneath cars or objects and hidden within buildings that become transparent as you pan over them. By completing these unimaginative challenges you gain stars which count towards unlocking a bonus level at the end of each chapter. These bonus levels are, ironically, quite a bit more interesting than the main game.
As a final note I found that the game’s humour often borders on the tasteless as there are sometimes very graphic descriptions of real life crimes such as those perpetrated the Columbine killers that some, if not many, may find uncomfortable. Generally the profiles of your targets are humorous covers of less invasive crimes such as fraud and embezzlement but when the game describes in graphic detail the crimes of the monstrous Albert Fish then the vibe of what is supposed to be a carefree, slaughter orientated romp is very quickly killed and is instead turned into something much darker and not at all light-hearted.
Whilst the game starts off slow and simplistic it quickly develops into a more robust murder simulation with some fairly imaginative solutions to the dilemma of how to discreetly kill your target. I particularly enjoyed the rather difficult task of luring your target to a particular spot or changing the path they were following by quickly putting obstacles in their way without them noticing. The level of difficulty scales as you play but even when the game becomes more complex there are moments where it comes across as pointless and repetitive.I would recommend waiting until the price has dropped but if you enjoy flippant murder simulation games with stark graphics and environmental manipulation then perhaps you’ll enjoy this more than I did.
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28 of 36 people (78%) found this review helpful
4 people found this review funny
Not Recommended
0.6 hrs on record
Posted: August 17, 2015
Fun...But Not for Too Long
The idea that you can manipulate the world around the bad guy to kill him is amusing. However as the levels progress, they get somewhat repetitive and it feels like you are doing the same this over and over again with little variation. However, for all those that enjoy the game and are not bored within an hour or so there are plently of levels to complete which provides for a substantial gameplay time.
There are gameplay elements that make this game somewhat frustrating to play. For example the camera doesn't rotate and you can only zoom in and out and this makes it hard for timing and perception purposes.
For the full-price that this game is asking for i would say that this game isn't worth it however if you get it discounted and you are interested in this sort of game then it is just a little bit worth picking up.
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31 of 43 people (72%) found this review helpful
Recommended
1.5 hrs on record
Posted: July 27, 2014
Although there is a lot of blood and killing, this game is really a pretty tricky puzzle game. There is very limited freedom in your options how to kill the guy, most often an obvious and a less obvious solution. But when you solve it it's very satisfying to see the guy splattered all over a wall, floor, car, whatever.

The puzzles can be pretty challenging and sometimes a bit unclear. To fully complete a puzzle you probably need to retry it a few times, especially to get the second objective. Which can be a bit annoying.

+ Original style / gameplay
+ Splatter bad guys all over the place
+ Lots of puzzles
+ Dark humor

- Puzzles can be a bit unclear
- Obnoxious soundtrack in menu (personal)
- Pricetag a bit high

All in all a funny puzzler with a very original style.
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18 of 22 people (82%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Recommended
5.9 hrs on record
Posted: March 26
Kill The Bad Guy is a strategical action game where your main goal is to kill the "bad guy" .

Well when you start a single player in this game, you will find here a lot of levels to complete. The levels are grouped in some "stages" after complete a that stage levels you will find that a difficulty a bit grow more than before, for example you will find cameras what should avoid etc. Every level you can complete in different ways, but try always do even more bloody kill to reach a bigger high score. Also you will find here a collectible things like a passport or tooth and secondary objectives. Also in a game you will find a multiplayer feature with 4 different game mode: Serial Killers, Capture the flag, Godfather and Gang Supremacy.
The game graphic looks simple, but the style looks nice and well fit to the game. You will not find in a game too much sounds, but hey are okey.

So my verdict

+leaderboards
+challenging
+various possibilities to finish level
+interesting "bad guy" bios
+simple but nice graphic
+multiplayer
+steam cards and achievements

-sometimes second objective can be too foggy
-not the best camera views

So i think if you are looking for a some fun and you are like that games where you should thinking a bit, also you fell a challenge to beat even bigger score, this game for you. A base price a bit high, but at sale when its get a bigger discount can be instant buy.
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