The Gunk is an action-adventure game in which you play as Rani, part of our duo of gritty space haulers. As they’re struggling to bring in funds, they chance upon an untouched planet brimming with life. They came in search of valuable resources, and it looks like they’ve hit the jackpot…
Recent Reviews:
Very Positive (108) - 84% of the 108 user reviews in the last 30 days are positive.
All Reviews:
Very Positive (283) - 84% of the 283 user reviews for this game are positive.
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Apr 29, 2022
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“The Gunk is an excellent showcase for what indie games can bring the table. The game's narrative is well written and engaging, the voice acting is excellent, and the puzzle design is intuitive.”
4.5/5 – Windows Central

“...a beautifully observed study of old friends struggling with new challenges...”
4/5 – Eurogamer

“The Gunk is an absolute triumph- it looks gorgeous, crafts an addictive and engaging gameplay loop, and tells a story that succeeds on every level.”
9/10 – GamingBolt

About This Game


The Gunk stars Rani, part of our duo of gritty space haulers, struggling to make a buck as they chance upon an untouched planet brimming with life. They came in search of valuable resources, and it looks like they’ve hit the jackpot…

As they uncover the dormant secrets of a shattered civilization, they must battle the curse of a toxic gunk parasite, all while getting caught in a spiral of festering mistrust.

Use your trusty Power Glove to reverse the corruption, uncover secrets of old and heal the planet! Experience the evolving relationship of the crew, as you explore this unique planet.



Use your ingenuity as well as your quick reactions to overcome the challenges that await. What stories lay hidden in this mysterious abandoned world?

What does it all mean? What role can Rani play in the fate of this evocative, moody planet? Sometimes you just have to take a leap of faith.

Uncover the mystery. Cleanse the Gunk. Save the planet.


  • Engaging Exploration: Discover a lush jungle planet with damp caves, venture into the unknown and explore a bygone society.
  • Corruption & Regrowth: Eradicate the gunk, restore nature, and transform the world around you. Employ the revived plant life to delve deeper into this strange and wondrous ecosystem.
  • Intimate Narrative: The narrative is intrinsically linked with the exploration, where our two main characters keep in tight radio contact throughout the game. Fiona Nova lends her voice in a stellar performance as main character Rani.
  • Music & Atmosphere: The Gunk invites you to take the time and listen to its soothing tunes. An explorative atmosphere conveyed through an evocative art style. Kick your feet back and enjoy an adventure like no other!

System Requirements

    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows 10 version 18362.0 or higher
    • Processor: AMD FX-6100/Intel i3-3220 or equivalent
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: AMD Radeon RX 580/NVIDIA GeForce GTX 660
    • DirectX: Version 12
    • Storage: 11 GB available space
    Recommended:
    • OS: Windows 10 version 18362.0 or higher
    • Processor: AMD Ryzen 7 1700/Intel i7-6700K or equivalent
    • Memory: 16 GB RAM
    • Graphics: AMD Radeon RX Vega 56/NVIDIA Geforce GTX 970
    • DirectX: Version 12
    • Storage: 11 GB available space

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