Goat Simulator: Early contender for GOTY?

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If you’re a fan of simulation games, then you’re probably used to ferrying cargo from one place to the next, or putting out poorly-rendered fires. The fact is, simulation games tend to have a rather dry subject matter.

Coffee Stain Studios – developers of the excellent Sanctum 2 – is hoping to change that with Goat Simulator.

Yes, you read that correctly. No, it isn’t a typo. They’re actually releasing a game that simulates being a goat.

Originally developed in jest for a game jam, the response to the game’s Youtube trailer has been so immense that the developer has since conceded they have no choice but to release it as a full product. As stated on their website: “OKAY INTERNET YOU WIN, IT LOOKS LIKE GOAT SIMULATOR IS OUR NEXT IP.”

The game is expected to be released this Spring -bugs and all – but so far, Coffee Stain hasn’t given an exact date. It’s currently available to preorder for $9.99 from the official website.

Why should you care? Watch the trailer below. Goat Simulator has just catapulted to the top our most-wanted list for 2014.

Dale Morgan

Dale Morgan

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When Dale isn't crying over his keyboard about his never-ending workload, he's playing games - lots of them. Dale has a particular love for RPGs, Roguelikes and Metroidvanias.
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