Posts Tagged ‘Escape Goat’

Random Indie Picks From The Wisdom Of The Crowd

judicious cropping for the middle game there

It’s a slow news day, presuming at least that you’re leaving consumer rights-championing Sim City coverage to a colleague, so I did the only sensible thing and took an extra-long shower. Inevitably, I missed three phone calls – the only phone calls I’d received all week, of course – during that time. Then I made a cup of tea and ate a bag of Smokey Bacon crisps before finally taking to Twitter to tell people to tell me what to write about. The first three games mentioned would make it into a post: this was my solemn vow. That took about two seconds, but people continue to reply even though I’ve explicitly told them not to. Oh, Twitter. Anyway, my fate is sealed. Those first three games are…
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Wot I Think: Escape Goat

My level asplode.

Puzzle platformers are like buses. You have to figure out how to get on the right surfaces, then reach your destination without dying. On another matter, two have come along at once. After yesterday’s lovely Adventures Of Shuggy, today’s new Indie Royale Bundle includes the release of Magical Time Bean’s Escape Goat. Here’s Wot I Think.

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Bleat This: XBLIA Hit Escape Goat Heading PCwards

A photograph of hell.

It’s scientific fact that sheep go to heaven, while goats go to hell (see below), so it seems quite some predicament that there are a number of sheep trapped within a hellish underworld of pixelated puzzles. Thank goodness you are a goat, accompanied by an occasionally hat-wearing mouse, who can save them. Through the masterful art of jumping and pushing buttons. Escape Goat (winner of the Best Game I’ve Seen In A While Award) has been a bit of a hit on the Xbox’s obscured Indie Live Arcade, and is coming to PC next month.

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