Gang Beasts is a game produced by the Boneloaf studio and published by Double Fine as a part of Double Fine Presents project. The project has been created to help independent developers in publishing their games. Gang Beasts is a multiplayer beat’em up, in which you control characters that resemble colorful jelly beans.
Download Gang Beasts
To download the full version of the game, go to Steam. The game can also be downloaded for free in the demo version. You will download Gang Beasts demo 0.0.3 from indiedb.com. To start the download, click on the Download button at the end of this review.
The Game Mechanics
In the game, you control the gelatinous characters. You fight, throw your rivals off various platforms and push them into traps.
The game seems to be very easy, but the level of difficulty is raised by the inertia of the characters you control. It can be a source of great fun, but also a source of frustration. The struggles of the characters take place in such places as a wrestling ring, amusement park, factory or shopping center.
Gang Beasts provides a local multiplayer mode. The game is a lot of fun and a great proposition for parties. You can play in quick duels or take part in tournaments (in teams or one versus all). Of course, there is also a single player and a sandbox mode. In summary, one or even eight players can join the game.
Gang Beasts delivers funny animations, unexpected turns of action and a multitude of characters. The game requires a lot of dexterity, but it certainly is a source of great fun for the players. You can choose the type, outfit, and color of the controlled character. The beasts controlled by the players have to fight the successive waves of various opponents
During the game, you can throw your opponents off towers or trucks, push them under a speeding train or into a fiery abyss. At a given level, you can fight a maximum of seven characters. Each of the locations allows provides a new spectacular way to get rid of the opponents. The gelatinous characters have a wide range of blows and actions that they can perform. The little people you control in the game have the ability to beat one another, but also to push, pull or catch their opponents. The gamers can play at one console or at one computer, but also via the Internet.
The Hardware Requirements of Gang Beasts
The PC version of the game has the following minimum and recommended hardware requirements:
- Intel Core i3 second generation or AMD 16, (but Core i6 is recommended),
- at least 4 GB of RAM (although 8 GB are recommended),
- at least 2 GB of free hard disk space,
- the graphics card: 8800 GT or AMD 5670 or Intel HD 300,
- when it comes to the operating system, it should be at least Windows 7, and Windows 10 is recommended.
For macOS and Linux, the hardware requirements are identical.