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Supermarket Shriek Review

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Posted: A year ago, last updated 6 weeks ago.

Author: @GeekDadGamer and Jo Robertson.

OverviewOverview

Supermarket Shriek is a kart racing game where you control a shopping trolley with a goat co-pilot. You have to navigate through obstacles and challenges in a range of shops, boutiques and supermarkets.

Because the goat is driving you can only control things by screaming. Press the left trigger to make the goat scream and turn left, press the right trigger to scream yourself and turn right. Press both triggers, to both scream and propel yourself forward.

The levels are intentionally quite difficult and if you fail you have to start from the beginning. It's zany silly fun but actually has quite a lot of skill to it as well as you need to communicate with the other player. You can even up the ante by using two microphones in co-op mode to control the shouting with actually, well, shouting. Or use the co-op mode to play the game by each having one "shout" button to press.

DetailsGame Details

Rating:

Release Date: 09/06/2019

Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One

Genres: Action, Racing and Simulation

Developer: @OfficialGoat

CommitmentCommitment

Duration: It takes between 5 minutes and 10 minutes to play a round of this game.
 
Players: You can play with 8 players in the same room, but you can’t play it online. You can team up to control one kart with two players. There's also a party mode for up to 8 players, but you have to complete a substantial amount of the main story before you can access that.

CostsCosts

Does not offer in-game purchases, 'loot boxes' or 'battle/season passes'.

Age RatingsAge Ratings

This game has been rated ESRB EVERYONE.

 

Rated PEGI 3 with occasional, very mild violence in a comical or abstract context. Standard gameplay consists of negotiating an obstacle-ridden environment. Obstacles include (fire) pits, swinging axes, clothing racks, moving platforms, conveyor belts and much more. Notably, being struck by a swinging axe or falling into lava still leads to the same result: the characters fly out of the cart and the screen goes black.

AccessibilityAccessibility

Accessibility for this game is as follows:
System Settings

Nintendo Switch has some built-in features, including a lockable zoom, that can be used on all games. Windows has extensive accessibility features. Some, like colour correction, work with games. Lots of accessibility software can be used with PC games, from voice recognition to input device emulators. PlayStation 4 has a range of accessibility settings. Some are system only, some work in games (invert colours and button mapping). Xbox One has a system features, the excellent co-pilot share controls mode and adaptive controller support for all games... read more about system accessibility settings.


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