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The Gunk Review

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Posted: 14 months ago, last updated 3 months ago.

Author: @GeekDadGamer and Jo Robertson.


The Gunk is an adventure game where you play as a pair of space explorers struggling for resources, until they find a new planet with new alien wildlife. Soon you realise that you need to save the planet from a Gunk parasite to free the world from infection.

Using a vacuum-like tool (reminiscent of Super Mario Sunshine) you clear areas of gunk, revealing healthy life underneath. There are many types of enemies that have formed from the gunk, from small creatures to large beasts.

From the developers behind Steamworld Heist it offers a strong character based narrative with scenic landscapes, but retains a focus on fun and tight exploration and collection gameplay.

DetailsGame Details

Content Rating: Not rated by PEGI

Release Date: 01/09/2021

Platforms: PC, Xbox One and Xbox Series X|S

Genres: Action, Adventure and Open World

Developer: @ImageForm


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Players: This is a single player game.


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We haven't recorded accessibility settings for this game yet. Our The Gunk Accessibility Report details system-wide settings that may help, and suggests similar games with accessibility features. Tweet the developer (@ImageForm) to let them know about our Accessibility Questionnaire.

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