Parents' Guide to

Untitled Goose Game

By David Chapman, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 8+

Don't let your goose get cooked in feathered fun puzzler.

Game Mac , Nintendo Switch , Windows 2019
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A Lot or a Little?

What you will—and won't—find in this game.

Community Reviews

age 6+

Based on 6 parent reviews

age 5+

Good fun

Really clever puzzles that work well for all ages. Kids love being sneaky goose. The goose behavior is certainly "bad" but in a very playful pretend way. A huge hit in our home
2 people found this helpful.
age 5+

Completely unobjectionable

The only reason I put 5+ is because I'm not sure if anyone younger could get down the controls (or if I'd let them handle my Switch).
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Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (6 ):
Kids say (16 ):

Admittedly, some days it's just plain fun to be the bad guy. That's something the folks behind Untitled Goose Game understand, giving players a chance to relish in the mayhem of terrorizing a village full of people with little more than a bit of stealth, a bit of cunning, and an excess of honking. What's most surprising about the game is that its beauty lies in its simplicity. The art style won't tax anyone's hardware, as it's a relatively basic presentation that comes across almost like a minimalist painting brought to life. Smooth and fluid animations add an extra level to the game's realism, with characters acting like you would expect actual people to do. These are people just trying to live their lives and go about their daily routines … until you come along to muck it all up.

While it's easy (and fun) to just run around town haphazardly causing chaos and leaving a swath of irritable townsfolk in your path, there truly is a method to the madness. Each day starts you off with a To-Do list of trouble to cause and items to recover. Completing each task requires a bit of forethought and skill, planning ways to catch the humans off guard and then executing that plan to perfection. Sometimes it takes an almost Rube Goldberg set of circumstances to fall into place to get exactly what you need, but those times when it all comes together, you can't help but feel a bit of pride in your villainous machinations.

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