Google promotes goat simulator games for Android


Time and time again, various new games become hugely popular against all odds. It happened with Flappy Bird earlier this year, and now it looks like another game that wasn’t supposed to be a hit is quickly turning into one.

Called Goat Simulator, the game that we’re talking about was initially developed as a joke project by Sweden-based Coffee Stain Studios. It was released for Windows, Mac and Linux this April, and became the company’s best-known title. Now, four months later, lots of Goat Simulator clones are available for Android. Google seemingly likes the idea of this game a lot, because it took to Twitter to promote all “goat simulators” that can be downloaded on Google Play (via the first source link below).

Goat Simulator is dead easy to play. The game is somewhat like a skateboarding simulator, but there's obviously no skateboard in it: all you have to do is control a goat and wreak havoc around you. Sounds like fun? Try the game - either the original, or the army of clones - and let us know!

Various Goat Simulator clones are also available for iOS in the App Store.

P.S.: at the moment of this writing, there’s no official Goat Simulator game available for mobile platforms.


source: Google Play (1), (2)

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15 Comments

1. AfterShock

Posts: 4146; Member since: Nov 02, 2012

Excellent!

7. AfterShock

Posts: 4146; Member since: Nov 02, 2012

Well that got boring quickly.

12. akki20892

Posts: 3902; Member since: Feb 04, 2013

2. magnanimus

Posts: 565; Member since: Mar 29, 2013

There comes a time where a random game becomes popular for no particular reason and everyone plays the crap out of it until it becomes old. This is probably one of those times.

3. sip1995

Posts: 1771; Member since: Feb 07, 2014

Just like flappy bird..

4. magnanimus

Posts: 565; Member since: Mar 29, 2013

And don't forget the ridiculous spin offs, loyal fans, clueless playing just because everyone is playing and the critic who finds faults just to look different, that accompany such games.

5. sgtdisturbed47

Posts: 966; Member since: Feb 02, 2012

This happens a few times per year, were a silly game rapidly gains popularity until all of your friends are playing it, and then it becomes old. Fast.

6. sip1995

Posts: 1771; Member since: Feb 07, 2014

Very FAST.....

8. fzacek

Posts: 2486; Member since: Jan 26, 2014

I think PewDiePie might have something to do with its popularity...

9. DogeShibe

Posts: 1121; Member since: Jan 10, 2014

Some days later... iOS - Sh33p emulator goes popular :D

10. rkoforever90

Posts: 436; Member since: Dec 03, 2011

crap game i played for 3 minutes and deleted immediately

11. WinDroid

Posts: 77; Member since: May 20, 2014

The sad part is an article get's put up about these absolute crap games, while the good mobile games get ignored than people complain "why aren't there more good quality mobile games?" Because you didn't support them.

13. TheGenius

Posts: 339; Member since: Mar 06, 2014

Which game is that screenshot from?

14. AfterShock

Posts: 4146; Member since: Nov 02, 2012

Rampage version I believe.

15. Aplusk

Posts: 120; Member since: Nov 10, 2013

Ther are many goat application on play store. Which one I should download, can you give developer name ?

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