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Start playing this Thursday
We've been eagerly anticipating the release of The Gunk on Xbox Game Pass for the past year, and now it's finally making its debut this week on Thursday, December 16th. We've only got a few more hours left to wait! If you haven't been keeping track, The Gunk is the latest game from the creators of the SteamWorld...
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Enabling developers and creating "great business"
We've heard debates about Xbox's Games Pass model and how sustainable it is, but one company that's all in is The Gunk publisher Thunderful Games. In a new interview with Windows Central, Thunderful's Chief Games Officer (and former ID@Xbox guy) Agostino Simonetta has reiterated how this relatively...
The team loved working with Xbox
Xbox console exclusive The Gunk got quite a bit of attention around its launch in late 2020, likely in large part due to the title's Xbox Game Pass inclusion right around when Xbox Series X and S were brand-spanking new. As it turns out, Xbox's involvement in bringing The Gunk to market was "instrumental" in getting...
Live now on Game Pass
We've been waiting for it for a long time, but The Gunk is now finally available on Xbox Game Pass! To coincide with the release, the first reviews have also been dropping across the web over the past hour. The game is developed by SteamWorld developer Image & Form, and sees you attempting to battle the curse of a toxic...
From the creators of SteamWorld
The team behind the SteamWorld franchise are bringing their long-awaited new adventure The Gunk to Xbox Game Pass at launch on Thursday, December 16th, and we've now been treated to the first 15 minutes of gameplay. Courtesy of IGN, the video above gives us a look at what to expect in terms of the art style, UI and...
We've finally got a release date!
Thunderful Games has announced today as part of the Thunderful World conference (introduced by Mark Hamill, no less!), that Xbox console exclusive action adventure The Gunk will be launching with Game Pass on December 16th. This is the game we first heard about last year, developed by the creator of the popular...
It's felt like an eternity since we last saw The Gunk in action, but fear not, a new short but sweet gameplay trailer aired during Xbox's Gamescom 2021 stream. Not only does it prove it's very much real, but it's also coming this December to Xbox Game Pass. While the trailer omitted a release date, an
With more information "coming soon"
It's been a long time since we last heard about Image & Form Games' upcoming Xbox exclusive The Gunk. After being announced and shown off just over a year ago, things have been fairly quiet from the developer ever since. With a release window of 2021, many were beginning to believe it may miss the mark, but...
The Gunk stars Rani, part of our duo of gritty space haulers, struggling to make a buck as they chance upon an untouched planet brimming with life. They came in search of valuable resources, and it looks like they’ve hit the jackpot…
As they uncover the dormant secrets of a shattered civilization, they must battle the curse of a toxic gunk parasite, all while getting caught in a spiral of festering mistrust.
Use your trusty Power Glove to reverse the corruption, uncover secrets of old and heal the planet! Experience the evolving relationship of the crew, as you explore this unique planet. Use your ingenuity as well as your quick reactions to overcome the challenges that await. What stories lay hidden in this mysterious abandoned world?
What does it all mean? What role can Rani play in the fate of this evocative, moody planet? Sometimes you just have to take a leap of faith.
Uncover the mystery. Cleanse the Gunk. Save the planet.
Engaging Exploration: Discover a lush jungle planet with damp caves, venture into the unknown and explore a bygone society.
Corruption & Regrowth: Eradicate the gunk, restore nature, and transform the world around you. Employ the revived plant life to delve deeper into this strange and wondrous ecosystem.
Intimate Narrative: The narrative is intrinsically linked with the exploration, where our two main characters keep in tight radio contact throughout the game. Fiona Nova lends her voice in a stellar performance as main character Rani.
Music & Atmosphere: The Gunk invites you to take the time and listen to its soothing tunes. An explorative atmosphere conveyed through an evocative art style. Kick your feet back and enjoy an adventure like no other!