Casual Gameplay: The Jolly Gang's Spooky Adventure Review

Casual Gameplay:

When playing The Jolly Gang's Spooky Adventure, you can't help but think of Ben There, Dan That! and its sequel Time Gentlemen, Please!. The games share a similar flavoring of humor, a purposefully sloppy-looking cartoon-like visual style, and irreverent situations around every corner. Jolly Gang is very much a casual game, though, so expect a shorter experience with much easier puzzles to solve. It also doesn't push the humor button quite so far.

Games like The Jolly Gang's Spooky Adventure have a tendency to polarize gamers. In other words, you'll either run away screaming or absolutely love it. Some will enjoy the exaggerated visual style, odd sense of humor and simpler puzzles. Others won't see beyond five minutes into the demo. Here's a protip from your ole game-reviewing pal: turn the voice volume all the way down, otherwise you'll be "treated" to the constant babbling of what sounds like Gilbert Gottfried with a lungful of helium screaming from inside a tin can. The game plays so much better with quiet text reading in your head.

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