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Play OverviewPlay Overview

Do Not Feed the Monkeys (2018) is an adventure game where you sit at a computer and spy on live video feeds of various events and characters. Your job is to gather information about "the monkeys" while also looking after your character's health and apartment rent.

As you watch, the world and its inhabitants play out in front of you. The temptation is to intervene, but this comes with stern warnings from the Club with the threat of "expulsion". It's basically a resource management game where the on-screen shenanigans are a distraction from that task. These tasks are simple point and click activities that are usually solves by combining items in your inventory. There are different endings to the game, depending how well you do. And if you do fail you have to start again from the beginning.

The game plays with the idea of right and wrong. You are told not to interact with the people under surveillance, but it is possible to do so (and provides bonuses while also endangers your). In this way it explores the concept of voyeurism and issues related to mass surveillance and social media.

Our examiner, Andy Robertson, first checked Do Not Feed the Monkeys 3 years ago. It was re-examined by Jo Robertson and updated 22 months ago.
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Play StylePlay Style

This is a Brain Game and Point-and-Click game with Adventure, Puzzle and Strategy elements. This is a single-player game.

DurationDuration

Play Time: This game will take between 4 hours and 5 hours to complete.

Age RatingsAge Ratings

Content Rating

Rated PEGI 16 because it features depictions of erotic nudity and use of strong language. During one of the storylines, the player observes a woman secretly taking private photos of a celebrity without their knowledge. Whilst researching where the photos are being sold, the player can access a web page which shows multiple photos of women with their breasts and pubic hair exposed. One of the more prominent photos shows a woman with exposed breasts bending over whilst holding her underwear in her hands. This game also contains infrequent use of strong language ('*!@?*').

Rated for younger players in the US. ESRB MATURE 17+ for Blood, Sexual Themes, Strong Language, Drug And Alcohol Reference.

CostsCosts

Do Not Feed the Monkeys usually costs £11.69 to £13.49.
 

Do Not Feed the Monkeys

Switch Store Switch £11.69
Steam Store PC £13.49
Steam Store Mac £13.49
Android Store Android Free Free

Google Play Pass

XBox Store Xbox One -
PlayStation Store PS4 -
There are no additional in-game purchases, loot boxes, adverts or subscription costs.

DetailsGame Details

Release Date: 23/10/2018

Out Now: Android, Mac, PC, PS4, Switch and Xbox One

Players: 1

Genres: Brain Game, Point-and-Click (Adventure, Puzzle and Strategy)

Accessibility: 20 features

Components: 2D Side-On

Developer: Fictiorama (@Fictiorama)


Taming Gaming Book Written by parents for parents, the database complements the in-depth discussion about video game addiction, violence, spending and online safety in the Taming Gaming book. We are an editorially independent, free resource without adverts that is supported by partnerships.

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