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Thank Goodness You're Here! (2024) is a slapstick adventure set in Northern England in the style of classic Beano comics. Play involves exploring the cartoon world to take on quests and special challenges. It stands out for the visual style, but also a combination of mini-games and a mysterious narrative to discover.

You play a travelling salesman in town for a big meeting, who explores Barnsworth to meet the locals and take on all manner of increasingly odd jobs (cut the grass, bake a pie, traverse the astral plane). Play involves traversing the world in platforming style, and taking on the varied challenges. Similar to games like WarioWare, the focus is on variety rather than hardcore difficulty.

As you progress and complete the different jobs you can access more of the town. The tasks get stranger and stranger as the clock ticks towards your big meeting.

The result is a tongue-in-cheek romp down memory lane to a simpler time. The world and its inhabitants are brought to life with vibrant hand-drawn animation, fully voiced dialogue, and wall-to-wall double entendres. Perhaps it's more Viz than Beano. Either way, it's an experience firmly rooted story in traditional Yorkshire folklore

Our examiner, Andy Robertson, first checked Thank Goodness You're Here! 10 months ago. It was re-examined by Jo Robertson and updated 8 days ago.
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Play StylePlay Style

This is an Action, Adventure, Narrative and Puzzle game with Collecting, Platform and Traversal elements. This is a single-player game.

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Content Rating

Rated PEGI 16 for Strong Language.

This Game may contain content not appropriate for all ages, or may not be appropriate for viewing at work: Some Nudity or Sexual Content, General Mature Content. The game includes characters (and fish) who smoke.

Skill Level

9+ year-olds usually have the required skill to enjoy this game. Still, it's important for parents and guardians to consider the maturity required to process the game content. Younger players need to be able to get around the world and work out what to do in each of the challenges. Some appreciation of classic comics (and Yorkshire) helps the humour land.

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There are no additional in-game purchases, loot boxes, adverts or subscription costs.

DetailsGame Details

Release Date: 01/08/2024

Coming Soon: PC, PS4, PS5 and Switch

Skill Rating: 9+ year-olds

Players: 1

Genres: Action, Adventure, Narrative, Puzzle (Collecting, Platform and Traversal)

Accessibility: 0 features documented (Tweet Developer )

Components: 2D Side-On and Cartoon

Developer: Coal Supper (@CoalSupper)


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