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A Golf Game For People Who Hate Golf

I like golf video games but detest the actual sport of golf. And so here I am, very excited to see a game catering specifically to this set of interests.

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The brief for WHAT THE GOLF? opens with “Golf is boring — Help us fix it!”, and I am 100% down for that. The game takes the absolute basic premise of golf—hit a thing with another thing to push it toward something else—and blows it up, with stages like this:

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And this:

And this:

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Wonderful.

WHAT THE GOLF? is being developed for the PC, and is currently up on fig looking for funding.

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Below is one of the funniest video game trailers I have seen for a long time.

Luke Plunkett is a Senior Editor based in Canberra, Australia. He has written a book on cosplay, designed a game about airplanes, and also runs cosplay.kotaku.com.

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DISCUSSION

For someone that doesn’t like/play golf, I really enjoyed Golf Story.