Shack Reels: Top 10 Funniest Games

We like to laugh, loud and long and clear and this week's Top 10 list will help us do that all weekend long.

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Video games have the power to make us laugh and cry, but for this week’s Top 10 list, Greg has decided to not completely bum us out by taking a look at games that have made him chuckle the hardest.

This list will tickle your pickle, funny bone, and ribs all at the same time, which will help when the day finally comes where Greg makes the Shacknews office weep uncontrollably with his Top 10 saddest games.

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    January 29, 2016 1:00 PM

    Shack Staff posted a new article, Shack Reels: Top 10 Funniest Games

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      January 29, 2016 3:59 PM

      Watching Giants: Citizen Kabuto is not the only way you can experience it, as it is available on GOG.com.
      http://www.gog.com/game/giants_citizen_kabuto

      Conker's Bad Fur Day can still be had via Rare Replay.
      http://www.xbox.com/en-US/games/rare-replay

      The Deathspank series, despite being published by EA, is Steam exclusive on the PC, as are, obviously, Portal and Portal 2.

      The rest of the games are available through a variety of services, Humble Store, Steam, GOG, Origin, PSN, XBL, etc. Or in the case of Day of the Tentacle, will be available very shortly.

      The only games not available for purchase are the No One Lives Forever games, and that is sadly, unlikely to ever change. Warner Bros. has made it clear they have no interest in supporting efforts to clear up the rights to the franchise, which leaves No One Lives Forever quite dead.

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        January 29, 2016 5:08 PM

        That blows about NOLF. It feels like a good time to bring it back.

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        January 29, 2016 6:48 PM

        Armed and Dangerous (you can find it on steam) was one of the most hilarious games i've played. very much like Giants: Citezen in style and humor.

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          January 29, 2016 6:51 PM

          I loved the weapons in Armed and Dangerous.

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          January 29, 2016 6:59 PM

          Awww yeah. The Ground Shark and Topsy Turvy were hilarious.

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      January 29, 2016 4:25 PM

      I'm disappointed that Jazzpunk didn't make the list. I would easily say that it is funnier than several that made the list (that I never played)

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        January 29, 2016 4:25 PM

        Jazzpunk was not really funny, but then again I'm not a fan of absurdist humor

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      January 29, 2016 5:17 PM

      I went in thinking of just one game that HAD to be on that list: Psychonauts.

      You've done me wrong!

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      January 29, 2016 5:17 PM

      Disappointed that The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy was overlooked.

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        January 29, 2016 5:21 PM

        eh, the book was funny. the game was only funny by reference. Bureaucracy was a funnier game.

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      January 29, 2016 6:43 PM

      No Psychonauts? Come ON!

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      January 29, 2016 6:55 PM

      That sequence in Deathspank where you do the Pee Wee Herman thing with the little girl: I know you are. But. What. Am. I?

      Over and over again. That was perfect.

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      January 30, 2016 7:56 AM

      Funniest game I ever played was the PS2 version of The Bard's Tale. If you let the final "boss" beat you, you get an hysterical ending. Tommy Tallarico wrote an excellent soundtrack (his Beer song from the tavern still gets stuck in my head some days). There's also a totally missable moment - you're able to summon aides to your side. Once you do they stay with you even after the battle's over. One of the summons is a woman. We were walking through a town, & an NPC was making rude comments to her. Without any input from me, she went over to him & thrashed him!!!! I fell out laughing!!

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