Goat Simulator 3 Reviews

Goat Simulator 3 is ranked in the 51st percentile of games scored on OpenCritic.
Travis Northup
Top Critic
8 / 10.0
Nov 16, 2022

Goat Simulator 3 is bigger, sillier, and packed with more low-stakes fun.

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50 / 100
Nov 16, 2022

Goat Simulator 3 neither excels at gif-able joke physics nor at being a structured singleplayer platformer.

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Metro GameCentral
GameCentral
Top Critic
5 / 10
Nov 18, 2022

Being closer to a traditional video game does more harm than good, in a game that is all too proficient at making anarchic mayhem seem boring.

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Nov 16, 2022

"It shouldn't come as a surprise to hear that Goat Simulator 3 is a game best enjoyed with friends"

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7 / 10
Nov 16, 2022

Despite issues with the game's engine, Goat Simulator 3 is going to go down as a guilty pleasure. It's relaxing in all the ways the original game was and a fun reminder that gaming doesn't always have to take itself so seriously.

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8.2 / 10.0
Nov 16, 2022

Bigger, badder, better: Goat Simulator 3 is a very fun open world game with a surprisingly intriguing multiplayer mode. If you want to discover every single one of its secrets, you'll have to play for many... many hours.

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VG247
Top Critic
Nov 16, 2022

This one game about an entitled goat does everything I wish the original Goat Simulator did and more. The goatfits, the whimsical joy of discovering a level like the Cellar of Doom, and witnessing just how much disarray one uncontrollable goat can cause will make Goat Simulator 3 one of the best co-op games to sit back and reset with. Watch this space, because me and Pilgor are quite the unstoppable duo – and this won’t be the last you see of us.

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8 / 10.0
Nov 29, 2022

Goat Simulator 3 is ridiculous, but it's so much fun that it's hard to not recommend, thanks to crazy missions and enjoyable gameplay.

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Nov 17, 2022

Pilgor is back and better than ever. Goat Simulator 3 is the troll sequel no one asked for, but happy to get it, anyway. Help her defeat The Farmer and wreak as much havoc as possible on the residents of San Angora. The result is the punniest adventure you'll ever go on.

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Unscored
Nov 16, 2022

A simulation of the everyday reality of being a nuisance sheep, Goat Simulator 3 is more than just the sum of its fart noises.

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Nov 27, 2022

Goat Simulator 3 is a spectacularly broken game with dull single player, but wildly silly multiplayer potential.

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Nov 16, 2022

Goat Simulator 3 raises the baaa-r on every level (I can’t help myself, I’ve been playing it for too long and the goat puns have taken over). Everything is bigger and better. A larger open world, more customisation, more to unlock and do, we’ve finally got online multiplayer with fun minigames, and there’s just more overall general goaty goodness. Though you might encounter the odd glitch or two, it doesn’t detract from the gameplay, and you’ll brush it off as easily as your ragdoll goat getting back to its feet after crash-landing from the top of a never-ending beanstalk. Even if you’ve never been tempted by it before, I can’t emphasise enough how strangely satisfying it is to unleash hell in goat form on an unsuspecting city.

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8 / 10.0
Nov 23, 2022

Cunningly exploiting its own limitations among which the technical ones stand out, Goat Simulator 3 is perfect for single player or even better in co-op fooling around, has a lot of crazy customizations and proves that the devs have truly given their best - or the worst, it depends on the point of view - of themselves.

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7 / 10.0
Nov 22, 2022

Goat Simulator 3 isn't exactly ripping up the thin rule book its predecessor scribbled out, but it recaptures the stupid anarchic joy and amplifies its influence across a bigger, better game world.

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Unscored
Nov 16, 2022
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6 / 10
Nov 16, 2022

For what it is, Goat Simulator 3 excels. It's a bigger, crazier sequel to the viral hit, built expressly to satiate anyone's appetite for chaos. It's the epitome of dumb fun; if you want to switch your brain off and just mess around for an hour or so, this is about as lowbrow as it gets, and we mean that as a compliment. There are some serious performance hiccups, and it's certainly not to everyone's tastes. Even if you love it, the novelty will eventually run dry, but if you're able to go along for the ride and lean into its madness, you'll have lots of fun while it lasts.

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65 / 100
Nov 20, 2022

GOAT Simulator 3 takes its humor and action a point further than in the original game, with a criticism of the sandbox of which it ends up being a prisoner and falls into the usual mistakes. All accompanied by a crazy action, unlikely utensils and a lot of humor.

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7.5 / 10.0
Nov 19, 2022

Goat Simulator 3 is an ode to unbridled fun, a jumble of easter eggs, absurd finds and "deliberate idiocy", able to give healthy entertainment to all those who choose to once again play the role of the sheep.

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Unscored
Nov 17, 2022

There are funnier games out there, from the refined comedic diction of “Untitled Goose Game” to the sardonic humor of “Portal.” But it’s the thrill of discovering ludicrous scenes, and the delight of digging into every crook and cranny in search of more absurd secrets to unearth, that elevates “Goat Simulator 3” above the one-note joke of the original game. Take a long walk along a quiet street, or hitch a ride on a moving van toward the next city. Perhaps you’ll spot the sigil of Baphomet, or meet a clandestine group of occult worshipers, hidden behind the dense foliage of bushes and low-hanging trees. Drag a scarecrow into a satanic circle or two, and see what unfolds; it’s usually an unexpected treat.

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Atomix
Top Critic
70 / 100
Nov 16, 2022

In short, if you enjoyed the original and want to take that to larger proportions, it's obvious that you're going to like it for how simple its humor is and also for its graphical performance. It is totally a satire made into a video game, and if we are honest, it fulfills its function of entertaining. Of course It's not a GOTY, but I don't think it wants to be.

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