Parodies and gags are not exclusive to any medium. Whatever makes you laugh will work. Many people can’t fathom funny PC games. But they are some of the most iconic games we have ever seen. The developers don’t have to pander to the console market or care about graphics and such. All he has to do is make you laugh, and that’s a win. Many games are funny, especially PC games, as there are no restrictions. Such games not only brighten up our daily lives but are also equally fun to share with our friends and loved ones.
What is a Comedy Game for PC?
PC Comedy Games are games that provide a comedic element in their story, gameplay, or interactions. While it is pretty hard to make a comedic game entirely focused on making people laugh, it is possible e to make one that can provide occasional joy. That is our focus here.
List of the Best Comedy Games for PC
1. The Stanley Parable
The first game on the list is the unbelievably funny “The Stanley Parable.” Now, we know that some of you might not agree. And we accept it, as the game can be, at times, equally irritable and frustrating. Despite that, it honors the genre by offering witty one-liners, forcing choices on the player, and then getting sarcastic. It also occasionally breaks the fourth wall in some of the most astounding ways. But the best part about the game is its narrator, for sure. The voice work, timing, and punchline all come together to make the game hilarious.
- Unique narrative-driven gameplay
- Multiple endings based on choices
- Hilarious and sarcastic narrator
- Thought-provoking commentary on gaming
2. Untitled Goose Game
The next title can be considered one of the funniest PC games to ever exist. Even the title, which is not a title, inculcates giggles. As for the gameplay, it is equal part fun and equal part crazy. You play as a goose and aim to make the lives of those puny humans a living hell. Marvelous right? Well, it is, especially when the goose can sow discord and bring chaos to the daily lives of hardworking humans. There is even a stealth mechanism that allows the goose to snatch things from humans.
- Play as a mischievous goose
- Create chaos in a peaceful town
- Puzzles and stealth gameplay
- Quirky and charming art style
3. 60 Seconds! Reatomized
60 seconds isn’t a lot, but believe us, it is enough for you to experience some of the funniest one-liners. While the game is set in a dark dystopian post-nuclear apocalyptic world, the gameplay is nothing but fun. As you struggle to survive the nuclear holocaust, your family is divided into two, and both have only 60 seconds per round to scavenge for necessary resources. The game has strategic elements and belongs to the RTS genre, but it is goofy in how it executes things.
- Survival in a post-nuclear world
- Quick decision-making in 60 seconds
- Dark humor and one-liners
- Strategic resource management
4. Shadows Over Loathing
Shadows Over Loathing was developed by Asymmetric, which is a studio famous for creating game parodies of some of the most popular gaming titles. The premise of the game has the protagonist visiting Ocean City to aid his uncle Murray with his antique shop. However, there is a twist. The uncle went missing, and now it’s up to the protagonist to investigate his disappearance and figure out clues. And this is where comedy happens. Interact with some of the funniest characters as you try to find Uncle Murray in this hilarious adventure filled with gags, goofs, and jokes.
- Comedy-filled adventure game
- Parodies of popular gaming titles
- Investigate the disappearance of Uncle Murray
5. Negative Nancy
Negative Nancy is a game that seriously represents our hidden inner self, which is tired of pleasing people for the sake of it and just wants to say no. It is a choose-your-adventure game where you can play in multiple scenarios. But the whole setting is that the character, Nancy, can only say no to any request. What ensues is hilarity in its purest form. Don’t want to navigate awkward social interactions? Say no! Don’t want to interact with annoying customers? Say no! Don’t feel like humoring your boss? Just say no! Although simple, the game works as it plays upon the frustrations of our daily lives and how we respond to some of the most annoying situations.
- Choose-your-adventure game
- Play as a character who can only say “no”
- Satirical take on everyday frustrations
6. South Park: The Stick of Truth
Inspired by the popular, witty, satirical, and hilarious animated TV show, South Park: The Stick of Truth, the game does justice to its name. It uses the history of the show to bring out some of the most iconic and hilarious jokes. Furthermore, it is a decent RPG game. It is filled with Nazi zombies and poop jokes, and it often punches down in any and all directions. Despite being so, it is a pleasure.
- RPG set in the South Park universe
- Witty and satirical humor
- Iconic characters and storylines
- Exploration of South Park with outrageous humor
7. West of Loathing
West of Loathing is undoubtedly a gem of a game and one of the most iconic comedy games to ever grace the genre. It takes mundane slapstick comedy and goofy humor and places them in the Wild West, a combination that infuses smiles and laughs at its inception. A well-devised RPG, West of Loathing is anything but nonstop comedy troupes and fun, with a delirious quest line, witty dialogues, and not-so-subtle item descriptions. Anywhere a joke can be squeezed was utilized carefully by the developers, and that is so at large.
- RPG set in a comedic Wild West
- Slapstick humor and witty dialogues
- Delirious quest line and quirky item descriptions
- Exploration and choice-driven gameplay
8. Sam & Max Hit the Road
Based on the popular comic franchise, Sam & Max: Hit the Road is a game that is filled with laughter from the beginning. The loony rabbit, along with his talking dog companion, travels across the US looking for Bigfoot. The hilarity that ensued on the journey is sometimes bittersweet and sometimes, on the nose, a bit childish; however, it is the appeal of the title. As you travel through Frog Rock, which doesn’t look like a frog, Mount Rushmore, which is now a bungee jumping park, and Gator Golf Emporium, you are exposed to some of the finest comedic writing in gaming. Even when stuck, you are not anxious, as it allows you to find tidbits of fun hidden in nooks and corners.
- Adventure game based on a comic franchise
- Travel across quirky locations
- Hilarious and witty writing
- Puzzle-solving and exploration
9. Just Die Already
Just Die Already is a comedy sandbox. It is executed superbly. The game allows you to play as an older person. However, the twist is that you have been evicted from your retirement house and are now angry. How you channel your anger and what actions you take make up the gameplay. You can unleash an elderly person’s wrath on a society unworthy of decency. Or you can go on a straightforward killing spree using lethal weaponry and vehicles.
- Play as an angry elderly person
- Unleash mayhem on society
- Dark and absurd humor
- Sandbox-style gameplay with destructive options
10. The Henry Stickmin Collection
The Henry Stickmin Collection is not a single game but a collection of six different titles, all equally fun and hilarious. These games were not released at once but over the course of a decade. These unique storylines exaggeratedly dictate the story of a petty criminal who robs, runs away from prison, and engages in robotic battles. The game allows players a wide array of choices, making for some of the funniest endings. It’s full of gags and giggles.
- Collection of six comedic games
- Interactive storylines with humorous choices
- Engaging in criminal activities with comedic outcomes
- Variety of funny and exaggerated endings