Filthy Animals | Heist Simulator review (PS4)

Filthy Animals: Heist Simulator is a multiplayer adventure game that offers a unique and humorous take on the heist genre. Developed by Pewter Games Studios and LoPoly Games and published by Green Man gaming, the game features mutant animal characters, unpredictable physics, and cooperative gameplay. In this review, we’ll explore the game’s strengths and weaknesses to help you decide if it’s worth your time and money now that it’s also available on PlayStation.

Unlike games like Payday, Filthy Animals brings a lighthearted and comedic approach to heists, emphasizing chaos and laughter. The gameplay revolves around planning and executing hilarious robberies, utilizing a combination of physics-based mechanics and teamwork – evoking memories of games like Gang Beasts in the process. Players can select from a variety of mutant animal characters, each with their own special abilities. The level design is engaging, providing players with diverse environments to wreak havoc in, from convenience stores to outer space.


Filthy Animals: Heist Simulator boasts colorful and cartoony graphics that perfectly complement its zany gameplay. The environments are detailed and vibrant, creating a visually appealing world for players to explore. The character designs are charming and unique, with each mutant animal having its own distinctive personality. While the graphics may not be groundbreaking, they serve their purpose well and contribute to the game’s overall lighthearted atmosphere. The sound design is equally enjoyable, with comical sound effects adding to the chaotic nature of the heists. However, the background music can become repetitive over time, which may detract from the overall experience. Nevertheless, the combination of whimsical graphics and fitting sound design adds to the game’s immersive and entertaining nature.

One of the game’s standout features is its cooperative multiplayer experience. Playing with friends can amplify the fun as you coordinate heists, tackle challenges, and create memorable moments together. The humor in Filthy Animals is also a highlight, with its wacky scenarios and comical interactions adding to the overall enjoyment. The game’s unique premise and unpredictable physics contribute to the laughter-filled gameplay, and the premise of heists makes this feel less Overcooked-like than it looks.


However, Filthy Animals does have its downsides. The controls can feel a bit clunky at times, leading to moments of frustration and imprecision. And while the game delivers a fun and entertaining adventure, it may not offer the same level of depth or replay value as some other heist games on the market.

Filthy Animals: Heist Simulator is a multiplayer adventure game that embraces chaos and laughter. With its unique premise, unpredictable physics, and mutant animal characters, the game offers a lighthearted and amusing take on the heist genre. While it may have some control and repetitive music issues, the engaging level design, cooperative multiplayer experience, and memorable moments make Filthy Animals a worthwhile choice for those seeking a light-hearted and comedic gaming experience. Whether you’re looking to unleash havoc on convenience stores or take on daring missions in outer space, Filthy Animals: Heist Simulator is a game that can provide a wild and enjoyable ride.

Score: 7.2/10

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