Free Trend Report Free 2018 Report & eBook

Get the top 100 trends happening right NOW -- plus a FREE copy of our award-winning book.

Keynotes.org Our Research Methodology

This article is one of 350,000 experiments. We use crowd filtering, big data and AI to identify insights.

This Funny Christmas Game Simulates the Challenges of Holiday Shopping

 - Dec 6, 2014
References: game & prexamples
This holiday season, video game chain GAME released a comical Christmas game that simulates the best and worst of being in the mall during one of the busiest times of the year. The 'Christmas Shopper Simulator' is described as "an epic quest to do a bit of Christmas shopping, complete with all the disappointment, frustration and suspension of the laws of physics that you’d find in a real shopping center." This includes trying to navigate the confusing layout of the mall itself, bumping into other shoppers and knocking stacked displays over.

The free-to-download game is made in the same style as Goat Simulator, serving as a tongue-in-cheek way to comment about how shopping can cut into valuable time that could be spent playing your favorite video games.