If you were a kid in the 90's who had a PC and parents who insisted you learned things as you played, you're likely well familiar with Humongous Entertainment and its brand of point-and-click adventure games. Putt-Putt, Pajama Sam, Spy Fox, Freddi Fish, you know the ones.
Well, these lovable characters have made their way to Steam and are spreading their warm and fuzzy brand of edutainment to teach a new generation of gamers with fun worlds to explore and simple puzzles to solve.
Night Dive Studios, the team responsible for porting System Shock 2 over to Valve's digital distribution service, is currently in charge of rolling out these re-releases.
Speaking of which, the first six Humongous Steam ports were rolled out this past Thursday and are currently available at a slight discount, although the regular prices are pretty cheap too.
These games are:
- Putt-Putt Joins the Parade
- Freddi Fish and The Case of the Missing Kelp Seeds
- Pajama Sam: No Need to Hide When It's Dark Outside
- Spy Fox in: Dry Cereal
- Putt-Putt and Pep's Balloon-o-Rama
- Freddi Fish and Luther's Maze Madness
The remaining 21 Humongous games will be released between April 17 and June 6. Polygon has the full schedule if you'd like to check it out.
So g1s, do any of you of have a youngster in your lives that you'd like to share these games with? ... Do any of you plan on downloading these games for yourselves because of nostalgia? Sound off in the comments below.
If you didn't grow up with these games and are curious as to how they could possibly be popular enough to warrant a Steam release, you should definitely check out the video links below.