Racing, collecting and blood are what Happy Wheels is all about and that is actually its main appeal. This is a game that at first glance relies heavily on excessive violence, but there is a lot of fun to be had here and it is actually a very addictive game. This is a free to play game and in all honesty, it is one of the most fun free to play games out there.
So what is the point of a game like Happy Wheels? You start by selecting one of many different levels. Each level will have its own challenges and goals. For example, one might see you have to make it all the way to the end of the level. Another one might see you having to collect things. Levels range from a BMX track, water park, green hills and much more. You then have to select a racer. What makes Happy Wheels so much fun is that these are not your typical racers. You start off with a small selection, but more characters can become available. These characters are people like a dude in a wheelchair and a nerdy guy on a Segway.
Happy Wheels or Mortal Kombat?
You know how over the top and violent the new Mortal Kombat games are? Well, that is probably the best comparison for the gore that Happy Wheels offers you! Actually, while you have a “goal” having your character get horribly dismembered is the main part of the fun. You take a jump that is too high, well that can be a broken then severed leg, you hit your head of the roof…. You are dead. There are a million ways on each level that you can get hurt or die and each one is as bloody as you can imagine. While this is very gory and over the top, some folks may find it a little in poor taste so Happy Wheels might not be the kind of game you want you 8 year old playing so keep that in mind.
The gameplay of Happy Wheels is that of a physics-based racer. The up key moves you forwards. The down key moves you backward and then you can use the left and right keys to balance yourself out. You will need to do this when you are flying through the air to make sure you land the jump as smooth as possible. You will sometimes need to go really fast to get through an obstacle and other times you may need to be a little more precise with your movements. While there may not appear to be a lot of substance to Happy Wheels. The gameplay is tight enough that you will find it addictive. While the game is very, very hard and you will die a lot. Dying is actually part of the fun in Happy Wheels so it never really gets frustrating.
Create and Upload
Happy Wheels also has a level creator which is surprisingly in depth. This is a lot of fun as you can make your own sadistic levels and then upload them to the server. You can then challenge other players to try and beat your crazy levels. This also means that there is a never ending supply of new levels for you to try out as well.
Happy Wheels is a fun game. I am not going to lie and say that this is the deepest game I have ever played. Yet there is a lot of fun to be had here and as it is free to play, if you are looking for something to make your lunch break go by a little quicker you can do a lot worse than Happy Wheels, just watch out for all that blood spatter!
- It is full of blood!
- Fun physics based racing action
- The deaths are hilarious
- Requires more skill than you would think
- Blood may be a little off-putting for some
- Not a lot of substance here
Download Happy Wheels
- PC compatible
- Operating systems: Windows 10/Windows 8/Windows 7/2000/Vista/WinXP