A downloadable game for Windows

Made for the Giant ROM 2 Game Jam.

Theme: "What Hideo Kojima Does Next"

"A game inside a game inside a flashback inside a podcast inside an alternate timeline."

In an alternate 2015...One Vincent Caravella tries to play Hideo Kojima's first game after Metal Gear - 'Critical Crisis' - but house and family troubles have another thing in store for him.

"Critical Crisis" Controls:

WASD - movement

Arrows - shooting

Vinny Controls:

Mouse Left Click

Made By:

Kevin Pauly - @kevin_pauly

Greg Kozma - @TheGregKozma

Sahil Tandon - @sahilcodes

More information

Published321 days ago
AuthorsKevin Pauly, saaaahil, GregKozma
Tags16-bit, 2D, Alternate History, Comedy, Experimental, GBJam, Management, Multiple Endings, Stealth, Twin Stick Shooter
Average durationA few minutes
InputsKeyboard, Mouse
Player countSingleplayer

Install instructions

Simply run the .exe in the .zip folder.


Caravella's Critical Crisis.zip (54 MB)


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This game is incredible and deserves to win all the prizes (Critical Crisis gets hard as Fuck, the last boss is ridiculous but I finally beat him and Hawk's cigar mimics my heart)