King of the Hill has a Game, I Tell You What

King of the Hill has a Game, I Tell You What
Telltale Games has given franchises like Back to the Future and The Walking Dead the video game treatment, but what if King of the Hill got its own point-and-click adventure? Wonder no more: Fox Interactive Media has beaten Telltale to the punch with their own re-creation of Arlen, Texas.

Based off of the (cancelled) Fox TV show, the King of the Hill video game places you in the role of the new neighbor on the block during its annual Fourth of July celebration. You might not be fighting off zombies (or even working at Strickland Propane), but there are 20 different minigames available ranging from Peggy Hill’s “Tic-Tac-Toss” to Dale Gribble’s “Texas Huntin’” paintball course, made completely from scratch in his own backyard. Those who wish to explore the area can also chat with the townsfolk, including such stimulating topics as Bill Dauterive’s ex Lenore and Bobby Hill’s thoughts on fruit pies.

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Want to pick up the game for yourself? It has yet to receive a Steam release, but sealed copies can be found on Amazon for $245.

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Casey Scheld

Casey Scheld has more than 15 years of experience in the gaming industry as a community manager, social media director, event specialist, and (of course) gaming editor. He has previously worked with gaming start-ups like Raptr, publishers like Konami, and roller derby girls at PAX West (check out Jam City Rollergirls)! Gamers Heroes is a passion project for him, giving him a chance to tap into the underground side of gaming. He is all too eager to give these lesser-known heroes of the indie space the attention they so rightly deserve, seeking out the next gem and sharing it with the world. Previously making appearances at events like CES, GDC, and (the late) E3, he is all too happy to seek out the next big thing. For those that want to talk shop, send over a tip, or get an easy win in a fighting game of their choosing, be sure to check out his social media channels below.


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