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Happy's Humble Burger Barn doesn't look like a very happy burger barn

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You might have guessed from the grime that Cooking Mama this is not: A new trailer for Happy's Humble Burger Farm shown during the Guerrilla Collective stream today shows off the "quality control" system at the restaurant. It's Happy herself: A bipedal cow monster.

It's not quite the misdirect you get in Doki Doki Literature Club (opens in new tab), as an example, but I do always enjoy sinister turns in mundane settings. This one might be a bit too Five Nights at Freddy's for my tastes, though I do really like how the burger explodes with pixel-somethings when you throw the top bun on. Maybe I just want a sincere PS1-looking fast food game without any horror game twist?

A free "alpha" version of Happy's Humble Burger Farm has been on Steam (opens in new tab) for a while, but there's also a listing for a full version for the PS1-style fast food simulator—it's releasing "soon," though we don't know when exactly.

The alpha demo (opens in new tab), which released last October, is only a 5GB download if you want to give it a go. 

There's also a version on itch.io (opens in new tab), which the devs say was "made in a little under a month." Somewhat confusingly, the version of Happy's Humble Burger Farm on Steam is described as a sequel to Happy's Humble Burger Farm on itch.io, but they're both called Happy's Humble Burger Farm.

Say it three times fast: Happy's Humble Burger Farm, Happy's Humble Burger Farm, Happy's Humble Burger Farm. 

We're just at the start of what's going to be a packed E3 weekend: For what's ahead, here's the full E3 2021 schedule.

Tyler Wilde
Executive Editor

Tyler grew up in Silicon Valley alongside Apple and Microsoft, playing games like Zork and Arkanoid on the early personal computers his parents brought home. He was later captivated by Myst, SimCity, Civilization, Command & Conquer, Bushido Blade (yeah, he had Bleem!), and all the shooters they call "boomer shooters" now. In 2006, Tyler wrote his first professional review of a videogame: Super Dragon Ball Z for the PS2. He thought it was OK. In 2011, he joined PC Gamer, and today he's focused on the site's news coverage. After work, he practices boxing and adds to his 1,200 hours in Rocket League.