From a reviewers standpoint, Gregg the Egg isn`t a particularly good game; the music loops and quickly becomes rather annoying, there are no sound effects, the graphics are sparse, the game runs at a tiny resolution, and the gameplay offers nothing new. If one sticks around long enough, though, they will realize that Gregg the Egg is a fun, well-designed creation.
Gregg the Egg begins with the main character, the yolk of an egg, being hatched. Gregg begins weak and powerless, only able to move left and right. As the game progresses, more moves become available. With each new power, more areas of the game become accessible. Despite the extremely simplistic graphics, nothing feels repetitive or overused. Every area of the map serves a purpose, and the player is always working towards the next powerup.
It is interesting to see the gigantic, tantalizingly difficult obstacle course slowly unfold as progress is made. By the end of the game, which will take a few hours to beat, Gregg will have evolved quite a lot. Without giving away too much of the ending, I will say that it is worth playing Gregg the Egg just to see what he looks like by the time the game is over.
I immensely enjoyed playing Gregg the Egg. It will surely be one of the more memorable freeware games you will play over the years.
The player starts with only the ability to move with the arrow keys. As the game progresses, more and more controls become available. It is also worth mentioning that the window can be resized and full screen can be activated by pressing F4.