Lemmings Player Count and Stats (2023)

Last Updated on: August 11th, 2023

Lemmings Stats

Lemmings player count Stats and FactsHere are a few of the most interesting Lemmings facts and stats I was able to dig up including player counts. As always, be sure to check back in the future as I will be updating this post as new and updated stats become available.

Lemmings player count:

20 million games sold

Last updated 4/27/17

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Game Description

“Lemmings” is a classic puzzle-platformer video game developed by DMA Design, which later became known as Rockstar North, and published by Psygnosis. It was initially released for multiple platforms, including the Amiga, Atari ST, and PC, in 1991.

The game’s concept revolves around guiding a group of lemmings through hazardous environments to safety. Each level begins with a predetermined number of lemmings, and the player’s goal is to ensure a minimum number of them reach the exit safely. The lemmings will mindlessly walk forward until they encounter an obstacle, at which point they may turn around, continue walking, or fall off cliffs if no other route is available. The player cannot directly control the lemmings’ movements but can assign specific skills or actions to individual lemmings to help them overcome obstacles and reach the exit.

The game features various skills that the player can assign to the lemmings, such as digging, building bridges, climbing, parachuting, and blocking other lemmings’ paths. The challenge lies in strategically using these skills to guide the lemmings through the level while managing the limited number of available skills for each stage.

“Lemmings” gained widespread popularity for its innovative gameplay, challenging puzzles, and cute and quirky visuals. It also became known for its catchy soundtrack, featuring renditions of famous classical music pieces.

The game’s success led to numerous sequels and spin-offs across various gaming platforms over the years. “Lemmings” is considered one of the most influential and iconic puzzle games of all time, leaving a lasting impact on the puzzle genre and inspiring many other games with similar gameplay mechanics. Even to this day, the concept of guiding characters through hazardous environments using assigned abilities is often referred to as “lemmings-style” gameplay.

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