Cactus McCoy is an online flash game that tests your fighting skills in a strange world of cactus and insane bandits. The west-themed adventure game comes with a simple gameplay, pretty tight and flowing graphics and thrilling sounds. The game is about McCoy who is sent by Boss to collect treasure for him. The treasure is actually the Cursed Sacred Thorned Emerald. When the young gunslinger touches it he turns into a cactus, something which forces him to find out how to break the curse to avoid turning into a stone statue. He should also overcome or escape the Boss’s bandits who think he kept the treasure for himself. The main features of Cactus McCoy include:
McCoy, Boss, bandits, the Cursed Sacred Thorned Emerald, darts and cactus swords. McCoy is supposed to use the darts and swords to fight Boss and his bandits who want to kill him. There are more weapons and all are categorized into shooting, whipping, punching and throwing weapons. There are 12 levels to complete in Cactus McCoy. At the end of each level, you are shown your achievements, including your score and number of attacks. When you move from one level to another or execute attack combos, you earn coins, gold and other valuables. You can use the valuables to upgrade some key elements of the game. The main goal of Cactus McCoy is to break the curse, overcome the enemies and prevent yourself from becoming a statue. As for controls, use the Arrow keys to move left or right. The Up key and Down key (plus Left or Right keys) will help you pick up a weapon and aim it around respectively. To jump and make an attack, you are supposed to use A and S keys. If you want to drop down to a platform, you can hold Down & A keys together.