GamesRadar writes:

Ive visited plenty of unknown planets in games. Often as a sole explorer, quietly picking through ruins or jungles, alone with my thoughts as I figure out the path forward. The Gunk is a bit like that too, except youre never quite alone. Its like investigating a remote alien landscape with your mum looking over your shoulder, telling you to be careful or that its time to come home and eat.

Source: N4G PC The Gunk review: In this alien world, the challenges are too routine and familiar | GamesRadar