flower or Noby Noby Boy?

#1 Posted by Tearhead (2199 posts) -

So I want to buy a "pick up and play" game.  What I mean by that is a fun game you can just play that doesn't have much frustration and you just want to play for a few minutes to a half hour just to relax.  I've been looking at both flower and Noby Noby Boy, and both seem to pretty fun.  So my question is, which of these have most value in them?  Which do you think is more fun to play, has more replay value, best for trophies, etc.  Or do you think $15 is a good amount to spend for both of them?  Thanks for your input.

#2 Posted by Bullet_Jr (770 posts) -

I'm interested in Noby Noby Boy. It just looks too obscure to pass up.

#3 Posted by tekmojo (2302 posts) -

noby noby noby noby



boy
#4 Posted by BoG (5192 posts) -

Noby Noby Boy sounds more like what you're looking for in that case. Also, we need more people to buy this game. More content if we get more players, meaning MORE fun! If that is possible! I really would love to see what they add, especially when there is already so much to see.

#5 Posted by albedos_shadow (1485 posts) -

Noby Noby Boy makes me wonder if I'm going insane every time I play it. So the answer is Noby Noby Boy.

#6 Posted by Shadow (4988 posts) -
BoG said:
"Noby Noby Boy sounds more like what you're looking for in that case. Also, we need more people to buy this game. More content if we get more players, meaning MORE fun! If that is possible! I really would love to see what they add, especially when there is already so much to see."
I was going to buy it before you said that and made me realize that "OH FUCK IT'S A PYRAMID SCHEME"
#7 Posted by BoG (5192 posts) -
Shadow said:
"BoG said:
"Noby Noby Boy sounds more like what you're looking for in that case. Also, we need more people to buy this game. More content if we get more players, meaning MORE fun! If that is possible! I really would love to see what they add, especially when there is already so much to see."
I was going to buy it before you said that and made me realize that "OH FUCK IT'S A PYRAMID SCHEME"
"
Then buy Noby Noby Boy, and whenever a pyramid shows up, stretch out and topple it. I've been to a totally Egyptian area in a desert with pharaohs, sphinxes, and big pyramids, but I've also seen a cardboard box pyramid. 
#8 Posted by RHCPfan24 (8609 posts) -

I just bought Noby Noby Boy on a whim because I had $5 to spend on PSN, and it looks crazy. I need to play more of it, but it looks interesting (really weird, actually). However, my experience with flower was unforgettable, so that is $10 right there. I suggest both, because they are both small, very unique titles.

#9 Edited by Drebin_893 (2926 posts) -

Flower, although I really love both

#10 Posted by ParanoidFreak (1461 posts) -

I have not played Noby Noby Boy yet, but Flower was fantastic. I don't think you can really go wrong picking one, they both seem great.

#11 Posted by Diamond (8634 posts) -

Noby Noby Boy has more value IMO.

Flower has better graphics and sound, and has goals, but it's more short lived.

Noby Noby Boy seems to have a huge amount of stuff to do, but without direction of goals some people might tire of it very fast.  It's a true sand box.

#12 Posted by LiquidPrince (16119 posts) -

I'm more interested in Flower. Seems like the kind of game your looking for as well.

#13 Posted by Knives (711 posts) -

Flower.

#14 Posted by lantus (143 posts) -

I'm in love with both, but I  wouldn't pass up Flower for anything out right now, it's absolutely fantastic. But you should get Noby Noby Boy sooner or later, it's really funny, and it's only $5. :)

#15 Posted by Snail (8648 posts) -

Flower is my sound advise.
Then 30 minutes later, when it's over, buy Noby Noby Boy (it's just 4€ dude).

#16 Edited by jakob187 (21732 posts) -

I vote for something that actually makes sense and isn't retarded.  = D


*EDIT* I realized after I wrote this that I might be offended some mentally challenged people that could be visiting the forums.  To you guys, I'm sorry...that I compared you to those two games...  You are SOOOO much better than that.
#17 Posted by TwoOneFive (9459 posts) -

flower has a sense of purpose, you can beat it, ITS A GAME! lol, and its incredibly beautiful. 

noby noby boy will be great right after you smoke a fat blunt
#18 Posted by KamasamaK (2409 posts) -

Definitely Flower

#19 Posted by Babble (1270 posts) -

Flower, really relaxing for short time spans.

#20 Posted by RedSox8933 (2428 posts) -

both?

#21 Posted by Qorious (847 posts) -

I would spend both as well. 

#22 Posted by Demilich (2598 posts) -

I enjoyed flower more. It had more direction (as opposed to none). Both are pretty decent though, and Noby is much cheaper.

#23 Posted by chililili (1328 posts) -

I own both. I enjoy Flower more, but you shoulde get both.

#24 Posted by Milkman (17201 posts) -

Well, I have yet to play Noby Noby Boy but it will need be pretty damn amazing to beat Flower.

#25 Posted by shadows_kill (3165 posts) -

stretch stretch boy  ^_^

#26 Posted by Thievius (34 posts) -

Flower is the better game experience.  Noby Noby Boy is more a sandbox experience, than it is an actual game. 

I think Flower is a MUST PLAY game, Though I have to say, both are "love it or hate it" games.

But yeah, short answer - Flower.

#27 Posted by mcrproductions (48 posts) -
jakob187 said:
"I vote for something that actually makes sense and isn't retarded.  = D

*EDIT* I realized after I wrote this that I might be offended some mentally challenged people that could be visiting the forums.  To you guys, I'm sorry...that I compared you to those two games...  You are SOOOO much better than that.
"
Have you played both of the games or are you just a troll?

I just got flower last night and really enjoy it so far. Still contemplating whether to get Pxl Junk Monsters, Eden, or Noby Noby Boy
#28 Posted by Snail (8648 posts) -
jakob187 said:
"I vote for something that actually makes sense and isn't retarded.  = D

*EDIT* I realized after I wrote this that I might be offended some mentally challenged people that could be visiting the forums.  To you guys, I'm sorry...that I compared you to those two games...  You are SOOOO much better than that."
Jakob? Is that really you?
#29 Posted by Tearhead (2199 posts) -

Thank you all for the input. I ended up buying both, and am intensely satisfied. flower is a beautiful experience that shouldn't be missed; the back half of that game shouldn't be there though, it feels kinda out of place.  Now NOBY NOBY BOY... that... umm... man, that game is awesome. No point to the game whatsoever, but it's just soooo funny.

#30 Posted by Snail (8648 posts) -
Tearhead said:
"Thank you all for the input. I ended up buying both, and am intensely satisfied. flower is a beautiful experience that shouldn't be missed; the back half of that game shouldn't be there though, it feels kinda out of place.  Now NOBY NOBY BOY... that... umm... man, that game is awesome. No point to the game whatsoever, but it's just soooo funny."
You did good.

They are both awesome, and remember there is a point to Noby Noby Boy, to make the girl grow, now go contribute!
#31 Posted by NukeGoBoom (492 posts) -

Neither is worth the money.

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