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A perfect mix of wackiness with brilliance and fun with challenge 0

WiiWare is a platform that hasn't had a whole lot of great games yet. Sure, there have been some decent titles available for download, but in all honesty most of the games available were thoroughly mediocre, and even the good ones weren't necessarily groundbreaking. At the time, WiiWare almost appeared to be something just tacked on the Wii Shop Channel for the sake of having original games available through the Internet like PS3 and Xbox 360 have… but then a wacky little puzzle game called Worl...

5 out of 5 found this review helpful.

The Sticky Bastard Child of Braid, Portal and Crayon Physics 0

     It's amazing what a little talent and a lot of hard work will get you. Looking at the general quality-to-budget and time-to-staff ratios of games in general and specifically games on Wii it would be easy to assume that the days of the lone coder producing anything of value or interest are far gone. Even first-party titles by the often heralded Nintendo today all too often show low production values (Wii Play), rehashed and tired gameplay and graphics (Mario Kart Wii, Animal Crossing: City F...

2 out of 2 found this review helpful.

Hamst3r's Quick Review 0

 World of GooIn short: World of Goo is fun, hilarious, clever and definitely worth it’s budget price, so please delay no further in adding this joyous slice of genius to your gaming collection! Running right along side with Braid, World of Goo is much more than what it initially seems to be. While World of Goo starts off as a straight-forward puzzle game where you need to build a tower or a bridge out of cute balls of goo to reach the end of the level, the sheer cleverness and diversity of the s...

1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

The sleepiest of sleepers 0

Every now and then, great games get lost in the shuffle. Among an onslaught of top notch titles, it's easy for a game- especially a smaller, less publicized game- to get left behind. World of Goo is an absolutely fantastic puzzle game that suffered such a fate, and is destined to be the sleeper hit of the year.At its core, this is a puzzle game through and through. And with close to 50 original puzzles, there is a lot of room for variety. Fortunately, World of Goo doesn't disappoint in this cate...

1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

Zany, Entertaining Physics Puzzler 0

The concept is simple. You have a level with a pipe you need to reach in one area, and typically a starting point with a few goo-balls and a starting structure to build off of. The result, however, is zany structures, sometimes built at your leisure, but many times at a frenetic pace trying to balance a structure that's on the verge of collapse, or even to outrun a collapse (hint: this rarely works). Unlike many physics puzzlers, this game makes heavy use of real-time gameplay, and it will force...

1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

Admit it, you like paying less for good games. 0

When it comes to low priced indie games, 2008 rocked it out.  With games like Braid and World of Goo, I think a whole new level of excellence is inevitable in the area of simple, short, cheap, and most importantly, wildly entertaining games.  World of Goo is really the embodiment of this, standing at 1500 points on the Wii, and being basically a physics/building simulator that can last a few hours.  It's real achievement is that for that price the 2 dudes from 2D Boy are giving you an incredibly...

1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

Pure. Simple. Brilliant. 0

I must say this game crept up on me, but I suspect that only served to improve my experience of it as it really was such an unexpected delight.First off, the game truely is beautiful. Yes it's 2D, with no options for improvement or scaling with hardware but this just doesn't matter. Everything in the game is fantastically realised, the colours are vibrant and vivid, the lines are clean and the style of the game is incredibly distinvtive. Each world has its own theme and this is just the icing on...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

The best version of the best Puzzle game in years! 0

 World of Goo is an innovative and charming Puzzle game, where almost every single level is exhilarating. The controls may be simple but are also tight and responsive enough, and the physics-based gameplay is far from shallow. Although sometimes it's not easy to select the goo ball you want. The only significant control improvement I think the game needed, particularly when you want to build a tall and/or large structure, was the possibility to move the camera with the joystick on the Nunchuk. ...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

Whoever knew that manipulating goo could be so much fun? 0

It is great when you discover that a game you have long been anticipating delivers, but sometimes it is even better when an incredible new game drops out of nowhere and blows you away.  World of Goo is one of these surprise titles that will not only blow you away, but will leave a lasting impression on you.  Even after seeing a great review of this game, I was skeptical if it was worth plunking down fifteen dollars for a title I was previously unaware of.  After I passed the first level, I immed...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

Genius 0

In World of Goo, your primary objective in each level is to build structures out of balls of goo (blobs that connect to each other when placed correctly), and eventually get a tip of the structure to a pipe that sucks excess goo balls in. Each level has a certain amount of goo balls that you have to collect to pass, so even getting the structure to the pipe will not guarantee victory. There are no enemies in the game, but your environment plays a deadly role, making you dodge spikes, spinning bl...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

It will make you think. And once you are able to, you'll feel lik 0

 World of goo not only makes you think, but it also has a great story, humor, and ideas. The innovation keeps up with the game, and none of the concepts get old, as the game keeps putting in new ideas as you progress along with the game . The main idea is to keep building towards a pipe with the help of goo balls and collect a certain no. of goo balls with your knowledge of physics and also common sense. The sounds made by the goo balls are funny and cute. This keeps you entertained along wit...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

Extremely polished, but in the end a kind of unsatisfying puzzle game 0

World Of Goo is yet another take on the familiar Bridge Builder formular, but it puts a cartoony twist on the whole thing as your building blocks are little creatures made up of goo and the goal is to guide them to the level exist like Lemmings back in the day. The game also shifts the focus from pure static bridge building to building all kinds of contraptions, towers that fall over by design, things that attach to rotating wheels and numerous other creative endevous. The gameplay happens all ...

1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

Incredibly innovative and fun. A mind bending masterpiece 0

You probably haven't heard much about World of Goo yet, and that is kind of a shame. It is easily one of the greatest puzzle games of all time, and the best 2D game to come out in this current hardware era. If you passed up this gem back in 2008, by all means, play it immediately.The best puzzle games of all time, (e.g. Lemmings, Lode Runner, etc) all have a few things in common. They start off relatively easy by introducing some simple and versatile game mechanics, giving you an opportunity to ...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

The best puzzzle game on the Wii. period. 0

          Whats makes World of Goo an outstanding Wii game? Simplistic yet addictive gameplay, fantastic physics, unique design and charming characters, great co-op, and a great story. I have owned a Wii for years and not till' now have I been so excited to own one. World of Goo is simple: you drag small balls of goo and stick them together to make towers, bridges, and other various structures to get to a pipe that sucks the remaining goo up. To complete the level you must meet the requirement o...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

World of Goo..d... Get it? Huh? Yeah? Too much? 0

World of Goo is no shrinking violet in the indie games arena. After a much ballyhoo for its appearance at the Independent Games Festival, where it was an award winner and recipient of plenty of hype, it landed a spot on Nintendo's curiously conceived WiiWare Channel, strengthening its buzz. All of this lead to one of the most anticipated indie games of all time. And how could it not? Screen shots wowed and video awed. Thankfully, the little game that could, well, did.Two aspects of World of Goo ...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

Another one of those crazy ideas that succeed. 0

 It's hard to find a truly original idea these days, between every first person shooter or RPG that does little to nothing in terms of bringing new stuff to the table we find a game that actually strikes us with innovation, out of the ordinary. Maybe the last big innovative idea was Portal, it was charming, simple and fun. World of Goo is all that as well, it succeeds in its simplicity, you have little ball-shaped organisms called Goos and they form structures of all kinds and shapes, it's up to...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

The most light-hearted 9/11 joke ever 0

World of Goo : A structure-based puzzle game where the player erects long objects by taking a lubricant-like substance and forming it in a matter that makes it hard.Story : Something about an evil corporation and their grand scheme, and a whole lot of “goo balls” that seem to have nothing to do with this grand scheme. The cutscenes, which look like some kind of cross of Emily The Strange and a stoner Flash cartoon (but I guess that’s what you expect from this kind of game) are pretty neat. But m...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

Who cares if goo is messy when it’s part of something amazing. 0

The definition of Goo in the dictionary goes along the lines of “a thick or sticky substance”. That’s certainly what you play around with in 2D Boy’s first release. Nobody would have thought messing with goo in a game would be so damn good but Kyle Gabler and Ron Carmel have managed to do it, and do it outstandingly. World of Goo falls into a special category that only a select few games fall into. Do you remember when you first got your hands on Super Mario 64, the excitement that oozed out of ...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

A gooey treat 0

  Thanks to indie developer 2D Boy, goo is no longer exclusively the catalyst of countless film gags and childhood pranks. World of Goo is proof of how inventively such a mysterious substance can be put to use, all the while bridging the divide between endearing twitch action and formidable puzzling. With its plain visuals and simple controls, it’s easy to tell that World of Goo holds true to its indie development. But don’t let the mentioning of ‘indie’ repel you from this immensely gratifying...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

The best Puzzle game in years! 0

World of Goo is an innovative and charming Puzzle game, where almost every single level is exhilarating. The controls may be simple but are also tight and responsive enough, and the physics-based gameplay is far from shallow. Although sometimes it's not easy to select the goo ball you want. The only significant control improvement I think the game needed, particularly when you want to build a tall and/or large structure, was the possibility to move the camera with the keyboard arrows. To beat ...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

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