Conclusion: That is if you can get the marketplace to download and install the game without to much drama, and hopefully none of the achievements glitch as GFWL has notoriously gitchy achievements But if you get in on the holiday special, its well worth the 800MSP but at its regular price of 1600 its reserved...
Excerpt: The Metacritic list of 2008â€™s top-rated games contains some rather obvious entries.Â Super Smash Brothers, GTA 4, Metal Gear Solid 4 - frankly, you could wrap a turd in a box and write any of these names on the front, and it would still guarantee some high review scores.Â However, number seven on...
Excerpt: For a year in game time, the squishy critters in World of Goo are the objects of your care, your hopes and your grief; you won't soon forget them. They fall in droves from above, spill from the mouths of stony-faced creatures, bob and splash in pools of water, and sleep peacefully in piles until you...
Summary: This is one of the best 2D games of our time and you would be a fool to pass up an opportunity to try it. Grab the demo and give it a shot. If you don’t like it, you have no soul! No but seriously, if this game even sounds remotely interesting or if you just like to think, buy this game.
Pros: -Gorgeous and unique art design., -Extremely fresh and innovative concept., -So simple, yet so complex that just about everyone will get stumped at some point for a while., -Very good price point, especially considering the length of the game., -First game from a new developer; shows great promis...
Cons: -Sound quality could use a little improvement., -Resolution and window settings would have been nice features.
Innovative, addictive, and delightfully weird, World of Goo is a superb puzzle game.
31 October 2008
Summary: World of Goo may ship in a plain-Jane box that makes it look exactly like the usual third-rate dreck that takes up space on a back shelf in your neighborhood department store, but this physics-based puzzler is one of the most innovative and addictive games to hit the PC in years.
Pros: Brilliant design loaded with gameplay depth, Varied levels sporting wide-ranging objectives and different types of goo, Quirky, surreal sense of humor, Fantastic, atmospheric soundtrack
Cons: The controls can't always keep up with the action, Visuals aren't as vibrant as they could be given the cartoony premise
Excerpt: There has been a lot of positive buzz surrounding independent physics-based puzzle game World of Goo. And no surprise, as it combines a nearly flawlessly executed simple and solid concept with a boundlessly charming look and feel.
Excerpt: Here is a list of things that are brilliant: Steam WiiWare World of Goo Steam and WiiWare, not to mention a couple of ex-EA creative geniuses, are the portals through which astonishing, unlikely masterpieces from small-time independents become possible.