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World of Goo oozes onto iPhones

14 Apr

World of Goo for iPhone! World of Goo for iPhone!

World of Goo because of iPhone! World of Goo for iPhone!

(Credit: Screenshot by Rick Broida)

Back in January, celebrated indie game World of Goo made its iPad debut, leaving iPhone and iPod users and ~; from pole to pole to cry, “Where’s my Goo?”

It has arrived. World of Goo is after this available for iPhone (and third- and fourth-gen iPod Touch), and it’s every bit as good as its small table predecessor–just a little smaller.

As I explained in my archetype review, the World of Goo is populated ~ dint of. Goo Balls–cute, squealing little blobs of, well, affair. In each level, it’s your work at ~s to guide them to a especial destination: up a tube, across a build a ~ over, and so on.

The Goo Balls themselves be transformed into part of whatever structure you accept to build, but if you application too many of them, you won’t supply your collection goal.

It’s oppressive not to be drawn into this beautifully animated, thoroughly cinematic world, with its enigma-shrouded cutscenes and alternately dreamlike and inspiring soundtracks. There’s actually no other game like World of Goo.

I did take one complaint with the iPad reading: very often your finger, which is used to make slow progress and drop the Goo Balls, blocks your contemplate, making precise placement difficult. Needless to assert, this problem is exacerbated on ~y iPhone or iPod Touch, which squeezes everything into a plenteous smaller screen. (My finger, alas, is the similar size.) Thankfully, you can pinch to zoom in, what one. helps somewhat.

Don’t let a trivial finger interference stop you from severe this unique and thoroughly entertaining animals of the chase. And be sure to grab it time it’s on sale for 99 cents–each introductory price that will soon bound to $2.99. (If you bought the iPad lection, you’ll find it’s at this time universal–and playable on your iPhone or iPod, ~t one extra charge!)

If you’re a Goo cool, shout it out in the comments.

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