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World of Goo

alaTest has collected and analyzed 46 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviewers are impressed by the game selection. The portability also gets good views. There are some less positive views about the value for money.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Game Consoles the World of Goo is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 90/100 = Excellent quality.

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Amazon.co.uk review summary for World of Goo

 

alaTest has collected and analysed 5 user reviews of World of Goo from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 5.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other Game Consoles on Amazon.co.uk.

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100% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: World of Goo

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World of Goo

 

Puzzle games are rarely as emotional, funny, and engaging as World of Goo. In its understandable core, you'll just build structures by connecting living goo balls-the circles latch out arms to grab their close-by neighbors, creating elaborate...

Creative, fundamental building puzzle. Off-kilter story and humor hung over puzzle foundation. Extra ways to play after finishing the game. Vibrant art conveys emotion. Works great on midrange and older Macs. Bug-free in our sessions when playing in...

Have to change a hidden file to play at higher resolutions than 800 by 600 pixels, which can cause a temporary visual bug

World of Goo's funny, emotional story and solid puzzle premise form an excellent, unique game.

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World of Goo

 

World of Goo is a trippy puzzle game that pushes your knowledge of physics to its gooey limits in a post-modernistic setting...

World of Goo is a quirky and challenging puzzle game. The lackluster multiplayer and incoherent narrative may turn off some players, but others will find the challenging game play and unique aesthetic compelling. Though the later puzzles can be too...

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Review: World of Goo

 

World of Goo is a trippy puzzle game that pushes your knowledge of physics to its gooey limits in a post-modernistic setting. Fun, quirky, and highly-addictive, World of Goo is one of the most entertaining puzzle games to come to the Mac in years.

Clever gameplay ; challenging ; entertainingly weird

Soundtrack can be irritating ; lackluster multiplayer

Divided into five chapters and a loose story about a World Goo Corporation that transforms the self-aware Goo into things like beauty cream, World of Goo has hours of amusing, challenging, and just plain weird missions to play through

Recommended!

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World Of Goo

 

The PC indie title hits Nintendo's Wii Ware platform - hooray!

An intelligent, innovative, ingenious and beautifully designed action/puzzle game. Whether you have a PC or a Wii, you need to get your hands on some Goo.

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Review: World of Goo

 

World of Goo is a trippy puzzle game that pushes your knowledge of physics to its gooey limits in a post-modernistic setting. Fun, quirky, and highly-addictive, World of Goo is one of the most entertaining puzzle games to come to the Mac in years.

Clever gameplay; challenging; entertainingly weird

Soundtrack can be irritating; lackluster multiplayer

Macworld’s buying advice. World of Goo is a quirky and challenging puzzle game. The lackluster multiplayer and incoherent narrative may turn off some players, but others will find the challenging game play and unique aesthetic compelling. Though the...

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World of Goo review

 

Clever gameplay; challenging; entertainingly weird

Soundtrack can be irritating; lackluster multiplayer

World of Goo is a quirky and challenging puzzle game. The lackluster multiplayer and incoherent narrative may turn off some players, but others will find the challenging game play and unique aesthetic compelling. Though the later puzzles can be too...

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World of Goo and iPad were made for each other!

 

I have been waiting for this one to arrive since the iPad launched. Worth the wait. Worth the price. Worth your time. Exactly what I had hoped for.

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One of the best games in recent 5 yrs

 

You must buy it!

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THE BEST GAME EVER MUST HAVE

 

This is the absolute best game for the iPad, although the price is expensive, it is so worth it.Must take the risk to experience it first hand!!

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Buy it now!!!

 

This game was made for iOS. Moment I saw it on Mac, I knew it was only a matter of time before it came to the iPad.If you like puzzle games (Lemmings, Spirits), you'll like World of Goo. You may be able to download a trial version for Mac or PC, but...

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