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World of Goo

alaTest has collected and analyzed 37 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviewers are impressed by the gameplay and price. The usability and design also get good feedback. Some have doubts about the controls and action.

design, usability, price, gameplay

story, action, controls

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Nintendo Wii Games the World of Goo is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 88/100 = Very good quality.

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(Based on 37 reviews)

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Brilliant physics-based puzzler turns player into engineer.

 

Parents need to know that World of Goo contains little in the way of potentially offensive content. Its narrative -- which focuses on semi-intelligent balls of goo being used by a corporation to develop products such as beauty cream and a kind of drink...

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This is exactly the kind of experience WiiWare seems designed for. 1500 Wii Points is really a small price to pay for excellence, especially when the sheer quality of World of Goo handily puts more than a few full-blown Wii releases to shame. It's a...

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World of Goo (PC)

 

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World of Goo

 

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...

-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...

-Sound quality could use a little improvement., -Resolution and window settings would have been nice features.

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World of Goo

 

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.

Wii Remote controls can't always keep up with the action, Visuals aren't as vibrant as they could be, given the cartoony premise.

All in all, World of Goo plays like you're messing around with a slimy, virtual erector set loaded up with real physics and gravity. Don't miss one of the most original and addictive gaming experiences to come along in years.

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World of Goo

 

How did three guys make this game?

Gameplay is addictive, fun, and varied ; Unique and fitting art style ; Epic music and perfect sound effects ; The Sign Painter

The first chapter is a slow start

Just bought this today. Whoa. This is awesome. All in all I've had a great week for video games. I've fallen in love with Wario Land, de Blob, and now World of Goo. Tetris Party awaits my affection (hopefully) tomorrow.

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World of Goo

 

Constantly surprising, Always inventive, Beautiful in amusing ways

Doesn't simulate physics, Sometimes hard to find goo, Aggravates obsessions

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Impresiones: World of Goo y Lego Batman

 
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