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World of Goo
 
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World of Goo

by 2D BOY, LLC
Platform: Android Rated: All Ages
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (808 customer reviews)

Price: $4.99
Sold by: Amazon Digital Services, Inc.
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Latest Updates

What's new in version 1.1.1
  • Added Korean.
  • Bug fixes.

Product Details

  • ASIN: B009MCRHH6
  • Original Release Date: October 12, 2012
  • Rated: All Ages This app may include dynamic content. What's this?
  • Average Customer Review: 4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (808 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #928 Paid in Appstore for Android (See Top 100 Paid in Appstore for Android)
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Product Features

  • One of the most highly celebrated independent video games ever created
  • Drag and drop living, squirming, talking, globs of goo to build structures, bridges, cannonballs, zeppelins, and giant tongues
  • Compete in a living leaderboard to build the tallest towers of goo in World of Goo Corporation's mysterious sandbox

Product Description

- "Game of the Year" -MetaCritic, IGN, TouchArcade, Rock Paper Shotgun, GameTunnel
- Best Games for Android lists - NYTimes, techcrunch, pocketgamer, androidpolice, mashable, and many more

Beautiful and surprising, the millions of Goo Balls who live in the World of Goo are curious to explore - but they don't know that they are in a game, or that they are extremely delicious.

This is the FULL award winning game, now on Amazon Apps! Drag and drop living, squirming, talking, globs of goo to build structures, bridges, cannonballs, zeppelins, and giant tongues.

Mysterious Levels - Each level is strange and dangerously beautiful, introducing new puzzles, areas, and the creatures that live in them.

World of Goo Balls - Along the way, undiscovered new species of Goo Ball, each with unique abilities, come together to ooze through reluctant tales of discovery, love, conspiracy, beauty, electric power, and the third dimension.

The Sign Painter - Someone is watching you.

World of Goo Corporation - Congratulations! World of Goo Corporation is the Global Leader in Goo and Goo Related Product, including World of Goo Corporation Trademark Brand Soft Drink Beverage and World of Goo Corporation Trademark Brand Facial Exfoliating Lotion. Succulent!

Congratulations, and good luck!

Awards and recognition for World of Goo:
* Wii Game of the Year -IGN
* iPad Game of the Year - TouchArcade, MetaCritic
* Best Indie Game -Spike TV Video Game Awards
* Best Design -Academy of Interactive Arts and Sciences
* Best Downloadable Title -Game Developers Choice Awards
* Best Design -Independent Games Festival
* Technical Excellence -Independent Games Festival
* Best Indie Game -Spike TV Video Game Awards
* Game of the Year -Rock Paper Shotgun
* Game of the Year -GameTunnel
* Best PC Puzzle Game -IGN
* Best Wii Puzzle Game -IGN
* Best Artistic Design Wii -IGN
* Best New IP Wii -IGN
* Most Innovative Design Wii -IGN
* Puzzler of the Year -Golden Joystick Awards

Technical Details

  • Size: 47.3MB
  • Version: 1.1.1
  • Developed By: 2D BOY, LLC (Privacy Policy Click to see complete result in a new window)
  • Application Permissions: (Help me understand what permissions mean)
    • Open network sockets
    • Access information about networks
  • Minimum Operating System: Android 2.2
  • Approximate Download Time: More than 5 minutes

Customer Reviews

Most Helpful Customer Reviews
650 of 810 people found the following review helpful
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There are few games that make my 'favorite' list, and World of Goo is one of them. I have it on my PC, my Androids (both Amazon and a DRM-free version), my Wii, my Linux computer, and in my Steam account. If I had any Apple devices, then I'd have it on there, too. I love playing this game; it has serious replayability mojo with trying different ways to achieve the goal.

2D Boy developer is an "indie" developer - two guys, actually - and started from the bottom up with this game. It has won more awards than 99% of all other games, and for good reason. Superb gameplay, an intriguing script, wonderful soundtrack (which, incidentally, they give away for free), and lovable protagonists.

I don't like the Network Access permission, but from playing on the other devices I know it is for a unique twist on the multiplayer/leaderboard where you can compete to build the highest tower. Turning off the access should otherwise not harm the game, and given the history of this app I trust the developers wholly, which, if you have read my other reviews, is truly saying a LOT!

Get this epic game, regardless of platform, at least once. You'll be glad you did. :)

P.S., no I don't know or have any affiliations with the developer; I just happen to have witnessed the rise of this game from beta, and think this game is better than most major label games ever produced.

[EDIT: changed review to indicate that I have the Amazon version as well, edited the versions and devices, added why I love the game, and inserted a missing word in the network permission sentence.]
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20 of 22 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Highest Quality Game on Amazon November 5, 2012
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This game has great art, sound, and, mechanics compared to normal app store games. It was originally a $20 pc game that won numerous awards so its a steal for $5 and also has a much higher production value then any app. Just buy it!
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16 of 17 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Merry Christmas to me! December 25, 2012
By A Wimz
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I have both the pc and wii versions and had been debating this one because of the $5 price. Needless to say I was giggling when I looked on the appstore and it was free today. woohoo!!!
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519 of 658 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars perfect game December 25, 2012
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Very lucky to have checked free app of the day early Christmas morning. I see the regular price is $5 bucks, after playing this for hours- I would pay that for this app.
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450 of 574 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Worth the $5 price! October 21, 2012
I haven't bought the Amazon version yet, but I have the Mac version, the Steam version, the iPhone version, and the regular Android version, so I thought I'd post a review since people are mainly judging it on price alone.

This game is really fun. It has 48 levels divided into four chapters. The first few are pretty easy, but then they get harder. Luckily, you can skip any, unlike other games, so it's not a game you get frustrated with then put it to the side and never come back to.

Besides the gameplay, it has beautiful visuals and awesome music. Look up "Kyle Gabler" and "World of Goo" on your favorite search engine and you'll find a page with downloads in various formats, and some track notes from Kyle himself.
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18 of 20 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Crash December 25, 2012
By User 1
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I was really starting to like this app. but. it crashes my kindle every time I play it. I have uninstalled and reinstalled the game. same issue. ill keep it. but please fix the glitches.
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13 of 14 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars And old Indie legend December 28, 2012
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This is pretty much the game that brought indie games into the limelight.

Simple, addictive, funny, casual, some strategic depth, but easy to play for all ages and skill levels would sum this game up in a sentence. I don't want to rehash too much from other reviews.

The graphics after years are not showing their age at all. The cartoony feel is still great and modern. The strategy and fun factors have not changed with age either.

This game has a metascore from all pro-reviewers of 90% which is superb for an Indie game.

The original release was not in 2012.. it's been around on the PC since OCt 13, 2008.

Hope that helps!
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13 of 14 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Love it December 27, 2012
By Renee
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I really like this game! It's too cute and makes you think! My kids really like it and husband too.
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
4.0 out of 5 stars It's a bit of a fun game
I like this game, but I don't love it. There are issues with it, and I think I would like it a lot more if it weren't on a touchscreen.
Published 15 days ago by Matt V.
5.0 out of 5 stars Can you build it ?
Challenging fun to think like a Goo Ball ! You can replay this game and its never the same outcome .
Published 16 days ago by SBowman
5.0 out of 5 stars Great game
This is a great game for either a short burst or to sit down and have your hand warm up from constant use. Read more
Published 23 days ago by JoshDavis
5.0 out of 5 stars GOTTA LOVE THAT GOO!!!
Love this game!! Highly addictive, highly entertaining, highly recommended!!! May seem a bit expensive, but it is WELL worth the $5!!! Read more
Published 27 days ago by Main Family97141
4.0 out of 5 stars Need a bigger screen
I love this game. When I finally get around to guying a tablet, I will probably abuse my battery constantly. As it is, I tend to run down my battery quite a bit playing this. Read more
Published 1 month ago by D Nash
5.0 out of 5 stars Challanging addictive game.
This is a great puzzle game in the mold of Angry Birds, Bad Piggies, and Cut the Rope. If you like any of those games you will most likely love this game. Read more
Published 1 month ago by Brent B.
5.0 out of 5 stars Great game for brain injury
I started playing this game after a pretty bad brain injury, and it's awesome. It seems to take the right amount of intellectual prowess to complete the challenges. Read more
Published 1 month ago by Cha
4.0 out of 5 stars One of my favorites....
A tricky little game of sticking together blobs of Goo critters so they can reach and be sucked up the pipes. It takes strategy to link them so they don't collapse. Read more
Published 1 month ago by Deb G.
5.0 out of 5 stars ADDICTING!
I coudn't figure this one out at first but once I did, oh my goodness I couldn't stop. Now, I have beat it, so I can rest.
Published 1 month ago by SoManySongsNotEnoughTime
5.0 out of 5 stars fun
what a fun game!
had trouble understanding how to play at first
but I am now addicted to this game!
Published 2 months ago by angelet
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World of Goo won't install on my phone
I'm having the exact same problem only on my Nexus 7 (4.2.1 as well).

I was so psyched to see this app was free today. Played it on PC a while back and loved the feel on a tablet when I downloaded the demo. Just wasn't up for paying 5 bucks for it since I've played through it before.

Same... Read more
Dec 25, 2012 by Amazon Customer |  See all 8 posts
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