World of Goo News

World of Goo, Little Inferno, and Human Resource Machine will be Switch launch titles

Splendid satirist group Tomorrow Corporation will be releasing its entire library on Nintendo Switch upon the console's 3rd March launch.

This includes World of Goo, Little Inferno and Human Resource Machine.

For the uninitiated, World of Goo is a physics-based puzzler about building towers and bridges out of gelatinous critters, Little Inferno is an avant garde affair about a child ordering goods only to burn them in a fireplace in order to stay warm, and Human Resource Machine is puzzle game about programming and productivity in an uncaring corporate machine.

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Is iPad the future for indie developers?

World of Goo iOS smashes Wii/PC sales.

In recent years PlayStation Network, Steam, WiiWare and Xbox Live Arcade have been the primary hunting grounds for indie developers in search of an audience. However, according to the studio behind cult hit World of Goo, the future could lie elsewhere: namely, on the iPad.

World of Goo heading to iPad

Plus, 2D Boy talks sequel plans.

Good news: ace physics-based puzzler World of Goo is heading to the iPad. Better news: it'll be ready any day now.

World of Goo experiment a "huge success"

Pay what you like adds 57,000 sales.

2D Boy has revealed that World of Goo sold 57,000 copies last week as a result of the 'pay what you like' birthday experiment. The developer deemed this a "huge success".

World of Goo announced for iPhone

World of Goo announced for iPhone

2D Boy bridges platforms.

2D Boy has confirmed an iPhone and iPod Touch adaptation of brilliant puzzle game World of Goo.

"It's not done and we don't have a release date yet," said 2D Boy on its blog (via Pocket Gamer).

"We have it running well on the iPhone 3GS, and with a little luck we hope to get it running smoothly on the 3G as well. Hopefully more news on this soon."

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World of Goo launches Great Indie Games

World of Goo launches Great Indie Games

New retail label charges 15 quid.

Mastertronic has announced the launch of its Great Indie Games publishing label.

It's been created to spread independently-developed videogames to shops. Few indie gems ever exist outside of the internet. Trapped in a virtual cage of emotion.

World of Goo is up first, and due an early July release for 15 Queenpounds or 20 Eurodollars. That's two pounds cheaper than Steam. And World of Goo is brilliant.

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PC fans forcing DRM into extinction

2D Boy, Stardock discuss the mob's power.

2D Boy co-founder Ron Carmel believes you, the consumer, are forcing PC publishers to rethink and perhaps abolish DRM altogether. The mob is Rome, after all.

EA Sports to learn from World of Goo

Peter Moore quite addicted to indie title.

EA Sports captain Peter Moore reckons World of Goo creator 2D Boy can teach his team a thing or two about creating approachable yet unique games on a budget.

Secret of Mana for US Virtual Console

And World of Goo for US WiiWare, too.

SNES role-playing classic Secret of Mana adorns the US Virtual Console this week. We don't usually bother to write about what's up there, but this a special occasion.