World of Goo is a multiple award winning physics based puzzle / construction game made entirely by two guys.
User reviews: Very Positive (2,148 reviews)
Release Date: Oct 13, 2008

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"An excellent indie puzzle game featuring many challenging levels which are neither too easy nor ridiculously hard. Both Funny and melancholic at times."

About This Game

World of Goo is a multiple award winning physics based puzzle / construction game made entirely by two guys. Drag and drop living, squirming, talking, globs of goo to build structures, bridges, cannonballs, zeppelins, and giant tongues. The millions of Goo Balls that live in the beautiful World of Goo are curious to explore - but they don't know that they are in a game, or that they are extremely delicious.
  • 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!
  • Massive Online Competition - Human players around the world compete in a living leaderboard to build the tallest towers of goo in World of Goo Corporation's mysterious sandbox. World of Goo Corporation is contractually obligated to state that everyone is a winner and is enthusiastic to celebrate everyone's tower building opportunities equally.

    Congratulations, and good luck!

System Requirements

Windows
Mac OS X
SteamOS + Linux
    Minimum:
    • Supported OS: Windows® XP or Vista
    • Processor: 1GHz or faster
    • Memory: 512+MB RAM
    • Video: Any 3D graphics accelerator less than 5 years old
    • DirectX® Version: 9.0c
    • Hard Drive: 100MB
    • OS: OS X version Leopard 10.5.8, Snow Leopard 10.6.3, or later
    • Processor: Intel Core Duo
    • Memory: 512 MB
    • Graphics: 64 MB
    • Other Requirements:
    • Processor: 1 GHz or faster
    • Memory: 512 MB or more
    • Graphics: hardware accelerated OpenGL 1.4 support
    • Hard drive: 100 MB free space
Helpful customer reviews
19 of 22 people (86%) found this review helpful
2 people found this review funny
2.6 hrs on record
Posted: November 8, 2014
Do you like crazy puzzles? Do you like cute things? Do you like a game where they try to make a story that makes no sense to the game at at? This game is definatly for you!
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21 of 31 people (68%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
1.6 hrs on record
Posted: November 24, 2014
The music is epic.
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4 of 5 people (80%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
0.7 hrs on record
Posted: December 12, 2014
World of Goo is a puzzle game all based in physics where the goal is to build/construct different apparatuses with wobbly black balls of goo that you have to catch while they are rolling around on what ever it is you are trying to accomplish.... You have to build these apparatuses in order to get to "the pipe system" so the leftover goo balls you didn't use to get to the pipe can be be sucked up. This is the levels/score part of the game. Each level you are required to suck up so many goo balls in order to advance to the next level. This has always been a very fun game.... simple and casual play .... worth a look.

http://store.steampowered.com/app/22000
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
1.6 hrs on record
Posted: February 6
Pre-Release Review
Fun!
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3 of 4 people (75%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
11.1 hrs on record
Posted: November 24, 2014
Pre-Release Review
This is one of those rare games where you actaully have to use a greater capacity of your brain (in critical thinking and problem solving) to get to the next level and actaully have fun doing it.
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3 of 4 people (75%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
0.3 hrs on record
Posted: February 7
you can sometimes get in sticky situations >:^)
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3 of 4 people (75%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
2.0 hrs on record
Posted: December 18, 2014
Where to start with this...
I originally played this on a Powermac G5 when it first came out around the end of 2008, I remember that I originally got it sometime around the 2008 election. My attention was focused on this game the whole time.

It's one of those games where it seems extremely simple at first, but then the complexities and depth of it gradually shine through. The puzzles are neat, and I never had to use any skips until the last part (and I normally sucka t puzzles) but they don't feel easy, they feel satisfying regardless.

The visuals are nice, and they're crisp and good looking, and most importantly they do NOT resort to trying to look like pixel art. However, the game does run at a low resolution and there is no way to change it.

The soundtrack... Well, let's just say it's one of the best soundtracks in an Indie game ever produced. It is well performed, it is entirely originally composed, and it doesn't resort to sounding like chiptune or 16-bit stuff to try and manipulate nostalgic nerves. One of the best parts of the game for certain, and even better is that all of the soundtrack (the full versions, not the shortened versions in the game) can be found right on Youtube. Very memorable soundtrack, I can say that about very very few games.

Buy it? YES! It's on sale frequently anyways.
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3 of 4 people (75%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
6.6 hrs on record
Posted: January 24
Excellent game! I use it as a real world break. It's perfect for that, take half an hour out and play a few levels...
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3 of 4 people (75%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
4.1 hrs on record
Posted: February 22
A very enjoyable and simple game. Some of the later levels really make you think. A classic. :)
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
7.9 hrs on record
Posted: December 20, 2014
10/10 for this next Generation Physics!
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2 of 3 people (67%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
7.0 hrs on record
Posted: March 14
Bought this game becouse loots of people says it perfect. Now Im one of them.

+Atmosphere
+Level design
+Music
+Fun
+Originality

-Difficulty ( Im bad player and some levels were flustrating)

9,5/10



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3 of 5 people (60%) found this review helpful
1.7 hrs on record
Posted: January 25
9.5/10
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3 of 5 people (60%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
1.1 hrs on record
Posted: March 16
no comments | awesome
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1 of 2 people (50%) found this review helpful
0.4 hrs on record
Posted: December 19, 2014
Pure Awesome! 10/10
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2 of 4 people (50%) found this review helpful
0.7 hrs on record
Posted: December 21, 2014
Pre-Release Review
its ok
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1 of 2 people (50%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
9.4 hrs on record
Posted: January 11
Like Skyrim with anti-consumerist subtext.
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1 of 2 people (50%) found this review helpful
1.2 hrs on record
Posted: February 17
World of Goo is a really well developed puzzel game. The Simplicity of the levels and the creatures allows the player to focus on the objective and have fun doing it. This is not a really fancy game but it is definitely well worth your time. The more you play, the more you will appriciate it.
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2 of 4 people (50%) found this review helpful
0.6 hrs on record
Posted: November 17, 2014
World of goo is a puzzle game about stacking "blobs?" all the way up into a tube. While this sounds like a terrible idea in theory, 2d boy pulled it off very well.

World of goo starts off easy. VERY easy. The normal missions consist of stacking the gooballs in various shapes (such as bridges and towers) to reach your goal.

However, for completionists world of goo's novelty begins to rot very quickly. With every level, included is an OCD, which is the game's way of saying EXTRA GOAL. This usually consists of saving more gooballs or doing something extra. The OCD system is ridiculous. It is so difficult, it isn't even funny. This is one of the times where you're actually happy to skip past 100% and get on with the game because it is so unforgiving.

In short, world of goo is a fun casual game that is plagued by complex and ridiculous puzzles for the attentive and curious ones. However, I still recommend the game.
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1 of 2 people (50%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
12.8 hrs on record
Posted: December 9, 2014
I built a huge tower, but then I accidentally removed one goo ball, and it all went to ground.

10/10, would remove again.
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191 of 208 people (92%) found this review helpful
10.4 hrs on record
Posted: September 23, 2013
World of Goo is to this day one of the finest indie games one can find.
It is, in my opinion, one of _the_ best physics-based logic games currently available.

It looks great, plays great and is overall an amazing and unique experience due to many factors. It does have some flaws, but they are minor and almost insignificant.

A one-of-a-kind setting, quirky and strange humor, a challenge to both strategic and quick thinking. What else would you need?

Highly recommended.
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