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World of Goo - Half Off, Fully Awesome

We have played World of Goo (from San Francisco based indie developers 2D Boy) before on other platforms including the Wii and PC/Mac, but we have never enjoyed it quite so much as when playing it on the iPad.

On any platform, the developers did a great job of making the graphics look gorgeous and cute whilst maintaining the gloopy feeling of the Goo balls as you pull and stretch them away from each other. But it is on the iPad that we feel like we are actually pulling and stretching the Goo balls around the screen against actual physical forces. The touch interface forces you to feel that involved in the game and the little Goo balls' world.

We mention this to you because we think it is a brilliantly creative use of the touch interface, because we love playing and think you will too and because, for a limited time, World of Goo for iPad is on sale with 50% off at just $4.99 (£2.99) in the app store.

We recommend grabbing it now, but take a look at the video trailer below from around the time of the official launch a month ago for a brief look at the game in action and one of the Developers' take on why the touch interface works so well.

World of Goo Goes iPad! from IndieGame: The Movie on Vimeo.

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