PS3/Move (also on Xbox 360, Wii, DS)
Damn. No matter
how blobby you get on their arses, sometimes you just canít keep a
bastard dictator down.
Yep, the nefarious Comrade Black Ė possessor of the worst case of
small man syndrome since Napoleon lost a bet with a shrink ray - is
back. Dare we say it, back in black? Hmm, wish we hadnít.
He took the Stones at their word in the original Wii-tastic de
Blob and made like an impressionable proto-Goth by not only
painting the town black, but everything else
within. However, a cheeky shit of a paint globule porous enough to
absorb pigment aplenty saved the day, defeating Black and his INKT
Corporation to bring colour, music and, well, just the vibe back.
Itís essentially the same here, but somethingís whiffy. The original
bridged the kiddie/adult gap more expertly, and that
dollopy, dashy swagger has been eschewed for a more marblesque way of, erm, rolling. It also couldnít be more hand-holdy
if it was Morten Harket in the ĎTake On Meí video. Meanwhile, the
interruptions would make Channel Ten jealous.
Jumps are often iffy, and the timer's the funniest joke in history.
Talk about broken Ė let's restart a level with 40 seconds shall we?
Moveís supported, but not for classic Wii-mix flick jumps,
just button jabs. Itís suckage in glowy orb-encrusted sticky
Still, thereís more Blob to get blobinous with (including
2D levels) and itís spiffy
visually. If you shoom youíll get a good half dayís play. Get
obsessive and need to collect everything (and as itís stingier than
Unca Scrooge and Monty Burnsí lovechild with trophies, bling
whoresíll wanna) and you'll get more, sanity permitting.
The edginess that made the original such a treatís been smoothed, to de Blob's detriment. Meh, we liked him better before he was