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Average Player Score Based on 326 ratings
7.6
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Score Breakdown Based on 326 ratings
  1. 10 (46)
  2. 9 (92)
  3. 8 (110)
  4. 7 (40)
  5. 6 (8)
  6. 5 (6)
  7. 4 (1)
  8. 3 (4)
  9. 2 (3)
  10. 1 (16)

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  • User Rating 8.5

    Giving jellybeans a whole new place in the world is just one of the great things about this stand-out game.

    Rated on October 24, 2009 by Madmangamer364

    The "Retro Revival" theme is definitely not something that has gone quietly the past couple of gaming generations. Many publishers and developers have taken many seemingly forgotten namesakes and trie...

    7 out of 8 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9

    One of the most touching games that I've laid my eyes on!

    Rated on November 11, 2009 by Super-Mario-Fan

    A Boy and His Blob is a puzzle platformer game for the Wii. It is reincarnation of the NES game of the same name. Now, I haven't played the original, but I have heard of people complaining about it's ...

    3 out of 3 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 7.5

    A fun lovely beautiful game that offers different levels of challenge

    Rated on November 28, 2009 by Pierst179

    As a natural part of the sudden 2-D Renaissance that has been occurring as of late it is expected that a few hidden gems of the past, that perhaps weren't even very polished, would gain another chance...

    6 out of 6 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.5

    Makes me miss the 2D era.

    Rated on December 27, 2009 by Tr3v3r

    Here are the pros and cons of the game. Pros: -Visuals are outstanding. this game's art style is beautiful and deeply makes me miss the era of 2D. -Fun puzzle aspects Just having to find out how...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 7

    This a charming game that evokes memories of a more innocent time. Perfect for kids and parents to play together

    Rated on January 08, 2010 by Safad0

    A Boy and His Blob never pretends to be anything more than a family-friendly video game. I don't believe that the developers intended to make a fortune or garner critical acclaim for their work. It se...

    1 out of 2 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.5

    Every 2-D game I've played has pretty much sucked. This one didn't.

    Rated on January 23, 2010 by Wackybeckam1818

    PRESENTATION: 9.5/10 The boxart is bland (no colour) on the front, then on the back its freaking amazing. This game is definately a puzzle game and the story is alright. With 4 worlds,40 levels, eac...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 7.5

    A very good game that definitely should NOT be overlooked!

    Rated on January 27, 2010 by Frequenxy

    IF YOU WOULD RATHER WATCH MY REVIEW INSTEAD OF READING IT, GO TO http://www.youtube.com/user/FreQuenczy And remember to Comment, Rate, and SUBSCRIBE!!! :) It's time for the A Boy and His Blob revi...

    2 out of 2 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9

    Cartoony visuals hide a game that is challenging, charming, and just plain fun. Well Worth playing.

    Rated on January 30, 2010 by homsarrunner3

    I have to admit, I was tentative at first. A cutesy, cartoony game that was based off a game from the 80s? A new, hip youngster like me wouldn't like this, right? I am very, very pleased to admit that...

    2 out of 2 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 7.5

    It's for children...

    Rated on March 10, 2010 by moonlightcharm6

    I thought this would be like the Little Kings story but it isn't. Don't get me wrong it is a good game but it's for children. So far I've played it i haven't killed anything and those slugs or what ev...

    0 out of 7 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 7

    Not all games will rock your world. Some are just a nice way to spend your time

    Rated on June 22, 2010 by waZelda

    Help a white blob save his homeplanet Blobonia from the evil black blobs (kinda rasist when you think about it) by feeding him jelly beans that make him transform into different stuff. If I had to ...

    3 out of 3 found this review helpful.