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Random Early Build Footage Of Unreleased DS de Blob Game Surfaces Online
The blob that never was
In a time before Splatoon, de Blob was the big name in spreading colourful ink around town. Unlike Nintendo's inky shooter, the series saw you take control of a colour-absorbing ball which would complete various challenges by spreading paint across a monochromatic landscape. You might remember de Blob on the Wii, its sequel...
News Polychromatic Extravaganza de Blob Will Be Making A Comeback Soon
Here's hoping for a sequel on the Wii U
Do you remember THQ's de Blob which splattered the Wii with all the colours of the rainbow way back in 2008? It was certainly an original title and one which we were quite fond of. As you will probably know THQ went bust back in 2012, but the promise of a de Blob sequel lives on as Nordic Games has announced...
News de Blob Developer Blue Tongue Shuts Up Shop
This is sad
Australian studio Blue Tongue Entertainment — creators of the ludicrously enjoyable de Blob games — has been closed by owner THQ. The original Wii-exclusive adventure was critically and commercially well-received — it scored an 8/10 in our de Blob review — and the team moved on to produce a sequel for Wii, PS3 and Xbox 360. de...
News THQ Announces de Blob Sequel for 2011
Latest earnings report drops reference to franchising of critically acclaimed original IP.
de Blob was one of THQ's most critically acclaimed new IPs when it was released in the second half of 2008, but despite past rumours of a sequel we've not had anything concrete said on that score until now. There's not much specific about the Wii in THQ's...
Talking Point About "The Waggle"
A button press by any other name...
For some reason the fact that motion controls (or "gestures") are a major part of the Wii control interface bothers people; it is felt that this ruins the gaming experience and that the majority of such implementations would be better served by traditional digital button presses. Indeed some people go so...