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A Boy and His Blob rated for Vita, usual suspects

A Boy and His Blob seems to be coming to PlayStation 4, PC, Xbox One, and PlayStation Vita, according to ratings published by the USK, Germany's video game classifications board. Back in August, Majesco Entertainement revealed plans to...

 
 
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There's a new A Boy And His Blob in the works

Majesco may be hanging by a thread these days (the company only has five full-time employees at the moment), but that isn't stopping it from publishing "new exciting titles" like A Boy and His Blob. Among other things, departing CEO Jesse S...

 
 
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8Bit Duane is a boy who can't keep his blob in line

A Boy and His Blob for the Wii is such a better game than the NES original, it isn't even funny. The new version doesn't restrict you to a limited number of jellybeans, sports a much more pleasant art style, and has a hug button. A hug but...

 
 
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Vote your choice for the next series of Backlog!

We're on the verge of finishing up the very first series of Backlog, my ongoing attempt to clear my library of dusty, unfinished games. I started things out with Uncharted 2: Among Thieves and, no doubt due to my exceptional skill in b...

 
 
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A Boy and His Blob launch trai... so cute!

When was the last time you watched a game trailer and smiled from the sheer joy of it all. Been a while, right? Well, go ahead and check out the "launch" trailer for A Boy and His Blob from WayForward and be prepared to smile like...

 
 
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Preview: A Boy and His Blob

By their nature, visuals are almost always the first thing that an observer notices about a game. Wii games often don’t make a great first impression, especially since many gamers have become accustomed to the high-definition graphics...

 
 
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Interview: Majesco's Pete Rosky talks A Boy and His Blob

On Wednesday, I headed into Manhattan to take a look at a preview build of WayForward’s upcoming reboot of the NES puzzle platformer A Boy and His Blob. It’s a game whose distinctive art style has garnered it a lot of attention,...

 
 
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Custom Sculpey Boy and His Blob figure is not edible

Whether you realize it or not, you've seen Sculpey around these parts quite a few times before. But if you're still unfamiliar with the stuff, all you really need to know is that it's a brand of clay polymer, quite popular among the custom ...

 
 
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Destructoid Exclusive: A Boy and His Blob part 4: Gearworks

Yesterday you checked out the third installment in our Boy and His Blob series, Caves, and if you're really excited about the game, you might have watched the Swamp and Forest level walkthroughs too. We finish the series today with our walk...

 
 
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Destructoid Exclusive: A Boy and His Blob part 3: Caves

In our first chapter in our Boy and His Blob series, Forest, you got your first look at what gameplay would really be like, got to witness the epic glory of the hug button, and heard the boy's heartwarming voice for the first time. Yesterda...

 
 
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Destructoid Exclusive: A Boy and His Blob part 2: Swamps

Well, judging from your response yesterday, you really seemed to enjoy our first installment in the Boy and His Blob video series. Today, WayForward Director Sean Velasco will take us through the Swamps level of the game (which he says is o...

 
 
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Destructoid Exclusive: A Boy & His Blob Forest walkthrough

I was looking forward to WayForward's remake of A Boy And His Blob the moment I heard it announced, but I had no idea what I was really going to see until I actually witnessed the game in action. During our recent visit to the WayForward of...

 
 
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E3 09: A sneak peek at the art of A Boy and His Blob

In an age as determined to be as modern as possible, it's sometimes difficult to find artists who will approach art by touching a pencil to paper and creating it all by hand. WayForward's Marc Gomez, on the other hand, chose to approach A B...

 
 
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Interview: WayForward's Sean Velasco

WayForward's upcoming A Boy and His Blob has elicited reactions of excitement and anticipation from gamers ever since it was first announced for the Wii. The game was paricularly fascinating to retro fans at Dtoid (ahem, me) and I had a doz...

 
 
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First gameplay video of A Boy and His Blob Wii remake

A note to developers: this is how you remake a classic 2D NES game on current-generation consoles.Just a couple days ago, it was revealed that a remake of A Boy and His Blob would be hitting the Wii sometime in the future. Now, two new game...

 
 
 
 




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