Majesco Entertainment today released “a boy and his blob” game for Wii. Developed by WayForward Technologies, this reimagining of the classic Nintendo Entertainment System (NES) game is available for a new generation of fans on the 20th Anniversary of the original game. Chris Hoffman of Nintendo Power called it “a magical adventure full of mesmerizing sights and compelling gameplay”, giving it a score of 8.5/10.
“WayForward infused their unique creative vision into a boy and his blob while remaining true to the classic game,” said Jesse Sutton, Chief Executive Officer of Majesco Entertainment. “The result has been an overwhelmingly positive response from critics and we are eager to get the game into the hands of a new generation of players.”
After the inhabitants of Blobolonia are taken captive by an evil emperor, one blob manages to escape in search of help only to crash on Earth and find a young boy. Together the boy and his new blob friend work as a team to solve 40 levels of challenging side-scrolling adventure featuring hidden treasures, deadly monsters, perilous dangers and boss baddies. Armed with jellybeans, the boy can transform the blob into cool and useful items including classics like the Licorice Ladder, Apple Jack and Tangerine Trampoline and all-new ones such as the Cream Cannon and Bubble Gum Bubble. As the boy and his blob work together on their journey to Blobolonia, players will be enchanted by their heartwarming tale of friendship.
a boy and his blob is rated E for Everyone and is in stores now for the suggested retail price of $39.99. For more information on the game you can visit www.aboyandhisblob.com.