Post Thumbnail

World of Goo is available now on the Android Market for $2.99, 40 percent off the puzzler's regular price until December 5. As IndieGames mentions, there are a lot of different types of Android devices, so it's best to test compatibility before purchase with the free demo. For those who downlo...

3 years ago 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

The sticky, adorable World of Goo will be available for iPhone 3GS, 3rd gen iPod Touch and iPhone 4 this Thursday, April 14, for $1. After the first 24 hours, the game's price will expand to $2.99. As previously mentioned, if you already own World of Goo HD ($4.99) for iPad, the title will r...

3 years ago 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

Say you want to experience World of Goo with a multitouch interface, but you don't want to go wait in line at the Apple Store for an iPad. Is there a solution for your Goo problem? Not yet, but there's about to be -- well, provided you already have an iPhone 3GS or iPhone 4. 2D Boy has submitt...

3 years ago 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

With World of Goo selling like spheroid, gelatinous hotcakes on iPad, developer 2D Boy has both cause to celebrate and enough extra cash to afford dropping the price a bit. And so it's celebrating the success by dropping the price to just 99 cents for today only. Well, technically, 2D Boy is bill...

4 years ago 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

2D Boy has posted a detailed look at the World of Goo launch on iPad. After only a month of availability on the App Store, the iPad version of World of Goo has moved an impressive 125,000 copies. With the price ranging form $5 to $10 in that time, that's a lot of scratch (and a whole lot of goo). ...

4 years ago 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

It's time for another origin story of an industry presence. Today, Kyle Gabler explains how he and partner Ron Carmel came up with their studio name, 2D Boy, using the process of elimination: Ron and I bummed around for a few weeks throwing names back and forth. They were all either awful, a sex...

4 years ago 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

World of Goo, 2D Boy's sticky-stretchy indie puzzle platformer, has been available on iPad for a month, and to celebrate the occasion the game is now $4.99 for a limited time. At half off, it's an absolute steal for an outstanding game we included in our 2010 iOS buyer's guide....

4 years ago 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

People spend money on all sorts of protectors and cases designed to keep goo off of their shiny iPads. Next Thursday, December 16, they'll be paying to put goo on them. Ironic much?...

4 years ago 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

If you need money to bring your indie game concept to life, and you don't want to enter Activision's design contest, you now have another alternative: The Indie Fund, created by a team of established indie devs, is soliciting applications. To apply, you need a playable prototype, a video and, you kn...

4 years ago 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

Speaking at GDC 2010, 2D Boy's Ron Carmel discussed the game industry's typical publishing model, why it doesn't work for independent developers, and how the newly established Indie Fund will fix it. According to Carmel, publishers offer too much money to indie developers and take too much in retur...

5 years ago 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

A group of well-known independent studio vets has formed a new fund for other independent developers. Members of 2D Boy, Number None, thatgamecompany, Capy, Flashbang Studios and AppAbove Games have banded together to create the appropriately named Indie Fund, which they hope will become "a serious...

5 years ago 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

Following the completion of the World of Goo birthday sale, 2D Boy gathered up all the statistics it had from the "pay what you want" sale and connected them all into a big pile of interconnected info blobs. After the last stat update, when the developer revealed that many people were buying the gam...

5 years ago 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

Just under two weeks ago, Gearbox Software's Randy Pitchford let out his less than pleasant feelings regarding digital distribution platform Steam and its owner, Valve Software. Today, Ars Techinca posted a rundown of developers from World of Goo's 2D Boy to Sam & Max's Telltale Games who all ...

5 years ago 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

2D Boy seems quite satisfied with the results of its "pay what you want" World of Goo experiment. In celebration of Goo's first birthday, developer 2D Boy allowed people to determine the game's price at checkout. The result: 57,000 sales at an average price of $2.03. Although a significant number t...

5 years ago 0 Comments