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You know, sometime in de future. In response to solid sales enjoyed by its squishy, Wii roll-playing game, publisher THQ has hinted that de Blob may be changing status from quirky once-off to lovable franchise. "We're pleased with de Blob's performance worldwide," a THQ representative recently tol...

January 26th 2009 at 5:56pm 0 Comments
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With the App Store open for business, games are finally headed to Apple's iPhone, and the unit's multitouch interface, accelerometer, and built-in mic and speaker make it perfect for gaming. THQ Wireless is one of the many companies getting ready to try and cash in on the first generation of the Ap...

July 17th 2008 at 10:00pm 0 Comments
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Some ripe, juicy screens from THQ's de Blob are available for you to gnaw on, providing us with further reason to need this game. And, hey, even though Joystiq didn't find the game to be all that great, we're still hopeful that it will be the fun experience we've been expecting it to be. If the sin...

April 21st 2008 at 5:00pm 0 Comments
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THQ recently touted its original Wii games, saying that the company is creating titles especially for that platform, and pushing multi-platform, "next-generation" games on the PS3 and 360. de Blob is one of the first of these Wii-only games, although its origins go back to a student, PC project. Sti...

April 4th 2008 at 11:00pm 0 Comments
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Due to lower-than-expected ratings and sales performance of their racing games Stuntman: Ignition and Juiced: Hot Import Nights, THQ has decided to delay some of their upcoming games into the next fiscal year, which starts on April 1st. This includes de Blob, the former Utrecht School of the Arts s...

October 23rd 2007 at 2:15pm 0 Comments
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We're going to cut to the chase here. If you're looking for screens for de Blob, the IGF student game finalist that THQ picked up to publish, then we've got you covered. If you're not searching for some screens, then this might not be the post for you. But hey, that doesn't mean you can't stick aro...

August 7th 2007 at 2:25pm 0 Comments
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The Game Critics Association has released their list of nominations for the best of E3, and Nintendo is all over the place -- particularly with Super Mario Galaxy and Wii Fit. The DS may have been spurned for anything other than the handheld category, but the Wii sure seems to be holding its own aga...

July 25th 2007 at 6:25pm 0 Comments
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All new game announcements should come complete with video, just so you know what to expect. Since THQ has announced de Blob, we've uncovered this handy video that shows off the bouncing blobs. The best part? The game is apparently filled with praise. We always love it when a game tells us we're b...

July 6th 2007 at 6:40pm 0 Comments
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A German gaming magazine recently revealed the student project De Blob would make its way to the Wii courtesy of THQ. Today the official announcement was released pegging a February/March 2008 release date for the title along with the surprising bit of news: De Blob will also be released for the DS...

July 6th 2007 at 5:00pm 0 Comments
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THQ has brought forth their intention to publish a new game for the Wii, titled de Blob. The game, which will be developed by Blue Tongue and Helixe, was a IGF student game finalist and falls into the action puzzle category. de Blob tasks players with spreading color, so that they may "liberate an...

July 6th 2007 at 2:45pm 0 Comments
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A game magazine called Maniac has some exclusive screens and info from THQ about one new franchise and one old one, both headed to the Wii. De Blob is a Wii exclusive about a blob (obviously) that, by rolling around in paint then rolling around on stuff, adds color to a dull environment. It seems...

June 28th 2007 at 3:45pm 0 Comments