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  • Summary: No one knows where exactly these colorful, squidgy, grinning orbs came from. All we know is this: they’re very clingy! Tap to stretch their gooey tendrils to nearby walls and objects and use multi-touch to navigate them through all manner of sticky situations.Get stuck inUse your Cling Thing’s grip ability to swing around all 96 perplexing contraptions. Reach for the stars scattered around each level to race against the clock for medals.Stretched in all DirectionsUse your sticky abilities to solve puzzles and experiment with physics to reach the escape pipe. Stuck? Try using multi-touch to latch on to multiple surfaces at once.Pipe DreamFrom soothing piano tunes to acoustic guitar melodies, Cling Thing’s calming soundtrack is the perfect antidote to its fiendishly tricky puzzles. Game Features:• Tap to make your Cling Thing stick to its surroundings• Over 96 levels of viscous fun with 480 stars to find• Play with physics to solve these sticky puzzles• Colorful visuals and a relaxing piano-driven soundtrack• UNIVERSAL: Clings well on iPhone, iPod Touch, and iPadPLEASE NOTE:This game features non-compulsory In-App Purchases. If you do not wish to use this feature please disable In-App Purchases in your device settings.Visit the Chillingo room on the App Store to see more of our great games: appstore.com/chillingo Collapse
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  1. Positive: 4 out of 7
  2. Negative: 0 out of 7
  1. Jun 26, 2013
    90
    Cling Thing surprises at every turn with clever uses of its sticky mechanics.
  2. Jul 3, 2013
    90
    Cling Thing is a great experience for a buck. From its vibrant graphics to its pleasant music to its perfect controls to its increasingly challenging puzzles, Cling Thing offers the kind of experience that makes gaming on iOS a joy.
  3. Jun 14, 2013
    80
    Cling Thing looks like a bargain bucket greatest hits compilation of other games on the App Store, but don't let that put you off.
  4. Jul 29, 2013
    80
    Cling Thing may be vanilla, but vanilla's only ubiquitous because it's bloomin' delicious. [Sept 2013, p.81]
  5. Jun 17, 2013
    70
    Cling Thing won’t blow you away with originality. But it’s hard to dispute that this is a solid, well made little title that pays homage to a lot of other titles, and makes something of its own out of it all. Anyone who’s a fan of this kind of game will definitely get a lot of value out of Cling Thing.
  6. Jun 27, 2013
    70
    Featuring solid physics and cool level design, Cling Thing does a lot right without doing anything exceptional.
  7. Jun 18, 2013
    60
    While Cling Thing may have a lot of heart in its quest to become the next big thing in cutesy physics-puzzling, the game is really hurting in terms of its charm. With bland, forgettable characters and boring level designs, not to mention controls and physics that do more to harm the playing experience than do it any good, this is probably one game that’s best left stuck on the back of your chair like a stale piece of gum.