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  • Summary: This is the follow-up title to 2008's popular hit, de Blob.
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 27 out of 50
  2. Negative: 0 out of 50
  1. Feb 22, 2011
    There's quite a bit of platforming. All together, the levels could take over fifteen hours, which is about normal for a game of its type. More importantly, the experience is top notch all the way.
  2. Mar 8, 2011
    Improving on the original in many ways, De Blob 2 is a funny and colourful platform experience.
  3. Mar 4, 2011
    My hope after playing through de Blob 2 is that it's not overlooked like its predecessor. Although not a perfect platformer, de Blob 2 is a game that reminded me of experiences I had when I was first just getting into video games over twenty years ago. For anyone who may have missed the original or even for those that didn't this is a game that is at the very least worth a rental.
  4. Mar 1, 2011
    The upbeat atmosphere, colorful levels and absolutely hilarious cut scenes make this game well worth playing even if the inflexible save system requires some planning to work around. Even with this limitation, seeing the cities transform from bleak cityscapes to colorful bastions of good cheer and frivolity is like nothing else in gaming today and should be appreciated as such.
  5. Mar 4, 2011
    The concept of bringing joy into a lifeless world not only shows in the gameworld, but in the real world as well, as you smile along with De Blob 2 and its colourizing antics.
  6. Feb 23, 2011
    De Blob 2 has an infectious feel-good vibe, but some frustrations cramp this platformer's funky style.
  7. Feb 23, 2011
    Gameplay concepts this imaginative deserve more thorough exploration than the handful of basic, regurgitated puzzles that populate de Blob 2. Instead, we're stuck with a mediocre platformer that's too easy for adults and too repetitive for most anyone, kids in particular.

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 5 out of 8
  2. Negative: 1 out of 8
  1. Feb 23, 2011
    Awesome game so much fun, so beautiful, so original!
    The music is amazing and the world is so fun to explore, the most fun you oculd ever had
    pressing buttons :) Expand
  2. Feb 27, 2011
    A gorgeous platformer with some groovin' tunes. Easy and natural controls (no shake to jump!) unique and fun levels, knowing that you are transforming the world by far is the most appealing. The cutscenes are an absolute riot! Also looks AMAZING in 3D! Expand
  3. Apr 6, 2011
    A real fun and nice looking game. The colorful world really comes out. But i have 2 pet peeves about this game. #1. the lack of save button.. it autosaves and only when you beat a level... so a huge chunk of your work could be missing if you cant finish a level in time which is frustrating #2 When you beat a stage it lets you do these extra challenges and collect things without a time limit which is great but to get back to this once you leave the level. You have to rebeat the level to get back to this point which is really annoying. so between #s 1 & 2 not only do you have to beat the level fully to save you have to collect all the extra challenges and items too before you leave the level.. This is suppose to be a kid friendly game and its not hard at all but no one wants to replay the whole level once you beat it... they should start it off with you already beating it and giving you the option to redo it. half-complain that they took away 4 players which was kinda of a bummer took away the "party" part of the game But besides these 2.5 complaints the game is still fun and worth the discounted buy i got it for Expand
  4. Mar 16, 2011
    During the firestorm rained down by the recent glut of first person shooters, the world almost overlooked the release of the sequel to last years sleeper hit, De Blob. Amidst all the death and destruction, thereâ Expand
  5. Dec 17, 2013
    Coloring the world is really joyful at first. But the camera doesn't work very well, lack of a save button is destroying the fun of short playbursts and after a while it gets repetitive. Also, it even gets frustrating and things like mixing paint just aren't fun to play. Expand
  6. May 27, 2011
    I don't get why this game has such high scores, it's average at best. I'll get it to you straight, if you're a veteran gamer and looking for a good challenge, this is not for you. The only feature you may want this game for, is the fact that getting the platinum trophy is pretty easy, but be warned!!! two of the trophys may glitch on you. The gameplay is pretty bland, completely challengeless, and gets boring after a while. Although I have to admit painting a gray, colorless city and giving it life is kind of rewarding, but the way you're asked to acomplish this is meaningless. paint building A green, building B purple, bulding C and D brown; get red colour to press the red switch; ooohhh, you're feeling creative!!! ok, paint the rest of the buldings whatever colour you like.......It's like being in a construction worker simulator. Every now and then a new game mechanic gets into the mix, but it never feels fresh enough to be engaging. Worst part is, the idea actually has potential, had the developer given you the chance to paint in a more artistic and selfexpressive way, the game would've been more interesting, or ground breaking at least. But the way it remains now just doesn't cut full prize for a game, after the first two missions finishing the game is more homework-like than fun-like. Kids may have a better use for it, and in that matter I have to say that de time countdown seems like an unnatural feature and more than one kid will sob at how their effort went down the drain because they didn't finish the mission in 15 min. Rental at best if you feel like smoking dope and watching all the cooooooloursss!!! Expand
  7. May 28, 2013
    I played this game for 4 hours and I kept waiting for it to get fun. It is just tedious painting all the time. Requiring neither brains nor reflexes this game could probably be completed by a monkey. I don't see the appeal of this game at all. One of the most boringest games I have ever played. Expand

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