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A Boy and His Blob (Wii)

A Boy and His Blob (Wii)
alaScore 88

47 reviews

Jul, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 47 reviews of A Boy and His Blob (Wii). The average rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average rating of 3.8/5 for other Nintendo Wii Games for all reviews. People are impressed by the gameplay. The price is also appreciated. Some have doubts about the controls.

design, price, gameplay


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Nintendo Wii Games the A Boy and His Blob (Wii) is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 88/100 = Very good quality.

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Expert review by : Ian Dickson (

A Boy and His Blob (Wii) review


Booting up A Boy And His Blob for the very first time is a bit like stepping into a time machine and emerging somewhere at the end of the nineteen eighties, slumped on a couch in your pyjamas, watching The Raccoons. It's difficult to put a finger on...

Had it not been for some of the more frustrating developments further along the line A Boy And His Blob would undoubtedly be coming with a full-on recommendation. Unfortunately it's let down by a handful of issues. If you are a Wii owner looking for...

Dec, 2009

Expert review by : Adam Riley (

A Boy And His Blob


2009 is the 20th anniversary of A Boy and His Blob, a cute little platform game with a heap of puzzle goodness mixed in for good measure. The original was released on the 8-bit Nintendo Entertainment System and quickly garnered a cult following, one...

WayForward has pulled off what Good Feel was unable to with Wario Land: The Shake Dimension - they've crafted a 2D platform title that looks stunning, keeps the gamer hooked throughout thanks to its perfectly executed gameplay and clever mix of...

Nov, 2009

Expert review by : Wesley Yin-Poole (

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A Boy and His Blob is like a long walk on a Sunday afternoon: There's no rush because the beef's got at least another hour in the oven and the football won't be on for another two.

Lovely art style ; Pleasant pace

Poor boss battles ; Difficult controls

The game's not going to get your adrenaline pumping. It's not Generic Shooter X on steroids, or By The Numbers RPG on speed. It's the kind of game Postman Pat would have made had he tried bedroom coding as a kid. It's like a long walk on a Sunday...

Nov, 2009

Expert review by : Zoheir Beig (

A Boy and His Blob


It was after a full day's play on Modern Warfare 2, my brain a tangle of dying civilians, gung-ho American patriotism and the sheer noise of contemporary gaming, that I started A Boy and His Blob. Far be it for D+PAD to try and reference Infinity...

That said I’m loath to criticise A Boy and His Blob too much, such is the frequency with which it successfully hits its notes of wide-eyed innocence; the message of friendship and co-operation is delivered with a grace and an absence of pretension all...

Nov, 2009

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A Boy And His Blob


Cuddly on the outside, ruthless on the inside

Nov, 2009

Expert review by : NGamer Staff (

A Boy and his Blob


Just a case of 'bean there, done that'?

Lovingly crafted, sure, but for a game revolving around the rich variety of jelly beans A Boy And His Blob can be flavourless stuff.

Nov, 2009

Expert review by : Ryan Davis (

A Boy and His Blob


A Boy and His Blob is a charming all-ages affair that one-ups the game it's based on in virtually every conceivable way.

Oct, 2009

Expert review by : Simon Jones (

A Boy and His Blob


It?s been over two decades since the NES original?A Boy and His Blob: Trouble on Blobolonia was released to hordes of adoring fans ? myself included. Since that time, the classic disappeared off my radar, and I doubt I would have ever thought about it...

Don?t pass this one by. Sitting at less than half the standard price of a 360 or PS3 game, A Boy and His Blob offers more entertainment and replay value than most Wii titles can attest to.

Feb, 2010

Expert review by : Ben (

A Boy and His Blob Review


Blob, come on!

WayForward has revived a wayward one-hit wonder from the late 80s, and produced a rare puzzle-platfomer exclusively for the Wii. The hand-drawn graphics have a certain charm that you don’t get with Full HD graphics, and the puzzles are mind bogglingly...

Jan, 2010

Expert review by : Vyolynce (

A Boy and his Blob


In 1989, Absolute Entertainment published a bizarre puzzle-platformer called A Boy and His Blob for the NES. It featured a refugee alien blob that could change into a variety of shapes when fed different flavors of jellybeans by his young earth...

Nov, 2009