For those who love the thought of playing with oil, but are averse to that whole "toxicity" bother, have no fear. Apple is now offering World of Goo on the iPad for the low, low price of $4.99 on the app store. With highly-addictive gameplay and a quirky, charming art style that seems like it was born out of Tim Burton's latest absinthe binge, it's a game that simply begs for your attention.
For those who have never played World of Goo, it's a physics-based puzzler that challenges the player to link their goo balls to create structures capable of delivering their remaining goo to a pipe at the end of the level. It's a simple idea, but the cruel mistress Gravity will attempt to thwart you at every turn, so the soundness of your design is of the utmost importance. You eventually come across different types of goo, and -- well, i'll leave the rest for you to discover on your own. So for those of you who enjoy puzzle games, or those who have an interest in learning more about obsessive-compulsive disorder, check out World of Goo. on the app store.
No word on how long the offer will last, so snatch it up while you have the chance!