Posts Tagged ‘Confetti Carnival’

Splatterhouse: Confetti Carnival Impressions

Alternative headline: Gum Drop

Late last year I posted about Confetti Carnival, an indie game in development that looked to supercede World of Goo as the gooiest game in existence. This week developers Spiky Snail sent me a preview build out of the kindness of their sticky, explosive hearts, and I can now confirm that Confetti Carnival plays something like a cross between Peggle and World of Goo, and that it’s every bit as awesome as that sounds.
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Jelly Shots: Confetti Carnival

Confetti takes its name from one Ricardo Confetti, an Italian Monarchist who exploded on his 24th birthday.

If games have taught me three things, it’s that humans have a secret love of (1) shooting other humans in the dick, (2) numbers going up, and (3) blobs. Blob-lovers! Listen close, because IGF 2011 entrant Confetti Carnival is quite literally the best-looking blob game I’ve seen all morning.

The game will see us flinging different-coloured blobs at delicate confetti bombs, trying to match colours and string together the most wonderful confetti explosions. It… I guess it sounds kind of mundane, but just watch the trailer below. It’s a masterclass in exciting editing.
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