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Impressions: Super Splatters

I have to confess that I'm playing Super Splatters with my feet propped up on my desk and a joypad in my hands. I could play it with the mouse and keyboard, but this just feels right, which makes sense as it was previously an Xbox 360 game. Now it's here on the PC, and I've spent the morning bursting goo balls over bombs, and…

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Goo-ed News: Super Splatters Coming Soon

Back in the day, when I wore the many weighty hats of a magazine section editor yet I still weighed a stone lighter, we came across a game called Confetti Carnival. It was a strange, violent version of Peggle, where the player controls explosive blobs that would slop their innards over levels. That blurstsplosion(tm) would hopefully set off a chain reaction of bombs in the…

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Splatterhouse: Confetti Carnival Impressions

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…

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Jelly Shots: Confetti Carnival

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…

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