Ever play Katamari Damacy? Well the loopy designer of that game has a new game called Noby Noby Boy out now on PS3 and downloadable for $5!!!
In the game you play BOY, who, in his original form, looks more like a gummy dog than a “boy.” BOY’s body is split into two orbs each with two legs that are controlled individually by the two analog sticks. It’s very slick. When BOY’s two halves stretch beyond their elasticity limit he grows into a kind of multi-colored worm-like tube sock. The designers have provided you a constantly shifting playground in which to run (or fly) your BOY around; wrapping his lengthy torso around trees or steeples while snacking on pigs, cows, over-sized basketballs, or school girls and then pooping them out your rear all in an effort to increase the length of your body. If it sounds crazy, that’s because it is. There is no end game and no way to die, although if you break or shrink it can drastically alter the way BOY controls in subsequent play sessions.
This is yet another charming game built around a fun play mechanic and little else but I’m not here to harp on that again.
I’m here to praise the element which elevates this game to a grand romantic gesture: