After a wait of 15 years, fans of the acclaimed physics puzzler, World of Goo, received exciting news at The Game Awards pre-show: the announcement of World of Goo 2, slated for release in 2024. This announcement marks a significant return for a game that captured the hearts of puzzle enthusiasts worldwide.
A Return to the Beloved World of Goo
World of Goo 2 promises to bring back the charm and innovative gameplay that made the original a hit. The gameplay trailer showcased during the announcement displayed elements familiar to fans of the first game, suggesting a return to the mechanics and style that made World of Goo unique.
This sequel appears to be a true successor, building on the original’s foundation while likely introducing new puzzles and challenges to delight and test players.
The development of World of Goo 2 sees the reunion of 2D Boy and Tomorrow Corporation, the teams behind the original game. Their collaborative efforts on the first World of Goo led to widespread acclaim, and their involvement in the sequel ensures the preservation of the game’s core appeal and creative vision.
The original World of Goo, launched in 2008, started on the Wii and PC before expanding to mobile and the Nintendo Switch. Its cross-platform availability contributed to its widespread popularity, allowing players from different gaming backgrounds to experience its unique physics-based puzzles.
This broad reach is something that the sequel will likely aim to replicate, potentially bringing World of Goo 2 to a variety of platforms.