What would happen if two World of Goo-blob look-alikes fell in love? According to Blob's Story, a physics puzzler from Alma Games, they'd find themselves in a strange black-and-white world, tangled in some ropes, and you'd have to help them get together and make really adorable noises.
Your job is to cut ropes with your mouse. In most stages, Mr Blob is suspended, while Mrs Blob (with a pink bow, of course) is waiting at the bottom of the screen. Every level also contains three white flowers. Use the magical power of physics and ropes, crates and portals to swing Mr Blob, try to get all the flowers and land in Mrs Blob's lap. Once in a while, you'll face an additional challenge – a coloured flower which disappears after a short while. There are twenty-seven levels, divided into three parts, and you can unlock them only if you have enough flowers.
Blob's Story is quite simple, and the "story" part of it is minimalistic at best, but it's the design that really stands out. The eerie, almost LIMBO-esque atmosphere, with its shadows and gloomy skies, gives the game an otherworldly, even frightening, air. However, the excellent piano tune that accompanies it balances out the bleakness of the level design and makes for a truly pleasant experience. This is a love story, after all, and two strangely cute one-eyed blobs deserve happiness.