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Original A Boy and His Blob Now Available on Virtual Console

8:45 AM, Nov 23, 2009   |    comments
"A Boy and His Blob" Original NES Box Art
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On Monday morning, video game publisher Majesco Entertainment Company announced that A Boy and His Blob: Trouble on Blobolonia is now available for download on Virtual Console. The classic puzzle-platformer game from the original Nintendo Entertainment System celebrates its 20th anniversary by challenging a new generation of gamers as it arrives on the Wii for the first time ever.

Taking place in 2001 (the future according from the game's original release date), A Boy and His Blob's storyline begins when an evil emperor imprisons the inhabitants of Blobolonia. One brave soul by the name of Blobert escapes his home planet looking for help. He crash-lands on Earth only to find a young boy. Luckily, when the Boy feeds Blobert flavored jellybeans which transforms the blob into various helpful shapes such as the Licorice Ladder, Fruit-Punch Hole and Hummingbird Honey. Using the magical candy and teamwork, the duo sets out to free Blobolonia and vanquish the Evil Emperor as they traverse through the head-scratching, side-scrolling puzzle action that has become legend in the annals of videogame history.

A Boy and His Blob: Trouble on Blobolonia is rated "E for Everyone" by the ESRB and available for download from the Wii Shop Channel.

- Game Guy Barry White


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