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Slip and slide
by Nadia Oxford 14/10/2013
Product: Snailboy
Developer: Thoopid
Publisher: Thoopid
Format: Android, iPhone, iPad
Genre: Puzzle
Players: 1
Version: Europe
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Thoopid, the studio behind Snailboy, promises that its new physics-based platformer will change the way you think about snails.

If you've read Uzumaki, by horror manga god Junji Ito, then no doubt you already have a unique opinion about mollusks. Nevertheless, Snailboy's slimy protagonist may still charm you. It's just too bad the game in which he appears is a little slippery.

Snailboy stars Snailboy (surprise!). Snailboy has a bit of a vanity problem that leads him to collect and hoard snail shells. One day, the Sneaky Shadow Gang slithers out of the forests' shadows to steal Snailboy's entire collection. ...
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Beautiful and flawed in equal measure, Snailboy has its charms, but its slime trail can't be ignored
Audio/visual: 9
Gameplay: 6
Value: 7
Innovation: 6
Overall: 6
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