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The iPad version of 2D Boy's brilliant physics-based puzzle game, World of Goo, has sold considerable more in its first month on iPad than in any 31-day period on WiiWare and PC. Anyone still think Apple's not a part of the console war?


The increasing strength of the Apple platform is pulling focus away from consoles, according to 2D Boy. "In 2008, with the successful releases of Castle Crashers, Braid, and World of Goo, it became fairly clear that consoles were "where it's at" for independent developers, and a lot of attention was given to which console provided the best distribution opportunities," it said.
http://www.computerandvideogames.com...rforms-wii-pc/
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I had heard of the game long before its iPad release but I never played it until it was in the App Store. Perfect tablet game.
 
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title is misleading... it should say OUTSELLS and not outperforms.
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Except that they gave it out for PC for free for a while...
    
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title is misleading... it should say OUTSELLS and not outperforms.
Wow take it easy. It's World of Goo, not Crysis. There isn't much to "out perform" platform to platform, other than sales.
 
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Wow take it easy. It's World of Goo, not Crysis. There isn't much to "out perform" platform to platform, other than sales.
Better framerates?

And I was mislead as well as I thought they were implying that it ran better (more smoothly) on the iPad then Wii or PC, I was not thinking sales.
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Yeah, I bought it. I like it, never got it on the computer though.
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I played it on my PC soon after it came out, and started re-playing it on Steam (when I activated the Humble Bundles on Steam) just for the achievements (I don't know why, I don't care much about achievements).

The title was also misleading to me, I was thinking of hardware performance, not sales. And I was thinking "who cares about that?" as if the game performed poorly on any system. Haha.
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Well I do not see how this makes any difference in "Anyone still think Apple's not a part of the console war?"

When I go play a game on my PC I think of BFBC2, Crysis, Portal, HF Ect.. not no 2d game that little kiddies buy on their apple products...
    
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Wow take it easy. It's World of Goo, not Crysis. There isn't much to "out perform" platform to platform, other than sales.
lol, this is OCN where were always talking about FPS and performance benchmarks, not sales and business benchmarks.

i didnt mean for you to take it seriously though
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