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Roogoo

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Windows
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Xbox 360
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3.0
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Description

Roogoo is a falling blocks puzzle game. Unlike many others in the genre, however, Roogoo is three-dimensional. The levels consist of round floating platforms with shaped holes in them. Your objective is to spin the platforms so that the shaped falling blocks can pass through the holes and reach the bottom platform. It may sound almost too simple on paper, but across the 45 puzzle-solving levels the game keeps throwing new challenges at the player, including varied amount of blocks needed to pass through the holes, butterflies playing with blocks you’ve already placed, nasty little creatures sitting on some of the holes – and more.

The game is set on Planet Roo and the player is one of the few not under the influence of the evil King Goo. He steals meteors from the sky and uses their power to build cities. His greed affects the inhabitants and they turn from Roogoos into wicked Meemoos. The player has to prevent the remaining meteors from being collected and all Meemoos have to be turned back to their original state.

Roogoo also supports multiplayer up to four players in co-op mode, or two-player competitive mode over Xbox Live and in split-screen on Windows. In the latter players are attempting to solve the very same puzzle while building distracting attacks slowing the other player down.

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Roogoo Windows Game start
Roogoo Windows Death screen
Roogoo Windows End of the level
Roogoo Windows Level selection

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1UP Xbox 360 Jun 05, 2008 A- 91
TeamXbox Xbox 360 Jun 04, 2008 8.5 out of 10 85
IGN Xbox 360 Jun 03, 2008 8.5 out of 10 85
GamingHeaven / DriverHeaven Xbox 360 Jun 19, 2008 84 out of 100 84
GamePro (US) Xbox 360 Jun 09, 2008 4 out of 5 80
Game Positive Xbox 360 Jul 10, 2008 7.5 out of 10 75
GameSpot Xbox 360 Jun 09, 2008 7.5 out of 10 75
IGN Windows Jul 11, 2008 7.1 out of 10 71
gameZine (UK) Windows Jun 05, 2008 7 out of 10 70
gameZine (UK) Xbox 360 Jun 05, 2008 7 out of 10 70

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