Yoshi Woolly World was released in Europe on Friday and I’m pleased to say that my pre-ordered copy arrived right on time. The game is beautifully designed, plays wonderfully, and puts a smile on my face during every play session. It seems ironic that the game’s developer is called Good-Feel because playing the game makes one feel good.
The game is a traditional Yoshi 2D platformer set in a world of yarn and cloth. As in previous games Yoshi can throw projectiles, gobble up enemies, and flutter jump in order to reach various platforms and objects. The yarn design however adds nice new touches, one of which is Yoshi’s ability to produce balls of yarn instead of the traditional Yoshi egg. The yarn balls can also be used to battle enemies, fill in platforms, collect items, and find hidden treasure. The aim of each level is to complete each stage by reaching the goal roulette. Of course the depth of any stage depends on whether one wants to dash through each stage, or try to find [...]