Now what on earth is this??? I like silly putty, don’t get me wrong. You can stretch it and mash it and er, stretch it again, until it inevitably falls apart. Don’t make a computer game based on it! Oh wait, System 3 bloody did didn’t they! There are some good ideas here but it’s too badly put together to work. It’s a one or two player game (please god don’t drag anyone else in to see this!) where you’ve got access to all levels from the start.
From what I understand about playing this for two hours longer than I should have (playing time –
As well as usual platform moves (jump and punch), he (it?) can also lay flat and absorb things or expand and blow up things. Each level presents you with goals that you must accomplish, which is mostly to absorb certain objects and deposit them (by expanding) at the exit. This doesn’t seem a bad idea, until you start the other levels. Every level is extremely difficult with constant re-
The expand move gets you some of the way as it kills all the enemies on the screen –
Give Super Putty a wide berth and have a lot more fun with silly putty, play doh, or a rotting plank of wood.