Tales From Space: Mutant Blobs Attack!!!
Developer: Drinkbox Studios
Platforms: PC, PlayStation Vita
Release Date: February 21, 2012
The first Tales From Space game by Drinkbox Studios, About a Blob, was a fun and light-hearted video game version of a bad b-movie. Mutant Blobs Attack!!! expanded on the fundaments of its predecessor with significantly better level design and a much more whimsical storyline.
While Mutant Blobs Attack!!! is not alone in the Katamari-esque "consume everything you can" genre, it does it a lot better than most. Each stage is well paced and deviates from the assumed success most of these games suffer from by making a handful of items forever inaccessible if you don't get the progression just right. This won't stop you from continuing, but it will drive you crazy if you're a completionist trying to eat the whole world.
If you look close enough in the background of each level, you can find little jokes and homages to the source materials its parodying, but chances are you'll be so obsessed with consuming the items of the world and growing your blob in size that you'll probably not notice. It's all part of the fun atmosphere the game provides, making it one of the most delightful PSN games released this year.