2D Boy - 2D Boy
|Founder|| Kyle Gabler |
|Headquarters||San Francisco , California|
|products||World of Goo|
2D Boy is an independent video game development company , founded by Kyle Gabler and Ron Carmel, former employees of Electronic Arts , who left their jobs to form an independent development and production company.
They maintain that "their brand new office is any cafeteria with free access via wi-fi, through which they wander on any given day." [ 1 ]
Their first release was World of Goo , a very realistic physics-based puzzle game built around the idea of building large structures using goo balls. This game won the Most Innovative Award at the 2008 Independent Games Festival as well as the 2008 Technical Excellence Award, and was nominated for the Grand Prize at the Seumas McNally Festival . [ 2 ]