Tales from Space: About a Blob is a game about a race of alien blobs that land on an Earth-like planet and start eating everything around them. Eating is just what Blobs do -- they can't really help themselves. Although the Blobs aren't really out to hurt anyone, mistrustful humans greet them with hostility. The game is a side-scrolling puzzle-platformer with a monster-movie theme and retro art style. Humour is also a big part of the style.