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Headlining this week's PSN update is OlliOlli, the tricksy skateboarding sim from Roll7. The Vita game is the one new release proper - flip to our four-star review for the lowdown. Staying on wheels, Grid 2 gets a DLC-stuffed Reloaded edition that bundles in two circuits and 25 cars. If you'd pref...

January 22nd 2014 at 10:00am 0 Comments
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Roll7's skateboarding game OlliOlli is deceptively deep. What at first appears to be a simple affair quickly escalates into a demanding experience requiring precise timing and execution of tricks in rapid succession, all in pursuit of specific objectives and the almighty high score. OlliOlli encou...

January 21st 2014 at 2:00pm 0 Comments
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PlayStation Vita owners can earn some cash back by keeping up with the platform's latest releases over the next month as part of Sony's newly announced PS Vita PLAY campaign. The offer gives $3 in PlayStation Store credit to players who purchase two featured games between January 21 and February 1...

January 20th 2014 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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Publisher Devolver Digital announced today that Roll7's side-scrolling, skateboard-flipping stunt sim OlliOlli is headed to the PlayStation Vita by the end of the month. Combining Super Meat Boy-like precision platforming with a complex stunt system, OlliOlli challenges players to survive a serie...

January 9th 2014 at 1:30pm 0 Comments
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OlliOlli, the pixelated, Vita-exclusive skateboarder set in the hilliest town we've ever seen, has bailed from its planned November launch. Developer Roll 7 Games explained in a blog post that the delay stemmed from an issue that would have allowed players to submit multiple scores to the Daily G...

November 30th 2013 at 8:30pm 0 Comments
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More than cute alliteration, OlliOlli serves as both title and instruction manual for the Vita-exclusive skateboarding/platforming hybrid seen above. If you don't quickly learn to land sweet tricks over obstacles, your would-be Tony Hawk is destined for a future as sidewalk meat.

October 25th 2013 at 7:30pm 0 Comments
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Vita game OlliOlli may be a 2D platforming skateboarder, but London-based dev Roll7 wants it to reflect the real-life difficulty of landing a skateboarding trick. The end result, Roll7 hopes, will combine the tough timing-based twitch mechanics of something like Super Meat Boy with the flair of ge...

August 16th 2013 at 3:00pm 0 Comments
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A single demo station for OlliOlli, a minimalist side-scrolling skateboarder with surprisingly deep systems at its core, was tucked in the corner of PlayStation's massive presence in E3's West Hall. The PS Vita game melds arcade-style gameplay with just a tinge of true skateboarding physics –...

June 14th 2013 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
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Roll7, a development studio located in London, is working on a 2D pixelated infini-skater for the PS Vita called OlliOlli. Due in November, OlliOlli combines infinite runner style of play with the trick-heavy chains made famous in the Tony Hawk's Pro Skater series. OlliOlli is built on a trick sy...

May 16th 2013 at 11:30pm 0 Comments