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Nintendo's been going through some serious growing pains on its path to the modern era of console gaming but with this latest step it's actually beating Microsoft and Sony to the punch for once. The Japanese gaming company is running a Humble Bundle. Not a Nintendo homegrown version of a Humble Bu...

May 26th 2015 at 10:45pm 0 Comments
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Just over a month ago, Roll7 stopped by JXE Streams to laugh at us as we repeatedly wiped out grinding rails in skateboarding game OlliOlli 2. Now the studio is coming back on the show to mock us for lacking an entirely different set of skills. We're just not that good at jumping through windows a...

May 14th 2015 at 2:30pm 0 Comments
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One of the most commonly and inappropriately used words employed to describe video games is "visceral." As combinations of vowels and consonants go it's a humdinger, but it's impact disappears when you're talking about a game where a happy plumber jumps on turtles. Viscera is not affected. OlliOll...

April 9th 2015 at 2:30pm 0 Comments
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The debut trailer for OlliOlli 2: Welcome To Olliwood (sequel to the addictive skateboarding platformer OlliOlli) promises "bigger tricks, epic new locations" and a "silky new style and flow," alongside locations ranging from Aztec temples to carnivals populated by zombies. [Image: Roll7]

January 29th 2015 at 3:00pm 0 Comments
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High-flying skateboard stunt sim OlliOlli is getting a sequel on the PlayStation 4 and PS Vita, developer Roll7 announced today. OlliOlli2: Welcome to Olliwood expands on the framework of its predecessor with split-route levels, an improved grinding system, and a local four-skater multiplayer mod...

September 25th 2014 at 4:30pm 0 Comments
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OlliOlli, Roll7's endless runner-meets-skateboarding game, is now available on PS4 and PS3. The game originally launched in January for Vita, and was previously targeted for other PlayStation systems in July. While it missed the mark for Sony's platforms, it did reach Steam last month. The game is...

August 26th 2014 at 9:00pm 0 Comments
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Devolver Digital's indie garden at Gamescom features a lineup of games that the publisher has curated over a few years for mass-market consumption, including three that we're particularly excited about: Not a Hero, Titan Souls and The Talos Principle. Each one is wildly different, but they all ca...

August 14th 2014 at 9:00am 0 Comments
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2D skateboarder OlliOlli looks to make another great landing when it hits Steam on July 22. The Roll7 game debuted on Vita earlier this year to high critical acclaim, with our four-star review lauding its mix of demanding tricks and simple controls. It will be interesting to see how those controls...

July 15th 2014 at 11:45am 0 Comments
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Developer roll7 has announced three major additions to its skateboarding, platforming hit OlliOlli, each of which should be arriving very soon. First up is a patch to fix a lingering crash bug. According to roll7, the patch has been submitted to Sony's quality assurance team, and if it passes thei...

June 3rd 2014 at 3:00pm 0 Comments
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"Honestly, Vita owners are the ****ing best," said Chris McQuinn, designer at Drinkbox Studios, in an April interview with GamesIndustry International. McQuinn's team has put their impressive talents to work multiple times on PS Vita, pumping out inspired games like Mutant Blobs Attack and Guacamel...

May 28th 2014 at 3:00pm 0 Comments
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Roll7 says the plan is to kickflip OlliOlli onto PS3, PS4, and Steam in mid-July, bringing the Vita 2D skateboarder to other platforms for the first time. Speaking to Den of Geek, Roll7 Director Simon Bennett said "We are looking at July 22nd, [which is] my birthday!" The ports aren't in developme...

April 14th 2014 at 9:30am 0 Comments