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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 encourages chaining tricks into over-the-top combos, hewing closer to...

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Stick OlliOlli in your half-pipe and smoke it on Steam next week

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...

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Leaderboards, cross-buy skate toward OlliOlli in coming weeks

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...

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Joystiq Discussion: Are you playing on PS Vita?

"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...

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OlliOlli eyes up JulyJuly for jumps onto PlayStation consoles, PC

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...

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OlliOlli developer's next game stars a lot of death and a pixelated bunny

OlliOlli studio Roll7 is working on a new game with publisher Devolver Digital, a 2.25D, cover-based, pixelated shooter called Not a Hero. Yes, 2.25D. It hits between 2D and 2.5D, a side-on perspective with isometric elements. Players take on the role of Steve, a gun-for-hire tasked with...

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OlliOlli grinds onto PlayStation 4, PC, and other platforms this summer

Rather than face plant after botching a gnarly kickflip, OlliOlli will stick the landing when it jumps from PS Vita to new platforms this summer. Roll7's pixelated skateboarding game will appear on PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 3 as well as Mac, Linux, and PC via Steam. "The PS Vita was where...

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OlliOlli skating to PC, Mac, Linux, Roll7 debuting game at EGX Rezzed

Indie skater OlliOlli will clear the gap from Vita exclusivity to combo tricks on PC, according to a post for the EGX Rezzed convention. Developer Roll7 also responded to a fan's inquiry on Twitter, confirming that Mac and Linux will be among OlliOlli's new grinding grounds. The EGX Rezzed post...

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PSN Store Update: OlliOlli, PS Plus gets Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons

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...

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OlliOlli review: Sick landing

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...

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Sony kicking off PS Vita PLAY rebate promotion tomorrow

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...

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