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Review: Flame Over (PS4)

Flame Over (PS4)

Burn baby burn

Flame Over's hot stuff for two reasons: it's got an eye for terribad puns and if you invest the effort it's actually a lot of fun. Laughing Jackal's self-described pyroguelike launched on the PlayStation Vita earlier in the year, offering the fiercest fire fighting foray on PlayStation since Konami's forgotten third-person douser...

Review: Flame Over (PlayStation Vita)

Flame Over (PlayStation Vita)

Prepare to fry

Real world fire fighting requires perseverance, and Flame Over, a PlayStation Vita roguelike from British indie Laughing Jackal, demands a similar level of dedication. You control the ironically named Blaze, a London-based fireman with a big hat and a bushy moustache. Your objective is to work your way through the various randomly...

Review: OMG HD Zombies! (PlayStation Vita)

OMG HD Zombies! (PlayStation Vita)

Do you have the deadication?

After some zombie target practice as a PlayStation Minis title, the addictive OMG-Z is back as a full PlayStation Vita game, with Trophies, leaderboards, and a fresh lick of paint. OMG HD Zombies takes the original release's compelling mechanics, and gives them a good old polish, prompting you to venture deeper down the...

Review: Hungry Giraffe (PlayStation Vita)

Hungry Giraffe (PlayStation Vita)

Head and shoulders above the rest

Originally launching over a year ago as a free PlayStation Mini with PlayStation Plus, Hungry Giraffe is the latest game to make the jump from watered-down budget piece to fully-fledged PlayStation Vita title. But while we enjoyed Mr. Giraffe’s original outing, do the new features in this upgraded version warrant...

News: PS Mobile Promotion Refreshes with Free Cubixx Next Week

PS Mobile Promotion Refreshes with Free Cubixx Next Week

Cut down to size

Laughing Jackal’s devilishly addictive Cubixx will be the next title to join Sony’s ongoing PlayStation Mobile giveaway next week. The three-dimensional reimagining of arcade classic Qix will replace Beats Slider on Wednesday, and will be available for free for the duration of a week. The puzzler has seen a number of iterations...

News: PlayStation Mini Hungry Giraffe Boasts Nifty Upscaling Technology On PS3

PlayStation Mini Hungry Giraffe Boasts Nifty Upscaling Technology On PS3

Some PlayStation Minis look awful when blown up to a full size, high-definition display

The titles — which run on both the PS3 and PSP, but are designed around the latter's smaller screen — don't always scale well, resulting in a messy image when played via the PlayStation 3. But Laughing Jackal's upcoming Hungry Giraffe hopes to alleviate that...

News: Hungry Giraffe Is, Erm, Hungrier Than Expected

Hungry Giraffe Is, Erm, Hungrier Than Expected

Forget everything we told you yesterday about Laughing Jackal's upcoming PlayStation Mini, Hungry Giraffe

It turns out that the game's titular scoffer is hungrier than expected — so much so that Sony's been forced to push forward the game's release date by seven days. Hungry Giraffe will now drop onto the PlayStation Store on February 1st where it...

News: Hungry Giraffe Gobbles Its Way Onto PlayStation Network From February 8th

Hungry Giraffe Gobbles Its Way Onto PlayStation Network From February 8th

Laughing Jackal knows how to make an addictive game

Seriously, the fact that we're once again glued to OMG-Z speaks for itself; we'll simply not rest until we hit 100%. Needless to say we're excited to get our hands on Laughing Jackal's latest PlayStation Mini: Hungry Giraffe. The game's set to drop onto the European PlayStation Store on February...

News: Laughing Jackal Releases Debut Hungry Giraffe Footage

Laughing Jackal Releases Debut Hungry Giraffe Footage

Laughing Jackal's released a debut trailer for its upcoming scoff-em-up, Hungry Giraffe for PlayStation Minis

The downloadable title is the developer's first attempt at the "endless climbing genre" that's been a smash-hit on other platforms and smartphones. The British based developer has told us to remind you that the footage shows a work...

News: Laughing Jackal's Orbit Takes Flight In Early December

Laughing Jackal's Orbit Takes Flight In Early December

After a mix-up earlier in the month, Laughing Jackal has confirmed that its latest PlayStation Mini, Orbit, has set course for the PlayStation Store

The game's officially set to touch down on December 6th in North America and December 7th in Europe. It'll be available as a free download for PlayStation Plus subscribers. In Orbit, the reality of the credit-crunch sends the national space program..

News: Laughing Jackal Plates Up More Details About Its Upcoming PlayStation Mini Hungry Giraffe

Laughing Jackal Plates Up More Details About Its Upcoming PlayStation Mini Hungry Giraffe

Laughing Jackal has served up a couple of fresh morsels about its upcoming PlayStation Mini, Hungry Giraffe

The game is set to be the developer's first foray into the popular "endless climbing genre" and sees a finicky giraffe unimpressed with his current menu. Thankfully the giraffe has a lengthening neck, allowing him to reach delicious...

News: Orbit Sets A Course For The PlayStation Store

Orbit Sets A Course For The PlayStation Store

The latest in Laughing Jackal's long string of PlayStation Minis titles, Orbit, is set to release today on the European PlayStation Store

It will be offered as a temporary exclusive for PlayStation Plus subscribers, before going on sale for £2.49 on November 23rd. Those in North America will get to check out the game from December 6th. After an...