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...
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...
Laughing Jackal reveals fiery roguelike
When the developer of the brilliant OMG HD Zombies and Hungry Giraffe says that it's deep into development on a roguelike title featuring firefighters, you should probably pay attention. Fortunately, that’s exactly what Laughing Jackal has announced this afternoon on the PlayStation Blog, revealing
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...
Redfield City's never been so dead
The original OMG-Z was a poorly named slice of corpse shuffling chaos; a masochistically moreish arcade puzzler that combined Chillingo’s cult mobile classic Sneezies with Silent Hill. Endowed with less ammo than a Survival run in The Last of Us, the title challenged you to dismantle as many of the undead as you...
Paint the town red
All of that grey, white, and red may not make OMG HD Zombies the prettiest title that you’re likely to play on the PlayStation Vita – but it certainly doesn’t stop it from being an apocalyptic treat. The PlayStation Minis version of Laughing Jackal’s decaying arcade endeavour was easily one of the most addictive titles...
Messy Mini gets macabre makeover
OMG-Z, arguably the most moreish PlayStation Mini ever produced, is getting a full PlayStation Vita reboot. Following in the footsteps of Hungry Giraffe, Essex-based indie developer Laughing Jackal has confirmed that it’s currently applying the finishing touches to a full high-definition remake of the portable...
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...
Cheaper than a Happy Meal, too
The PlayStation Vita port of Laughing Jackal’s likeable mammal munching simulator Hungry Giraffe will scoff a space on the European PlayStation Store tomorrow for just £2.39/€2.99. The fast food-focused twist on the endless climbing genre will include online leaderboards, fresh power-ups, and a new storefront...
The news that Laughing Jackal’s excellent ungulate muncher Hungry Giraffe is stretching onto PlayStation Vita had our stomachs growling louder than a cake connoisseur in a posh coffee shop last week, so we just had to reach out to the Essex-based developer in order to grill them about the upcoming re-release. In between bites of...
On the menu
After appearances on both PlayStation Minis and PlayStation Mobile, Laughing Jackal’s excellent endless runner Hungry Giraffe is heading to the PlayStation Vita for thirds. The upgraded re-release will boast a bevy of new features, including full Trophy support and online leaderboards. It’ll also implement a handful of new skins,...
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...
Hungry Giraffe is almost full
Laughing Jackal, the UK developer responsible for some of the most enjoyable titles on the PlayStation Minis platform, has sold close to one million titles worldwide. The studio – behind favourites such as OMG-Z and Hungry Giraffe – announced the news in a candid blog post, which included plenty of praise for the...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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..
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...
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...
"Hungry Giraffe is the only giraffe-feeding game on the PSN store," reads a cryptic teaser from British developer Laughing Jackal, "And it's coming soon to PlayStation Minis
" The game — still shrouded in some secrecy — will see you collecting food in order to grow your giraffe's neck. Sounds utterly bonkers. Laughing Jackal is behind some...
Despite providing an eager release date announcement for its latest Fighting Fantasy title, The Warlock Of Firetop Mountain, last week -- Laughing Jackal has announced that the game has been delayed in Europe
Last minute technical hiccups are to blame apparently. The November 1st release date for North America remains unchanged.
Laughing Jackal's slapped an October 26th European release date on its second Fighting Fantasy PlayStation Mini, Fighting Fantasy: The Warlock Of Firetop Mountain
Those in North America will need to wait a few extra days for the digital novel, when it releases on November 1st. The game's set to retail for £3.49 / $4.99. Catch a trailer after the...
Laughing Jackal -- the developer behind Cubixx HD and OMG-Z -- has announced its latest PlayStation Minis title
Details are scarce about the tentatively titled Orbit, short of releasing an ambiguous concept statement reproduced below: Help Doc, the Institute of Space Research Institutes last remaining astronaut, as he explores the Solar System...
Laughing Jackal's cut the price of a variety of its PlayStation Network titles
The excellent Cubixx HD can now be purchased for an irresistable £4.99, while a variety of its Minis — including Stellar Attack, Ace Armstrong vs The Alien Scumbags and Duael Invaders — are down to £0.99. Good times. Pick up the reduced titles from the Special...
Hey North America, how do you fancy picking up a great reimagining of a arcade classic? Well you'll get the opportunity from today, when Cubixx HD launches on the North American PlayStation Store
The game will you $9.99 with a 30% discount offered to PlayStation Plus subscribers. If you're still not convinced you can refer to our review of Cubixx HD...
Laughing Jackal has announced that its stellar full-PSN debut, Cubixx HD, will launch in North America on September 20th
If you haven't already read our review of Laughing Jackal's finest, click here.
Not content with the decent Fighting Fantasy: Talisman Of Death, Laughing Jackal has announced another PlayStation Minis conversion in the Fighting Fantasy series
Fighting Fantasy: The Warlock Of Firetop Mountain was the first book in the Fighting Fantasy series, introducing millions of readers to the world of Titan. Laughing Jackal's also listened...
British developer Laughing Jackal is celebrating the release of three titles on the PlayStation Store today: Cubixx HD, Fighting Fantasy: Talisman Of Death and OMG-Z
</a>. Those of you that aren't PlayStation Plus subscribers will get the opportunity to find out exactly why we fell in love with OMG-Z!, with the chain-reaction zombie blaster...
Laughing Jackal's put an August 17th European release date on its PlayStation Minis conversion of gamebook, Fighting Fantasy: Talisman Of Death
North Americans will have to wait a little longer, until August 23rd. The game's due to retail for £3.49 / $4.99. In celebration of the release, Laughing Jackal's preparing some Fighting Fantasy themed...
Laughing Jackal's hotly anticipated HD Minis remake, Cubixx HD, is due out on the European PlayStation Network on August 17th, the company has announced
A date has yet to be provided for North America, but we're told it's soon. The game will cost £6.29 / $9.99 with PlayStation Plus subscribers offered a 20% discount during the game's first week on sale. Cubixx HD is essentially a three-dimensional..
Oh my god, zombies are coming
The undead will shuffle their way into North America on August 2nd with the release of Laughing Jackal's latest PlayStation Mini OMG-Z. Europeans will get an extra day to prepare for the onslaught, with the "gore-splattered chain-reaction shooter" set to launch on August 3rd across the Atlantic. The game will...
Laughing Jackal's opened the official website for its upcoming three-dimensional twist on Qix, Cubixx HD
The website features tons of new screenshots and gameplay videos. You can hit up the website through here.
Laughing Jackal's released the first trailer for Cubixx HD
We told you it was going to be good, huh? The trailer shows off many of the game's features — inluding the title's bonkers seven-player multiplayer mode. The game's due out later in the Summer. It's ticking all the right boxes for us: crazy thumping synth music, glorious HD visuals, and an...
We've killed them a trillion times in a billion different ways, but we're still not tired of the thrill. Neither is British indie studio Laughing Jackal, who has just announced OMG-Z for PlayStation Minis. We're assuming that name's hipster-talk for "Oh My God, Zombies!" or something. Could a reader under the age of 14 please let us know. Set in The City Of Redfield (someone's..
Cubixx was one of the first PlayStation Minis we reviewed on PushSquare, and remains one of our favourites
The Laughing Jackal developed twist on the arcade-classic Qix was mixed with a killer soundtrack and a vibrant visual style, making it feel both fresh and retro at the same time. So when Laughing Jackal informed us earlier in the year that...
Laughing Jackal's been behind some of the better PlayStation Minis to date, with their cheeky three-dimensional twist on Qix, Cubixx, drawing most acclaim
We described the game as "intense" in our review last year, so it's with some anticipation we can reveal that Laughing Jackal's preparing another entry in the Cubixx line. The studio's...
Laughing Jackal's just dropped us a new trailer for Stellar Attack, which launched on the European and Oceania Playstation Minis Store last week
The game's billed as a "retro shooter", but it has a great art-style to it. We're getting the impression Laughing Jackal dig their bright colours and thumping soundtracks - what with Cubixx and...
Laughing Jackal's last Playstation Mini release, Cubixx, is still one of the most stylish games on the store, but their upcoming title Vibes seems ready to take that crown
The gameplay appears to riff of the likes of Guitar Hero, Rock Band Unplugged and Amplitude, having you mash the Playstation's face buttons to various rythmns. It looks awesome,...
They may just have the worst names in the history of generic video game names -- but Laughing Jackal's just sent us word of two new Playstation Minis they're excited about
The first of the two games - Pulse - is described as a "new era of rhythm", giving players a huge variety of music tracks to jam out too. You'll need to "follow the...
Do you know what we like? PSP Minis and arpeggiated synth-lines
Thus we're right at home with Laughing Jackal's upcoming title Cubixx, a £2.49 PSP Mini due for release this coming Thursday. The title is all about quick, manic action and big score multipliers. Oh and yo, there are big synth lines involved. Which means it gets the nod as far as we're...
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