Odd by name, odd by nature – and even odder when you consider it’s on a next-gen console now. King Oddball baffled us a billion years ago on the PS Vita, but now this bizarre physics-based puzzler has hooked us with its over-extended tongue for a second time. We can’t believe we’re playing this on a PlayStation 5 – but it’s...
The tongue and the restless
To say that the videogame market is saturated with physics-based puzzlers would be akin to saying that the Call of Duty series has only been mildly successful. In other words, it would be a vast and gaping understatement. To this end, indie effort King Oddball attempts to set itself apart from the competition by indulging...
Sticks and stones
When we reviewed King Oddball for the PlayStation Vita last year, there were some unexpected discussions around Push Square towers. “This shouldn’t be very good,” this editor told staff writer Alex Stinton. “The problem is that I can’t stop playing it.” The response from our bleary eyed reporter: “Tell me about it.”...
End the world in a unique skill based physics puzzle! King Oddball swings a boulder back and forth by its tongue.
Release the boulder by tapping the screen. Time the release accurately to crush as many targets as possible with each boulder.
Extra boulders are awarded when crushing three or more targets with a single boulder. Anticipate how boulders roll and bounce. Use explosive crates to wreak havoc on the puny humans. Take advantage of collapsing structures too!
Conquer the world by defeating the humans in more than 120 fun and increasingly challenging levels!