BigFest is Theme Park with more Wellington boots and Bulmers – and it's worth buying for that fact alone. On the Metal's musical management sim was announced for the PlayStation Vita an eternity ago, but tickets are finally on sale from the PlayStation Store, and thankfully we reckon that it's more Oasis than Beady Eye. But what is...
It's been a long, long time coming, but BigFest has finally ditched its pre-show jitters and is ready to take to the PlayStation Vita stage this week. The game – which was officially announced an eternity ago – is a Theme Park-esque management simulation, in which you must plan and promote music festivals in order to become the Simon Cowell...
As someone that still plays the likes of Theme Park on the PSone, BigFest has been on this author's radar for what feels like an eternity. Originally announced for the PlayStation Vita all the way back in 2013, the music festival management simulation has since setup stages on the PlayStation 4 and Pl
We thought that PlayStation Vita music management simulation BigFest was taking an extraordinarily long time to develop – but now we know why. Sony XDev Europe has taken to the PlayStation Blog to confirm that the title – which sees you run a Glastonbury-esque festival from hiring the bands to placing the porta potties – will...
Have you ever wanted to go to a summer music festival without the bad weather, mud, and terrifying lavatories? It might not match the real deal, but this year you will be able to hold your own outdoor party with PlayStation Vita exclusive BigFest. Managing a field of young hipsters will be your quest in this festival management...
Big business, small bands
Assuming that you’re the type of person that loves to jabber on about unsigned indie bands rather than the latest Lady GaGa hit – it’s pretty good, by the way – BigFest should be your mug of homebrew. Leaked earlier in the year, and announced during the platform holder’s GamesCom press conference
Create your own music festivals, putting real unsigned bands up on the stage. You're in charge of everything, from choosing the lights, speakers and facilities to selecting and promoting the acts themselves.
It all begins with a humble gig in a junk-strewn field – but will you one day be putting on multi-act mega festivals?
Can you give your favourite bands a platform to launch their careers into orbit?