For goat's sake
Republished on Wednesday 1st January, 2020: We're bringing this review back from the archives following the announcement of January 2020's PlayStation Plus lineup. The original text follows. Let's not be sheepish: Goat Simulator has been designed to attract obnoxious YouTube neckbeards like a farmyard does flies. Stop for a second...
The thirsty chicken involved
Three people wait for a good PlayStation 4 snooker game, and then two come along at once. Meanwhile, we’re still waiting for a decent tennis title, but we’re not bitter or anything. Anyway, hot on the heels of Snooker 19’s release date announcement, Birmingham-based developer VooFoo has announced This Is Snooker...
Parkour as a mechanic has become synonymous with the first-person shooter genre as of late. The likes of Call Of Duty: Advanced Warfare and the Titanfall series brought the art of wall running to the masses, but rarely does a game outside of the FPS family incorporate free running to the point where it’s the way to get about...
The perfect crime
Porting PC simulation games to consoles is fraught with danger, with systemic complexities and control issues abound. Thankfully, Prison Architect manages to avoid most of these pitfalls, and serves as an exemplar of how the genre should make the transition in future. In the game's main mode you'll be presented with a large plot...
Prison Architect's been sentenced to a 28th June release date on the PlayStation 4. The long anticipated incarceration simulation has sold over a million copies on the PC, and has been transferred to the PlayStation 4 by top UK dev Double Eleven. This one's available both physically and digitally, and if you pre-order now, you'll...
One-time YouTube smash Goat Simulator will extend a hairy hoof to the PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 3 from 11th August, developers Coffee Stain Studios and Double Eleven have announced. The animal-based adventure launched on the Xbox One a little while ago, but we've been pressing the studio about a PlayStation port ever since...
Fail to plan, plan to fail
Never has the phrase ‘No plan survives contact with the enemy’ been truer than when playing Frozen Synapse Prime on the PlayStation Vita. This turn-based tactics game has a real talent for throwing a spanner in the works, forcing you to hastily change your combat plans. Taking on the role of a tactician, you’ll...
Above and beyond
Double Eleven probably didn’t need to put this much effort into PixelJunk Shooter Ultimate, but the British-based studio has anyway. By combining both previous Q-Games developed PixelJunk Shooter games into a single package – as well as fix up a variety of small problems along the way – it's managed to take two of the most...
If you thought that you'd saved the Tiki tribe from the perilous monster hoards attacking your settlements, then think again. Waves of vicious beasts still roam the wilderness, and Tikiman still only has one defence. It's time to construct towers augmented with powerful weapons and once again protect your kin from being gobbled up in...
Somewhere over the rainbow
Double Eleven’s delicious high-definition port of PlayStation Network classic PixelJunk Monsters will crash like a cannonball onto the PlayStation Vita later this month. The British developer has confirmed that the tastefully titled PixelJunk Monsters: Ultimate HD will strut onto Sony’s slick handheld on 30th July in...
The fox swat
PixelJunk Monsters: Ultimate HD, an updated port of one of the strongest titles in the PlayStation 3’s digital collection, is set to dance onto the PlayStation Vita this summer. The fruit of a recently revealed publishing partnership between LittleBigPlanet PS Vita developer Double Eleven and Kyoto-based creator Q-Gam
Swapping Sackboy for spiders
LittleBigPlanet PS Vita developer Double Eleven sure is busy these days. Not content with converting Frozen Synapse: Tactics to Sony’s systems, the UK-based studio has also been confirmed as the team behind the recently announced PlayStation Vita port of puzzle platformer Limbo. Chatting with
Rounding out a week of great news, LittleBigPlanet Vita developer Double Eleven has announced that it is bringing Mode 7’s popular strategy game Frozen Synapse to the PlayStation 3 and Vita. Frozen Synapse: Tactics, as the port will be called, will release later this year on the PlayStation Network. The title puts you in control...