Game details

Game:
King Oddball
AKA
Genre:
Misc
Sub Genre:
Puzzle
Release Date (US):
April 8th, 2014
Release Date (UK):
April 8th, 2014
Players:
1
Online Players:
N/A
Developers:
10 Tons Ltd
Publisher:
Sony Computer Entertainment
Rating:
PSU Rank:
0 of 1166 Games
PSU Rank on :
0 of 0 Games
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PSU Review Score
7.5
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Summary

A stand-out physics puzzler very much in the Angry Birds mould, King Oddball has enough tweaks and accessibility of play to make it a worthwhile proposition for most, though folks adverse to the charms of Rovio's avian slinger will find little here to change their minds.

We like

  • Accessible, one-button gameplay.
  • Well-judged, bite-sized levels and difficulty curve.
  • Trophy support and Remote Play are expertly integrated.

We dislike

  • Leans a little too strongly on the established Angry Birds formula.
  • Not a lot of variety.
  • Overly simplistic visual aesthetics which don't really tax the PlayStation 4.

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While the physics puzzler has come into a renaissance of sorts thanks to a bunch of grumpy avians, the subsequent deluge of wannabe games has proven to be less than inspiring for the most part. Happily, King Oddball by developer 10 Tons is one such effort that goes against the grain with well structured, fiendishly engineered puzzles, and well implemented PlayStation features to keep players coming back for more. That said, ...

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