Game details

Game:
PixelJunk Monsters Ultimate HD
AKA
Genre:
Strategy
Sub Genre:
Real-Time
Release Date (US):
July 30th, 2013
Release Date (UK):
July 31st, 2013
Players:
1-2
Online Players:
1-2
Developers:
Double Eleven
Publisher:
Q-Games
Rating:
E [Everyone]
PSU Rank:
0 of 1166 Games
PSU Rank on :
0 of 0 Games
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About PixelJunk Monsters Ultimate HD

The latest PixelJunk Monsters release gathers all previous series content in a gorgeous remaster on PlayStation Vita.

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PSU Review Score
8.5
Avg. user review score:
6.7

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Summary

The latest PixelJunk Monsters lives up to the series' pedigree, making no concession on punishing trial-and-error gameplay while delivering undeniable fun over dozens (hundreds?) of hours.

We like

  • Rewarding tower defense gameplay
  • So. Many. Hours.
  • Splendid visuals and score

We dislike

  • Cruel trial-and-error
  • Almost no new content
  • No online leaderboards

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When we reviewed PixelJunk Monsters' Encore expansion back in 2008, we noted that Q-Games' tower defense outing had received an “exponential leap in difficulty.” Within hours of starting PixelJunk Monsters Ultimate HD, I was feeling that white-knuckle frustration for myself. I've never been tempted to switch to a game's easy setting so quickly, but tuning Ultimate HD down to 'Casual' is a viable approach to feeling...

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