Game details

Game:
Backgammon Blitz
AKA
Genre:
Strategy
Sub Genre:
N/A
Release Date (US):
January 29th, 2014
Release Date (UK):
January 29th, 2014
Players:
Online Players:
N/A
Developers:
VooFoo Studios
Publisher:
Sony Computer Entertainment
Rating:
E [Everyone]
PSU Rank:
0 of 1166 Games
PSU Rank on :
0 of 0 Games
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Summary

An accomplished adaptation of one of history's most timeless board games, Backgammon Blitz just falls short of being the definitive version of the game on account of its lack of cross-save functionality and redundant Blitz mode.

We like

  • The core game. Backgammon is still great fun to play; especially in multiplayer.
  • Asynchronous Cross Play between PlayStation Vita and PlayStation 3
  • Clean and relaxing audio-visual presentation

We dislike

  • Blitz mode feels like an unnecessary addition
  • The lack of Cross Save preventing play from shifting devices
  • The tutorial isn't quite as comprehensive as it needs to be

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Now seems as a good a time as any for a confession. Before I got my grubby hands on Backgammon Blitz, I hadn’t played, or knew how to play the game in the slightest. Fortunately for me and my lacking faculties, Backgammon Blitz is a solid, if unspectacular take on this strange little game of board hopping checkers that, aside from a few unneeded wrinkles, should nevertheless prove to be an enticing prospect for both will...

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