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...

PixelJunk Monsters Ultimate HD News

  • PlayStation Plus gets free PixelJunk Monsters: Ultimate HD

    Starting tomorrow, the excellent tower defense game PixelJunk Monsters Ultimate HD is hitting the PlayStation Plus Instant Game Collection in North America. Plus subscribers will have access to what feels like the seventeenth remake of Q Games' original PixelJunk Monsters, but we promise Ultimate H...

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