Game Review: OlliOlli

Jonathan Szafran delivers his verdict on fast, furious and fun skateboarding sim OliiOlli, available on the digital store for PS Vita. There is a trailer for OlliOlli that states that players should try not to slam on their face in the game – before slyly adding that they will slam on their face. Is OlliOlli tough? It is, but not as punishing as games like Dark Souls and Super Meat Boy can be. Skateboarding is meant to be an expression of creativity,... Read More

Game Review: Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater HD

Jonathan Szafran delivers his verdict on the high-definition re-release of the classic skateboarding sim, out now on Xbox Live Arcade.  It’s been a long time since we’ve had a good Tony Hawk game. Tony Hawk Pro Skater made its debut in 1999, and after a few sequels the series quickly did a 180º and went downhill. THPS had always seemingly defied physics and stretched the boundaries of reality when it came to what could be done on a... Read More