- 10tons Ltd PR Coordinator Jaakko Maaniemi
announced that their quirky puzzler King Oddball hits PlayStation 3 today!
To quote: Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it's King Oddball! The quirky physics puzzler that has charmed gamers on PS4 and Vita is making its way to PS3 today. It comes with a free trial, so you should really check it out!
As the title suggests, King Oddball is a bit weird. It's a physics-based puzzle game, but not like any you've played before. The gameplay is intensely skill based, and executed entirely with a single button. Here's how it works:
The titular King Oddball swings a rock with his tongue, back and forth, like a pendulum. When you hit X, the rock is released. The rock will carry whatever momentum it had at the exact moment you hit the button, so depending on your timing you'll get a mighty hurl or a delicate drop.
From then on it's all about the physics. Will you overshoot the tank? Will you just miss the helicopter? Your timing needs to be very, very good. And that only takes you through the levels where you have a couple of enemies to crush.
When there's a lot of enemies or structures to destroy, you need to layer in the puzzle part. You will get an extra rock if you squash three or more enemies with a single rock, or if you bounce...