Flip, grind, and bust tips by way of your individual journey in OlliOlli World this winter – PlayStation.Weblog
Hey PlayStation mates, Simon right here from the Roll7 staff. It’s nice to be again to speak about our new sport OlliOlli World. A few of you might bear in mind us again after we launched OlliOlli and OlliOlli2: Welcome to Olliwood on the PS Vita, PlayStation 3, and PlayStation 4. It was wonderful to see the reception to our video games, and, not going to lie, it wasn’t unhealthy profitable just a few awards alongside the way in which.
Whereas we’ve launched different video games, we’ve all the time needed to return to our roots with one other OlliOlli. One that basically nails that feeling of laying down an ideal line of seemingly limitless tips whereas lofi tracks beat within the background making a concord of euphoria and endorphins. We knew if we had been to make a brand new OlliOlli, it must be greater, higher, and stronger, err I imply brighter than earlier than. We’ve been engaged on OlliOlli World now secretly for years, and it’s so nice to lastly be capable to present it off.
Actual fast recap for everybody: OlliOlli World is an motion platforming sport by which you bust tips with each sticks by way of a weird and eccentric world making an attempt to realize excessive scores, unlock varied customizations choices, meet wacky and peculiar mates, and finally seek for the skate gods of Gnarvana. You have to coordination, timing, and a few observe to put down monster combos. Skateboarding will be troublesome and whereas we didn’t need to shrink back from that, we needed to make it possible for it’s approachable, and you’re comfy cruising round. There’s this exhilarating feeling that comes if you stick a hardflip over an particularly large stair set and we would like everybody to take pleasure in that. We hope you get that very same feeling in OlliOlli World; the one distinction is right here these stairs is likely to be over a gushing rainbow river that’s house to a colossal squid. Due to course it’s…
If you’re a fan of our earlier video games, one of many first issues you’ll discover is the massive shift within the artwork. We liked the retro-pixel feeling of our earlier titles, however we knew with OlliOlli World we needed to pursue a bolder, extra vivid, animated fashion. The world is a bit quirky, and we needed to take the sport in a brand new visible route that basically allowed us to point out it off whereas additionally emphasizing this isn’t a sequel, however a completely new sport. A significant inspiration was to drag in skate tradition, road artwork, and all of the distinctive crossroads that develop round skating. There’s a fascinating intersection of psychedelic parts and trippy influences throughout these communities. We needed to create a world by which embodies and shares that essence, but additionally feels purposeful regardless of all its oddity. You’ll see strolling ice cream individuals, enterprise frogs, Milk Shake swimming pools, tubing Grizzly Bears, and different weird inhabitants. The areas have some real-world influences however then we injected a heavy dose of offbeat humor that we hope brings a chuckle.
One other massive addition to OlliOlli World is the power to take a number of totally different paths by way of ranges. We needed to supply a brand new stage of freedom to discover this bizarre world so now sure paths will department off into separate instructions. This implies you’ll be capable to cruise down totally different paths discovering new facet quests and extra epic trick alternatives actually including to each the range and replayability of the sport. There are hidden ramps, sneaky jumps, quarter pipes, and different spots in which you’ll simply take a second to carve as you construct up your rating or observe your strikes. We needed to emulate that feeling of discovering a secret skate spot and determining what’s the greatest trick to land there.
One main requested characteristic in earlier video games was the power to personalize your character, and we’re tremendous stoked to see what you’ll provide you with in OlliOlli World. We’ve designed a ton of customization choices: you’ll be able to put on a bunch of drugs and wild equipment, choose from totally different skateboards, and may even change your bodily look. Over your journey, you’ll face some depraved challenges which may internet you that candy, candy swag. You can too alter your characters tips and achieve new strikes. Are you extra of a way seize kinda dude? We acquired you. Do you want 360 flips over varial heelflips? Do it up. We all the time needed our sport to be about how one can actually specific your self each visually and the way you skate.
OlliOlli World will characteristic a full single-player marketing campaign with a number of areas, tons of ranges, facet quests, challenges, and extra. Then after you’ve trekked throughout Radland, there are nonetheless loads of spots to grasp as OlliOlli World options the power to create and share procedurally generated ranges in sandbox mode. We’re additionally packing on excessive rating leaderboards, and in case you are actually one of many baddest skaters within the lands try Leagues, a world competitors to resolve who’s essentially the most gnarly of all of them.
We hope that with this complete new world we constructed, ridiculous new artwork fashion, creating branching paths and hidden spots to skate, all new mechanics to mix and grasp in addition to different new options, to essentially make this subsequent iteration within the sequence additional particular. You should definitely make a journey with us this winter when OlliOlli World launches for the PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 5.