Bliss Island

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Bliss Island
Bliss Island cover art.jpg
European cover art
Developer(s)PomPom Games
Publisher(s)Codemasters
Platform(s)PC, PlayStation Portable, Xbox 360
ReleasePC
  • EU: May 30, 2006
PSP
  • EU: December 8, 2006
  • AU: January 26, 2007
X360
  • NA: March 12, 2008
  • EU: March 12, 2008
Genre(s)Puzzle
Mode(s)Single-player

Bliss Island is a puzzle video game developed by PomPom Games and published by Codemasters for PC and PlayStation Portable.[1] The title was released on Xbox Live Arcade on March 12, 2008.

Gameplay[edit]

Bliss Island is mainly played using an analog stick and an action button. Most of the modes involve making one of the colorful characters reach A to B, destroying a certain enemy or making an item move into a certain place.

Reception[edit]

Reception
Aggregate scores
AggregatorScore
GameRankingsPC: 69.50%[3]
PSP: 47.50%[4]
X360: 41.15%[5]
MetacriticX360: 43/100[2]
Review scores
PublicationScore
Eurogamer5/10[8]
GamePro4.5/5[7]
GameSpot3.5/10[10]
IGN3.5/10[9]
TeamXbox3/10[11]
VideoGamer.com4/10[6]
Pocket Gamer5/10[12]

Bliss Island received mixed to negative reviews from critics upon release, with the Xbox 360 version getting the most negative reviews compared to the other versions of the game. On Metacritic, the Xbox 360 version of the game holds a score of 43/100 based on 12 reviews, indicating "generally unfavorable reviews."[2] On GameRankings, the game holds scores of 69.50% for the PC version based on two reviews[3], 47.50% for the PSP version based on eight reviews[4], and 41.15% for the Xbox 360 version based on 13 reviews.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Guy Cocker (2006-05-04). "Codemasters signs Bliss Island for PC and PSP". GameSpot. Retrieved 2008-01-12.
  2. ^ a b "Bliss Island for Xbox 360 Reviews". Metacritic. Retrieved 21 December 2017.
  3. ^ a b "Bliss Island for PC". GameRankings. Retrieved 21 December 2017.
  4. ^ a b "Bliss Island for PSP". GameRankings. Retrieved 21 December 2017.
  5. ^ a b "Bliss Island for Xbox 360". GameRankings. Retrieved 21 December 2017.
  6. ^ Devlin, Paul (10 January 2007). "Bliss Island Review". VideoGamer.com. Retrieved 21 December 2017.
  7. ^ Terrones, Terry (17 March 2008). "Review: Bliss Island for Xbox 360 on GamePro.com". GamePro. Archived from the original on 19 March 2008. Retrieved 21 December 2017.
  8. ^ Whitehead, Dan (12 March 2008). "Xbox Live Arcade Roundup Review". Eurogamer. Retrieved 21 December 2017.
  9. ^ Brudvig, Erik (12 March 2008). "IGN: Bliss Island Review". IGN. Archived from the original on 16 March 2008. Retrieved 21 December 2017.
  10. ^ Light, Austin (17 March 2008). "Bliss Island Review". GameSpot. Retrieved 21 December 2017.
  11. ^ Chapman, David (11 March 2008). "Bliss Island Review (Xbox 360)". TeamXbox. Archived from the original on 13 March 2008. Retrieved 21 December 2017.
  12. ^ Sanches, Joao Diniz (12 January 2007). "Bliss Island review - PSP reviews". Pocket Gamer. Retrieved 21 December 2017.

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