OlliOlli2: Welcome to Olliwood

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OlliOlli2: Welcome to Olliwood
OlliOlli2 logo.jpg
Developer(s) Roll7
Publisher(s)
Engine PhyreEngine
Platform(s)
Release PS4, PS Vita
  • NA: 3 March 2015
  • EU: 4 March 2015
Windows, OS X, Linux
  • WW: 11 August 2015
Android
  • WW: 2 October 2015
Xbox One
  • WW: 24 May 2016
Genre(s) Sports
Mode(s) Single-player, multiplayer

OlliOlli2: Welcome to Olliwood is a skateboarding video game developed and published by Roll7 for the PlayStation 4 and PlayStation Vita. The game was announced on 25 September 2014 as the sequel to the critically acclaimed OlliOlli,[1] and was released on 3 March 2015 in North America and on 4 March 2015 in Europe.[2] OlliOlli2 was released free to PlayStation Plus members.[3] The game was ported to PC by BlitWorks and published by Devolver Digital, releasing it for Microsoft Windows, OS X, and Linux on 11 August 2015.[4]

On 9 April 2016, it was announced that Roll7 cooperated with Spanish publisher and distributor Badland Games to bring OlliOlli and OlliOlli2: Welcome to Olliwood to retail stores, delivered as OlliOlli: Epic Combo Edition for PlayStation 4.[5]

Reception[edit]

Reception
Aggregate scores
AggregatorScore
GameRankings89% (VITA)[6]
86% (PS4)[7]
Metacritic86/100 (PS4)[8]
85/100 (VITA)[9]
Review scores
PublicationScore
GamesRadar+3/5 stars[10]
IGN9.0/10[11]
TheSixthAxis9/10[12]
Push Square8/10 stars[13]

OlliOlli2 has received positive reviews, with the PlayStation 4 version holding scores of 86.46% on GameRankings and an 86/100 on Metacritic.[7][8] On GameRankings, the PlayStation Vita version has a score of 89.33%, and on Metacritic a 85/100.[6][9] Writing for IGN, Cam Shea gave the game a 9.0/10, calling it "A superbly crafted and challenging technical skating game."[11]

Over 1 million people have downloaded the game as of 27 March 2015.[14]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Bennett, Simon (25 September 2014). "OlliOlli2: Welcome to Olliwood Coming to PS4, Vita in 2015". blog.us.playstsation.com. Retrieved 25 February 2015. 
  2. ^ Porter, Matt (25 February 2015). "OlliOlli2 gets a release date". IGN. Retrieved 25 February 2015. 
  3. ^ Bennett, Simon (3 March 2015). "OlliOlli2 on PS4, Vita: Out Today, Free on PS Plus". blog.us.playstation.com. Retrieved 3 March 2015. 
  4. ^ Yin-Poole, Wesley (28 July 2015). "OlliOlli2 drops in to PC next month". Eurogamer. Gamer Network. Retrieved 29 July 2015. 
  5. ^ "OlliOlli PS4 Physical Editions Coming This Summer". 9 April 2016. Retrieved 11 April 2017. 
  6. ^ a b "OlliOlli2: Welcome to Olliwood for PlayStation Vita". GameRankings. Retrieved 14 March 2015. 
  7. ^ a b "OlliOlli2: Welcome to Olliwood for PlayStation 4". GameRankings. Retrieved 14 March 2015. 
  8. ^ a b "OlliOlli2: Welcome to Olliwood for PlayStation 4 reviews". Metacritic. Retrieved 26 May 2017. 
  9. ^ a b "OlliOlli2: Welcome to Olliwood for PlayStation Vita Reviews". Metacritic. Retrieved 14 March 2015. 
  10. ^ Griffin, Ben (3 March 2015). "OlliOlli2 review". GamesRadar. Retrieved 4 March 2015. 
  11. ^ a b Shea, Cam (3 March 2015). "OlliOlli2: Welcome to Olliwood review". IGN. Retrieved 3 March 2015. 
  12. ^ Inglis, Blair (3 March 2015). "OlliOlli2: Welcome to Olliwood Review". thesixthaxis.com. Retrieved 3 March 2015. 
  13. ^ Barker, Sam (3 March 2015). "OlliOlli2: Welcome to Olliwood Review". pushsquare.com. Retrieved 4 March 2015. 
  14. ^ Calvin, Alex (27 March 2015). "OlliOlli 2 played by over 1m people worldwide". MCV. Retrieved 27 March 2015. 

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