Posts Tagged ‘OlliOlli2: Welcome to Olliwood’

Have You Played… OlliOlli?

Have You Played? is an endless stream of game retrospectives. One a day, every day of the year, perhaps for all time.

Or OlliOlli 2, whatever you want. I prefer the look of the first one, with it’s crunchy pixels and bloodied sprites. Because that’s what happens in this skateboarding game, you mess up your trick, fall from 10 feet, crack your bones, roll, bleed and eventually come to a stop. It’s delightful.

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Do A Bodacious Grind In OlliOlli2, Out Today

I have never felt a greater urge to put on a pair of reading glasses and start smoking a pipe in a dressing gown than writing this. It's like I'm aging in real time. Imagine every word read out by that old blind guy from Game of Thrones.

Because I know what a rad bunch of dudes, dudettes and dudeys you are, I bring news of the release of OlliOlli 2 [official site] on PC. Fully titled ‘Welcome to Olliwood’ it’s the follow-up to 2014’s hottest PC skateboarding sim that let you kick-flip on a dinosaur’s back. This one features just as many mad locations and odd places to grind, with a bunch of new modes, options and variations as well. They’re all laid out in the below launch trailer which my decidedly uncool brain understands roughly 20% of. At most.

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OlliOlli2 540 Shoving-it Onto PC In August

Is sk8 AND die an option? Because this doesn't look safe.

Airwalk, Backflip, Benihana, Body Jar, Caballerial, Cannonball, Christ Air, Crail Grab, Crossbone, Alpha Flip, Anti Casper Flip, Backside Flip, Backside Heelflip, Big Heelflip, Bigflip, Biggerflip, Bigspin, Biggerspin, Bubble Flip, Bullflip, Caballerial Flip, Camel Flip, Casper Flip, Barley Grind, Bertleman Slide, Bluntslide, Boardslide, Casperslide, Crail Slide, Crooked Grind, Acid Drop, Alley Oop, Body Varial, Casper, Caveman, Coffin, Axle Stall, Bean Plant, Blunt, Boneless, Crailtap, Creeper. There are a lot of skateboard tricks, I’m trying to say – those are just a few ABCs – and most of them sound totally sikk.

If you want to be rad, bodacious, and gnarly all over again: good news! Stunty 2D skateboarding sequel OlliOlli2: Welcome to Olliwood [official site] is indeed coming to PC, and soon.

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