‘Rollers of the Realm’ Initial Thoughts

Those that dig pinball games are rare. Those that enjoy the splendor of RPGs enjoy a nicely paced adventure that takes dozens of hours to complete. Creating an environment for both of these different types of gamers is pretty damn close to impossible, but thanks to a solid story and some of the best pinball action on the PlayStation 4, “Rollers of the Realm,” released on Nov. 18 on the PlayStation 4 and Vita, is an absolute treat for the senses.

At its core, it’s a wonderful pinball game that will frustrate, annoy and simultaneously provide hours of wonder. Every level is a different table, with various levels and challenges hidden within. It’s unlike any other pinball game you’ll ever see. The level design bleeds tender, love and care. If you’re that kid who grew up stealing quarters from your parents to play the “Terminator” or “Empire Strikes Back” machines at your local laundromat, this is the game you’ve been waiting for.

If not, a sense of quirk is all you need. Dig “Katamari Damacy,” “LocoRoco” or any other game that is completely unique? You’ll find something to enjoy here.

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