Excerpt: Would you look at that? A remake of some old game, thrown on the PSP? Well that’s something you don’t see every day. Sarcasm aside: Lemmings was a pretty addictive game about a decade ago. In the meanwhile we’ve gotten used to stunning 3D environments, physics, free-roaming worlds and what have you.
Excerpt: One series that seems like it has been around forever is the popular Lemmings franchise. In the past, the series has spawned multiple installments that have been released for multiple systems. The latest installment in the series was released in May of 2006 for the PlayStation Portable.
Excerpt: That lovable and addictive puzzle game from years gone by is back -- now on the PSP. All of what you loved the original game for is there -- in fact, all of the original levels are included, along with a slew of new ones.
Excerpt: Developer - Team17 Publisher - SCEA Features 1 player Memory Stick Duo – 290KB Game Sharing Wi-Fi Compatible (Ad Hoc) Wi-Fi Compatible (Infrastructure) I can’t even remember the first time I played Lemmings as it seems that long ago.
Conclusion: If you were one of the lucky few to download Lemmings when it was still cheap, consider yourself lucky. Lemmings is well worth the $2.99US/$3.99CDN it was originally at but now that the title is only available for the full premium price, there’s not enough content to justify it.
Excerpt: Controlling an army of lemmings, the aim is to get as many of these cute characters as you can from the entrance point to the exit point of a level within a time limit. Easy to learn, difficult to master; Lemmings is a test of strategy and fast thinking as you make ‘on the spot’, life or death...
Conclusion: In the end Lemmings is a fun game that offers a welcome "next generation" experience for newcomers and older fans alike. The only problem is that the concept hasn't matured much since its original inception and the experience this game offers is familiar to the point that it borders d�j� vu.