Now this was unexpected...
Sony has rebooted a Playstation game as a free-to-play mobile video game for the first time.
The surprise release of Lemmings – available now via App Store and Google Play – comes four years after the last incarnation of the puzzle-platformer was released on PlayStation Vita (Lemmings Touch).
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Traditionally, Sony has developed the franchise games for Playstation consoles. The new mobile game operates like much of the franchise games, which require players to guide a group of Lemmings through different challenges. This time, the gameplay is presented in portrait (vertical) mode.
Developer Sad Puppy wrote via the Sony blog: “We took the Lemmings experience that people know and love and re-engineered it to make the most of smartphones and tablets. We’ve designed levels that are played in portrait orientation, as this is the most comfortable position to hold a device with one hand.”