PlayStation® First

PlaygroundSquad has been awarded PlayStation® First status, an Academic Partnership Programme run by Sony Computer Entertainment Europe (SCEE) and World Wide Studios Europe (WWS-E). PlayStation® First is awarded to select partners providing best practices in PlayStation® production values, research applications and game development skills.

PlaygroudSquad is a member of the PlayStation® dev kit programme providing students with access to PlayStation® professional hardware and software (SDK) across PlayStation® 4, PlayStation®3, PlayStation®Vita, PSP® (PlayStation®Portable). For more information please contact uk@playgroundsquad.com.

Below are the games that have been developed at PlaygroundSquad and in some cases also published as a result of this partnership.

PSP® Minis

The following titles have all been released as PSP® Minis titles on the PlayStation® Store.

War of Sonria 2012-12-12

Create your own band of soldiers and fight in exciting battles against vicious A.I. - or a friend!

Ambassador Kane 2011-12-15

Secure a safe path for ambassador Kane using your construction robots and trusty sniper rifle. But beware, Kane is under constant threat from enemies - and himself!

Swap Zap 2011-02-16

Swap Zap is a puzzle platformer with a simple but deep game mechanic. When you shoot at things you switch places with them! Use your Swap Zapper to solve 60 challenging and fast-paced levels filled with imaginative obstacles and enemies.

Metara 2012-12-12

A top down shooter, base/tower defence game. Use your spaceship to build turrets, fight back and defend planets throughout hazardous stages.

PlayStation®Vita

Hassle Jam Poems Autumn 2012

Tower Defence game which follows a typical TD gameplay of building towers that defend a specific location against waves of enemies. The game is inspired by poor translated ports and broken English.

PlayStation®3

When in Rome Autumn 2012

Single-player action game where you try to survive for as long as you can against an onslaught of cannibals in an alien underwater arena.

Blodigt Allvar: Serious Business Autumn 2011

Blodigt Allvar: Serious Business is an old-school FPS and the worlds first game developed by students on a PlayStation 3 development kit!

PlayStation®Portable

Block Rock Bashing Autumn 2011

Single-player action game where you try to survive for as long as you can against an onslaught of cannibals in an alien underwater arena.

Talon's Reach Autumn 2010

The game play is focused around your detachable talon. With it you can catch enemy projectiles which empowers your attacks. You can also throw it to reach far of levers and collectables.