The unclassifiable Rock of Ages has received a very odd Steam update, and is getting closer to its long-delayed PlayStation Network release.
GameInformer was suitably suspicious of “Block of Ages”, but Atlus is adamant; the free update is a real thing, exclusive to the PC version, which turns your boulder cube-shaped.
Meanwhile, many of us are still waiting for the chance to roll a regular spherical boulder, but may not need to be patient much longer. Writing on the ACE Team’s forum, a representative said the PSN release is finally jumping hurdles.
“We have to go through both SCEA and SCEE. One is down, so only one more to go. Then it gets assigned a release date,” the developer said.
Presumably, this means Rock of Ages has passed certification with one territory and will receive a lunch window once the other gives the greenlight. Certification can take up to six weeks, so if all goes well, expect further news by mid-May at the latest.
Rock of Ages is available now on PC and Xbox 360, having released in August 2011; no explanation has been given for the long wait on the PSN release, which was expected around the same time. The unusual strategy title has players rolling a huge boulder down a hill to evade or flatten the opposing side’s defences – while maintaining your own.