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Review: Polar Rollout review – A blast from the line-drawing past

Polar Rollout review - A blast from the line-drawing past Let’s just put aside for now the fact that Polar Rollout should really have been called Arctic Rollout.

While a puntastic nod to the godawful British desert of my youth would have been awesome, I’m willing to move on from my immense disappointment. Just give me a minute.

Instead, let’s just focus on the game of Polar Rollout (psh), a simple line-drawing arcade game straight out of the old school.

Roll with it

If you ever played Kirby: Power Paintbrush on the Nintendo DS back in the day, or maybe its 2015 Wii U sequel Kirby and the Rainbow Curse, you’ll be well familiar with Polar Rollout’s premise.

The idea is to get a curiously ball-shaped creature to each level exit, hoovering up all the collectable fish along the way. In order to do so, you must draw out an ice path with your finger.

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