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PostPosted: Mon Oct 28, 2013 11:09 pm    Post subject: Knack? Reply with quote

Yes?

I need another PS4 launch title. A platformer would be really nice.......

Why shouldn't I buy this title?

It's either this or Madden.
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PostPosted: Mon Oct 28, 2013 11:18 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Well, you're a smart guy who no doubt enjoys originality and innovation. So that right there rules out yet another Madden title. Get Knack!
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PostPosted: Mon Oct 28, 2013 11:35 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I guess it's more of an action platformer than the traditional style, like a Mario or whatever, but eh, okay.

Not wanting to play God of War again. I gotta think about this one.
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PostPosted: Tue Oct 29, 2013 5:52 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

meh.. its Crash Bandicot for the ps4.
your money could be better spent somewhere else.

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PostPosted: Tue Oct 29, 2013 11:54 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Wrexx

I need some kind of platforming love. Wish Puppeteer was a PS4 title
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PostPosted: Tue Oct 29, 2013 1:25 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

If this means anything to you, I pre-ordered Knack as my launch title. I'm doing this, because I feel nobody is taking risks. I'm sure the game is for kids, but I'm sure I'll have tons of fun.
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PostPosted: Tue Oct 29, 2013 8:23 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I don't care about the art style or it being for kids, I just wanted a traditional platformer and not an action platformer hybrid
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PostPosted: Wed Oct 30, 2013 12:02 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

What launch titles are you currently getting?
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PostPosted: Wed Oct 30, 2013 2:47 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Battlefield for sure. Nothing else is certain. Not a huge AC fan. Knack looks like a good buy, or good enough. Would like a sports game but I'm wary of next gen launch sports titles. History's shown they're always crap.
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PostPosted: Wed Oct 30, 2013 2:36 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I am very disappointed you did not name this thread "Trannies, I have pre-ordered a PS4".
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PostPosted: Wed Oct 30, 2013 2:59 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Save money for indies if you really can't decide on another one. There'll be a lot to play and they're almost all online oriented so lots of replay.
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PostPosted: Wed Oct 30, 2013 5:32 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Sounds good
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PostPosted: Mon Nov 04, 2013 9:18 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

update

a friend played the Knack demo. Said it played like Crash Bandicoot. I never played Crash much, I was a Nintendo guy, so beyond the Crash demo I couldn't relate.
Good news is once I told him I was a Nintendo guy, he said said it played like Banjo Kazooie, so, aww yeah, Knack is now a day 1 buy.
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PostPosted: Mon Nov 04, 2013 11:25 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Can't believe it's almost more a week left until launch.
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PostPosted: Mon Nov 11, 2013 1:54 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

So I saw more video of Knack and was left unimpressed. It's fucking GoW.
So I'm going the Lego Marvel route instead, which is definitely not platform but at least it's not God of War... which also is not a platformer.
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So I saw more video of Knack and was left unimpressed. It's fucking GoW.
So I'm going the Lego Marvel route instead, which is definitely not platform but at least it's not God of War... which also is not a platformer.


Yeah the more I read about Knack the more I realize I bought into the PS4 press conference hype. It isn't this completely original piece with awesome gameplay mechanics. It's a fucking platformer with a cutesy mascot. Totally original!\

Sorry I pushed it over Madden but hey....You know Madden will be 5 bucks next year anyways!
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So I saw more video of Knack and was left unimpressed. It's fucking GoW.
So I'm going the Lego Marvel route instead, which is definitely not platform but at least it's not God of War... which also is not a platformer.

Where are you reading this? I would like to get some inside scoop.
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PostPosted: Mon Nov 11, 2013 7:32 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

He demoed it.
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PostPosted: Tue Nov 12, 2013 2:30 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Yeah Knack looks like it'll get real boring, real fast. It doesn't even look like a next-gen title.
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PostPosted: Tue Nov 12, 2013 4:19 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

As far as I understood, it was created to show off how the system could handle physics in a game.
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