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Knack (PS4)

Knack (PS4)
alaScore 88

176 reviews

Aug, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 176 reviews from magazines and websites.

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Knack (PS4) Review

 

Sony's new throwback title Knack has been released as a launch title for the Playstation 4! But is it worth your money? 411's Gavin Napier checks in with his full review!

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Knack Review - Your experience with Knack will come in all shapes and sizes as you search for ancient relics

 

Knack is a family friendly adventure mixed with an old school platformer that is a solid PS4 launch game.

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The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds

 

When Nintendo announced that it was returning to A Link to the Past’s version of Hyrule for A Link Between Worlds, I expected a nice, nostalgic homage to the SNES classic. I didn’t think it would blow me away. I was wrong. This isn’t...

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Knack review: 32-bit hero

 

We're rolling out PlayStation 4 review coverage all the way through the launch on Nov. 15. Check out more coverage here!Knack is a sentient golem magically drawn together from shiny bits, baubles and two thick eyebrows. Each part of Knack's body,...

Mankind must turn to Knack, an unlikely hero, to protect them from a dangerous new threat. The unassuming Knack stands at a mere three feet tall, but thanks to the power of mysterious ancient relics, he can transform into a powerful brute or even a...

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When the PlayStation 4 was first announced we were brimming with excitement. But even at the big unveil in New York earlier this year the announcement of one of the console's exclusive titles, Knack, a 3D platformer headed up Mark Cerny, the Spyro and...

Very challenging, 1080p resolution for crisp visuals, Knack’s varying size can be fun

It’s really difficult and so won’t be much good for young kids, repetitive play, frame rate drops apparent, doesn’t look next-gen to us

Knack is a Cerny misfire. We’ve tried and tried again over five separate days to prize some joy from the title, but it just hasn’t taken with us. It’s a game that fails to engage the player with its story as much as it fails to engage the PS4’s fullest...

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Knack is the next-gen's first platformer, from the PS4's chief architect Mark 'Crash Bandicoot' Cerny, and the console's unofficial mascot

Fantastic visuals ; Intuitive controls ; Replayability

Story a bit flat ; Some iffy camera angles ; Played it before

It may have a next-gen sheen, but PS4's Knack plays like a game made more than a decade ago. Depending on your take on things, that could be damning or really quite appealing. For us, it's a perfectly enjoyable slice of platform fun that entertains...

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Knack review

 

Sony's cartoon platform aims to deliver the next-gen Crash Bandicoot. And fails.

Knack's neatly animated Distinctive cartoon world GIANT KNACK-SMASH

Dumb checkpoint locations Repetitive bash and jump action Knack's bland personality

Knack’s cartoon adventure has some good ideas, but they're rarely used well

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Knack

 

Knack is a powerful mystical creature with a caring soul, the voice of Barry White, and a penchant for..

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Knack

 

Easily the most child-friendly of the PlayStation 4's launch line-up, Knack presents a size-switching tale of relics and goblins. There's no denying the bright colours and next-gen sheen that make the game an attractive proposition for early adopters,...

While not devoid of charm and a solid visual showcase for the PlayStation 4, Knack is best described as a PSOne title in shiny modern clothing. Moving from area to area and fighting the hordes ad nauseam becomes an all too dull task, especially when...

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Fun, but never more than a launch title.

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