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Knack (PS4)

Knack (PS4)
alaScore 83

29 reviews

Oct, 2015

alaTest has collected and analyzed 29 reviews of Knack (PS4). The average rating for this product is 3.1/5, compared to an average rating of 4.4/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Knack (PS4) is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 83/100 = Very good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 29 reviews)

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Expert review by: Gavin Napier (

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!

Nov, 2013

Expert review by: Brandon Hofer (

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.

Nov, 2013

Expert review by: Dan Ryckert (

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...

Nov, 2013

Expert review by: Ludwig Kietzmann (

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...

Nov, 2013

Expert review by: Mike Lowe (

Knack review


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...

Nov, 2013

Expert review by: Matt Hill (

Knack review


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...

Nov, 2013

Expert review by: (

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

Dec, 2013

Expert review by: Hadyn Green (



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

Dec, 2013

Expert review by: Chris Morell (



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...

Dec, 2013

Expert review by: Tano (

Knack review


Fun, but never more than a launch title.

Nov, 2013