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GF Rating
6.7

1278 ratings

Critic & User Reviews

GF Rating
8

Very Good

Worth Playing

posted by Freeze17 (KUNA, ID) Nov 27, 2013

Member since Jan 2005

8 out of 8 gamers (100%) found this review helpful

I feel Knack has had some harsh reviews. People should not be surprised by what they are getting when playing this game. It looks great and plays great. It is a great alternative launch game that is more child appropriate and is not a "shooter." The game is very linear and unforgiving as it only takes a couple of hits to make you start over at the last check point. The story is not too bad either. An interesting concept is being able to swap out the hidden treasure find for one that your friends might have found if you want or need it more.

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GF Rating
8

Very Good

Don't Believe the Horrid Reviews, this game ROCKS!

posted by SnootHonk (OROVILLE, CA) Nov 26, 2013

Member since Aug 2008

8 out of 8 gamers (100%) found this review helpful

You may have read some bad reviews of Knack by usually reputable sites such as IGN or Gamespot, but I'd argue that the game is much better than they'd have you believe. The attention to detail and a worthwhile demonstration of next-gen capabilities is present here, along with decent voice acting and a compelling story. Sure, the concept is simple, beat up goblins and robots, bosses, etc., but each chapter features new enemies and forces the player to approach each encounter with a different strategy. Given, there's plenty of hidden chests either containing jewels or parts needed to assemble gadgets which aid in your efforts, but it is actually fairly far into the game before you can actually complete a single, simple gadget perk, which is really Knack at its worst. Also, there aren't even any puzzles of any form which would've enhanced the experience tremendously, but taken as a whole, Knack is a noteworthy and ultimately awesome piece of the PS4 launch lineup, and should be played by anyone looking for a lighthearted, immensely satisfying example of a game that deserves a much better critical analysis than Gamespot was willing to give it, (a 4.0 out of 10), and IGN's "mediocre" 5.4. It appears some people don't recognize a great game when they see one. Typically, professional review scores reflect the quality of a game with all aspects of the game taken into account, but I believe the big boys dropped the ball on this one. Play Knack! If you don't like it then there's probably something wrong with you, LOL!

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GF Rating
10

Perfect

KNACK

posted by gdazlings (LAGUNA NIGUEL, CA) Dec 24, 2013

Member since Dec 2013

3 out of 3 gamers (100%) found this review helpful

awesome game for my son (10 yrs) he love it! and we bought it finally!

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