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Knack 2? Is that you? Could it be true?

Knack 2 is maybe a thing that is might be happening, if an animator's resume is to be believed. As spotted by NeoGAF, the following comes from 3D animator Mindy Liang's LinkedIn account:

 
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Review: Knack

Every system launch needs a good platformer, right? Knack is a bit different from, say, Crash Bandicoot or Ratchet and Clank, but it does feel like it takes a bit from both games. Of course, that has a lot to do with the its creator, Mark C...

 
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Pairing is caring: Knack co-op trailer teaches teamwork

Word on the streets is that Knack is deceptively hard. Everyone that gets their hands on it seems like they're dying way more than they expected. Maybe it's not kiddie's first game, after all. Luckily, you can summon a co-op partner t...

 
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Play Knack iOS, unlock stuff for Knack on PS4

Knack is a fun word to say. Try it! "Knack." However you slice it, the upcoming PS4 game Knack now has an iOS companion app, which lets you "match three" in the style of Bejeweled to unlock new console content.  As you unlock "parts," ...

 
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Mark Cerny answers your PS4 and Knack questions

PlayStation 4 lead architect Mark Cerny has all but surpassed painter Bob Ross as the person I'd most want to go on a cross-country road trip with. He could just talk for the duration and I'd be stuck in a relaxed state of mind, hanging on...

 
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Dying a decent amount in Knack

Sony threw a PlayStation 4 shindig this week and Knack was featured heavily. We were treated to a video, narrated live by PS4 architect and Knack director Mark Cerny, with a lot of the gameplay sliced out in order to focus on the narrative,...

 
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Cerny on Knack: 'Taken Crash Bandicoot and flipped it'

This week I talked with PS4 system architect and Knack creative director Mark Cerny about his upcoming, family-friendly PS4 title. When talking about balancing the difficulty -- making the game accessible as someone's first console game on ...

 
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Knack is conceptually sound, but lacking in execution

"I'm a burning piece of wood. I'm going to punch a robot. He's going to hate that." Jonathan and Spencer played Knack at PAX Prime 2013 and, from the sound of it, this may not be quite the PlayStation 4 launch title some of us were hoping ...

 
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Mark Cerny muses on Knack and I love it

Do you like Mark Cerny? Do you want to hear him speak Japanese and talk about his upcoming game, Knack? Who doesn't, right? Well this video is for you, as it gives us a more in-depth look at the game, in terms of the story, visuals, and th...

 
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On easy mode, Knack 'can be someone's first console game'

Speaking at the Develop Conference, PlayStation 4 lead architect and Knack director Mark Cerny described the team's intention to create an "on-ramp" to console gaming with the upcoming character action game. SCE Japan Studio had two audienc...

 
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There's something nice about PS4's Knack

Knack came out of nowhere. This PS4 title is quite a bit different from what you'd expect for a launch title from Sony, but this makes it a standout in the large pile of upcoming next-gen games. As it stands right now, there's nothing else ...

 
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Latest trailer reminds us that Knack still exists

I feel bad for not being more invested in Knack when I'm reasonably sure it will end up being a worthy pickup for PlayStation 4 owners. For starters, it looks like something Pixar could have put out, which isn't the kind of thing that gets...

 

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