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Knack 2

Sony Interactive Entertainment, SCE Japan Studio
Sep 5, 2017 - PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5
Fair

OpenCritic Rating

72

Top Critic Average

38%

Critics Recommend

Eurogamer
No Recommendation
IGN
7.2 / 10
Metro GameCentral
6 / 10
Easy Allies
3.5 / 5
GamesRadar+
3 / 5
Game Informer
8.3 / 10
GameSpot
7 / 10
Polygon
7.5 / 10
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Knack 2 Media

Knack 2 - PS4 Trailer | E3 2017 thumbnail

Knack 2 - PS4 Trailer | E3 2017

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Critic Reviews for Knack 2

Eurogamer

No Recommendation / Blank
Eurogamer

Improvements abound, but Knack's adventures still suffer from a lack of charm.

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IGN

7.2 / 10.0
IGN

Knack 2 is lacking in a number of areas, but its strengths outweigh its weaknesses. The pacing is spot-on, the combat satisfying and the gameplay varied. Co-op is genuinely good fun too, and most definitely the best way for younger gamers to get into the action. Knack 2 is definitely a step up from the original, then, but until the writing and characterisation improve drastically, it's not going to be a true first party titan.

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Metro GameCentral

GameCentral
6 / 10
Metro GameCentral

On a technical level this is clearly a better game than its infamous predecessor, but it's still nowhere near as fun as it should be thanks to its bland design and characters.

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An experience that feels thin and repetitive in spite of its length and new additions, Knack 2 feels like a palette cleanser rather than a main course.

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Still the same Knack gameplay at its core, but now with greatly needed variety

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Knack returns in a surprisingly fun sequel that makes great use of its shape-shifting hero.

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Knack 2 is an entertaining platform game like those of yesteryear. It's been created with due care and attention. Sure, it's old fashioned, and its story is appalling. But it's a reminder that the character-led platform combat game is still alive and well. Despite its good looks, it's more a work of engineering than it is a work of art. But, as my kid said to me after we'd mashed our way through a co-op level, it's kinda fun.

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