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Don't you just hate hyperbole? I can sit here and say that Super Mario 3D World is one of the absolute greatest Mario games ever created, and your natural reaction is--I would imagine--to think to yourself that I'm probably full of it.
The thing is, I've played a lot of Mario games, and I can't remember another one that "got it" as thoroughly as this one does. Or, perhaps I should say, I can't remember playing another one in the series since Super Mario Bros. 3 that put things together so beautifully. I prefer it even over Super Mario World, my de facto second-place finisher until just this week.
I'm tired of people saying that I--or any number of other critics--awarded a game a certain score "for the hits," but it's an accusation that comes up every bit as often as the "for the money" one (which is similarly stupid, but a topic for another day). I'm tired enough of the "for the hits" claim that I'm going to explain a few of the many reasons why "for the hits" is not a reason that I have ever awarded a game a certain score (you know, besides just being an honest guy in general).
I haven't read anyone else's reviews for Knack just yet, because I like to form my own opinions if I know I plan to cover a game. Otherwise, it's easy to let someone else's opinions sneak their way into my own review, or to spend time commenting on what other writers saw as the issues rather than spending that precious time commenting on my own perspective.
I was so excited to get my new PlayStation 4, and I spent a few hours deciding what game to play first, once it arrived. Initially, I had planned to go with Knack, but I've heard some unflattering things about that one and I wanted the first game to be special.
I probably should have started with Resogun.
Killzone: Shadow Fall is absolutely gorgeous, and for that reason I'm glad to have played it, but there was an awful lot of stuff throughout the single-player campaign that I was surviving rather than enjoying. There were beautiful vistas, sure, but there was also a lot of frustration.
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