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|OT| News Hype Astro's PlayRoom Reviews |OT| WOOHOO!

Plat or no Plat?


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JimiNutz

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I doubt this will get much/any of my time initially as I'll be too busy with Demon's Souls but I'm sure I'll get around to it at some point.

I think it's awesome that Sony packed in a free game and my gf is looking forward to it also. Hopefully it also leads to more people playing Rescue Mission.
 
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I am surprised that this game is getting good reviews.

Looks great for a free packed in title.
its Normal... i mean, its a Japan Studio subdivision game, of course the quality is huge.

Will be my first ps5 game to play it... later will be Demon Souls or Cyberpunk 2099 oficially.
 
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The original Astro Bot might not have been an exceptional game if you stripped it of the VR but the team knew how to make something utterly charming and Nintendo-esque and it looks like they know how to do it without VR too.


Over time ... Japan Studio proved it can be like Nintendo in fun.

I always say that Japan Studio is "The Nintendo of Playstation".
 
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bender

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Very hyped for this, looks really like a Mario style game and I hope the make more of these and expand the idea in the future.

Looks like they've hit two homeruns with the IP. I'd gladly pay for another stand alone entry at this point.
 
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The previews looks tons of fun and I know its the kind of game I will enjoy. Honest question, is it really a full game or is it really just a very long (but amazing) tech demo, or is there more to it than that?
 
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I hope Sony continues to have faith in Japan Studio :messenger_downcast_sweat:

Japan-based developer support teams have been reduced by as much as a third from their peak, and the rolling contracts of a number of game creators at PlayStation’s Japan Studio, one of the unit’s oldest in-house software ateliers, haven’t been renewed, former employees said. The U.S. office believes the PlayStation business doesn’t need games that only do well in Japan, employees in the California headquarters said.
 

bender

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The previews looks tons of fun and I know its the kind of game I will enjoy. Honest question, is it really a full game or is it really just a very long (but amazing) tech demo, or is there more to it than that?

Sounds like 3-5 hours.
 
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The previews looks tons of fun and I know its the kind of game I will enjoy. Honest question, is it really a full game or is it really just a very long (but amazing) tech demo, or is there more to it than that?
I think they said it's 5 hours long. It has a full trophy list and a platinum. So, not a full 10+ hour experience but for a free pack-in it's nice.
 
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Bo_Hazem

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And this is being gifted for free from Sony! Thank you!
 

hemo memo

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I mean it is a pre-packaged awesome demonstration of the DSense so what is not to like?
 

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Having a lot of fun with this

Early impressions:

Controls are extremely tight and responsive

Worlds are pretty short and clever, little hidden areas to find stuff. Not overly challenging yet, just creative enough to keep you having fun

Absolutely packed with Easter eggs thst will make you smile if you're a Playstation fan. So far have seen spyro, ape escape and the PS3 ducks

Dualsense integration is so good. The reviews will do it justice better than me, but feeling different textures and sensations based on what's happening around you is absolutely correct

Asobi have a little bit of Nintendo magic about them. Everyone picking up a PS5 should check it out first. I really hope they make a full-scale platformer next
 
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Is it the best reviewed games for new gen until now?