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6.1

Mixed or average reviews- based on 17 Ratings

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  1. Positive: 8 out of 17
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  1. Dec 28, 2012
    10
    Frente a los numerosos "New" que, no nos engañemos, acaban ofreciendo básicamente lo mismo en el género de las plataformas, Nifflas vuelve a la carga con el Knytt más grande y transgresor que ha programado hasta la fecha. Los amantes de los dos anteriores títulos tal vez echemos en falta el amoroso pixelado de Juni o muy especialmente la posibilidad deFrente a los numerosos "New" que, no nos engañemos, acaban ofreciendo básicamente lo mismo en el género de las plataformas, Nifflas vuelve a la carga con el Knytt más grande y transgresor que ha programado hasta la fecha. Los amantes de los dos anteriores títulos tal vez echemos en falta el amoroso pixelado de Juni o muy especialmente la posibilidad de cargar niveles de los usuarios, pero este Knytt Underground es todo lo que un aficionado de las plataformas, de la exploración y de los retos puede esperar: "bigger, better and more badass". Llevo jugándolo toda una semana y aún me quedan muchos rincones del mapeado por descubrir. Recomiendo a cualquier jugador que evite los perjuicios hacia los gráficos de ciertos personajes: los fondos, el diseño de niveles y la música son sencillamente maravillosos, transmitiendo una atmósfera de melancolía y surrealismo que se apoya en el trasfondo de las muchas historias que pueblan este mundo subterráneo. En el aspecto netamente jugable es para mí el mejor metroidvania en años, pero es que además, como todo buen vino, está lleno de matices. Expand
  2. Jan 10, 2013
    4
    I should note that I use full spectrum of marks, with 5 being "Neutral".

    This is certainly not my type of game, but I guess I'm also pretty average in taste, thus I can represent objective gamer opinion. I didn't find exploration to be much fun in Knytt, comparing to Terraria (on PC, and soon it will be on PSN) for example. Dialogs are fun, but there is no real immersion to the game for
    I should note that I use full spectrum of marks, with 5 being "Neutral".

    This is certainly not my type of game, but I guess I'm also pretty average in taste, thus I can represent objective gamer opinion. I didn't find exploration to be much fun in Knytt, comparing to Terraria (on PC, and soon it will be on PSN) for example. Dialogs are fun, but there is no real immersion to the game for me. So I've spend no much time exploring it, and, unfortunatelly, I have no wish to try it more. But I guess for some gamers it can be fun, because this game is rather original, which is good, so I still advise you to check it out, if you have time.
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  3. Apr 4, 2013
    4
    I loved Knytt. The levels were vivid, complex, engaging. The foregrounds and backgrounds show emotions. You were a simple grey alien looking to fix your spaceship; no words, no nonsense. In Knytt Underground though you play a little Indian girl named Mia. There's dialog text breaking the flow of exploration. The foreground is just black. No color, not brown rocks, not purple crystals, notI loved Knytt. The levels were vivid, complex, engaging. The foregrounds and backgrounds show emotions. You were a simple grey alien looking to fix your spaceship; no words, no nonsense. In Knytt Underground though you play a little Indian girl named Mia. There's dialog text breaking the flow of exploration. The foreground is just black. No color, not brown rocks, not purple crystals, not green fields. BLACK. The backgrounds are forgettable; just cutout pictures of fruits and plants and such, arranged bizarrely. With Underground I want a bigger, bolder Knytt; I got a very subpar experience. With an M rating you think it would be ballsier, but this is timid and bland. Expand
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73

Mixed or average reviews - based on 6 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 3 out of 6
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  1. It might look simple but prepare to have your brain tickled and tested. [March 2013, p78]
  2. It's the biggest project ever coming from indie-guru Nicklas Nygren (Nifflas) and it's a well-designed, riveting platformer with a ton of things to do, but unfortunately also with a not so riveting story. Which is kind of a bummer. [February 2013, p.91]
  3. Jan 23, 2013
    75
    Exploring Knytt Underground's vast world and learning about the eccentric cast of characters and surprisingly deep lore can be fun – just don't expect any kind of rewarding conclusion to be awaiting you at the end of your adventure.