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News video games 16 November 2020, 15:15

author: Christian Pieniazek

First Reviews: Sackboy A Big Adventure - Solid Platformer, but Nothing More

The reviewers took a look at Sackboy: A Big Adventure, developed primarily as a launch title for the PS5 console. According to their opinion, we are dealing with a solid platform game, which, however, does not bring a breath of fresh air to the genre.

IN A NUTSHELL:
  1. Sackboy: A Big Adventure collects scores around 8/10;
  2. The game boasts very nice graphics and a simple yet accessible and enjoyable gameplay;
  3. Among its drawbacks, however, leads lack of freshness and a certain repetitiveness.

Sackboy: A Big Adventure is one of the launch titles for PlayStation 5 (also available on PlayStation 4) that few players seem to remember. That's a shame, because the reviews of the game indicate that it's at least a solid platformer. According to the critics, Sumo Digital's work is perfect both as a presentation of the capabilities of the DualSense controller and as entertainment for the whole family or as a "launch title" for our kids. So let's have a look at some of the scores given to this project and see what its advantages and disadvantages are noted by industry critics.

At the time of writing, the average score of Sackboy: A Big Adventure on PlayStation 5 is 78% (on Metacritic).

Sackboy: A Big Adventure - review scores, pros and cons

  1. PlayStation Universe - 95/100
  2. Video Chums - 93/100
  3. GameSpew - 90/100
  4. 3DJuegos - 85/100
  5. Hardcore Gamer - 80/100
  6. Push Square - 80/100
  7. Multiplayer.it - 80/100
  8. Destructoid - 80/100
  9. VG247 - 80/100
  10. Game Informer - 80/100
  11. Consolas hobby - 78/100
  12. Everyeye.it - 77/100
  13. Gamer.nl - 75/100
  14. GameSpot - 70/100
  15. TheSixthAxis - 70/100
  16. Gameblog.fr - 60/100

Among the most important advantages of Sackboy: A Big Adventure is undoubtedly the audiovisual setting. The game looks very pleasing to the eye, especially on PlayStation 5, but the PlayStation 4 version is not far behind either. The game is also full of various jokes. Battle-hardened players will also appreciate the responsive controls and the way it uses haptic vibrations and adaptive triggers of the DualSense controller. All this makes the game a great platformer, provided that we can turn a blind eye to the lack of creative solutions known from the LittleBigPlanet series.

Sackboy: A Big Adventure doesn't bring any breath of fresh air into the genre, drawing in spades from the output of many others. In addition, over time, monotony creeps into the game and the fun becomes somewhat repetitive. Moreover, the story told in it does not surprise with anything revealing, although on the other hand, the main villain may seem quite interesting. The lack of online multiplayer mode may also be a problem for some players, but it is to be introduced in a free update before the end of the year.

Sackboy: A Big Adventure debuted on November 12 on PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 5.

  1. Sackboy: A Big Adventure - official website
Sackboy: A Big Adventure

Sackboy: A Big Adventure

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