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Game review
Sound, I guess?
by Peter Willington 2/4/2013
Product: HarmoKnight
Developer: Game Freak
Publisher: Nintendo
Format: 3DS
Genre: Action, Music/ Rhythm, Platform
Players: 1
Version: Europe
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Having a legacy in the games industry must be a terrible thing. If you're an individual creator then you'll always be remembered for one game above all others.

And if you're a company that wants to branch out from what you usually produce, people will always compare what you make with the series you're known for.

On which note, here come the people that made the mind-bendingly successful Pokemon franchise with a rhythm-action game called HarmoKnight. Lacking in ideas, and missing any sense of identity, this is one for traditional rhythm-action fans only. ...
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If you're after a by-the-numbers rhythm-action experience, then HarmoKnight has you covered, but its lack of style and unwillingness to push any of its few ideas forward are a massive letdown
Audio/visual: 5
Gameplay: 5
Value: 6
Innovation: 5
Overall: 5
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