Tag: Balan Wonderworld
Review Balan Wonderworld (PS5) - One of the Worst 3D Platformers of the Past Decade
There is no wonder in this world
Gamers have been treated to a 3D platformer renaissance over the past few years. The likes of Yooka-Laylee and A Hat in Time have shown the world that 3D platformers aren’t just a genre of the past, but a formula that can still be iterated upon. Enter Square Enix and legendary game designer Yuji Naka, best known...
News Balan Wonderworld Contains Potentially Dangerous Flashing Imagery Before Day One Patch
Make sure it's installed before playing
Oh dear. Balan Wonderworld can't catch a break, can it? The game, helmed by Sonic the Hedgehog co-creator Yuji Naka, is a colourful 3D platformer about donning different outfits to use various abilities, but it's been widely panned in early previews. A day one patch has promised to address some of the feedback...
News Balan Wonderworld's Day One PS5, PS4 Patch to Address Some Demo Issues
Balan Wonderworld is quite something, and while we were putting a brave face on our recent hands on preview… Well, let’s just say we’re not overly optimistic about the final product. There is some reason to be positive, though: an update from producer Noriyoshi Fujimoto has promised improvements will be made as part of the...
Hands On Balan Wonderworld Is an Unusual PS5, PS4 Platformer That Doesn't Style It Out
Crimes of fashion
We're not entirely sure where to begin with Balan Wonderworld. Granted early access to the demo — available to all from tomorrow — we've been playing this somewhat mysterious title, and we're not wholly convinced. The demo itself is fairly large, but from our experience, we're not sold on this new concept from Yuji Naka. After...
News Balan Wonderworld Gets a Demo Next Week on PS5, PS4
Sonic the Hedgehog creator's next game
Ahead of its release in March, the rather mysterious Balan Wonderworld will offer a demo on both PlayStation 5 and PlayStation 4. It'll be available from next week on Thursday 28th January 2021, playable alone or in local co-op with a partner. Just don't break lockdown rules to make that happen. This...
News Balan Wonderworld Is Yuji Naka's Next Game, Coming to PS5 and PS4 Next Year
It's a 3D platformer
Sonic the Hedgehog creator Yuki Naka has teamed up with Square Enix for his next game, named Balan Wonderworld. It's coming to PlayStation 5 and PlayStation 4 in Spring 2021 and is being pitched as a family-friendly 3D platformer set in a mysterious land packed full of theatre. If you purchase the PS4 version, you'll gain free...