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TGS07: LocoRoco Cocoreccho trailer flutters to the internets

While Andrew has already given us his hands-on impressions of LocoRoco Cocoreccho (try saying that fast three times!), everyone knows a pictures is worth a thousand words, and by my calculations, a video is worth four hundred billion eleventy thousand.

Unfortunately, Andrew was rather disappointed with the interactive screensaver, blaming inconsistent and overly complicated controls, which makes the game lose much of what we loved about the first - simplicity.

The game hits the PlayStation Store this week, so how about you try it out and let us know what you think.

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1. I saw this today on the EU PSN and was going to get it, but then remembered I happily run [email protected] as my screensaver and don't really see the point.

Posted at 8:50AM on Sep 20th 2007 by DownwardMonkey

2. @1 Plus the 'hands-on' write-up was less than favourable.

Posted at 9:08AM on Sep 20th 2007 by Ian

3. Yes that was the last straw for me, it become kinda clear I wouldn't be getting it ever at that point.

Posted at 9:14AM on Sep 20th 2007 by DownwardMonkey

4. i have just purchased and played this game on the UK PSN.

IT IS NOT A SCREENSAVER
IT IS NOT A SCREENSAVER
IT IS NOT A SCREENSAVER
IT IS NOT A SCREENSAVER
IT IS NOT A SCREENSAVER

It's just like any other game you download from the psn, you load it up and play.

it is quite different to locoroco psp, but thats not to say it isn't great fun, it's a bit more of a puzzle game. Still bonkers, and still very charming.

Posted at 9:20AM on Sep 20th 2007 by bednarz

5. I hear people are having trouble downloading it from the us psn

Posted at 4:04PM on Sep 20th 2007 by Otsego_Undead

6. What @4 said. Important points:-

1) It's not a screensaver, it's just a small-to-medium size downloadable game. Whoever at Sony used the term "interactive screensaver" doesn't know what they're talking about.

2) Once you get used to the controls (it's not that hard, what the hell is wrong with reviewers nowadays?) it's a hell of a lot of fun. No, it's not Loco PSP.

3) It's GREAT value for 2 squids. About 20 minutes into playing it with my girlfriend, I was laughing like crazy and thinking "this has already been worth 2 quid". And it was.

Great game. Thanks Sony.

Posted at 4:32PM on Sep 20th 2007 by Estarriol

7. I was going to say I'm not interested, I don't like a pure white background. But then, the game is extremely cheap. And after what Estarriol said, I'm really excited. I'm going to try to get a girlfriend to play it with, too!

Posted at 9:06PM on Sep 20th 2007 by John

8. Best buy so far on PSN for me

I never played LocoRoco on PSP, but this game is great, well worth the $5.90NZD when games like FlOw are $15.50

Posted at 1:36AM on Sep 21st 2007 by sam-evans

9. @8 - have you played Super Stardust HD?

In my mind that's the best buy on the PSN (actually one of the best games on the PS3 all round), LocoRoco is #2 though.

Posted at 12:42PM on Sep 21st 2007 by Estarriol

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