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Touch My Katamari

The latest installment in the Katamari series, Touch My Katamari, is the debut of the franchise on PlayStation®Vita.The King of All Cosmos has a whole new bunch of weird and wonderful missions in store as you once again step intothe shoes of his son, the prince. Use the PlayStation®Vita touch screen controls to roll your Katamari ball around theenvironments and gather up every possible object to make it grow. The King will send you to the four corners of theearth to complete your oddball missions and restore his very particular kind of Katamari order to the universe.
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Review 1 for Touch My Katamari
Addictive
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Posted on:4/13/12
Twistedvirgo0913
Location: Lansing, MI
This game is perfect for: casual gamers
Ok this is my first Katamari game, and it's fun and all, but some of the music is annoying, like when the king is speaking it's dj scratching, which is super annoying, and the game is so weird. But whatever, for some reason I crave pocky and bubble tea when I play this game. Huh. This game can get frustrating, but with a couple of trys and some hard knocks from the king you'll get it, if you try. I don't like the controls for this game on the vita, but you can do classic controls, and I suppose they are just like the ps3 controls. Anyway good luck, and don't hate on it too much, it's still entertaining.
 
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0 of 3 found this review helpful.
Review 2 for Touch My Katamari
The first decent handheld Katamari game
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Posted on:2/20/12
zOMGREI
Location: Medford, NJ
This game is perfect for: casual gamers
I was able to get my hands on this game early (2/15) at my local Gamestop after a little convincing. After playing it for several days, I can honestly recommend this as the game you should get for your Vita if you're only able to get one game at launch. While there has been a previous attempt to capture Katamari's gameplay on a handheld system, it never really worked because of the lack of a second analog stick. On the Vita it actually works, and it's amazing. The Vita's second analog stick makes this control almost exactly like the console versions. There are touchscreen controls as well, but IMO, you're better off not using them and just sticking to the dual analog sticks and the rear touchpad. While I'm on the subject of the touchpad, I have to say that actually doesn't feel gimmicky at all (especially when compared to the other launch titles), the ability to deform the Katamari is well integrated into the gameplay and adds to the experience quite a bit. The game also looks (and sounds) exactly like the console editions. I did notice a little bit of slowdown when things got hectic, but for a launch title the performance is rock solid. Ultimately, the only bad thing I can say about this version of Katamari is that it's not a particularly long game. Thankfully, the replay value is huge as it takes a lot of practice to ace each stage, and the game also adds incentive for playing on a daily/weekly basis.
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konrad
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I wish it were cheaper
Posted 3/14/12
This is a cool game, but I wish it was cheaper.
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Review 3 for Touch My Katamari
Finally...
Posted on:1/25/12
Fennec
Location: Salem, VA
A new chance to ROLL WITH MY SOUL! When I get a VITA, this will be my first purchase! For as a MAN, I cannot let the King of All Cosmos down! I will roll with all of the heart, body, and mind that such a momentous task requires! And to all of you reading this...
Read this and know, that you too will roll with your souls! We will ALL ROLL like never before! And we will be proud. The Katamari are waiting for us to take hold of their benubbed forms and grab objects, to make the greatest of junk balls! Take heart, my brethren: We are together in this!
...Looks like it'll be an awesome game!
 
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31 of 36 found this review helpful.