We're really enjoying Patapon over at PS Fanboy HQ. The game is unique, unlike anything before it. The PlayStation.blog features a few new factoids about the game. For example, "the development team for Patapon is called Pyramid, but is being produced by Japan Studios, the same studio that developed and produced LocoRoco." So, saying it's from the same team as LocoRoco is, in fact, a little incorrect -- but not entirely.
The creator of the game is actually Hiroyuki Kotani, the man responsible for the cult PS1 game Devil Dice. Of course, his greatest accomplishment (in our opinion) is Mad Maestro!.
Reader Comments (Page 1 of 1)
12-22-2007 @ 9:04PM
Hey Hiroyuki, how about a demo?
12-24-2007 @ 3:55AM
yeah it'd be great to get one. maybe through the PSN?? hmm??
12-22-2007 @ 9:15PM
I concur, demo plz!=D
12-22-2007 @ 9:47PM
what i find amusing, is that so many people give Nintendo all the credit for being fresh and innovative, despite the fact that they release a Mario, Zelda, or Metroid game every year, but no one gives Sony credit for tapping these developers that genuinely create fresh and innovative games.
Eye of Judgement
Little Big Planet
Pain (fresh enough)
i just don't get it.
i'm not saying Nintendo *CAN'T be innovative, just that they haven't been as of late, while Sony's been doing a pretty bang-up job bringing us interesting games such as Patapon.
12-22-2007 @ 10:51PM
People say a lot of things, best not to take it personally.
12-22-2007 @ 10:28PM
You guys have an HQ?
12-22-2007 @ 10:57PM
Well, other than the voices (hated the herd of 5 year old voices in Loco Roco, hate them here too), the game looks like it could be quite fun to play. Looking forward to the demo. Loco Roco had like 5, with that kinda precedent, I'm expecting at least one for Patapon...pon, pon, pata pon. No love for chaka and don, I hear they kick puppies.
12-23-2007 @ 3:02AM
12-23-2007 @ 12:26AM
I've been playing the game the last two days and I'm hooked. Just wish I knew what the hell it says, since I cant read japanese. Ive just been looking at some english videos of it and kinda just going along with the game. so far im on the 4th level. Its really addictive
12-23-2007 @ 12:44AM
I'm also playing it in japanese, the game it's very straight forward but it gave me some trouble to figure out that I had to invoke rain in the lava stage, leaving that out the game mechanics are really simple
12-23-2007 @ 6:23PM
Alex W. said...
I'm loving it so far. I feel ya on the Japanese text. But I'm totally rebuying it in English. Just like Crisis Core.
12-23-2007 @ 4:23AM
Where the hell is our demo ? Well Il guess that Il have to wait untill February to play the game ...
12-23-2007 @ 8:59AM
looks like a great game but it's the kinda thing i'd like to see downloadable on the playstation store instead of having to carry around a umd
12-23-2007 @ 10:04AM
Oni how do you make it rain? i'm on that level now.
12-23-2007 @ 3:26PM
oh my god, I want this game.