Submitted by snipermk0 39d ago | opinion piece

PS4 exclusive ‘Tearaway Unfolded’ could be Sony’s next big system seller

From the article: "Tearaway Unfolded is a little known title in development by Media Molecule that was revealed during the Sony Gamescom 2014 conference. Back in 2009 when the PS3 was struggling in terms of sales, Media Molecule came to the rescue with its game ‘LittleBigPlanet’ and it turned out to be a system seller for Sony, with its cute and cuddly art design." (PS4, Tearaway Unfolded)

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Relientk77  +   40d ago
I loved what I saw from this game at Gamescom. It looks amazing and unique. Totally getting it.
snipermk0  +   40d ago
I'm surprised not many people are talking about this given Media Molecule's track record.
Enemy  +   40d ago
And this isn't even Media Molecule's main project.

Really excited it's going to be 60fps too.
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Relientk77  +   40d ago
Yeah I think some people are overlooking it. But they really should be wanting this game.
jujubee88  +   39d ago
MM are really good at making console games kids and young adults want to play.

Interestingly enough, TearAway also appeals to people into art and fun (in general). For instance, I saw the creator of "Invader Zim" tweeting a screenshot about the VITA version a while back.

It just seems to capture the imagination of a lot of people. This is coming from someone that never really bought or played the game; just going off second hand reactions.
Conzul  +   39d ago
I played Tearaway on Vita, and DAYUM, it was the Definition of *fresh* experience.
Very tactile; very fun.

Day 1 for this PS4 owner!

Edit: would kill for Gravity Rush or Gravity Rush 2 on PS4!!!!! <3
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badz149  +   39d ago
The original didn't move the Vita much if at all so I don't expext it to he a system seller on PS4 all of a sudden.

Hey, don't get me wrong. I love Tearaway to bits and I couldn't have been happier when Unfolded was announced although admittedly I prefer they continue it on the Vita with a larger scale of adventure as I think the Vita really needs it but I'm still happy Tearaway will still be around and this is a day 1 buy for me. It's just that the market is not really going crazy for something "fresh" like this but I hope that will change.
iamnsuperman  +   39d ago
I think it is because it has been out before. I think the article is a bit much. It didn't move the Vita (and barely moved it self hence why we have this). People should play it though. It is really good
mikeslemonade  +   39d ago
It will get good critical appeal but not a system seller. Another exclusive for the PS4 that will be a GOTY nominee for next year. If Wild comes out next year that's another one.
bullymangLer  +   40d ago
The first Tearaway for the Vita was something else!

Though i have become very busy in the real world, so i can only choose one game to play, and back to work i go.

Tearaway 2, or Yoshi's Wooly WOrld ? hmmmmm . .

Since Yoshi wooly World will be a tad bit challenging or so Nintendo has stated, and Tearaway will probably not bring a challenge like the first one, thennn, i choose Wooly WOrld!!
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HugoDrax  +   39d ago
Tearaway on Vita was amazing! the gameplay, the story, the use of the rear touch pad, the soundtrack, everything about the game was why I am a gamer. It was also my first PLATINUM vita game :-). Looking forward to playing the PS4 release.
Nitrowolf2  +   39d ago
Uh this isn`t tearaway 2, its basically a remake, retellibg of the first one with extra content to suit the ps4
Cueil  +   39d ago
love this game on the Vita, but it's no system seller unfortunately
iamnsuperman  +   39d ago
It barely sold it self let a lone a system. I loved Tearaway and it was my second favorite game of that year but calling it a system seller is a bit much
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BallsEye  +   39d ago
Definitely like it...but a system seller??
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360ICE  +   38d ago
I know right! It looks nothing like the game it is a remake of! /slight sarcasm

The original Tearaway was beautiful and unique, though. Too bad it couldn't be the system seller Vita deserved.
The_Infected  +   40d ago
This game looks amazing. I love the art and design.
darx  +   39d ago
Looks fun
brotherlymoses   39d ago | Trolling | show | Replies(1)
All_Consoles  +   39d ago
Blowing things out of proportion a little? It will be fun and all but in no way is a system seller. The vita version sales weren't terrific, and considering it's basically a remake plus I doubt it will move units
Spotie  +   39d ago
Except it's likely to get way more exposure as a console game, and can be seen as a reason- along with LBP- to pick up a PS4 for the kids.
98xpresent  +   39d ago
The vita version was 1 of best games I played last year.

But A system seller ? Nah
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DanielGearSolid  +   39d ago
Yea, highly unlikely
Quicktim3  +   39d ago
well just watched that trailer it looked incredibly stupid

but that's just my personal opinion.

but its like why waste time playing this when so many great AAA games are coming.
dafegamer  +   39d ago
you obviously haven't played tearaway then. Tearaway is probably better than all those "great" AAA games you're mentioning
NukaCola  +   39d ago
you never played the 1st game which is a shame. it was AAA
Destrania   39d ago | Personal attack | show
iamnsuperman  +   39d ago
In my opinion the game was just outdone by TLOU for my game of the year. It is a well crafted and brilliant game that tried story telling in an unusal way. It is definitely not a stupid game
DigitalRaptor  +   39d ago
Dudebro confirmed.
Remy_S  +   39d ago
Hope it gets the sales it deserves, it sold absolutely horrible on the vita.
luis_spartano  +   39d ago
I have this on my Vita, and it's extraordinary!
LightDiego  +   39d ago
Finally i will play this masterpiece!
Drithe   39d ago | Trolling | show
Drithe  +   39d ago
What does Sony do? Get everyone in all their marketing divisions to come on here and cheer lead games they want to sell? Some of these posts are so blantant it's pathetic.
BoNeSaW23  +   39d ago
Don't make it so obvious next time, YOU are a SONY hater!
WeAreLegion  +   39d ago
They show their customers respect and release great products. You'd be surprised just how many loyal customers you gain by treating them like human beings.
DigitalRaptor  +   39d ago

Dat desperate baseless conspiracy. You know, if you were used to getting treated liked a consumer should be and a gamer deserves to be, then you may have the same opinion about the kind of games Sony releases.

Just look at the reviews for Tearaway, you bitter little troll.
larrysdirtydrawss  +   39d ago
douche jesus dick knickle ...PPL nothing sold the vita,,,you're gonna hold tearaway responsible for that? nobodys buying any system for one game..... this is getting the ps4 treatment and an added %50 new tearaway content that wasnt on the vita... this is now basically a new AAA game sony exclusive... this is now gonna be on a system thats selling like crazy.. without a doubt a million seller... many ppl talked about how they wanted this game but didnt want to spend money on a vita,now this is there chance,ppl will flock to this
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Destrania  +   39d ago
The troll accounts I'm seeing on here lately are getting absolutely ridiculous. Pretty sickening to know those people have nothing better to do than hate on games they're actually jealous of that they don't have on their system. At least if I said 'sorry you guys don't have creative, original, quality games on your platform's it would be a truthful troll. But I'm not saying that *wink*. As far as Tearaway, I was really dissapointed I couldn't play it because I didn't have a Vita, so I'm very stoked to play it on PS4, it looks fantastic.
SonyStyled  +   39d ago
ive had an account on here for probably over 2 years with over 800 comments. ive never been called a fanboy or troll. but the past month for some reason its happened plenty of times. not for my comment but for name and avatar alone which is profiling. i am not a fanboy. i am a gamer that loves games no matter what platform its on. if its good i play it. simple as that. my name and avatar is a reflection of what i own and (mostly)play on and i have no negative affiliation toward microsoft or nintendo. if my comment history is ever searched there will be no fanboy/bias/trolling comments at all whatsoever. its interesting to see how many people jump to conclusions these days. so what im saying is i more than agree with you. there has seemed to be an awful lot of trolls/fanboys/gamers that cant coexist etc on here lately. maybe it has something to do with the recently defunct gaming sites
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thecowsaysmoo  +   39d ago
Meh, project spark is more innovative.
The_Infected  +   39d ago
Heres some entertainment for everyone. Enjoy and try not to laugh to hard.

Gh05t  +   39d ago
Wow! thanks for that it was funny. That is coming from an Xbox fan too (well sort of indifferent right now but still side towards the green more than the blue). A little disillusion for my taste.
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guyman  +   39d ago
I tried not to laugh hard, but alas, i did! i must say, quite a number of trolls springing up on this article
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FlunkinMonkey  +   39d ago
N4G should ban IP's like yours.. Would possibly make you think about life and whether what you're doing with multiple accounts was all worth it on here.

I can tell you already it isn't.. You must be a hit with the ladies.

What a joke.
Bonkerz  +   39d ago
Come on are we seriously trying to say that Tearaway is a system seller... Man you guys lol.
The_Infected  +   39d ago
You Xbox fanboys are all over this article I see. Lol
disKinected  +   39d ago
Why do you care?
Are you that much insecure?
DigitalRaptor  +   39d ago
Coming from the person that believes in the "secret sauce" coming to Xbone, I don't think you have any room to talk, at all: http://n4g.com/news/1566714...

In reality, PS4 sells all by itself. The exclusive games are just a bonus, strangely. I mean this is just one about about 10 exclusive PS4 games coming in 2015.
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Shawtymann  +   39d ago
This game was brilliant on the Vita. I've gotten the platinum trophy on it and I'll be picking up this version when I get my PS4. I can't wait to see what else MM is working on. they're one of the most creative developers out right now.
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Macdaddy71  +   39d ago
If this game become a system seller or next big thing I'm done with consoles, I didn't spend $400 ps4 $500 X1 to play freakin kids BS... I'm sorry let the kids play the wii u or tablet!!! I paid all this money to play AAA or even A games but not this shit...
DanteVFenris666  +   39d ago
This is tripleA.... Jesus enough with you fanboys. I'm 20 and absolutely loved lbp and tear away. If games are fun they are worth buying that simple. Twitch shooters have gotten dull and boring I'm sorry that your still stuck in the garbage that was last gen .

Plus you aren't paying for it... You paid, or so you say two bubbler that you own a ps4. That doesn't mean sony is going to develop every game to be as generic as you want games to be. A lot of people like me have been praising this gen for such unique titles like octodad and outlast. Last gen was so terrible with all the generic "manly" games that you want. So again you didn't pay for it neither do you have to. Just buy the yearly release of those garbage titles year after year after year...
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G20WLY  +   39d ago
Oh the old "I didn't spend $400 to play *fill in the blank*" argument...lol

Then don't play it; there are loads of games coming, to suit all tastes! My girlfriend doesn't like lilies, but she doesn't rage at the florist for providing them to other people...but then, she's rational.

If you'd played the game, you'd realise it was one of the freshest of all of last year. It should be applauded, even if you're too 'tough' to see the appeal.
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PrinceOfAllSaiyans  +   39d ago
Omg at the damn haters. Just because it isn't dudebro enough for you Xbone fanboys. I get if I had shooting, racing, or sports in it you Xbone fanboys would be all over it.
WeAreLegion  +   39d ago
I freaking LOVE Tearaway. One of the best portable titles ever released. Certainly one of the most creative.

I'm not sure this will move tons of consoles, but it will grab the attention of many people. Miyamoto even loves this game. How can you not?
Lilrizky  +   39d ago
It's a fantastic game but it's not a system seller by any stretch of the meaning. If it was then it would've sold vitas
DanteVFenris666  +   39d ago
You got it wrong mate. It's pretty simple why the vita isn't selling. And it's because of smartphones. It's an all in one package, more accepted. And can easily entertain you. So only the hardcore people who actually play games for entertainment get one not just because they are bored. Laptops are now powerful and can be used on airplanes. So there's pretty much no reason to buy one.

I bought one but I mostly played it at home. And that's just caus im a huge gamer. So the reason is smartphones took that market. Nintendo can still grasp it because they have Pokemon. Everyone I know bought it solely for that one game myself included
Lilrizky  +   39d ago
I should've rephrased that then....

Tearaway couldn't even sell within the vita market.

140k for tearaway a triple A first party game


700k for persona. a remaster
nycgamer4ever  +   39d ago
You are comparing a little know brand new ip with pretty much the best jrpg ever that is the 4th game in a franchise? Fail much?

And please with all the "it didn't move vitas" comments. Nothing moves would move the Vita except games like exclusive MGS, GOW or another well know established franchise with a huge fanbase.

Ps4 is selling like hotcakes on it's own with "no" games, or some would have you believe. Tearaway along with LBP 3 will sell plenty to parents and kids or just ganers looking for more family friendly games or something fresh. Games aren't just about shooting stuff you know.
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Gh05t  +   39d ago
Tearaway Unfolded turning your hardcore PS4 into a Wii!

Don't get me wrong the game LOOKS amazing... I just hate motion controls, its why I rarely touch my wii (No pun intended XD ).
DanteVFenris666  +   39d ago
Good thing it doesn't use them, it was clearly shown they were using the dualshock 4
MasterCornholio  +   39d ago
Wow I can't believe that such a sweet looking game is getting so much hate these days. Anyways it looks like a great innovative title to play. I !love the work that media molecule does.
disKinected  +   39d ago
Jealousy mate.
Last time I heard xbox fans are busy playing games instead of trolling.
Looking at this article tells the true story. Haven't got a single game to play after Titanfail.
Scatpants  +   39d ago
System seller? I doubt it. Tearaway was kind of a niche game. I'd be surprised if it sold 2 million.
TheBoy  +   39d ago
Considering Tearaway sold 370k on the VITA, I really doubt it'll be a system seller and it was incredibly overrated.
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disKinected  +   39d ago
No it wasn't overrated.
It wasn't a generic and overrated game like Halo or say Gears. It was an amazing experience.
Thanks for the input btw.
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DigitalRaptor  +   37d ago

What was overrated about it then?
captainexplosion  +   39d ago
If Tearaway couldn't sell Vitas why would a less fresh version sell PS4s? Im really looking forward to Unfolded, but it won't be a system seller.
KakashiHotake  +   39d ago
It really is a beautiful and imaginative game. I always wanted to play it when it was on Vita but never wanted to actually invest in a Vita. So now being on PS4 this is perfect.
DarXyde  +   39d ago
It's a really innovative title, but I really don't see myself shelling out for this. I hope it gets attention, but I will be holding out hope for a PlayStation Plus release. I tend to have bad luck with that where I buy a game literally a month before it hits Plus. It happened with Tomb Raider, Dragon's Crown, Street Fighter II HD Remix, Infamous 2 and LittleBigPlanet 2. I'm pretty sure I'm forgetting a couple, but yeah.

I'll wait. If it doesn't come, I'll pick it up when it goes down in price.
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Provolone24  +   39d ago
Media Molecule is arguably the most creative studio out there these days. In a market that is often over-saturated by shooters and striving for visual fidelity, you can always count on these guys to make some of the most fun and unique experiences available.
oasdada  +   39d ago
If anything.. wild has a gud chance of doing that
6DEAD6END6  +   39d ago
Never played it on Vita but I am really impressed with this game on the PS4, I'll defiantly get it.
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