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Trine 4: The Nightmare Prince - Announcement Trailer

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    talklittle Link
    Color me surprised! I thought the Trine series effectively died after Trine 3 flopped. Apparently Frozenbyte's Shadwen and Has Been Heroes didn't do too great either? (50%, 60% review scores) I...

    Color me surprised! I thought the Trine series effectively died after Trine 3 flopped. Apparently Frozenbyte's Shadwen and Has Been Heroes didn't do too great either? (50%, 60% review scores)

    I loved the first 2 Trines, they are great for couch co-op, skipped the third due to bad reviews and weird 3D perspective. The Trine 4 trailer looks like they're going back to their gameplay roots, has me cautiously optimistic.

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    1. Deimos Link Parent
      Yeah, I was almost certain that they had said Trine 3 was the final game in the series, but I guess not! It looks like they actually announced this back in October, but I missed that. They did an...
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    2. masochist Link Parent
      Review scores are garbage and not really useful as an indicator of success, particularly on Steam where they're gamed and trolled and used for jokes so much. And if you're talking about...

      Review scores are garbage and not really useful as an indicator of success, particularly on Steam where they're gamed and trolled and used for jokes so much. And if you're talking about publications, most of them only know four numbers: 7, 8, 9, 10. Beyond that, so many publications accept invitations to press events where "journalists" (if they were journalists they'd not consider accepting things like this) are pampered and given free food, swag, etc., and then asked to write "unbiased" "reviews" of games. Oh, and this doesn't even cover the deals some outlets (coughigncough) have with publishers where they get the first take but can't write anything negative about the piece.