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Tearaway Unfolded offers same story as Vita, but with extra features


When we watched the Sony presentation at gamescom we were under the impression that Media Molecule's Tearaway Unfolded was a new game for PS4, but in fact it's not. Instead it's a retelling of the original with some added extra features.

"With Tearaway Unfolded, we wanted to put the world is inside your TV and have you interact with it using the unique inputs of the controller," wrote Media Molecule on its blog.

"It doesn't make sense for players to get up from the sofa, wander over to the TV and literally touch the world like they did in the PlayStation Vita version, but there are other ways you’ll be able to physically interact with the game instead. 

"From the comfort of your couch, you can swipe the touch pad to unleash great gusts of wind, and send them howling into the world to unfold rippling bridges or send enemies tumbling from cliffs! The power of wind can also be used to propel atoi through the skies in a paper plane, so you can explore the larger new world from above.

"We also use the controller in more surprising ways too! You can shine the controller’s light bar into the TV to light up dark and gloomy places, growing and transforming the scenery, and guiding atoi along her way. Your little messenger companion can also throw items and creatures out of your TV and into your controller, where you can listen to them rattling around, before sending them hurtling back into the world.

"Tearaway Unfolded will be a familiar story, but with new ways to play, new places to explore, and a world that looks really rather stunning on PS4."

What do you think of this news?



Here are some of the extra features listed:

- Unleash powerful gusts of wind to unfold rippling bridges, or send enemies tumbling off cliffs, with a well-timed swipe of the touch pad.


- Use the power of wind to propel your messenger through the skies in their paper plane and explore the world from above.

- Catch objects your messenger throws to you as they fly out of the screen into your wireless controller, where you can hear them rattling around, before sending them hurtling back into hard-to-reach places, or towards your hapless enemies.

-Shine the wireless controller’s light bar into the TV to illuminate dark and gloomy places, growing and transforming the scenery as you do, and guiding your companion along their way.

- Push and release the touch pad button to squash drum skins and spring your messenger up into the air or across platforms.


Edited On 18 Aug, 2014

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jay.hamilton's avatar
jay.hamilton 2 years ago
pains in the bums they are, i remember them saying the vita story wouldnt work on ps4 so theyre creating a new story for ps4, which tells me its a new story, see how long before the remastered comments come in lol
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Bindiana 2 years ago
The way I interpreted it was it was the same game with new areas to explore due to the PS4 controller features so it depends how many new areas there are. If its only a couple then not great. I really enjoyed the Vita one so was tempted by this.
Dead's avatar
Dead 2 years ago
How many more remakes I wonder?
JoeToots's avatar
JoeToots 2 years ago
Another one bites the dust..
Loli-Nox-Tan's avatar
Loli-Nox-Tan 2 years ago
Told you. Then again this is a remake that makes sense(ish) so this will get it into the hands of more people
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jay.hamilton 2 years ago
lol, ill still pick it up if its cheap enough as never tried vita version but if its crazy full game price the not for a while, i mean the vita version is 14.99 on psn
Dave 'BubbaJai' Aston's avatar
Dave 'BubbaJai' Aston 2 years ago
I only played the trial version on the Vita so it would still be new to me. If reasonably priced I'd consider getting it
JoeToots's avatar
JoeToots 2 years ago
Shopto have it up for £46 but I imagine that's a place holder
PrometheusFan's avatar
PrometheusFan 2 years ago
They also clarified elsewhere that at least half the game is completely new content(Presumably meaning new areas), and all existing content has been completely overhauled to incorporate the new gameplay mechnics. The only thing that's going to be genuinely the same here is the story elements, actual gameplay is a complete rework of the original.
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Dave 'BubbaJai' Aston 2 years ago
That price is a no thanks, if that is the actual
Loli-Nox-Tan's avatar
Loli-Nox-Tan 2 years ago
REmake had a lot of new content and it was reworked. This isn't a typical lazy remake but it's a remake non the less
Dead's avatar
Dead 2 years ago
Yes, but you know what kevin is like, it's one rule for Sony and another for everyone else with him.
Loli-Nox-Tan's avatar
Loli-Nox-Tan 2 years ago
Well tbf this Remake kind of puts Wind Waker HD to shame
Dead's avatar
Dead 2 years ago
If it's everything they say it is.
Loli-Nox-Tan's avatar
Loli-Nox-Tan 2 years ago
It's a "Unfolded" version of the Original game (Get it?)
PrometheusFan's avatar
PrometheusFan 2 years ago
" REmake had a lot of new content and it was reworked. This isn't a typical lazy remake but it's a remake non the less" - Of course. I don't disagree.
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PrometheusFan 2 years ago
" Yes, but you know what kevin is like, it's one rule for Sony and another for everyone else with him." - Well, we can't all be such unwavering paragons of principles as you, Gloria. How's Child of Light btw?
Dead's avatar
Dead 2 years ago
Dull and tedious, a bit like one of your monologues.
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Dave 'BubbaJai' Aston 2 years ago
ffs! Can there not be 1 day without you two (Gloria/Kevin) bitching and sniping at each other?!
Dead's avatar
Dead 2 years ago
There's been plenty, you're just exaggerating. ;)
Loli-Nox-Tan's avatar
Loli-Nox-Tan 2 years ago
There has been a few of them (Granted most of them is when the other one doesn't log on)
PrometheusFan's avatar
PrometheusFan 2 years ago
All I'm doing is defending myself 9 times out of 10 though.
Dead's avatar
Dead 2 years ago
Playing the victim you mean.
Loli-Nox-Tan's avatar
Loli-Nox-Tan 2 years ago
Get a room you two
Dead's avatar
Dead 2 years ago
I'll need some plastic sheeting first.
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JoeToots 2 years ago
Dave if it's not them two going at each other it's usually me involved in something so let them carry on keeps me in check.
Loli-Nox-Tan's avatar
Loli-Nox-Tan 2 years ago
It's good entertainment
Dead's avatar
Dead 2 years ago
He disappeared for months before when i ignored him, maybe if I ignore him again he'll crawl back under his rock again. I swear he only comes here to act like a dick so he can play the victim when people call him a dick.
PrometheusFan's avatar
PrometheusFan 2 years ago
"I'll need some plastic sheeting first" - Well, that's certainly not a creepy response or anything.
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Loli-Nox-Tan 2 years ago
Perfectly natural
Dead's avatar
Dead 2 years ago
I wouldn't want to get any blood on the carpet.
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JoeToots 2 years ago
Instead of putting plastic sheets down why not do the normal thing and use a tampon...
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inspector 74 2 years ago
Tearaway is an awesome awesome game it truely and effortlessly shows what an awesome piece of kit it really is. I jumped at the pre order for this on the PS4 but now its nothin more than another fu(
Dead's avatar
Dead 2 years ago
Stopped using tampons a while back Tootell, menopause and all.

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