Release Date: 09/05/2017
Genre: Action, Platformer
Publisher: Sony Interactive Entertainment
Developer: SIE Japan Studio
Platforms: PS4 & PS4 Pro
Latest Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q5DH6p2pPh8
Super Mario Odyssey:
Release Date: 10/27/2017
Developer: Nintendo EPD
Latest Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wGQHQc_3ycE
Metacritic: Knack 2 (PS4 & PS4 Pro) > Mario Odyssey (Switch)
This is a bold claim. Mario will certainly get an advantage being a long lasting popular IP. Plus development team has veterans making Mario games.
On the other hand SIE Japan Studio games didnt got high critical reception. But they are hiring God of War writer and many other to make it great. I think Knack 2 will beat Mario Odyssey critic wise.
Sales: Knack 2 (PS4 & PS4 Pro) > Mario Odyssey (Switch)
This is no brainer. PS4 is the king of this generation. Plus Sony will push their first party game. So sales wise this will be a piece of cake for Knack 2.
Graphics: Knack 2 (PS4 & PS4 Pro) > Mario Odyssey (Switch)
From a technical perspective Knack 2 has already won the race. In terms of aesthetic of view Knack 2 will also win. Mario Odyssey featureS a cartoony art style. And Knack 2 uses an unique post war world filled with robots and goblins. This depends on peoples taste. But overall Knack 2 will win.
Discuss. I know VGC has a lot of Nintendo and Sony enthusiasts. So keep this civil.