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Dragon Quest Monsters: Joker 2
8.7 out of 10

Dragon Quest Monsters: Joker 2

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Overall 7
7.0

Dragon Quest Monsters: Joker 2

Auracore MediaWorks
29 November 2011
  • Summary: Mo' monsters, mo' problems.
  • Pros: Addicting fusion system; lots of monster varieties;
  • Cons: Barebones story; lots of grinding; areas feel empty.
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Overall 8
8.0
Graphics 6
6.0
Sound 6
6.0
Storyline 4
4.0
Originality 6
6.0

Monsters Don't Joke Around

RPGamer
6 November 2011
  • Excerpt: The Dragon Quest Monsters series is a long running spin-off that has been around since the original Game Boy. Being that this is the second Monsters title on the Nintendo DS, I found myself going into Dragon Quest Monsters: Joker 2 expecting merely a slightly updated version of the original with...
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Overall 7
7.1
Gameplay 7
7.4
Graphics 7
7.4
Sound 7
6.9
Storyline 6
6.2
Control 7
6.5

Expert Review

RPGFan
19 October 2011
  • Conclusion: It's a good game to play while watching TV or a movie.
  • Pros: Tremendous variety, tons of content, imaginative monsters.
  • Cons: Lacks charm, mindless gameplay, where's the story?
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Overall 8
7.5

Dragon Quest Monsters: Joker 2

Nintendo World Report
16 October 2011
  • Summary: Explore a mysterious island and collect over 300 monsters in this decent Dragon Quest spin-off.
  • Pros: Addicting gameplay, Over 300 monsters to collect and battle, Plenty of extra content
  • Cons: Lack of emphasize on story, Repetitive story
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Overall 9
8.5
Gameplay 8
8.0
Graphics 9
9.0
Sound 9
9.0

Dragon Quest Monsters: Joker 2

Game Boyz
9 October 2011
  • Excerpt: Having played quite a few Dragon Quest games over my gaming career, along with reviewing a couple over the past few years, I have come to appreciate the story, the art, and the loveable, although often hated, monsters that you battle throughout the games.
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Overall 8
8.0

NDS Review - 'Dragon Quest Monsters: Joker 2'

WorthPlaying
30 September 2011
  • Summary: In Dragon Quest Monsters: Joker 2, players take on the role of a Monster Scout who has crash-landed on a mysterious island. To rescue missing passengers and members of the airship crew, one must assemble a strong team of monsters and fend off enemies in strategic turn-based battles.
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Overall 8
8.0

Review: Dragon Quest Monsters Joker 2 is About Conquest, Not Compassion

1UP
27 September 2011
  • Summary: In the latest Dragon Quest spin-off, cute monsters are your tools, not your friends.
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Overall 9
9.0

Review: Dragon Quest Monsters: Joker 2 (DS)

GamePro.com
20 September 2011
  • Excerpt: With a beautiful 3D world and an epic scale, Dragon Quest Monsters: Joker 2 could teach the Pokemon series a thing or two.
  • Pros: The 3D cel-shaded graphics are lovely; large world with lots of personality; monster synthesis is interesting and rewarding.
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Overall 8
7.5

Dragon Quest Monsters: Joker 2 Review – Slimes Are Not As Ageless As They Appear

Game Informer
13 September 2011
  • Conclusion: Concept: Catch and train a bunch of monsters from the Dragon Quest series Graphics: Cel-shaded and cartoony, a style that fits the franchise well Sound: I got tired of the area themes quickly, but they aren’t bad Playability: A bit more involved than Pokémon, but still easy to grasp Entertainment:...
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Overall 9
9.0

Dragon Quest Monsters: Joker 2 (Nintendo DS) Review

Cubed³
12 March 2011
  • Summary: Square Enix has seen massive success with the Dragon Quest Monsters series in Japan over the years, with the three DS iterations showing spectacular performances in terms of sales.
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