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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 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 8
7.5

Dragon Quest Monsters: Joker 2 Review

GameZone
23 September 2011
  • Excerpt: On the surface, Dragon Quest Monsters: Joker 2 seems like little more than an accessory to the modern Dragon Quest RPG. Think the typical magic and monster adventure, only with no quaint towns to visit and no fallen warriors to avenge.
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Overall 8
7.8
Gameplay 7
7.0
Funfactor 7
7.0

Dragon Quest Monsters: Joker 2

Digital Chumps
17 September 2011
  • Conclusion: At first glance, Dragon Quest Monsters: Joker 2 is a typical monster hunting RPG, but its efforts to streamline some of the mundane foundational aspects of its brethren help to set it apart.
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