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Disney Epic Mickey 2: The Power of Two
2 September 2013
Summary: Epic Mickey is easily among the more tragic wastes of potential we've seen in the videogame industry. It first whipped fans into a frothy lather of excitement when concept images were shown, displaying a twisted and macabre take on the Disney universe, promising a truly dark Mickey Mouse adventure.
Excerpt: should’ve been a fantastic cooperative adventure for Disney fans of all ages. It should’ve featured a compelling world, a great co-op gameplay dynamic, and a lengthy, memorable adventure that elicits smiles from players.
Conclusion: Epic Mickey 2: Power of Two is rated E for Everyone with an ESRB descriptor of Cartoon Violence. Defeated robots and toons just explode or melt into a puddle of ink, and there are always non-violent solutions, too.
Conclusion: Disney Epic Mickey 2: The Power of Two is better than the first game, but it still needs work to perfect the gameplay mechanics that hinder it. At the end of the day, kids will love this game, but maybe not hardcore gamers.
Conclusion: Disney’s Epic Mickey: The Power of Two is a big, ambitious blunder of a game that very occasionally sings with inspired ideas. Its transition to the Vita brings little other than touch screen control and a more attractive game-world, but a very reasonable price – $29.99USD – might be an attractive...
Pros: Charming aesthetic, Opens up in co-op
Cons: Repetitive objectives, Unresponsive A.I., Camera issues
Excerpt: Disney Epic Mickey 2: The Power of Two is a videogame that will take you on a magical journey into Wasteland, it will invoke long-forgotten memories from your past of early mornings spent watching cartoons and allow you to explore a beautifully created world with the unbridled enthusiasm of a child...
Summary: Disney Epic Mickey 2: The Power of Two continues the dark and compelling story of forgotten toon inhabitants begun in the original Epic Mickey. A new threat looms over Wasteland, and the famous mouse must return to set things right with the help of his new ally Oswald.
Pros: Brilliant art design finally in HD, Top notch presentation and voice acting, Oswald's abilities allow for more varied and complex puzzle design, Much-improved camera, Tons of stuff to do
Cons: Oswald's AI can be frustrating in time-critical situations