Reviews and Problems with Fist of the North Star: Ken's Rage 2
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Fist of the North Star: Ken's Rage 2
2 September 2013
Summary: Fist of the North Star: Ken's Rage was a great game, at least if you liked the Dynasty Warriors series and had an affection for the punch-happy manga upon which it was based. Kenshiro's post-apocalyptic wanderings worked remarkably well with the brawling, one-against-all gameplay Koei is famous for.
Summary: Fist of the North Star: Ken's Rage 2 is basically the first game with some subtle changes. If the first go was enjoyable, then the second one will be the same. If not, there's nothing missed by passing it by.
Pros: Authenticity to the series is exemplary, Visually impressive battles
Cons: Repetition, repetition, repetition, Lack of variety in game modes
Excerpt: Tecmo Koei once had its place among the most respected developers and publishers in the gaming industry with some of the best fighting games around in the Dead or Alive series, a great new action series in Ninja Gaiden and plenty of other fun releases such as the Dynasty Warriors series.
Conclusion: The audience for this game is clear: fans of the manga/anime, the first game, or maybe Dynasty Warriors should definitely check this out. I think those folks will be able to more easily overlook the game's flaws.
Summary: I hate to trot out clichés like this, but if this type of genre is your thing then you’ll enjoy this game. I can’t really put it any other way. If Fist of the North Star is your bag, then you’ll appreciate that Koei have taken pains to stay faithful to the source material; if you’re a follower of...