Summary: In PixelJunk Shooter 2, players pilot a subterranean exploration vehicle to explore the interior of diverse cave-like complexes. The player must affect the surrounding and dynamic terrain to progress.
Excerpt: At the risk of sounding like a broken record , the PixelJunk series looks pixel perfect all the time: No exceptions. It’s almost boring to fire up PixelJunk Shooter 2 to discover that, yup, this too has the series’ trademark pristine visual quality.
Excerpt: More than a year after Alien Breed Evolution part 1 (AKA Alien Breed: Impact ) started this episodic reboot of Alien Breed, we finally reach the third. Picking up right where the second ( Assault ) left off, you continue the adventures of resident Chief Engineer, Theodore J.
Excerpt: PixelJunk Shooter 2 forgoes polygons in favor of solid colors and mesmerizing fluid physics. It looks like a Flash game with a high budget, and that's exactly the right look for this title. Everything looks simple, yet the style pops in its own special way.
Excerpt: Pixeljunk Shooter’s fluid dynamics were something to behold. Focusing a game not just on how liquid flows, but also on how different substances interact with each other is an interesting concept, but the game spent so long introducing each liquid that it only achieved a reasonable level of...
Conclusion: PixelJunk Shooter 2 is Q-Games' most complete and robust package yet, offering not only an excellently polished single-player campaign, but also what will likely go down in history as one of the year's best multiplayer experiences.
Conclusion: But while this multiplayer mode is one of the game's most successful additions, it's curious that a series known for rejecting convention seems to be embracing the 'bigger, better, more' mentality here.