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Backyard Wrestling 2: There Goes the Neighborhood
5.4 out of 10

Backyard Wrestling 2: There Goes the Neighborhood

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Overall 3
3.0

Expert Review

RewiredMind.com
28 June 2005
  • Excerpt: Variety is the spice of life, and when it comes to wrestling games, the genre needs a good shake up. Of late, a few new contenders have come to the throne, in the form of Def Jam: Fight For New York and Rumble Roses , but after last year’s abominably poor performance, Eidos’ Backyard Wrestling...
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Overall 9
9.2

Backyard Wrestling 2: There Goes the Neighborhood

Playstation Illustrated
1 February 2005
  • Excerpt: Backyard Wrestling 2: There Goes the Neighborhood is the sequel to last years out-of-the box street fighting game, Backyard Wrestling: Don’t Try This at Home . And once again it looks like Paradox Development has outdone itself.
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Backyard Wrestling 2: There Goes the Neighborhood

uk.gamespot.com
22 November 2004
  • Conclusion: In short, you don't want to play Backyard Wrestling 2. This game is everything you hated about the last one, but it's been spray painted over with a few cheap gimmicks to try to gussy up what ultimately amounts to a pretty pitiful package.
  • Pros: More wrestlers and personalities you've actually heard of, Real life hardcore wrestling footage that's actually entertaining to watch, Decent soundtrack.
  • Cons: Somehow manages to make the concept of people beating one another with fluorescent light tubes completely and totally boring, Glitchy, unpleasant looking visuals, Glitchy, unpleasant playing gameplay, Glitchy, unpleasant sounding audio, Only two modes of play; neither are any good.
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Overall 4
4.2
Graphics 3
3.0
Sound 7
7.0
Multiplayer 5
5.0

Backyard Wrestling 2: There Goes The Neighborhood

Looki.de
26 January 2005
  • Conclusion: Backyard Wrestling: There goes the Neighborhood unterscheidet sich nicht besonders von seinem Vorgänger und kann allein deshalb schon nicht beeindrucken. Anstatt auf technischer als auf spielerische Ebene mit der Konkurrenz mithalten zu können, wird zunehmend auf Gewalt und Action gesetzt.
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Overall 6
5.7

Expert Review

Gameswelt
12 May 2004
  • Summary: Schade: Auch ’Backyard Wrestling 2’ enttäuscht durch sein mäßiges Kampfsystem und durch viele Unsauberkeiten. Einzig das Erkunden und Ausprobieren der interaktiven Kampfschauplätze sorgt zumindest für kurze Zeit für halbwegs spaßige Prügel-Sessions.
  • Pros: interaktive Areale, zahlreiche Waffen
  • Cons: schlechtes Kampfsystem, schwache Grafik, fehlerhafte Kollisionsabfrage, kein Online-Modus
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