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Jak II: Renegade
7.2 out of 10

Jak II: Renegade

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Overall 9
9.0

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RewiredMind.com
11 May 2005
  • Excerpt: I never got to play Jak and Daxter . I knew it was a platform game on PS2, in much the same way that I know that Patrick Kielty is an ‘entertainer’ of questionable talent who might just about appeal to deranged senior citizens. That being the case, I started playing Jak II: Renegade with a fresh pair of eyes, free from knowledge of the platform pairing’s previous exploits.
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Overall 8
8.0
Gameplay 8
8.0
Graphics 9
9.0
Sound 7
7.0

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Kikizo
16 October 2003
  • Conclusion: THE VERDICT: Reviewing a game that takes you through such extremes is difficult; at its best it deserves a high 9, at its most infuriating, anything from a 6 and up. For the sake of this review however, I'd have to say this game, despite its shortcomings is an overall solid and enjoyable title - just be warned that it's not easy, requires having to put up with some punishing sections, and is slow to get started.
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Overall 7
7.0

Jak II: Renegade

Sofa Cinema
12 October 2004
Overall 7
7.0

Jak 2 Renegade

Gamecell
15 July 2004
  • Conclusion: It's disappointing because Naughty Dog have coded a bit of a cracker here - it's just a shame that they don't seem to want you to see all of it. Our score reflects the high irritation factor, which knocks the score for this genuinely varied game down by a couple of points.
  • Pros: A huge city to explore., Superb animation and mostly nice graphics., Daxter is great., A real mix of genres that actually ties together as a whole., The racing and sub-games are cool.
  • Cons: Too darned hard (could cause joypad throwing/abuse with the wrong person)., Some graphical glitching when there's a lot on screen.
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Overall 10
9.5
Value for money 9
9.4
Gameplay 9
9.4
Graphics 10
9.6
Sound 10
9.5

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Futuregamez.net
19 December 2003
  • Summary: Jak II: Renegade is everything fans were hoping it would be. The game certainly is fairly hard, so young children may become annoyed pretty quickly, but with a darker slant it's probably not aimed at kids anyway. Overall this game is stunning.
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Overall 9
8.5

Jak II: Renegade Review

PALGN
27 October 2003
  • Summary: Naughty Dog's more mature version of Jak retains everything that made the original good, and adds some much needed plot and atmosphere.
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Overall 9
9.0
Gameplay 9
9.3
Graphics 9
9.1
Sound 9
9.4
Lastability 9
8.8
Originality 9
9.0

Jak II: Renegade Review

TVG
15 October 2003
  • Summary: Jak II is THE game to rejuvenate the platform genre; every PS2 owner needs to own this game...
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Jak 2: Renegade

Gameswelt
9 March 2015
  • Excerpt: Nunmehr zwei Jahre ist es her, dass ein Duo der etwas anderen Art das 3D-Jump’n Run-Genre ordentlich aufgemischt hat. Die Rede ist natürlich von Jak und seinem pelzigen Freund Daxter, deren Abenteuer unzählige PS2-Spieler in ihren Bann gezogen haben. Nun erscheint mit 'Jak II: Renegade' der lang erwartete zweite Teil und verspricht, den Vorgänger nochmals zu übertreffen. Ob den Entwicklern dies geglückt ist, erfahrt ihr in diesem Review.
  • Pros: witzige und motivierende Story, abwechslungsreicher Genremix, nicht-linearer Spielverlauf, überzeugende Präsentation und Grafik
  • Cons: unausgewogener Schwierigkeitsgrad, leichte Kameraprobleme, unkonstante Framerate und Tearing
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Overall 6
6.0

Jak II - Renegade

Gameplayer
2 July 2007
  • Conclusion: Jak II: Renegade bjuder på en mycket vacker helhetskänsla i en enorm stad där det mesta är möjligt, men saknar den intensitet som var grundstommen i The Precursor Legacy. Ska man fatta tycke för Jak II bör man ta spelet för vad det är och sluta jämföra det med Jak & Daxter, då det är två helt olika sorters spel. Men det är svårt, eftersom Jak är en utav våra viktigaste plattformskaraktärer. Någonsin.
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Overall 8
8.3
Gameplay 8
8.2
Graphics 9
8.6
Sound 7
7.0

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ps2.2play.ch
4 July 2005
  • Summary: Jak 2 ist ohne Frage ein eindrucksvolles Action-Jump&Run. Was die Wertung aber leider deutlich nach unten zieht, sind die vielen, unnötig frustigen Stellen plus das wahrlich mit Abwechslung geizende Design der viel zu ausladenden Oberwelt. Hier wäre weniger deutlich mehr gewesen. Die tolle Inszenierung, viele neue Features wie das Hoverboard, die hochpräzise Steuerung und nicht zuletzt die phantastische Grafik befördern den Titel aber trotz genannten Mängeln in die...
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