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Jak II

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Overall 4
4.0

did not work

claudine burgess, amazon.co.uk
3 October 2013
  • Summary: only worked for a while then screen went black and no longer played son very disappointed.(son is 11yrs) seems to happen a lot with this game.
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Overall 4
4.0

Too Darn Hard!

Sarah Bollinger, Amazon
25 June 2004
  • Summary: I really, really wanted to like this game. I got a good ways into the game, with much teeth grinding, but finally ended up trading it in. The thing is, you need the reflexes of a god to get anywhere in the game. The rolling long jump is a good example of this. If you have to perform this move within an extremely short period of time, and you don't pull it off perfectly, you're screwed. I also found the hover bikes to be nearly impossible to control.
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Overall 4
4.0

awful game

Amazon
18 March 2004
  • Summary: ok im actaully 18 but the kids reveiw is avilable. anyway on with the reveiw. this game is horrible in most every aspect. all you do is walk around the same boring city over and over again. theres no exploration or screts in the city. what you see in the first 5 seconds is all you see in the city. most of the time youre just walking around that same city street fotr the 1000000 th time and it grows terribely boring. and who cares if you can steal veichles.
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Overall 4
4.0

lots of fun but also lots of torture

Amazon
2 February 2004
  • Summary: jak 2 is definitely one of those games you either love or hate. the smooth graphics decent controls and vareity of gameplay make it pretty good sounding. however sounds can certainly be deceiving. while jak 2 sets out to do what it wants to do very well. and provide fans with loads of gameplay. it also tortures you endlessely for slight mistakes. about 2 percent into the game you come across a city. its a big city with lots of buildings and places that all look the same.
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Overall 4
4.0

Good but Flawed

Andre Ruas, amazon.co.uk
31 December 2003
  • Summary: Jak and Daxter return in this sequel to "The Precusor Legacy." Jak II takes a departure from the original platform collectathon by providing a more open mission structure. Set in a futuristic city, Jak can now ride hover vehicles through the vast metropolis in order to complete various missions. These can range from races to platfrom sections. Similar to GTA III, Jak can hijack any vehicle flying around the city. This is where the problems start.
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Overall 4
4.0

Not as good as it thinks it is

"mrdayintheuk", amazon.co.uk
10 November 2003
  • Summary: Jak 1 was a fantastic game. Why then have Naughty Dog chucked originality out of the window and decided to plunder 'Vice City' for ideas ? Why the tedious emphasis on zooming around on the hovercar things? It's also very difficult in places - Has anyone actually got past the bit with the gem and the seemingly constant flow of red guards ??? I had great hopes for this but have been sorely disappointed.
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Overall 4
4.0

Jak 2

"mrdayintheuk", amazon.co.uk
8 November 2003
  • Summary: When I saw that Jak 2 was being released, I was really looking forward to it as I really liked Jak 1. I'm sorry to say that I am really disappointed with Jak 2. I find some of the missions really hard and when you do lose a life it takes you so far back it leaves you feeling that you can't be bothered to try again because it was such hard work to get to where you were the first time.
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Overall 4
4.0

Nice engine - shame about the game

"mqmatt", amazon.co.uk
30 October 2003
  • Summary: What have Naughty Dog done to poor Jak and Daxter? In Jak II they've unfortunately you’ve taken out everything that made the original so much fun to play. Technically, the game is just as wonderful as the original. Smooth and detailed graphics, no loading screens, top notch animation. It's a shame that the game itself is a bit of a let down. Firstly, much of the game is spent driving around the main city in hover cars, which sounds like fun - but isn't.
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Overall 4
4.0

I fail to see the glory of this game.

Thomas Werner, amazon.co.uk
25 October 2003
  • Summary: I bought "Jak II - Renegade" about a week ago and is now approximately half-way through the game. And what at bore! It almost exclusively consists of time-trial after time trial after time trial. At the beginning I thought that it might be an early stage of the game just to get through and the game would consist of more, and better over time. But no - as soon as you have completed one trial, a new begins.
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Overall 4
4.0

decevant

esteban26400, priceminister.com
27 May 2013
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