Excerpt: Samurai Warriors 2, an introduction. The Dynasty Warriors series has been popular for years and gamers seemingly can’t get enough of the series. Of course the Dynasty Warriors series is set in China and is based on the Romance of the Three Kingdoms novel.
Excerpt: It's 2:24AM on Thursday the 21st -- two days after I should have had this review written and moved onto the dozen or so other games I have on my plate right now. And yet, as I let the electronica-infused koto notes come bleating out of my speakers, I realize I've lost another games from KOEI, have...
Conclusion: Koei has proven in the past that it is capable of doing more with its Warriors games than simply forcing you to cut up enemies endlessly with no overlying purpose beyond advancing a cheesy storyline.
Pros: Sugoroku board game mode makes for an amusing distraction, New skills and upgrades system is a little more interesting.
Cons: Gameplay suffers from the same boring hack-and-slash action with no strategy to tie it together, Nonofficer enemies are still dumb as rocks, Cheesy voice acting, and no Japanese language track option.
Conclusion: When I look back at Samurai Warriors 2 I’m unexpectedly surprised at how enjoyable and improved it is from other games of the same ilk. The dodgy camera problems and simplistic gameplay issues have been addressed and fixed pretty much as best they can in this type of game.
Pros: The camera’s been fixed!; gameplay a little more complex; co-op; cool sub-games.
Cons: Graphics aren’t too hot; story mode gets a little samey; my thumb still hurts…
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