Shin Megami Tensei: Digital Devil Saga 2 PS2 Review
31 May 2010
Excerpt: Featuring a finely crafted storyline and RPG gameplay at its most enthralling, the original Digital Devil Saga was excellent. Its sequel: the aptly titled Digital Devil Saga 2, has eradicated the majority of niggles present in the first title, making for an even better game. Those lucky enough to deliver the coup de gruae to the final boss in the original game, will recall that Serph and friends, having wiped out all opposing factions ascended to Nirvana.
Excerpt: Shin Megami Tensei: Digital Devil Saga 2 is the “Kill Bill 2” to Digital Devil Saga ’s “Kill Bill.” So, for anyone not familiar with the series, it would probably be best to first get up to speed by reading our Digital Devil Saga review. The game’s plot is a continuation of the original, which was released only a few months ago to critical acclaim.
Excerpt: Serph and the other members of the Embryon tribe have survived the Junkyard and made it to "Nirvana". Little do they know, the "Nirvana" that they've fought so hard for doesn't exist, and they are now in the real world, filled with even more death and horror than the group could ever have imagined.
Excerpt: Editor's Note: Digital Devil Saga 2 is a direct sequel. If you have not played the first game, you have been warned that this review contains spoilers for the first game. Read at your own risk. Humans can never be inferior to their own creations. The Junkyard is gone. The Embryon have triumphed and entered the fabled world of Nirvana, a land said to be peaceful, unlike the rain-filled world they had just left. A black sun and petrified people destroyed their hopes.
Excerpt: Just knowing about the Shin Megami Tensei games used to be worth some serious hardcore points. In a genre that's largely populated by pallid Tolkien ripoffs and bizarre fantasy/scifi cliches, the SMT series tends to go after themes like the benevolence or malvolence of an omnipotent God, the existence of free will, and the ongoing destruction of the world around us.
Excerpt: Die Shin Megami Tensei -Reihe kennt hierzulande eigentlich niemand. Woran das liegt? Nun, insgesamt scheint Konsolen-Rollenspielen in Deutschland mit Ausnahme von Final Fantasy und Biowares Space-Epen nur wenig Beachtung geschenkt zu werden. Breath of Fire , Shadow Hearts oder eben die MegaTen-Sprößlinge fügen sich regelmäßig trotz allerhöchster Qualität als Nischenprodukte in den hiesigen Markt ein und sind im Schatten des gigantischen Marketing Brimboriums der...