Excerpt: Super Bust-A-Move 2 (SBAM2) is one of those puzzle games that follows a few simple rules, but still manages to provide a good deal of challenge. In SBAM2, you are given a puzzle in the form of a collection of colored bubbles. You control a little canon that shoots colored bubbles into the air that stick to the other bubbles. You can also bounce bubbles off the walls in an attempt to hit hard to reach places on the ricochet. After your bubble hits, if there are three...
Summary: The long running puzzle series continues on
the PS2 with the release of Super Bust-A-Move 2 from UbiSoft. Gamers looking for
innovation will find it in the new edit feature that allows you to create and
play your own puzzles. This is enhanced with over-the-top surrealistic graphics
and animation, but the gameplay remains faithful to the series. There's also
some cool new multiplayer games plus a new story mode.
Excerpt: The Bust-A-Move franchise is one that you gravitate to because it has something consistent from version to version, something that gets better each time. Like fans of the Fighter genre, Puzzle fans don't like to see a whole lot change in their games. What we like most is more action, more variety and more ways to be...puzzled.
Excerpt: The puzzle genre is to video games what the horror genre is to books; both are fading fast. Like horror in literature, at one time puzzle games were big business. Games like Tetris were popular with gamers because of their addictive nature, and how new and innovative those games were at the time. As time went on though, a lack of innovation in newer puzzle titles led many gamers to get bored with puzzle games.
Conclusion: „Back to the roots“ könnte das Motto von „Super Bust A-Move 2“ lauten. Hier werden keine aufwendigen Spielgrafiken geboten, keine fulminanten Effekte und kein Sound, der aus zehn verschiedenen Richtungen mit Dolby Surround auf einen einprügelt. Nein, die Stars dieses Spiels sind eindeutig woanders zu suchen. Hier zählen Rätselspaß und eine einwandfreie Steuerung, spaßige Zweispielerduelle und ein anspruchsvoller Schwierigkeitsgrad, der die Geistessäfte zum kochen bringt.