Reviews and Problems with Yu Yu Hakusho: Dark Tournament
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Yu Yu Hakusho: Dark Tournament PS2 Review
31 May 2010
Excerpt: To be honest, we have never heard of Yu Yu Hakusho the bizarrely named anime series that this game is based on. However, for the purpose of this review, and especially for all you like-minded clueless types out there, we have done some serious research.
Excerpt: It's a little odd that we're reviewing a game that appears to have been out in the US for almost a full year, but seeing as the nice Atari PR guy sent us the game, it's only polite that we treat it like any other.
Excerpt: Yu Yu Hakusho is a lot like Dragon Ball Z. The main difference is that there is a whole lot more fighting and a lot less screaming about power levels in Yu Yu Hakusho. Both series focus on groups of powerful fighters taking on all comers...
Conclusion: To be perfectly honest, I really can’t see why anyone but a big fan of the anime would go out and buy this game. There are many fighting games on PlayStation2, and the majority of them are head and shoulders above what Digital Fiction have failed to achieve with Yu Yu.
Pros: Lots of characters from the TV show., Plenty of unlockable stuff., Story mode is great, if you’re into the anime.
Cons: Very basic combat system., Unresponsive controls., No depth to the characters moves.
Excerpt: Yu Yu HaKusho n'ayant jamais véritablement percé en France (et ce malgré la parution de la série TV en coffrets et d'un film), nous n'avons jamais eu la chance de voir arriver les jeux vidéo issus de la série.