Reviews and Problems with Death Jr. II: Root of Evil
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Death Jr. II: Root of Evil
23 December 2007
Excerpt: The first game in this series brought to mind the narrowing line between PS2 graphics and PSP graphics. Suddenly the little system felt like the big system... I'm sure there were other games at the time with comparable sophistication, but it also had to do with rich design and imagination. Death Jr.
Excerpt: In 2005, the original Death Jr. was released for the Sony PlayStation Portable. The game received some praise for its unique and interesting cast of characters, but was hit hard for its troubled camera and combat.
Summary: In Death, Jr. 2 players have the ability to control either DJ or his goth friend Pandora and team up via wireless cooperative play in an all-new story that takes them into a conflict against an army of evil toys, robotic llamas, mutant mall security guards, and an evil waffle restaurant.
Excerpt: The platforming genre has been something of a crooked nail to hit since the PlayStation Portable first touched down on American soil. And the flaws are common enough to be laundry-listed. If it's not a busted camera, it's a poor execution of controls.
Conclusion: is an action/adventure game for the PSP. It features a goofy tale about the son of the Grim Reaper, DJ, who finds himself in a predicament when he and a friend unleash an evil force. DJ and company embark on a journey to stop the Root of Evil and return everything back to the way it was.
Excerpt: Remember when Sony first started talking about their amazing new portable game console? They flashed shots of a baby grim reaper slicing and dicing his way through almost-PlayStation 2-quality worlds in a game called Death Jr. and everyone was impressed.
Excerpt: There was once a Golden Age of the platformer. It was an age of heroes, albeit soft and cuddly ones. Sonic, Mario, Ristar, Vectorman, Umihara Kawase; these exuberant creatures and their strange worlds jostled for position while Disney flexed their animation muscles and turned out one charming...
Excerpt: Death Jr., Pandora et leurs amis sont de retour pour une nouvelle aventure sur votre PSP ! Ils ont relâché cette fois-ci un esprit surpuissant. Death Jr. sera secondé par Pandora dans ce nouvel opus. Avec encore plus de puissance de feu, les deux héros attireront une multitude de nouveaux...
Summary: Death Jr. 2 ist bestimmt kein Überflieger, tut aber auch nicht weh: Die Entwickler haben das Potential einer „Tim Burton“-artigen Welt auch im zweiten Teil nicht konsequent genutzt. Zu belanglos ist die Story, zu eintönig das Gameplay auf Dauer.