Excerpt: When it comes to launching a system, lead titles face immense pressure to be extraordinary, particularly in capturing the magic of the hardware and what it can do. Some games, like Super Mario Bros.
Conclusion: DJ’s scythe is one handy murder weapon; wire slides, ledge grabs, and hook- and rafter-swings are all on the menu as the game oscillates between manic shooting (certain enemies are wicked fast) and platforming.
Excerpt: Death Junior was the kooky son of death and was one of the PSP’s first featured games. A large amount of hype surrounded it because the graphics looked amazing for a handheld, and the style was unmistakably cute and catchy.
Conclusion: It is hard to see a game that plays as well as Death Jr. 2 struggle to really find its core strength and run on it. This is a game that feels like a lot of great ideas (story, visuals, sound), but doesn’t manage to bring those into new and engaging gameplay.
Excerpt: Death Jr. is a nice surprise - a platforming action game that really delivers. Chalk it up largely to style, for this is a great looking game with lots of neat touches that help push it over just being run-of-the-mill.
Excerpt: Death Jr. , from Konami, is an action game with a touch of platforming. The game features a rather unique cast of characters, and some heavy action and platforming. So is Death Jr. a must-have for the PSP? Read on to find out! The storyline in Death Jr.
Excerpt: The answer is complicated. Death Jr. (Or DJ as his mother and friends call him) , has his moments but in all is a bit lackluster. However, if you’re looking for an average platformer for your PSP, don’t miss out on this.
Excerpt: From the time the PSP
was announced to its release in Japan, the only real screenshots
available were those of Death Jr. This fact alone has caused the hype
surrounding the game to rise to unreasonable heights.
It’s not so much that Death Jr.
Excerpt: The game starts with Death Jr. going on a class field trip to a museum. He and his friends stray away and find a mysterious box and when Pandora cannot get it open Death Jr. breaks out his scythe and cracks the lock off.
Pros: love the colors and the scenery, its a fun game, graphics and sound are nice.