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: was the first game shown by Sony for their new PlayStation Portable handheld. Even before the game released, it spawned a comic book and future movie release. The game itself is a cute little tale of Death Jr.
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: 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.
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.
Summary: Parents need to know that this is a creative platform game with a morbid sense of humor. The game is dark in the same vein as Tim Burton's Beetlejuice or Corpse Bride . Creepy compatriots and ghoulish enemies share the screen with playfully macabre music, silly settings and a protagonist that is the...
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.