Excerpt: I really enjoy getting to play, and review games like Hasbro Family Game Night 2 on the Wii. This family friendly title contains Operation, Jenga, Connect 4x4, Bop It, and Pictureka. All of these translation easily to the Wii.
Excerpt: When Hasbro Family Game Night was released last year, I thought it was a nice collection of famous Hasbro games, with the classic rules intact along with some alternative ways to play each game. This sequel follows the template of the original, although EA didn’t stop there.
Conclusion: Some parents with kids who really like board games and video games may find some value in this one-the whole package is only $40-but I would wager the number of children that want to play with a virtual Bop It! is probably pretty low.
Collection of not-so-famous board games is fun for groups.
Common Sense Media
13 May 2010
Summary: Parents need to know that Hasbro Family Game Night 2 is a collection of virtual board games here are far more focused on speed and dexterity than the strategy games that made up the original Hasbro Family Game Night . It makes this sequel far more like a traditional video game than a board game.
Excerpt: Ah, those great family nights, mocking and taunting each other, laughing and playing a board game. The video-game market has made inroads in the kinds of entertainment options available to families, but not every board game translates well to the video medium Hasbro Family Game Night 2, from EA, has...
Conclusion: EA is writing the new book on how a casual family game ought to be done. We’re all used to the typical pedestrian attempt at the soccer mom’s business—crappy presentation, shallow content, minimal extras—but Family Game Night 2 is hardly typical.