Conclusion: Game Party 2 is a party game that should be better. The execution of most of the mini-games is underwhelming with the repetitive gestures used for several games taking most of the fun out of the experience.
Pros: Good social game, Budget price
Cons: Generic presentation, Repetitive control scheme, Some games are tedious, Poor Wiimote sensitivity, Bland graphics
Summary: is a budget title at $29.99, but it may not be the one you want to pick up. I did want to enjoy this game, but I just couldn’t bring myself to have a whole lot of fun with it. Had it offered 5, more complete feeling games, I may have gotten more enjoyment out of it.
Conclusion: I will be honest I never played the original Game Party, but the fact that this is the second installment just disturbs me. I would imagine that whatever problems there were with the original the developers enhanced them and made them even worse.
Excerpt: When our beloved leader told me I would be reviewing Game Party 2 , I rolled my eyes. As much as I love my Wii, there have been a load of “party” oriented games trying to get a slice of that fat money cake that is casual gaming, and I have stayed away from third party games pretty ruthlessly.
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