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Dead Rising 2: Off The Record
18 December 2012
Conclusion: GLITCHES/BUGS/ISSUES: i never encountered any bugs or glitches. also the load times have been improved over the first but the framerate is isnt that great. ACHIEVEMENTS: the achievements are funner then the first but they are also easier PROS: the gameplay is fun as usual, the soundtrack is great,...
Excerpt: For a game that contained so many wonderful elements, Dead Rising 2 was hard to love. Any given moment could find you building a homemade lightsaber, beating zombies to death with a fluorescent dildo, or breaking into a shop so you could try on women's clothing.
Excerpt: With zombies being the huge craze that they currently are, Capcom tries to capitalize on its Dead Rising franchise with a reimagining of Dead Rising 2 entitled Dead Rising 2: Off The Record . With a few new features and a returning character, is Dead Rising 2: Off The Record a worthy spin-off?
Excerpt: Just in case you havenÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â€žÂ¢t had enough zombie slaying over the past year, Capcom is revisiting the Dead Rising franchise (again) and bringing back everyoneÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â€žÂ¢s favorite photojournalist Frank West.
Pros: + The return of sandbox mode, + Shared experience, + Still a ton to do
Cons: Weak motive, Issues from DR2 remain, Stiff animations
Excerpt: For most gamers, Dead Rising has always been a love it or hate it franchise. The first game gave players a volatile mix of creative zombie slaying with a very strict time table for objectives.
Pros: Killing hundreds of zombies is always fun, Embraces series’ campy spirit, Fixes several longstanding issues
Cons: Save system still not completely fixed, Boring, repetitive boss battles, Ultimately a retread of a year-old game
Conclusion: Dead Rising 2: Off the Record is worth a punt if you've yet to become acquainted with Fortune City, and although the addition of checkpoints might seem beyond the pale to some, it considerably reduces the frustration factor.
Excerpt: If you enjoyed Dead Rising 2, then youl enjoy Dead Rising 2: Off the Record, an alternate reality take on the older game with a splattering of new content and improvements. The main difference is the re-introduction of photographer Frank West, star of the original Dead Rising, as the protagonist in...