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Double Dragon II: Wander of the Dragons

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Overall 2
1.5

Double Dragon II: Wander Of The Dragons

Auracore MediaWorks
8 May 2013
  • Summary: This isn’t homage, it’s a massacre
  • Pros: Catchy soundtrack, most of the time; a dozen achievements to get for the extremely dedicated or masochistic; graphics during cut scenes are well done; can play as Marian briefly; game is fairly generous with health packs and extra continues; a couple of modes of play beyond the Story mode that suck slightly less; it’s a two player game for those who wish to alienate friends
  • Cons: Sluggish and irresponsive controls; graphics are an eyesore with ugly character models and uninspired backgrounds; monotonous gameplay revolves around punching and kicking; AI can combo break; game slows down when there are a handful of characters on the screen; numerous clipping and graphical glitches; narrator cannot read own script; tutorial is lackluster and misleading; poor translation throughout; stupid subtitle; not a remake of the NES classic
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Overall 2
2.0

Terrible remake of a mindlessly violent 1980s arcade game.

Common Sense Media
14 April 2013
  • Summary: Parents need to know that Double Dragon II: Wander of the Dragons is a side-scrolling beat 'em up game in which players control a revenge-fueled, muscle-bound martial artist who punches and kicks a seemingly endless stream of gangsters. It's neither bloody nor gory, but the violence is constant and enemies often scream and yell when struck. Plus, the game's female characters are highly sexualized and wear revealing outfits that expose deep, bobbing cleavage.
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Overall 3
2.5

Double Dragon II: Wander of the Dragons

oxmonline.com
12 April 2013
  • Excerpt: Double Dragon Neon (OXM Score: 6.5) may have had problems, but it still had soul. That should be a constant — this series developed a huge following due to its charm — but XBLA’s Double Dragon II: Wander of the Dragons pulls the beating heart out of Technōs’ 1988 coin-op Double Dragon II: The Revenge and stomps on it until it barely resembles the sequel we once loved.
  • Pros: + Occasionally inoffensive; you don’t have to start over after running out of continues.
  • Cons: ? How can you make a beat-’em-up without the ability to throw your opponent?
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Overall 3
3.0

Shame Of The Dragons

Game Informer
6 April 2013
  • Conclusion: Concept: Reinterpret the arcade version of Double Dragon II in the worst way possible Graphics: Character models range from bland to gross and many of the environment textures are N64-caliber Sound: Crappily remixed tunes from the original soundtrack join new and terrible music Playability: I’ve never seen a brawler with worse controls Entertainment: An untouched emulation of the arcade game would have been far superior in this case Replay: Low
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Overall 7
7.0

Test : Double Dragon II - Wander of the Dragons

Gamekult.com
6 September 2013
  • Summary: Avec Double Dragon II : Wander of the Dragons , c'est Double Dragon II qu'on assassine. Encore plus inintéressant que celui de Karateka paru l'an dernier, ce remake proposé à 800 points (presque 10 euros) n'a clairement rien pour lui et fait simplement honte à son modèle. A la rue sur les plans techniques et graphiques, handicapé par une bande son redondante, un gameplay à la ramasse, des collisions mal gérées et un level design plus que basique, le titre de Gravity est...
  • Pros: On peut partager la souffrance avec un(e) ami(e)
  • Cons: Tutoriel inutile et obligatoire, Gameplay à la ramasse, Mise en scène ringarde, Pas de mode coop en ligne, Tellement laid que t'en chiales, Bande son générique, Festival de bugs et ralentissements, Gestion des collisions catastrophique, Modes Versus et Survie sans aucun intérêt, Des choix de game design incompréhensibles, C'est Double Dragon II qu'on assassine
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Overall 2
2.0

Il senso ultimo di Double Dragon II: Wander of the Dragons

it.ign.com
13 May 2013
  • Conclusion: Ho giocato a Double Dragon II: Wander of the Dragons sfruttando un codice di download fornito direttamente da Microsoft. Ho affrontato, con sprezzo del pericolo e stomaco ad altezza gola, circa metà dei suoi capitoli. Non sono riuscito a procedere oltre.
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Overall 2
2.0

Double Dragon II: Wander of the Dragons - review

Eurogamer
26 April 2013
Overall 1
1.0

Double Dragon 2: Wander of the Dragons

MeriStation
18 April 2013
  • Summary: Se supone que Microsoft impone unos controles de calidad a todo lo que va a pasar por el Bazar. Pues éste se les ha colado. "Gravity problems" es lo que tiene esta producción de los surcoreanos Gravity Corportation y Cyberfront, desde su diseño inicial hasta el acabado del último enemigo. Frustrante en un manejo que no responde como debe y que es básico hasta la extenuación, plano en mecánicas y gráficos, corto y sin equilibrio, poco pulido en presentación o IA...
  • Pros: Inspira cierta nostalgia, claro., En cooperativo te puedes reír de todos sus desaciertos con un amigo.
  • Cons: Incómodo, injugable, frustrante, poco divertido ni adictivo., Gráficamente desastroso, errores visuales constantes y muy malos acabados., Despelleja un título de culto de los salones recreativos y multitud de consolas., Los modos adicionales, insulsos y prescindibles., Nada menos que 1.200 Puntos Microsoft. Ahórratelos.
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Overall 2
2.0

Double Dragon II: Wander of the Dragons Review

InsideGamer
15 April 2013
  • Conclusion: De luiheid straalt er vanaf, of de onkunde, ik ben er nog niet over uit. Nee, laat deze game alsjeblieft zo hard liggen dat de ontwikkelaar zich genegeerd voelt. Pik liever Double Dragon: Neon op, die wél met liefde gemaakt is en een geweldige eerbetoon aan de serie wil zijn.
  • Pros: Huilen van verdriet was nog nooit zo leuk
  • Cons: Alles, Alles wat er mis is in de wereld
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Overall 2
2.0

Análisis de Double Dragon 2: Wander of the Dragons

es.ign.com
8 April 2013
  • Conclusion: ¿Quién no había soñado con un remake de Double Dragon II en 2D con los gráficos de las consolas actuales? ¿Parece una tarea aparentemente sencilla, verdad? Pues nada más lejos de la realidad. El juego es un cúmulo de despropósitos que sacaría de quicio hasta al más acérrimo seguidor de los beat-'em-up, a base de una jugabilidad pésima consecuencia de un control impreciso, de unas animaciones realmente torpes y un desarrollo aburrido a más no poder.
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