Long before the twilight of the samurai, Japan was ruled by
powerful leaders hungry to unite the land under one banner.
The samurai and ninja who defended their land and honour became
legends. Follow the path of the samurai warriors through all
new tales in Story, Free and Survival modes. Team up with
friends for 2-player Co-op play or challenge them at Sugoroku,
a bonus party game for up to 4 players. Plus unlock over 70
bold cinematic visions of Japan's samurai history...
Warriors 2 sounds
promising, but really it's another mindless button mashing
hack and slash game that requires no real thought or skill.
Wade into the mass army of your opponent and press those buttons
repeatedly (actually you only really have two buttons to worry
be fair the developers have attempted to add a little more
depth to the fighting element (i.e. the main element) of this
game. There are now special moves that allow you to lay waste
to several enemies at a time. But, at the end of the day this
is still heavy on the button mashing.
in-game graphics are fairly impressive, but then again there
is not much variety to your enemy - all move and look identical.
But in 2-player mode you'll notice a dramatic decline in the
the cut sequences are a let down. Defeat one boss in a battle
and you will get exactly the same cut sequence as with all
the other bosses, but with the body changed, as he limps of
with a poorly arm threatening that he'll be back - how cheap
for me, the biggest let down was the fact that after several
days of playing I seemed to be still doing things I'd done
on my very first go. I never really felt as though I was accomplishing
you like hack and slash games and are not bothered about the
fact that this is the same old tosh dished up with a new label
on it, then you'll love this game. Everyone else will find
it a distinctly average experience.
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