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    Dead Rising 2

    Game » consists of 18 releases. Released Sep 02, 2010

    Dead Rising 2 is a third-person action-adventure survival horror game that takes place five years after the end of the original Dead Rising, moving its zombie apocalypse setting into the glamorous Fortune City.

    ulquiorraschiffer's Dead Rising 2 (PlayStation 3) review

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    The Sap is Definitely Rising

    I'll start this review by saying: I played the hell out of Dead Rising one, but I never really liked it. It was challenging not in an intuitive and fun way, but in an annoying and frustrating way. It had a time limit that seemed destined to piss the player off, and the controls were clunky and not well thought out. That being said, I loved Dead Rising 2. It reminded me why I played the original so much and it really does seem like Capcom tried to bring something new to the table while fixing things at the same time. I know! That's unheard of from a sequel from a major developer these days, I am amazed! The game is not challenging, true, but it has a better story, new and enjoyable ways to kick zombie ass and the same original zest that made the original an underground hit. The option to mow down the hordes with an electric wheelchair or battle a psychotic toys tore mascot is just plain gory, zombastic fun. Even the online play is fun, and the player can use the money in game that they win online (finally an incentive to play online other than merit badges and pissed off ten year-old tea parties). I had fun with this game, played it several items and would play again. It may not be perfect. Sure the controls are still kind of clunky and its a very arcade experience, but i think that is a pretty fitting method of presentation for a zombie killing gore-fest in Las Vegas. Capcom still remembers how to give bang for the buck and how to make a game fun, and I respect them for that. Now I think I'll grab my paddle-saw and go mow down a few hundred brain junkies.

    Other reviews for Dead Rising 2 (PlayStation 3)

      A real treat for the fans. 0

      Dead Rising 2 is almost as pure as a sequel could get. Very little does it stray from its original's design, both the lauded and hated aspects. For fans of the franchise Dead Rising 2 is a no-brainer purchase and one they'll surely get just as much enjoyment out of as they did from the original, if not more. For newcomers, or people who just weren't able to adjust to Dead Risings strict way to play, it's much more of a risk to take.Chuck Greene: Level 50 Duct Tape AdministerSo, Dead Rising 2 pla...

      18 out of 19 found this review helpful.

      Dead Rising 2 Review 0

      2006's Dead Rising was a game that was divisive. It “looked” like your typical zombie slasher game, but it played differently than other game that was released at the time. In taking hints from NES and SNES games before it, Dead Rising was game that couldn't be beaten with out dying. The tricks of Dead Rising 1 was reaching a certain point, dying, then starting from the beginning and preparing yourself for the boss battle. In while that seems like chore, most players were able to reach their las...

      9 out of 11 found this review helpful.

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