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Dark Cloud 2

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GF Rating
8.3

1211 ratings

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GF Rating
9

Excellent

Superfun!

posted by dasilodavi (WATERTOWN, MA) Jun 17, 2008

Member since Jan 2006

5 out of 5 gamers (100%) found this review helpful

This game is a work of art. Everything comes together for a beautiful and entertaining adventure.

The gameplay is much like the original Dark Cloud. Dungeons are randomly generated, and you must collect material to rebuild locales. You weapons grow, evolve, wear and break if you don't pay attention. Weapon growth is easier this time, as there aren't as many characters to level.

In classic Level 5 style, the side quests are where the game shines. You take pictures of everything, and use the photos to attempt new invention ideas. You can catch and breed fish to battle and race. You can play a quirky golf game at the end of any dungeon. You collect townsfolk from across the world to aid you in your quest. It's all a blast, and works almost seamlessly with the game proper (fight the evil genie, or whatever he was).

The game looks great, and the music is a mix of serene and exciting. The voice-over work is spectacular, which is a rare treat.

There is a difficulty scaling issue. Bosses get very difficult, and there's not much to do to raise your character's defense. There are a set number of items (favorite food) to do that, and I personally think it's not enough. It's a minor gripe, but it makes the end game super hard.

Bottom line: this one's a keeper. If you find it, buy it, it's a treasure.

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GF Rating
10

Perfect

Dark Cloud 2 is a classic.

posted by PS2master (EDGEWOOD, WA) Mar 31, 2007

Member since Feb 2005

2 out of 2 gamers (100%) found this review helpful

Dark cloud is one of those games that at first glance at the box and the first 1/2 hour of game dont seem all that great. But all of this changes the moment you make it through your first dungeon. The game itself is one of the best rpg games i have eveer played. I would put it in my top 3 rpgs' along with ff7. The game has everything. There are many different things to do and not all of them include your weapons or fighting. Extremely enjoyable and i wish it was longer. One of the few games i have bought.

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GF Rating
8

Very Good

Dark Cloud 2

posted by Whyspaer (NORTH PORT, FL) Feb 5, 2010

Member since Feb 2010

1 out of 1 gamers (100%) found this review helpful

Old ps2 game, love the graphics, the invention and georama is sweet.. as well as upgrading ur weapons and the ridepod.

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