I would like to quote one of Travis' most popular and aptly stated phrases to sum up how I fell about NMH2: W.t.f. I mean really, I don't think I've been more dissatisfied with a game since Spider-man 2 and 3. I thought the whole idea of improving a game was to make it better. I am severely disappointed with this game mainly because the original was so awesome. Sure, some of the "glitches" have been worked out, but their attempt at making the successor to NMH better was like was watching an air plane full of puppies and kittens crash into an ocean of fire. I know I'm being exceptionally critical, but I would not advise wasting money on this game, and wasting time playing the game-well that's pushing it.
I'm not gonna lie, I tried to enjoy this game as much as I could. I saw my friends play through NMH1 and enjoyed every single moment of the jokes/story. I rented this game with hopes that I could find the enjoyment my friends experienced but alas I did not. The battle system is awesome but the very first boss fight [not the tutorial] kicked my buttocks multiple times since I could not figure out how to finish him off. I'm usually not a quitter, especially over challenging games but this was supposed to be a quick rent and since you're in a tournament where you have to fight 50 people I ended up returning the game the very next day.
So over-all I love the humor, and liked the story enough to watch the cutscenes on youtube but the gameplay can be quite frustrating for newcomers [aka somebody who has never played a Suda51 game]. Rent at your own risk, but I definitely recommend this game for anybody who wants a lengthy-ish wii game filled with cursing, jokes, sexy blondes and blood. I give it a 6 because it is above average but it did not reel me in enough to keep me playing.