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Dragon Quest Monsters: Joker 2

Dragon Quest Monsters: Joker 2
alaScore 96

49 reviews

Oct, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 49 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviewers are impressed by the usability. The graphics is also mentioned favorably. The design and story get negative opinions. There are some mixed opinions about the gameplay.

size, graphics, usability

story, design

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Nintendo DS Games the Dragon Quest Monsters: Joker 2 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 96/100 = Excellent quality.

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(Based on 49 reviews)

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Dragon Quest Monsters: Joker 2 review

 

Scouting tons of monsters, Getting your party just right, A wealth of online options

Too much grinding, Losing monster pals in fusion, The cliché characters and story

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Battling monsters is strategic rather than violent.

 

Parents need to know that Dragon Quest Monsters: Joker 2 is a role-playing game set in a world where the most popular sport is not football or soccer, but monster battles, a la Pokemon . Players collect a team of monsters and send them out to battle...

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Dragon Quest Monsters: Joker 2

 

Mo' monsters, mo' problems.

Addicting fusion system; lots of monster varieties;

Barebones story; lots of grinding; areas feel empty.

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Dragon Quest Monsters: Joker 2

 

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Monsters Don't Joke Around

 

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Tremendous variety, tons of content, imaginative monsters.

Lacks charm, mindless gameplay, where's the story?

It's a good game to play while watching TV or a movie.

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Dragon Quest Monsters: Joker 2 Review

 

It's not Pokemon, and that's OK.

Great monster design, day and night cycle makes returning to areas challenging, creating new monsters

Uninteresting story, lots of grinding required, easy to miss helpful information

Brandon Cackowski-Schnell is a regular contributor to GameShark and is the cohost of Jumping the Shark , GameShark.com's official podcast and co-founder of No High Scores.

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Dragon Quest Monsters: Joker 2 Review

 

The Dragon Quest series is something I'm intimately familiar with - although ironically it is only because I review games for Vooks - the series really didn't "jump" out at me before I began my writing position here. Having played all the...

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Dragon Quest Monsters: Joker 2

 

Explore a mysterious island and collect over 300 monsters in this decent Dragon Quest spin-off.

Addicting gameplay ; Over 300 monsters to collect and battle ; Plenty of extra content

Lack of emphasize on story ; Repetitive story

Dragon Quest Monsters: Joker 2 is a decent game that is tarnished only by its lack of emphasis on both its plot and music. The story, in its present state, leaves much to be desired, and the audio is recycled time and time again. Still, despite these...