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Dead or Alive 2: Hardcore (PS2)

Dead or Alive 2: Hardcore (PS2)
alaScore 82

75 reviews

Oct, 2016

alaTest has collected and analyzed 75 reviews of Dead or Alive 2: Hardcore- PS2. The average rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average rating of 3.9/5 for other PlayStation 2 Games (PS2) for all reviews.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other PlayStation 2 Games (PS2) the Dead or Alive 2: Hardcore- PS2 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 82/100 = Very good quality.

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Oct, 2016

Expert review by: Ken "ZeroTolerance" McKown (

Dead Or Alive 2 Hardcore


I can remember the first time I played the original DOA on my Playstation back in the day. Living in a Tekken dominated world DOA was a nice stray from...

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Jan, 2011

Expert review by: Jack Blaguar (

Dead or Alive 2 Hardcore


The latest in this series has come to us with all the action and the unique fighting technique with which the original game was introduced, plus a few extras. If you enjoyed Dead or Alive the first time, you'll love it this time, too. There were two...

There is a down side to this game, at least for those of you who may not be fighting game freaks like me. Much the same as Tekken… if you’ve played it once, you’ve played it a thousand times. Tecmo has dressed this game up a bit, but underneath all the...

Aug, 2001

Expert review by: Ben_Silverman (

Dead or Alive 2: Hardcore Review for the PS2


Everybody was Kung-Fu fighting...

Great graphics; Reversals; More depth

but still not quite enough; Only 10 characters

The sound effects are fine, though the music is just awful. Can we stop with the 1988 heavy metal guitar riffs? I didn't know Motley Crue had a patent on the genre!

Dec, 2000

Expert review by: Arnold Katayev (

Dead or Alive 2: Hardcore


Once believed to be a Dreamcast exclusive game, Sega fans would mock Sony owners that they finally have something that Sony will never see, but then came a shocking revelation by Tecmo that Dead or Alive 2 would be released on Playstation 2 in Japan on...

 I really do not like the American voice actors that Tecmo hired to do the voice-overs. Not only do they sound bland, but they don't fit the role of their corresponding fighters one bit. The music has remained the same, and thankfully nothing has...

Nov, 2000

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The Armchair Empire - Playstation 2 (PS2) Reviews: DOA2: Hardcore


is a fighting game that shouldn't be overlooked. This version of DOA2 is jam packed with more levels, two more characters, more moves, more costumes, and more fighting modes