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Darksiders II- Wii U

Darksiders II- Wii U
alaScore 89

17 reviews

Dec, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 17 reviews of Darksiders II- Wii U. The average rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Darksiders II- Wii U is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 89/100 = Very good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 17 reviews)

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Darksiders II Review

 

Darksiders II comes with a few extra technical foibles on the Wii U, but the fluid action and intriguing exploration are still front and center in this expansive adventure.

Role-playing elements give combat a great sense of progression ; Clever environmental puzzles with a consistent learning curve ; The promise of new loot keeps you pushing forward ; A lot of content to uncover and secrets to unearth ; Atmospheric...

Too many frame rate hitches and loading pauses ; Most battles are too easy, even those against enormous bosses

As expected, each dungeon requires that you puzzle out how to get from one point to the next. At first, this involves scaling walls, throwing the naturally occurring bombs you stumble upon, and pulling a few levers. Then, you get a phantom grapple hook...

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Darksiders II Review

 

Bigger isn't always better... and that applies to the Wii U version as well.

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Darksiders II Review: Ashes to Ashes, Loot to Loot

 

A safe, but thoroughly satisfying home-cooked meal.

It's strange, really -- by all accounts, I should not want to spendtime in the world of DarksidersII. While the visuals aren't badby any means, the heavy-metal character designs and stereotypical levelmotifs don't scream inspiration. And the wet...

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Darksiders II

 

Darksiders II has you guiding one of the four horsemen of the Apocalypse, Death, on a quest to redeem the alleged cataclysmic actions of his brother, War. As Death, players will attempt to save mankind by defending what's left of humanity from an ancient

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Darksiders II

 

The idea of a fiery horse is problematic, as it requires a fire-proof barn and asbestos underwear to ride it.

Overall I found this a good action/RPG game that, despite my early reservations, I found to be an enjoyable play. The only thing I struggled with is the concept of death as a hero. Too many Terry Pratchett books makes me think of Death of a morbidly...

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Darksiders II Review

 

Darksiders II comes with a few extra technical foibles on the Wii U, but the fluid action and intriguing exploration are still front and center in this expansive adventure.

Role-playing elements give combat a great sense of progression ; Clever environmental puzzles with a consistent learning curve ; The promise of new loot keeps you pushing forward ; A lot of content to uncover and secrets to unearth ; Atmospheric...

Too many frame rate hitches and loading pauses ; Most battles are too easy, even those against enormous bosses

As expected, each dungeon requires that you puzzle out how to get from one point to the next. At first, this involves scaling walls, throwing the naturally occurring bombs you stumble upon, and pulling a few levers. Then, you get a phantom grapple hook...

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