Dead Rising 2

Discussion in 'Video Games' started by HalfEatenSurprise, Sep 26, 2010.

  1. HalfEatenSurprise

    HalfEatenSurprise Registered Member

    Just got this.

    It is fabulous. An absolute squeal.

    The original title was pretty damn good, but this raises the bar with so much to do, and such a variety of challenges, that well, I can see me playing this for some time to come.
    The game, if you don't know it, is a simple thing really. Basically, all you are asked to do is command your character through the horrors of a zombie outbreak, dispatching them with pretty much anything you can think of.
    You can blow their legs off with a shotgun, smash them to bits with a sledgehammer, or simply throw barstools at them - you can even combine items to make truly unique tools of death...
    In between the riotous slaying, you have many options. You can save survivors, defeat nutters and looters or dig to the bottom of this situation, finding out what caused the outbreak.

    Set in the bustling casino town of Fortune City. There is a lot to discover.

    I highly recommend this game to anyone with a taste for zombie slaying fun.

    Thoughts?
     

  2. Oooh_snap

    Oooh_snap Living on the 0th floor V.I.P. Lifetime

    Ugh. This doesn't come out until Tuesday here. I am anticipating getting it Tuesday as soon as I get out of school. I loved the first one, and watching them talk about it at a game convention has gotten me so exciting.
     
  3. Mihael_langley

    Mihael_langley Formerly "Maikeru"

    Nah, i'll wait for Black ops to get my zombie fix.
     
  4. Konshentz

    Konshentz Konshentz

    I sold my PS3, so unfortunately I'll have to wait for this.


    Lammmmeee. :lol:
     
    Last edited: Sep 26, 2010
  5. Mihael_langley

    Mihael_langley Formerly "Maikeru"

    Well im not a big fan of zombies, and World at War zombie mode was the funniest i've played, so im confident that Treyarch will deliver again.
     
  6. Nevyrmoore

    Nevyrmoore AKA Ass-Bandit

    I am going to get this. Even more so when they announced there'll be an add-on pack called Case:West, which bridges the gap between Dead Rising and Dead Rising 2 by bringing Frank West into the game.

    *EDIT* Scratch that, turns out it's an Xbox exclusive downloadable game...
     
    Last edited: Sep 27, 2010
  7. AnitaKnapp

    AnitaKnapp It's not me, it's you. V.I.P. Lifetime

    I have the first one but have yet to play it. My plan was to play that, and then if I liked it to get the 2nd one.
     
  8. Konshentz

    Konshentz Konshentz

    I think I'm going to marathon it... beat the first one (something I never did) and then rent this one and try and do the same. It will probably involve a few all-nighters. I haven't had a good zombie fix since... L4D2 (and Plants vs. Zombies Haha).
     
  9. Nevyrmoore

    Nevyrmoore AKA Ass-Bandit

    Played this at a friend's the other day, and I like it thus far. PP's a little easier to get, but it's still a matter of using the right tool for the job. I also like the new gun controls, I always hated that Frank would point his gun in the direction he's facing, not where the camera's pointed. The fact I can now use the camera to choose where to shoot at and then just press the aim button makes gunplay a whole lot easier.

    No opinion on Terror is Reality yet, though. Haven't tried that, save for the opening scenes.
     
  10. Painstryver

    Painstryver New Member

    Awesome game.. I like how its not just killing zombies and rescuing people now I like how there is more to do such as protect your daughter
     

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