Deadly Premonition 2: A Blessing in Disguise (Switch)
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- Both a prequel and sequel to Deadly Premonition, this open-world horror game puts you in the role of FBI Special Agent York
- Take on a historic investigation to solve a murder mystery in the town of Le Carre
- Travel through the open world by foot or by skateboard
- Customise your character and upgrade your skateboard to land difficult tricks and improve your speed
- Mini-games such as Bowling, Bayou Ride, Skateboard Challenge, and more provide added challenges and entertainment
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Of the 80 reviewers who responded, 65 would recommend this product.
- If you liked DP1, this is more of the same- January 22, 2021
This is not a triple A game. The fun in this game lies in how offbeat and weird it is and it's incredibly charming. The first one is heavily inspired by Twin Peaks and this one is just more of them same (which is a very good thing). The map/game world is smaller than in the first. The first game's map was big and empty, while this one is smaller but more full. The framerate is very low. It was worse before but it's been patched, but it's still not that great. You're not playing this game because of the graphics or snazzy tech specs. If you liked the first Deadly Premonition despite its technical shortcomings, you'll probably enjoy this game too.Yes, I would recommend this to a friend.
- So bad it’s good!- May 27, 2021
Let’s get all of the cons out of the way first. Horrible frame rate, glitches, controls, graphics and voice acting. Now the pros, all of it seems to coalesce into a perfect storm of B movie tropes that make it interesting. From the moment you begin playing you’re waiting to see what is going to happen next. Just when you think it can’t get worse, the game surprises you with a 50/50 chance of actually being worse or being so much better. My entire experience has been a gamble and overall I’d say the game is worthy of being on the shelf as a novelty.No, I would not recommend this to a friend.
- Okay, but misses the mark- November 27, 2020
No where near as good as the first. This is a game that tries too hard to recreate the quirkiness and weirdness of the first one, and just comes up short. The characters are not as interesting, and the story drags too much. They also rely on tasks being carried out at specific times, thus dragging out the game to make it longer than it really is. It isn't a bad game, and I would recommend it to those that loved the first one, but don't go into it expecting it to be as good.Yes, I would recommend this to a friend.
- Atmosphere, aesthetics, B-rated comedy, bland- June 27, 2021
B Roll film made into a video game: Part 2. I went into it for the cult classic following so I could enjoy the game without any expectations... but MANNNNN corniness aside, it takes but a good 30 mins just to get past all the random talking, and investigating to get to some gameplay action! I mean a big dragged on... Also the game overall is for the Cult followers, and I dig that idea of a good story within a funny way of putting things, but it is a trOUGE to get through... so be ready for a bit of text skimming. I think the voice actors are of that B rated quality and sometimes enjoyable to read, but mostly just garbage text written in that nature to appeal to those fans... sure I get it. I'm hoping to enjoy the rest of the gameplay, and the story is interesting enough for an odd scifi interest at the very least. I just dig the aesthetics and atmosphere of it all...No, I would not recommend this to a friend.
- Awesome if you like the first one- August 8, 2020
Pretty much more of the same as the first one although I do feel the "stages" in dp1 may be a little better. Yes it has some bugs and performance issues but for me it did not detract from the experience. Its pretty much a detective murder mystery visual novel with action segments set in an open 3d game engine. Kind of like LA Noire but way more over the top and more action.Yes, I would recommend this to a friend.
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