Death Jr. II: Root of Evil

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Death Jr. II: Root of Evil
Deathjr2.jpg
North American PSP cover art
Developer(s) Backbone Entertainment
Publisher(s) Konami
Eidos (Wii)
Platform(s) PlayStation Portable, Wii
Release PSP
  • NA: October 31, 2006
  • EU: April 27, 2007
  • AU: May 4, 2007
Wii
  • NA: May 27, 2008
  • EU: May 30, 2008 [1]
Genre(s) Action adventure
Mode(s) Single-player, multiplayer

Death Jr. II: Root of Evil is a 2008 action-adventure game developed by Backbone Entertainment the sequel to the PlayStation Portable video game Death Jr. The game has various differences from the first, including having a second playable character, Pandora.

Gameplay[edit]

Plot[edit]

Development and release[edit]

Reception[edit]

Reception
Aggregate scores
Aggregator Score
GameRankings (Wii) 70.61%[2]
(PSP) 70.36%[3]
Metacritic (Wii) 71/100[4]
(PSP) 68/100[5]
Review scores
Publication Score
1UP.com (Wii) B[6]
(PSP) C+[7]
EGM 6.33/10[8]
Game Informer (PSP) 8.25/10[9]
(Wii) 7.25/10[10]
GamePro 4/5 stars[11]
GameSpot (Wii) 6.5/10[12]
(PSP) 6.4/10[13]
GameSpy (Wii) 4.5/5 stars[14]
(PSP) 3/5 stars[15]
GameTrailers 6.7/10[16]
GameZone 6/10[17]
IGN (Wii) 7.4/10[18]
(PSP) 7.1/10[19]
Nintendo Power 7/10[20]
OPM (US) 6/10[21]

Detroit Free Press criticized the game's uninteresting combat and poor camera controls.[22]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Leone, Matt (2008-02-12). "Previews: Death Jr. 2". 1UP.com. Ziff Davis. Retrieved 2008-02-13. 
  2. ^ "Death Jr.: Root of Evil for Wii". GameRankings. Retrieved 2014-01-10. 
  3. ^ "Death Jr. II: Root of Evil for PSP". GameRankings. Retrieved 2014-01-10. 
  4. ^ "Death Jr.: Root of Evil Critic Reviews for Wii". Metacritic. Retrieved 2014-01-10. 
  5. ^ "Death Jr. II: Root of Evil Critic Reviews for PSP". Metacritic. Retrieved 2014-01-10. 
  6. ^ Kollar, Philip (2008-06-04). "Death, Jr.: Root of Evil Wii Review". 1UP.com. Retrieved 2014-01-10. [dead link]
  7. ^ Linn, Demian (2006-11-07). "Death Jr. 2 Root of Evil". 1UP.com. Retrieved 2014-01-10. [dead link]
  8. ^ EGM Staff (December 2006). "Death Jr. II: Root of Evil". Electronic Gaming Monthly (210): 160. 
  9. ^ Biessener, Adam (November 2006). "Death Jr. II: Root of Evil". Game Informer (163): 145. Archived from the original on 2008-03-14. Retrieved 2014-01-10. 
  10. ^ Bertz, Matt (July 2008). "Death Jr.: Root of Evil". Game Informer (183). Archived from the original on 2008-06-06. Retrieved 2014-01-10. 
  11. ^ ifeelthecosmos (2006-10-31). "Review: Death Jr. 2: Root of Evil". GamePro. Archived from the original on 2007-02-24. Retrieved 2014-01-10. 
  12. ^ Fishman, Brian (2008-06-13). "Death Jr.: Root of Evil Review". GameSpot. Archived from the original on 2009-02-26. Retrieved 2014-01-10. 
  13. ^ Thomas, Aaron (2006-11-01). "Death Jr. II: Root of Evil Review". GameSpot. Archived from the original on 2006-11-22. Retrieved 2014-01-10. 
  14. ^ Graziani, Gabe (2008-05-27). "GameSpy: Death Jr.: Root of Evil". GameSpy. Archived from the original on 2008-05-29. Retrieved 2014-01-10. 
  15. ^ Kemps, Heidi (2006-11-03). "GameSpy: Death Jr. 2: Root of Evil". GameSpy. Archived from the original on 2006-12-30. Retrieved 2014-01-10. 
  16. ^ "Death Jr. 2: Root of Evil, Review". GameTrailers. November 29, 2006. Retrieved 2014-01-10. 
  17. ^ Bedigian, Louis (2006-11-05). "Death Jr. 2: Root of Evil - PSP - Review". GameZone. Archived from the original on 2009-03-03. Retrieved 2014-01-10. 
  18. ^ Bozon, Mark (2008-06-06). "Death Jr.: Root of Evil Review". IGN. Retrieved 2014-01-10. 
  19. ^ Nix, Marc (2006-10-31). "Death Jr. II: Root of Evil Review". IGN. Retrieved 2014-01-10. 
  20. ^ "Death Jr.: Root of Evil". Nintendo Power: 88. July 2008. 
  21. ^ "Death Jr. II: Root of Evil". Official U.S. PlayStation Magazine: 130. December 2006. 
  22. ^ Campbell, Craig (2006-12-02). "GAME REVIEW: 'Death Jr. II: Root of Evil'". Detroit Free Press. Retrieved 2014-01-10. 

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