Dementium II

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Dementium II
Dementium II.jpg
Developer(s) Renegade Kid
Memetic Games (HD)
Publisher(s) SouthPeak Games
Digital Tribe Games (HD)
Designer(s) Jools Watsham (director)
Engine Renegade Engine
Platform(s) Nintendo DS
Microsoft Windows[1]
Mac OS X
Release Nintendo DS
  • NA: May 4, 2010
  • EU: June 25, 2010
Windows, OS X
  • WW: December 17, 2013
Genre(s) First-person shooter, survival horror
Mode(s) Single-player

Dementium II is a first person, survival horror video game developed for the Nintendo DS. It is the sequel to 2007's Dementium: The Ward, also for the Nintendo DS. The game was developed by Renegade Kid and published by SouthPeak Games.[2] It was released in 2010 and features many improvements over its predecessor Dementium: The Ward, including different weapons, a larger variety of enemies, the ability to jump and crouch, save points, more environments, an improved map system and the removal of respawning enemies. Weapons include shank, revolver, sledge hammer, shotgun, assault rifle, dynamite, flame thrower, nail gun, and relic. Items include flashlight, ammo for any of the weapons, adrenaline shots, pills, and medkits. A remastered version of the game was released for Microsoft Windows and Mac OS X on December 17, 2013.

Announcement[edit]

The game was officially announced when a teaser trailer was released on May 30, 2009 to IGN. The teaser acted as a commercial for the Bright Dawn Treatment Center.[citation needed] This was one of the many settings for the game.

Plot[edit]

After 5 weeks being unconscious, William Redmoor's nightmares have ended, or have they? Now he's trapped in the clandestine Bright Dawn Treatment Center and discover that his nightmares haven't ended. Now he must fight the monstrosities that appear once again and stop Doctor once and for all.

Reception[edit]

Reception
Review scores
Publication Score
DS PC
Destructoid 7.5/10[3] N/A
Eurogamer 7/10[4] N/A
Famitsu 30/40[5] N/A
GamePro 3.5/5 stars[6] N/A
GameSpot 8/10[7] 5/10[8]
GameZone 4/10[9] N/A
IGN 8/10[10] N/A
Nintendo Life 7/10[11] N/A
Nintendo Power 8/10[12] N/A
Nintendo World Report 8.5/10[13] N/A
The A.V. Club C[14] N/A
Slant Magazine 3/5 stars[15] 0.5/5 stars[16]
Aggregate score
Metacritic 75/100[17] 37/100[18]

The DS version received "generally favorable reviews", while the PC version received "generally unfavorable reviews", according to the review aggregation website Metacritic.[17][18] In Japan, where the DS version was ported and published by Intergrow on September 30, 2010,[citation needed] Famitsu gave it a score of one eight, two sevens, and one eight for a total of 30 out of 40.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Bakhtiyarov, Ruslan (August 29, 2012). "DS-ужастик Dementium 2 выйдет на PC" [DS horror Dementium 2 will be released on PC] (in Russian). GameGuru.ru. Retrieved April 27, 2017. 
  2. ^ Lee, Crix (February 3, 2010). "DS Owners About To Enter Dementium II". Dread Central. Retrieved April 27, 2017. 
  3. ^ Sterling, Jim (May 17, 2010). "Review: Dementium II". Destructoid. Retrieved April 28, 2017. 
  4. ^ Edwards, Matt (May 19, 2010). "Dementium II". Eurogamer. Retrieved April 28, 2017. 
  5. ^ a b Brian (September 26, 2010). "Complete Famitsu review scores". Nintendo Everything. Retrieved April 27, 2017. 
  6. ^ Grayson, Nathan (May 4, 2010). "Dementium II". GamePro. Archived from the original on April 23, 2011. Retrieved April 28, 2017. 
  7. ^ Meunier, Nathan (May 18, 2010). "Dementium II Review (DS)". GameSpot. Retrieved April 28, 2017. 
  8. ^ Cabral, Matt (January 14, 2014). "Dementium II HD Review (PC)". GameSpot. Retrieved April 28, 2017. 
  9. ^ Rowe, Brian (May 24, 2010). "Dementium II review (DS)". GameZone. Retrieved April 28, 2017. 
  10. ^ Harris, Craig (May 4, 2010). "Dementium II Review". IGN. Retrieved April 28, 2017. 
  11. ^ Wight, Andrew (June 6, 2010). "Review: Dementium II". Nintendo Life. Retrieved April 28, 2017. 
  12. ^ "Dementium II". Nintendo Power. 255: 88. June 2010. 
  13. ^ Miller, Zachary (June 4, 2010). "Dementium II". Nintendo World Report. Retrieved April 28, 2017. 
  14. ^ Constantine, John (May 17, 2010). "Dementium II (DS)". The A.V. Club. Archived from the original on May 20, 2010. Retrieved April 27, 2017. 
  15. ^ McKleinfeld, Daniel (May 18, 2010). "Dementium II (DS)". Slant Magazine. Retrieved April 27, 2017. 
  16. ^ Aston, Ryan (January 8, 2014). "Dementium II HD (PC)". Slant Magazine. Retrieved April 27, 2017. 
  17. ^ a b "Dementium II for DS Reviews". Metacritic. Retrieved April 27, 2017. 
  18. ^ a b "Dementium II for PC Reviews". Metacritic. Retrieved April 27, 2017. 

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