HIGH Supreme mood-setting, stellar music.
LOW No subtitles.
WTF It really ends like that?
The Endlessly Random Apocalypse
HIGH Putting down a horde of 500+ zombies.
LOW Losing over four hours of work because players can’t save.
WTF Flamethrowers are necessary, but you might be too into fire, dude.
What Am I Fighting For, Again?
HIGH Solid mech combat with unique modes.
LOW The story is all over the place.
WTF The comatose mission in act 3.
The Keenest Edge
HIGH Darli Dagger! Also, Darli Dagger.
LOW That last boss is woefully designed.
WTF An unarmed special attack removing 80% of someone’s health.
HIGH Same great visual storytelling as before.
LOW Original glitches are still present.
WTF What happened on the giants’ battlefield?
HIGH The visuals are fantastic.
LOW Not being able to move the camera in free-look fashion.
WTF The story.
It Makes A Village
HIGH Expanded scope leans into building communities than structures.
LOW Combat’s worse, new focus may not satisfy involved builders.
WTF DQB2 feels like a spoiler minefield for 1987’s Dragon Quest 2.
Pedro De Amigo
HIGH The short, unique boss sequences.
LOW When the focus is on pointlessly simple puzzles instead of combat.
WTF The sewer level that drags on long past its welcome.