Drakengard 2 PlayStation 2

  • Publisher: Ubisoft
  • Release Date: Feb 14, 2006
User Score
5.5

Mixed or average reviews- based on 49 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 17 out of 49
  2. Negative: 15 out of 49
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  1. AdamB.
    Jul 12, 2006
    10
    Incredible. The combat is brilliant, the levelling up fun, and the only problem is some occasionally frustrating arial ( sp?) battles. One for RPG lovers, but if its your thing, you wont be dissapointed.
  2. ConnF.
    Feb 20, 2006
    10
    Incredible game. Just perfect. I love the amazing story, excellent voice acting, and beautiful music. I'm VERY impressed.
  3. TomS.
    Mar 7, 2006
    10
    great simply astounding my favorite game ever besides DoD1.
  4. AbB.
    Apr 25, 2007
    10
    First one was wicked but second one improved everything that needed improving.......player involvement, gameplay, speed, movement, n a blossoming romance for good measure! one of those marmite games..........you either love it hate it. I have quite high standards for games n this met them and more. Near perfection.
  5. Jul 6, 2014
    10
    One of the great games i ever play, drakengard series must still live for more decades. Epic soundtrack, epic and emotional characters and epic finals!!

Awards & Rankings

#68 Most Discussed PS2 Game of 2006
#88 Most Shared PS2 Game of 2006
Metascore
58

Mixed or average reviews - based on 34 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 5 out of 34
  2. Negative: 8 out of 34
  1. The graphics are really basic for a PS2 game, but the cinematics look incredible. The on-foot mode is just plain boring, ... and most of the game concentrates on that mode, sadly. [JPN Import]
  2. Game Informer
    73
    From a gameplay standpoint, this is probably more aptly called "Drakengard 1.5" rather than a full sequel, but the improvements make the series' tantalizing mix of big action and dragon airfights much more playable than the first. [Mar 2006, p.106]
  3. 60
    Almost a mirror image of the first game, which is both good and bad. While it has a great story, it also suffers from some of the cardinal sins of action gaming. You'd think that by adding a kick-ass dragon in to the mix that you'd be dealing with a winning formula. It's just too bad, however, that this doesn't end up being the case.