Katamari Damacy PlayStation 2

  • Publisher: Namco
  • Release Date: Sep 21, 2004
Metascore
86

Generally favorable reviews - based on 55 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 54 out of 55
  2. Negative: 0 out of 55
Buy On
  1. The visuals are dated but everything else about Katamari Damacy is too wonderfully weird in its simplicity for anyone to explain.

Awards & Rankings

16
15
#15 Most Discussed PS2 Game of 2004
56
#56 Most Shared PS2 Game of 2004
User Score
9.0

Universal acclaim- based on 96 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 38 out of 42
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 42
  3. Negative: 4 out of 42
  1. Jul 15, 2017
    10
    Best game I have ever played, I would say. It's simple, new (or it was new when I got it 13 years ago!) and cute. If you don't understand thisBest game I have ever played, I would say. It's simple, new (or it was new when I got it 13 years ago!) and cute. If you don't understand this game, hey, I don't blame you. But definitely worth checking out anyway. Full Review »
  2. Apr 16, 2017
    10
    One of the happiest, simplest gaming experiences I've ever come across. Roll a ball until it's big enough to suck up buildings. Watch peopleOne of the happiest, simplest gaming experiences I've ever come across. Roll a ball until it's big enough to suck up buildings. Watch people panic and scream while catchy, happy-go-lucky music gets stuck in your head. If you're open to unconventional experiences in gaming, this is absolutely worth your time. Full Review »
  3. Mar 3, 2017
    9
    The music, the insanely charming art style, and the pure FUN of this game makes it one of the most surprisingly good games of the PS2 era.The music, the insanely charming art style, and the pure FUN of this game makes it one of the most surprisingly good games of the PS2 era. Just you try getting that catchy theme song out of your head! Na naaaa, na na na, na na na na, na na na na na na naaaaaaaaaaaaa~! Full Review »