Death Jr.: Root of Evil Wii

Metascore
71

Mixed or average reviews - based on 14 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 5 out of 14
  2. Negative: 2 out of 14
Buy On
  1. Overall, Death Jr.: Root of Evil is another solid platform entry in this largely successful franchise.
  2. 90
    Though it could be viewed at first glance as a warmed-over port of a middling PSP title, DJ finds new life on the Wii through its tight control scheme and clever writing
  3. 75
    Ultimately, however, we think you'll prefer to have a friend close by as you experience the game. Root of Evil may not be to die for, but for $40, it's an easy way to kill a weekend.
  4. Play Magazine
    90
    Wicked cool character design, cutting edge Wii visuals, great level design, a double-shot of great gameplay, massive bosses and a quirky score that ties it all together...what more could you ask for? [May 2008, p.56]

Awards & Rankings

#63 Most Shared Wii Game of 2008
User Score
8.1

Generally favorable reviews- based on 14 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 1 out of 2
  2. Negative: 0 out of 2
  1. FredX
    Jun 2, 2008
    5
    Looks nice, but can make you puke if you're susceptible to motion sickness (in games). I wanted to play a bit longer than 15 minutes to Looks nice, but can make you puke if you're susceptible to motion sickness (in games). I wanted to play a bit longer than 15 minutes to see if it was worth it, but basically my brain fried and the rest of the evening I had to lie down and take it easy. Full Review »
  2. PaulD.
    May 28, 2008
    7
    Decent platformer, but far from perfect. i kinda got bored with it rather quickly. i suppose i expected too much and got too little in Decent platformer, but far from perfect. i kinda got bored with it rather quickly. i suppose i expected too much and got too little in return. RENT FIRST! Full Review »