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7.1

Mixed or average reviews- based on 199 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Negative: 36 out of 199

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  1. Jan 29, 2014
    4
    Let's face it: the only reason this game is getting such praise is that it's one of the cheapest releases on the Xbox, similar to how Flower got high marks for the PS4 just because it's cheap and looks good. It seems like a lot of games these days get reviewed more for their value to the dollar rather than whether they're worth your time. So, if money is no concern, is Peggle worth yourLet's face it: the only reason this game is getting such praise is that it's one of the cheapest releases on the Xbox, similar to how Flower got high marks for the PS4 just because it's cheap and looks good. It seems like a lot of games these days get reviewed more for their value to the dollar rather than whether they're worth your time. So, if money is no concern, is Peggle worth your time? Only if you enjoy interactive slot-machines. The game is heavily reliant on luck, with the vast majority of pegs you hit being a product of the ball bouncing where you never expected it to. Planning out shots to earn extra lives and make the most of your special moves is only a small part of the experience. Compared to other puzzlers like Bust-A-Move, the game simply relies too much on random chaos for my taste. Expand
  2. Jan 12, 2015
    3
    Sure it's really quite fun, but it's only challenging if you chase really complex awards.. it's long term playability is limited. And likely to be games with gold soon. It's 'free' if you pay for ea vault.
  3. Apr 5, 2015
    3
    I had some fun with the game but overall I didn't enjoy the game. Luck is too much of a factor. The powers are boring. The game is over too quickly. I don't recommend Peggle 2. Overpriced junk.
Metascore
77

Generally favorable reviews - based on 39 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 26 out of 39
  2. Negative: 0 out of 39
  1. Feb 12, 2014
    60
    A missed opportunity. [Issue#144, p.102]
  2. Feb 7, 2014
    70
    There's really nothing really new or innovative in this version of Peggle, but you know you have to try it.
  3. 90
    Endearing and satisfying. [Issue#107, p.70]