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  • Summary: Prepare to fall through the skies as gravity kitten Kat masters a suite of new gravity-defying abilities and chases the mystery of her origin across a huge new open world. [SIEA]
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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 78 out of 94
  2. Negative: 1 out of 94
  1. Jan 18, 2017
    100
    Really, that's the overarching theme of Gravity Rush 2: it takes what made the first game intriguing, it builds on the proof of concept that was Gravity Rush Remastered, and it shows what Kat and co. are really capable of doing. It may start out a little slowly, but once it hits its stride, it quickly becomes apparent that the sky's both the literal and figurative limit as to what this game can accomplish.
  2. Jan 13, 2017
    90
    Gravity Rush 2 is a fantastic follow-up, that improves nearly everything.
  3. Jan 17, 2017
    88
    The first great game of 2017. It takes what made the original a cult classic and builds upon that foundation in meaningful ways across all areas of the experience. Few games will make your heart race and palms sweat with excitement from moment-to-moment like Kat’s physics-defying journey through the skies.
  4. Jan 10, 2017
    80
    Gravity Rush 2 takes the strange, quirky style and gameplay of the original and lets it loose on a larger canvas, dishing up its gravity-twisting action with real imagination and verve. It has the original’s charm and personality but more ambition, with a bigger setting, bigger set-pieces and a storyline to match. If Gravity Rush gave us a great heroine, some interesting mechanics and a different take on the action adventure, the sequel puts then centre-stage in a tale that does them justice.
  5. Jan 19, 2017
    80
    There are a number of standout missions in Gravity Rush 2 that will have players scrambling every which way until it is hard to tell down from up.
  6. Jan 13, 2017
    75
    Unfortunately, Gravity Rush 2 doesn't compare to the original. It's opening hours are way too slow and the story lacks substance, failing to hold our interest throughout its runtime. The game's still a lot of fun and the open world is dripping with atmosphere, yet it lacks the magic that made the first game so memorable.
  7. Jan 10, 2017
    30
    What should be a sleek and swift experience feels like a local train stuck in traffic, a metaphor that the game emphasizes each time that it chooses to momentarily strip Kat of her powers.

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 35 out of 58
  2. Negative: 4 out of 58
  1. Feb 2, 2018
    10
    Amazing game. Exploring the world is fun, and unlike most things I've seen in games. Combat is interesting, and has more to it then meets theAmazing game. Exploring the world is fun, and unlike most things I've seen in games. Combat is interesting, and has more to it then meets the eye at first. The story is interesting, yet has a lot of components to keep up with, and ends in a way that all but guarantees a sequel. The level up and story progression system were also extremely well done as it gives you a good amount of freedom. Another great game. Expand
  2. Feb 22, 2017
    10
    A sequel of epic proportions with the lovable character of Kat and her awesome friends. A major improvement from the original thanks to theA sequel of epic proportions with the lovable character of Kat and her awesome friends. A major improvement from the original thanks to the power of the PS4. Great story and a wonderful ending with few holes but overall not that hard to follow if you haven't played the first one. I recommend this game to anyone especially to those fatigued from redundant action games. Caution: I suggest to get hydrated before playing to avoid the effects of motion sickness. Expand
  3. Jan 20, 2017
    10
    Gravity Rush 2 it's a real next gen project! compared to the first part of the game developers have made tremendous strides in all directionsGravity Rush 2 it's a real next gen project! compared to the first part of the game developers have made tremendous strides in all directions while maintaining the spirit of the first part! Great graphics, stunning and beautiful living world, an interesting plot, excellent animation, fantastic destructible objects, blurred motion makes the picture even more stunning, design and animation of monsters also creatively great! Don't miss this beautiful adventure! Expand
  4. Jun 26, 2017
    8
    Gravity Rush 2 is a great sequel to the acclaimed original PS Vita/PS4 game.

    Gravity Rush games combine comic book manga-style storytelling
    Gravity Rush 2 is a great sequel to the acclaimed original PS Vita/PS4 game.

    Gravity Rush games combine comic book manga-style storytelling (full cut-scenes are few and far in between), cell-shaded graphics, and open world mechanics with Kat's ability to shift gravity in any axis you want to.

    First comes the positive part. The game's main characters are likeable, especially the protagonist duo of Kat and Raven who behave like two young girls but with super powers. Combat is simple and intuitive, but it can get repetitive. Along the way you empower your abilities and are granted two different play styles as the story unfolds. Other than the normal style, Lunar style makes you lighter and Jupiter style makes you heavier, each affecting you in differing ways. And let's not forget the physics on display when you unleash your powers on the enemies and debris go flying all over, they are on a whole new level than the 1st game.

    The cel-shaded graphics are beautiful and the manga-style storytelling is unique and charming. The open world is yours to explore and take on story missions, side quests and challenges. The game's story is presented in a 4 chapter (27 episodes) structure with one fake ending in the 3rd chapter and the true ending if you beat the 4th chapter. Kat's true identity and tragic past are revealed in the final chapter, and after a slow start it's non-stop action leading to a great finale. And if all that wasn't enough, the game's got a free prequel story expansion centering on Raven, called Another Story: The Ark of Time – Raven's Choice, lasting 6 episodes (3 hours of gameplay, more or less). The game's even got a nice instrumental-based soundtrack that perfectly fits the mood.

    Now comes the negative part. Some of the stealth missions (both main and side ones) are awfully designed and unforgiving due to not having coherent and clear stealth rules. Furthermore, like the 1st game, near the story's end there is a series of 3D gravity shifting puzzle levels which I found really annoying and offputting. Last but not least, the aerial combat and the camera during combat can be troublesome. When performing aerial kicks there is a chance you 'll miss your kicks (especially in standard style, so go for the lunar one), and you have to manually align the camera quite often when enemies are attacking you from all directions. A future Gravity Rush game will require a reworked camera and combat system.

    In the end Gravity Rush 2 is a beautiful and charming game from Sony's acclaimed Studio Japan. I 'd like to see a sequel in the future, the game's director says he 'd like to do it, but that's all we got for now. It's a nice curio that will please fans of japanese games. I wholeheartedly recommend this game to every PS4 gamer.
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  5. Feb 7, 2017
    7
    Gravity Rush 2 is a gorgeously frustrating game that works most of the time and entertains thoroughly regardless of its missteps. You can'tGravity Rush 2 is a gorgeously frustrating game that works most of the time and entertains thoroughly regardless of its missteps. You can't help but instantly feel engaged with its unique art style and core gameplay systems that are unlike anything I've seen in a video game. It fun to play most of the time, but the small percent of the time where the game ask you to use these powers in small areas or against overpowered enemies, it becomes almost headache inducing. The story begins very clear and slowly gets muffled throughout the three acts and 21 chapters of the main story, which is a shame, because the game truly drags by the time the credits roll. I put in nearly twenty hours into Gravity Rush 2, and those early hours were truly special. It's a shame that the developers couldn't hold the momentum till the end. There are also many side quest to accomplish and challenges throughout the surprisingly vast open world in the game. This definitely isn't a bad purchase if you're looking for a game that has a lot to offer, Gravity Rush 2 certainly does. Expand
  6. Apr 16, 2018
    7
    Neat mechanics that add interesting elements to the gameplay. Fun characters and a good utilization of the PS4's controller. However, theNeat mechanics that add interesting elements to the gameplay. Fun characters and a good utilization of the PS4's controller. However, the gravity mechanics can be annoying and not as smooth as you'd hope at times. Combat in the air is a pain, and on the ground it's fairly simplistic. Story won't take too long, but it's a decent play through. Overall it's a decent game, that could've been great if the mechanics worked a little more smooth. Worth getting for cheap. Expand
  7. Aug 15, 2017
    0
    Repetitive, again. The first game in the series had the same problem, and they have not fixed it, focusing only in upgrading the graphics. KatRepetitive, again. The first game in the series had the same problem, and they have not fixed it, focusing only in upgrading the graphics. Kat is still a lovable character - however, she deserves a better story than this. Please, make GR 3 the great game we all looking for. This game is played by a minority not by chance. Expand

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