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  • Summary: The story of the Patapon tribe marches forth as they hunt for the fabled Earthend. Shipwrecked in a new and strange continent the Patapon are depending on you, their god, to lead them safely through this perilous new land. As you guide the tribe through this new world with your mysticalThe story of the Patapon tribe marches forth as they hunt for the fabled Earthend. Shipwrecked in a new and strange continent the Patapon are depending on you, their god, to lead them safely through this perilous new land. As you guide the tribe through this new world with your mystical drum, they will come face to face with a new tribe, encounter a mysterious and mighty Hero Patapon and uncover the ruins of Patapolis, a mystical place long spoken of by the Patapon. All-new modes to Patapon 2 include thrilling multiplayer stages, a huge array of missions and deep tutorials that will have you drumming to the beat of the Patapon in no time. Head to patapon-game.com for the captivating mini-game, The Art Of War, where the goal is to collect as many Patapon characters as you can and then immortalise your battle with the Patapon Wallpaper creator. Lead your loyal followers through 60 rhythmic stages. Keep the beat going with tons of hidden items and mini-games to reveal. Drum along with friends and tackle multiplayer missions. Expand

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 22 out of 40
  2. Negative: 0 out of 40
  1. Jan 30, 2020
    95
    Patapon 2's remaster still retains some dated discordance. However, the 4k/1080p remastering of this sequel’s unmistakably cartoony beauty will strike a chord, as will its harmoniously musical gameplay. Ultimately, Patapon 2 remains one of the greatest rhythm games of all-time, if not the greatest.
  2. Feb 13, 2020
    81
    Quotation forthcoming.
  3. Feb 14, 2020
    80
    Patapon 2 is a fun game of its time. It still feels like a relic of the PSP days with its big chunky menus and relatively straightforward gameplay, but if anything sets itself apart as much to warrant its own remaster, it’s the charm that comes through loud and clear. I enjoyed my time with my Patapons. It’s not a game I’d play forever, as my tastes have changed over the last decade, but if you need any reason to get back in, then look no further my god friends. Pata, pata, pata, pon!
  4. Jan 31, 2020
    75
    For the first time on PlayStation 4, the celebrated member of the Patapon franchise, Patapon 2 Remastered is available to introduce a new generation of players to the earworm of a game that plagued PSP owners.
  5. Feb 6, 2020
    70
    Its addictive beat-based combat is satisfying and truly unique, and while it shows its age in some of its systems, it is something that should be experienced by every self-respecting PlayStation fan.
  6. Feb 2, 2020
    70
    The PSP classic returns to PlayStation 4, but Patapon 2 Remastered only partially convinces.
  7. Feb 10, 2020
    55
    Patapon 2 Remastered fails to compensate for the fact that the Sony PSP was a very different device from the PlayStation 4, and in the end, controller latency sinks this classic game adaptation. If the game had compensated for the particulars of its new home, it may have been immensely enjoyable – the core of a great game is intact. But as it stands, Patapon 2 is frustrating and unfun.

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 3 out of 12
  2. Negative: 7 out of 12
  1. Feb 8, 2020
    10
    For everone with lag issues: Just play with an headphone plugged into the Controller = Zero issues :)
  2. Feb 15, 2020
    10
    Pata pata pata pon Pon pon pata pon i remember my childhood i play this game
  3. Feb 1, 2020
    8
    Patapon 2 Remastered is here! Yet another Patapon Remastered from PS4! Amazing HD graphics, improving animations and characters, etc., butPatapon 2 Remastered is here! Yet another Patapon Remastered from PS4! Amazing HD graphics, improving animations and characters, etc., but there are some problems like bugs and glitches in this game, plus it doesn't have a local/online co-op. That game has some little issue and needs to improve for the next Remastered, but still, it is a very decent game. Hopefully, the next one will be amazed at their fans (Patapon fans). Expand
  4. Feb 1, 2020
    1
    Instead of revamping the local wireless as either couch co-op or friends list parties, The dev team thought it was more appropriate to deleteInstead of revamping the local wireless as either couch co-op or friends list parties, The dev team thought it was more appropriate to delete it and call it a day.

    I have loved this series' campaign and aesthetic since the psp, and multiplayer was one of the driving forces of it. Being over a decade later means there is NO excuse for this lazy rushed PORT. If anything it is Demastered.

    You get more value from buying the 2008 version

    I Pray to IT that we get a multiplayer patch because I WANT TO LOVE THIS SO BADLY
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  5. Feb 1, 2020
    0
    Garbage, totally unplayable, no sound optimizing, horribly buggy. PS4 Store Review is a LIE this game should never have been released in itsGarbage, totally unplayable, no sound optimizing, horribly buggy. PS4 Store Review is a LIE this game should never have been released in its current state.

    DO NOT BUY, or Refund asap if you can.
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  6. Feb 4, 2020
    0
    Same problem as the first game, SOUND AND CONTROLLER SYNC BROKEN. Its unplayable, who is your qa engineer? Hire psp time engineer asap.
  7. Feb 2, 2020
    0
    I couldn't even get past the tutorial because my controller inputs was not synced to the game and there is no way to re-calibrate it. Game isI couldn't even get past the tutorial because my controller inputs was not synced to the game and there is no way to re-calibrate it. Game is literally unplayable. Expand

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