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Rengoku II: Stairway to H.E.A.V.E.N. review

We suffer through Hell to get the dirt on H.E.A.V.E.N. - so you don't have to

Pros

  • Great-looking androids
  • The boss enemies' savagery
  • Absurdly dangerous guns

Cons

  • The combat system
  • The frustration of cheap kills
  • Boredom between frustrations

Due to an error, this review was originally posted with a score of 6, instead of the score assigned by the author. We have changed the article to reflect the correct score. The text is unchanged. We regret this error.

There's no reason to think that Rengoku II would be good. The original game was an atrocity. But hope lived because there is so much potential for fun in the basic idea of the series. Futuristic androids (A.D.A.M.s) trapped in eternal battle in a tower representing the seven deadly sins for the amusement of the humans who made and then abandoned them? Intrinsically, this is a neat idea.

More Info

GenreFighting
DescriptionA terrible sequel to a terrible game, this robo-combat / dank dungeon simulation should never have been released. H.E.A.V.E.N. can wait.
Franchise nameRengoku
UK franchise nameRengoku
PlatformPSP
US censor ratingTeen
UK censor rating
Available platforms:PSP
Genre:Fighting
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