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What Did I Do to Deserve This, My Lord!? 2 review

Sort-of sequel digs deep

For

  • New missions
  • monsters
  • and mutations
  • Freeplay mode adds depth
  • Intricacies of the game are clearer

Against

  • Aimed more at newbies than fans
  • Core gameplay hasn't improved
  • New additions are mostly cosmetic

What Did I Do 2 isn%26rsquo;t so much a sequel as a second crack of the whip. The clever original%26rsquo;s core is unchanged %26ndash; you strategically dig a dungeon to maintain its monstrous ecosystem and make mulch of would-be raiding parties %26ndash; but various tweaks have been made.

New missions, monsters, mutations and a Freeplay mode add depth, but for the most part the new additions are cosmetic. That%26rsquo;s a good thing %26ndash; the refreshed presentation is at its best fleshing out the Tutorial/Challenge mode. Suddenly, the intricacies of the game are far clearer and the improved main game is more enjoyable as a result. Before long, even newcomers will be merrily digging up dragons and demons.

And that%26rsquo;s really the only major flaw here: more is done to entice new players than to please faithful fans. It%26rsquo;s a tune up rather than a follow up, but it%26rsquo;s a brilliant, and occasionally very funny, strategy title all the same.

May 4, 2010

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GenreStrategy
Description<p>More is done to entice new players than to please faithful fans. It&#8217;s a tune up rather than a follow up, but it&#8217;s a brilliant, and occasionally very funny, strategy title all the same.</p>
PlatformPSP
US censor ratingTeen
UK censor rating12+
Alternative namesHoly Invasion of Privacy Badman! 2: Time to Tighten Up Security
Release date:4 May 2010 (US), 7 May 2010 (UK)
Available platforms:PSP
Genre:Strategy
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