- Aug 27, 2019
Deadly Premonition 2: A Blessing in Disguise isn’t so bad that it’s good, it’s just average and technically rough.
That game you like is going to come back in style
How do you even begin to review a game like Deadly Premonition 2: A Blessing in Disguise? This is the kind of sequel that exists almost entirely in spite
Some cases may be better left closed.
Deadly Premonition 2: A Blessing In Disguise is a welcoming return to its strange and absurd world, but feels diluted and missing many of the flavor notes that defined its predecessor.
We're not in Greenvale anymore
Deadly Premonition 2 marks the return of Francis York Morgan and his brand of weirdness. He can also skateboard now. It's rad.
Deadly Premonition 2: A Blessing in Disguise wants to revel and self-praise its own absurdist nature, but at the end of the day the actual game attached to all the strange dialogue, mechanics and gameplay is painfully frustrating.
"Look, what I’m trying to get at here is that if you didn’t like Deadly Premonition, you won’t like Deadly Premonition 2. It won’t win anybody new over, but it will please the growing fanbase that the original cult classic has accrued. As with that pseudo-masterpiece, get over the technical issues and you’ll find a true diamond in the rough: A bonafide contender for the most memorable game of the year. Like father, like son. Isn’t that right, Zach? "
"Deadly Premonition 2 delivers exactly what fans have been craving for years. More of that iconic style, more of its downright kooky cast of characters, and more of its dark and twisted paranormal horror. If you’ve played the original game, you owe it to yourself to play this as well. In fact, it’s absolutely bonkers how much this game resembles its predecessor – for better and for worse. "