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Yo-Kai Watch 2

Rating Summary

Based on 47 critic reviews
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OpenCritic Rating

72

Top Critic Average

43%

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General Information

Available on:Nintendo 3DSSep 30, 2016

Genres: RPG, Turn-Based Strategy

Watch out! The strangely charming troublemakers, Yo-kai, are back for an all-new adventure! Find, befriend, and battle more than 350 new and returning Yo-kai. Hop on a train to seek out new towns and new Yo-kai. Teaming up with the heroic cat, Hovernyan, travel back in time to save Springdale, and witness the origin of the Yo-kai Watch!

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YO-KAI WATCH 2 - Official Game Trailer - Nintendo E3 2016

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Yo-Kai Watch 2 Reviews

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IGN

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5.5 / 10.0
IGN

Yo-kai Watch 2 isn’t lacking in soul or spirit, and certainly not in expansions to its well-built world. But what can be said about the original still holds for its sequel: the world can be fun to dive into, but actually playing Yo-kai Watch can shift from tedious to outright boring. For every new story idea or impressive blend of humor and pathos in its writing, Yo-kai Watch 2 fails to breathe life into the act of actually playing it, and until something’s done about all the issues with combat, no amount of delicious doughnuts can cover up its problems.

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This sequel has some much-needed improvements over the first game, but the pacing feels more sluggish

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Yo-kai Watch 2 does preserve the quirky tone and charming writing that made the first game so engaging, but its lack of iteration is problematic in that there aren't enough fresh ideas to color its monotonous gameplay.

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Yo-kai Watch 2 keeps you busy without becoming tedious

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