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Average Player Score Based on 536 ratings
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Score Breakdown Based on 536 ratings
  1. 10 (94)
  2. 9 (145)
  3. 8 (202)
  4. 7 (63)
  5. 6 (13)
  6. 5 (9)
  7. 4 (1)
  8. 3 (2)
  9. 2 (2)
  10. 1 (5)

Most Helpful Positive Player Reviews

  • Review Score:9.7

    Great freakin game!

    this game is not as good as the original, one reason for that is, when you merge mosnters together, they dont change in look one bit. (unless of course, you somehow get the kalma with the power to age them all the way to... Read Full Review

    3 of 3 users found the following review helpful

What Gamespot Users have to say about Jade Cocoon 2

  • Review Score:8.5

    For a Pokémon ripoff it's still an okay game.

    It's time to hunt kalma! The divine beasts of Jade Cocoon had been sealed away in the Wormhole Forest, but they've been trying to make their escape back into the human world. Some kalma have even taking to mimicking huma... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:6.5

    Good, but...

    I've been looking forward to a decent monster hunting and raising game on the PS2 for a while. Jade Cocoon 2 fulfills that role pretty decently with a unique combat system. The encounters aren't random, but I do wish the... Read Full Review

    2 of 3 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:9.4

    Great monster training game!!!

    If you are a fan of any type of monster training game, play this! If you are an RPG lover, play this! If you are a fan of a great game, PLAY THIS! This game is easy to learn and is very fun to get the hang of especiall... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8.1

    A decent Pokemon alternative for Sony, but lacks the depth to make it a rememberal RPG.

    This game has a pretty slow start. Unlike in a Pokemon game where the first thing that happens is you select which Pokemon you want to start with, you have to go through this series of talking to people and events until... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:9.7

    Great freakin game!

    this game is not as good as the original, one reason for that is, when you merge mosnters together, they dont change in look one bit. (unless of course, you somehow get the kalma with the power to age them all the way to... Read Full Review

    3 of 3 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8.5

    A mythical role play beast-raising adventure with some crazy replay value, but doesn't quite stand as a sequel.

    (+) Deep and addictive beast raising game play; stunning visuals and beautiful forests to explore through; likable characters blend the story greatly (-) merging process not as dynamic as its PS1 predecessor For be... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8

    "So...Whatcha gonna do?"

    "So...Whatcha gonna do?" That's a question often heard in this game, but my question to you really is "Whatcha gonna do?" Jade Cocoon 2 is considerably different from its predecessor [Released in 1998] and personally I f... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:7

    Interesting battle mechanics with a few flaws.

    When it comes down to Jade Cocoon 2, it does find a way to offer something new for the player, however with some of the battle mechanics, it doesn't always be in your favour and sometimes the flaws feel more punishing th... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8.5

    This is a great game I recommend it to anyone.

    This was the 2nd Jade Cocoon game I played and I was impressed. The graphics of this game are great it is one of the best looking Play station 2 games out. The main character is Kahu after you do the tutorial a kalma ent... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:9.7

    An absouloutley thrilling and compelling RPG a must get game.

    A huge and ambitous attempt at an RPG it had all the qualities an RPG needs. The graphics are simply mindblowing with special effects when in battle beautiful scenery the four forests are fantasticly made with beautiful ... Read Full Review

    2 of 3 users found the following review helpful
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