Great party game, but not good for anything else.
Released: January 30, 2007
Publisher: Microsoft Game Studios
Developer: Hudson Soft
Game Genre: Party Game
ESRB Rating: E10+ for Everyone 10+
ESRB Description: Fantasy Violence
Fusion Frenzy II is a party game. There are seven planets, each with six minigames associated with them. The three game modes available are Tournament, Mini-Game Frenzy and Custom.
The tournament is the only worthwhile mode to play, and only with at least two people. Playing with computer players is worthless and a waste of time, but having only one computer player can be dealt with. In the tournament, after a planet is selected to play on, three minigames are played from that planet. The winner of a minigame gets a bonus for the battle stage as well as ten points. Second place gets 6 points, third gets 4 and last place gets 2 points. Each player gets cards to use as well. These cards are selected before a minigame is played and include score multipliers, steal effects, minigame choosers and score divisors. At the end of the three minigames, another is played that is a battle between the four players. After this, the player with the most points wins that planet. The first to win a certain amount of planets wins the tournament.
The only significant problem I have with the game is its lack of fun minigames. There are certainly good ones, but some are so stupid they make Viva Piñata look fun.
The game is really only worth playing with three friends.
Overall Score (6.9/10)
Rounded Score (7/10)