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7 / 10
Dec 8, 2013

Peggle 2 is still a wonderful game, but to a super-fan there are too many things that feel miscalibrated. In a way, that's more damaging than the suggestion PopCap isn't sure what else to do with Peggle: it suggests PopCap needs to rediscover itself.

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9 / 10.0
Dec 9, 2013

Peggle 2 is a joyful follow-up to one of the best puzzle games ever made.

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Dec 9, 2013

Peggle 2's visual overhaul makes for a cleaner, fancier Peggle experience, but the lack of leaderboards assures your addiction will be relatively short-lived.

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7 / 10
Dec 9, 2013

More of the same is perfectly acceptable when it's as good as Peggle, but there's a disappointing lack of both content and ambition here.

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8 / 10.0
Dec 11, 2013

There's something oddly enjoyable about watching a ball bounce around on pegs

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8 / 10.0
Dec 8, 2013

Peggle 2 is a burst of joy in a sea of brown and grey

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8 / 10
Dec 8, 2013

Peggle 2 is an engrossing explosion of sights, sounds, and laughs.

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Kotaku

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Yes
Dec 10, 2013

It's more Peggle, only prettier.

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8 / 10.0
Dec 9, 2013

There's also a peculiar "store" button on the main menu that is currently closed at the time of this writing, which implies some form of DLC is in the works. While we don't really know what that could entail, there's the distinct possibility of new characters and levels on the horizon, which could be a good way to extend Peggle 2 in the same way Peggle Nights did -- I just hope microtransactions don't creep their way in eventually.Peggle 2 is ultimately the same basic concept as the original set of games, but it's still most definitely worth playing if you're a series fan. PopCap could have done so much more than they did, especially when you consider the generational leap, but the good news is Peggle fans will eat this up and fall in love all over again.

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Dec 9, 2013

Catching your ball in the bucket below or racking up enough points to gain an extra shot satisfies like never before, but the title will absolutely appear on a device you probably already own sometime very soon.

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80 / 100
Dec 8, 2013

Peggle 2 is a delightful game. The basic gameplay is still satisfying, the world is more colorful and alive than ever, and the music will cause your ears to explode with joy. Outside of the framerate issues, PopCap nailed the presentation.

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7.5 / 10.0
Dec 16, 2013

It's a hoot while it lasts, but the Xbox One-exclusive sequel to PopCap's popular puzzler feels a bit abbreviated.

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Dec 15, 2013

It runs with minimal loads, has a wondrously vibrant color palette, and the sound is exceptional on home theater systems. But ultimately, players' need for more Peggle will dictate whether they pick this game up now for $12, or wait for the inevitable, and likely cheaper, mobile release.

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8 / 10.0
Dec 14, 2013

Even with the problems, Peggle 2 is still Peggle.

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Dec 8, 2013

Though not as experimental or revolutionary as we would have liked, Peggle 2 is as bright, bouncy and brilliant as ever, delivering the same addictive action as its predecessor.

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Ken McKown

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8 / 10.0
Dec 15, 2013

Peggle 2 is a great follow-up to the addiction we all have. I am happy to once again play in short bursts, especially on Xbox One where I can do it while other games are downloading or installing. It isn't going to set the world on fire, or change the series. It is Peggle, and if you want more Peggle, you will get exactly that here. For the price it is impossible to complain. Plus you just feel all warm and fuzzy while playing it.

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Dec 17, 2013

A brilliant, addictive downloadable that is designed to target and trigger the happiness center of your brain.

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7 / 10
Oct 24, 2014

Peggle 2 is a good little game that's worth a go if you're new to the property or are a big fan of its predecessor. While addictive, though, the core gameplay can get repetitive at times, and this isn't helped by some samey level design and a general lack of fresh ideas. Indeed, the experience here is largely comparable to the original, but it does at least manage to mix things up with new characters and special abilities. These, sadly, aren't enough to make the title feel brand new – but it's at least working with some strong existing blueprints.

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8.5 / 10.0
Dec 9, 2013

Is "Peggle 2" worth $12? It's still a new "Peggle," so I still recommend it. It doesn't quite match the amount of content as the original game, which leaves the door wide open for future DLC. If you're OK with that practice, you'll be satisfied with the existing package. Add some online friends to play with, and you'll be happy you made the purchase.

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7.5 / 10.0
Nov 21, 2014

While Peggle 2 is hardly as innovative a sequel as we've come to expect from PopCap, it continues the status quo of challenging with puzzles and delightful characters, and for some, that will certainly be enough. The inclusion of additional challenges and multiplayer helps as well, even though we'd prefer something co-op related down the line. Oh, well, you'll still have a ball here. In fact, several.

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