Wario Land II (Game Boy Color)

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100 point score based on reviews from various critics.
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Category Description User Score
Gameplay How well the game mechanics work (player controls, game action, interface, etc.) 4.2
Graphics The quality of the art, or the quality/speed of the drawing routines 4.0
Personal Slant How much you personally like the game, regardless of other attributes 3.8
Sound / Music The quality of the sound effects and/or music composition 3.8
Overall User Score (23 votes) 4.0

Critic Reviews

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Officiel Nintendo Magazine
La palette de teintes a été choisie avec goût et apporte une nouvelle jeunesse à un jeu que nous avions déjà très bien noté en noir et blanc. Non seulement le jeu ne perd rien de son intérêt mais, en plus, il gagne en qualité de réalisation.
Ogólnie gra stoi na wysokim poziomie, jest bardzo długa i gra się w nią bardzo dobrze. Ukończenie jej w 100% jest dosyć trudne i wymaga poświęcenia grze dużej ilości czasu. Wiele przejść jest ukrytych lub trudno dostępnych, a ich odkrycie podczas przeczesywania planszy jest wielokrotnie dziełem przypadku. Autorzy gry wcisnęli jeszcze jedną bonusową grę, która pojawia się po przejściu gry. Jest nią - znana dobrze z serii Game & Watch - gra Ball. Gra dostępna jest także na składankach Game & Watch Gallery 2 i Game Boy Gallery. Wracając jednak do Wario Land 2, to według mnie mnie należy się w ten produkt bezwzględnie zaopatrzyć. Polecam go z czystym sumieniem.
Nintendo Master
Si le troisième épisode le surpasse certainement, Wario Land II reste quand même l'un des meilleurs jeux de plates-formes de sa génération et propose une aventure délirante et vraiment comique. Le gameplay est très bien pensé et la chasse aux trésors sera ardue si vous décidez de terminer le jeu à 100%. Un must-have Game Boy qui ravira les gens en manque d'aventure et d'univers décalé.
Wario Land II is another reason why Nintendo is best at creating entertaining platformers. It has been a while before a game had me craving for more and Wario Land II had me doing just that. It's the perfect game to accompany you on a long road trip because of its lastability and replayability. I can honestly recommend this to anyone and everyone.
Gaming Target
I was quite satisfied with this game. For a long time I had wished there was a platformer, where you couldn’t die, and now I have it. The graphics are the best I’ve seen on GBC, the control is good, and this game is innovative. However, I have two, related nit-picks. I was disappointed that this game only had one save slot. After Super Mario Land 2 and the first Wario Land having 3 save slots, I expected to have more save slots. For families where more than one person uses the Color Game Boy, having only one save slot could be a problem. The other nit-pick is that, if you save a game while playing on a Game Boy Color, you can’t play it on a Game Boy Pocket or an original Game Boy. This can be a pain for those who want to compare the two systems with a single game.
Value for money? Certainly. This game is a great way to show off the Game Boy Color's abilities? Definitely. Is it the best 2D platformer to come out of Nintendo in years? Far and away, yes. Get this game.
Power Unlimited
Warioland II is een prima platformgame. Het enige nadeel is dat er maar één positie is om het spel te saven, dus je broertje of zusje zal moeten wachten tot je het spel helemaal hebt uitgespeeld.
Mega Fun
Warioland 2 ist ebenso wie Super Mario dafür prädestiniert, auf den Color-Game-Boy umgesetzt zu werden. Durch die Farben macht das Abenteuer gleich nochmal so viel Spaß. Hat sich Wario irgendwo angesteckt, gibt es schon den ein oder anderen Lacher, wenn man seinen hochroten Kopf sieht. Von der spielerischen Seite gibt es kaum Anlass zur Kritik: Viele Levels, passende Rätsel und geschickte Gegner lassen so schnell keine Langeweile aufkommen. Im Vergleich zu Super Mario ist dieser Titel allerdings weniger innovativ.
Portable Review
Replay is probably the game’s high point. I mean, sure the game itself is fun, but considering the fact that there are six secret chapters, making a grand total of 11 chapters (that’s 55 stages in all), it’s also got quite a bit of staying power, especially since it takes ingenuity to find the secret routes. There’s also the collection system, which involves the treasures hidden in each level and the 50 map pieces. All-in-all, this game is one of the Game Boy Color’s finest.
Nintendo Power Magazine
If you've never played this game on the original Game Boy, you owe it to yourself not to miss it a second time, particularly when it looks so great. If you've played it before, the experience may seem new in color. I can never get enough of this game...and now it's in color. Who could ask for more?
Nintendo Land
Warioland II's innovative elements sadly stop the game from being much fun. Although it is big and pleasing on the eye, you'd be best off getting Warioland I. If you've already got it, though, and are desperate for a new GB platformer, then Warioland II is a solid, if annoying, bet. Technically head and shoulders above its predecessors in the series, gameplay-wise it is bitterly disappointing.