DescriptionIn the previous game the summoner Joseph became the god Urath, reborn by uniting the eight rings of summoning. Joseph’s culture hated the goddess Laharah and called her the “goddess of death.”
This sequel takes place twenty years later in the realms of Halassar, Galdyr and Munari City which are across the world. You play Maia, who is the incarnate of the goddess Laharah and the powerful Queen of the realm of Halassar. Unlike Joseph’s kinship, Maia’s people worship Laharah as a benevolent creator. Maia was born with the mark of prophecy, her fate being written in the Book of Prophecy. From the beginning, she has welcomed her destiny and knows that she must fulfill the prophecy. What is unknown to her is the path she must follow to do so.
Summoner 2 abandons the combo-based real-time combat of the predecessor and is more action-oriented, with the player directly controlling the physical attacks of the main character. Instead of summoning creatures to fight side-by-side with Maia, she actually becomes the demon when it is summoned. Three characters can be part of Maia’s party at one time and AI scripts can be assigned to each. Different characters are introduced as the story progresses and Maia’s skills improve. It is also possible to choose to adventure in “solo-mode”, leaving the party members behind to go on alone.
- "召唤者2" -- Chinese title (simplified)
- "Summoner: La Déesse Réincarnée" -- French title
- "Summoner: A Goddess Reborn" -- GameCube title
Part of the Following Group
|Summoner 2 is a great improvement on the first Summoner||Speaker for the Dead (8)|
|games xtreme||Nov 25, 2002||9 out of 10||90|
|Gamesmania.de||Nov 29, 2002||85 out of 100||85|
|IGN||Sep 17, 2002||8.4 out of 10||84|
|GameZone||Oct 12, 2002||8.4 out of 10||84|
|GameSpy||Sep 21, 2002||81 out of 100||81|
|GameSpot||Sep 20, 2002||7.9 out of 10||79|
|Jeuxvideo.com||Nov 25, 2002||14 out of 20||70|
|Game Revolution||Oct, 2002||B-||67|
|Eurogamer.net (UK)||Dec 13, 2002||5 out of 10||50|
|Super Play (Sweden)||Dec, 2002||4 out of 10||40|
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TriviaIf you keep the Flaming Cutlass you get from the Pirate Captain, you can use it to unlock an easter-egg. When in the Tome of the Nhuvasarim, stand in front of a statue that resembles Luminar(from the original summoner) and attack it.
Related Web Sites
- Summoner 2 (official website)
- Isaac Velando's Sidequests and Secrets (Good site for more info on Summoner 2)
- Official Game Page (THQ's website for the GameCube version)
- Summoner 2 HQ (Headquarters for a great Summoner 2 fan site)