Endless Ocean 2 is a Adventuring game available on the Wii. It can be played in Thirdperson Singleplayer modes.
Endless Ocean 2 is a Adventuring game. Adventure games are enjoyed for two reasons: they provide enemy encounters that require tactics and strategy to conquor, and they create a fantasy world in which to explore and adventure.
Endless Ocean 2 can be played in a Thirdperson mode. Third Person games view the world from over the right shoulder of the character being controlled. This enables you to see the character you are controlling as well as their surrounds. Although not as immersive as first person, third person games enable more complex moves and interactions with the environment.
Endless Ocean 2 can be played in a Singleplayer mode. Single Player Campaign games focus on one player's experience. Rather than collaborate with other players either locally or online, players progress alone. The campaign style of gameplay offers a connected series of challenges to play through. These chapters work together to tell a story through which players progress. Single player games are able to focus on one experience of a scenario, so that it is usually a richer, more visceral game.
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Endless Ocean 2 is extremely laid back, and soon sucked me into exploring underwater and appreciating the diversity of marine life. A surprising variety of things to do kept it fresh and made it ideal for switching off at the end of the day.
I'm not really an ocean person. Looking out at such a huge expanse of water feels overwhelming to me. It seems like an unknowable, hostile environment warning me to stay well away. My memories of family beach trips revolve around my fear of waves crashing over my head, and having sand roughly removed from my feet with a scrubbing brush before I was allowed back in the car. I get seasick when travelling on small boats, and even catch myself holding my breath while watching underwater documentaries.
Endless Ocean 2: Treasures Of The Deep is an alternative RPG as well as casual underwater thrill. The follow up to Endless Ocean: Blue World ads some drama while keep the basic laid back premisce the same.
Having missed the birth of casual gaming and avoided what I'd call kiddie and girlie games, the prospect of Endless Ocean 2's diving didn't exactly fill me with excitement. Previous to this game, the nearest I ever got to exploring the deep seas was mucking about with Echo The Dolphin on the Megadrive and the very basic Scuba Dive back on the Spectrum 48K. Neither of which held my attention for very long. So I was expecting to surface from Endless Oceans 2 faster than a lungfish could empty a full tank of air. Six gaming hours and three real time days later, however, and I am chowing down on those words with fervour.
Endless Ocean 2: Adventures of the Deep brings a gentle and calming underwater adventure to the living room that, in spite of the Wii's awkward motion controls, succeeds in transporting you to a serene world.
I was surprised to find myself enjoying the peaceful moments of diving amid the coral reefs and following the hokey story to its gentle conclusion and even more surprised to find parts of the game fairly intense. The only aspect that threatened to ruin the experience was with the Wii's motion controls that frequently tried to eclipse the game's overall beauty and calmness.
Endless Ocean 2 is serenity perfected. But unlike the meandering first game, this Nintendo Wii sequel is a often tense and directed experience.
I have a soft spot for Endless Ocean. It's one of the few games that my other half really got into. I even came home from work one day to find her furtively playing it, much to the kid's delight. But more than that, it's a game like Flower on the PS3, that walks its own path.
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