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2 technical issues taken to task in Soul Hacker’s Digital Foundry analysis

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Soul Hackers 2 is the latest JRPG from developer Atlus, and takes many of its cues from the publisher/developer’s other recent titles, such as Persona 5 and Shin Megami Tensei III: Nocturne HD Remaster. While we enjoyed our time with the title, we also found the experience held back by the title’s aggressively bland dungeon design and stripped-back structure.

in the The latest episode of Digital Foundry, taking the title to work in Eurogamer’s expert technical department. While they note that the combat animations are excellent, and the art design reflects Atlus’ sky-high standards, they slam the game’s lighting, and lack of texture variety, noting that the techniques used Technologies are not much more advanced than found. Similar PS3 titles.

It’s worth a look, especially for those of you who are more technically minded, and the points made are worth considering if you’re still on the fence about it. That being said, there’s still a lot to love in Soul Hackers 2, as long as you can get past its more simplistic technical design.

Did you pick up Soul Hackers 2? What did you think about it? Search your soul in the comments section below.

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