"The original Pokemon Black and White promised to revitalize the series. It featured an entirely new area with a complete set of new Pokemon for the first time. Many new features were added, but more importantly, many ageing features were axed.
While both Black and White were considered a step in the right direction, many were still skeptical if the popular role-playing game was fresh enough to be worth a non-Pokefreak’s time.
The question now is whether or not the series’ first ever direct sequel, Pokemon Black 2 and White 2, is worth a casual Pokemon fan’s time. Because let’s be honest, if you’re a hardcore Pokemon fan like myself, you already plan on getting one or both versions.
The short answer is sure—it’s a well-made RPG. The long answer—well, read on."
- Lowell Bell 8/10