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Battle Arena Toshinden 2

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Battle Arena Toshinden 2‘s 15 motley fighters pop with even more detail and color than those of the original. But controlling them in the 3-D, one-on-one Mortal Kombat-style matches remains a chore: Although there are more ways to get your warriors to dodge and parry using the PlayStation controller, punching and kicking still lack the precision of similar games. BAT 2 ultimately amounts to little more than eye candy showing off PlayStation’s graphics-crunching muscle. B-