It's pretty rare to see a new 2D platformer series featuring a cute animal mascot, but with two games now under his belt, Prinny has officially achieved that status. It's even more incredible when you consider Prinny's origins. These little penguin demons hail from the relatively niche Disgaea series. They work as the game's pawns: the weakest, most mass-murdered characters in the game. Most of gaming's most well-known peons (like Bowser's goombas) never get their own game, and if they ever do (like the Servbots in The Misadventures of Tron Bonne), they never get a sequel.
It just goes to show how charming and marketable Prinnies are. That's one thing I can say for sure about Prinny 2: Dawn of Operation Panties, Dood!: it's really charming. Sadly, along with that charm comes a mixed bag of a game. For some, it's sure to be a new classic, while others will either hate it (like they hated the first game), or worse, forget it.
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