• Trine 2
85
Based on 32 scores, 45 reviews available
  • Excellent:
    19
  • Good:
    10
  • Average:
    3
  • Bad:
    0

Pros:

  • Gorgeous graphics and loads of personality.
  • Easy-to-use co-op.
  • Clever physics puzzles.

Cons:

  • The Wizard is disproportionately powerful.
  • Occasional minor lag in multiplayer.

Expert reviews and ratings

By technologytell.com on

Who could forget the original Trine ? Its take on platforming and puzzle solving using a cast of three distinct characters was adored when it was released in 2009. Trine 2 sets out to see if Frozenbyte can recapture the same charm as the original game....

By Expert Reviews on 80

Trine 2 is a stunning addition to the platform-puzzle genre, with clever gameplay and a lovely world...

By Atomic MPC on 85

It may be from a small dev, but Trine 2 is a great...

By PC Gamer on 83

Trine 2 is far from mould-breaking, but the edges have all been smoothed and it’s lovelier than...

By CNET Australia on 85

With the wholesome appeal of a fairytale, Trine 2 is unapologetically packed with comfortable tropes. Like the first game, it stars a trio of classic fantasy heroes: a merry knight, a sly thief and a nervy...

By DarkZero on 80

Published January 10th 2012. Written by Jorge S. Fernandez. It’s a bit strange how most 2D platformers nowadays are created by indie programmers and studios; after all, it seemed like only yesterday when the console gaming market was dominated by...

By Neoseeker on 70

Trine 2 is a puzzle-filled platformer, and the sequel to 2009's sleeper hit Trine. As with that one, you traverse fantasy landscapes with the combined abilities of a conjuring wizard, a tough as nails knight, and a bow-slinging thief. Puzzle play The...

By New Game Network on 84

Trine 2 is a visually impressive platformer developed by Frozenbyte. The original was released in 2009 and praised for its art design. Like the original, the sequel revolves around a device known as the Trine. This device binds three characters and...

By itreviews.com on 100

How do you improve on a first-time hit? Trine 2 manages it by creating beautiful graphics, new gameplay possibilities with online co-op, plus new upgrade powers and tricky puzzles....

By Hi Tech Legion on

Video games being a multi-billion dollar industry have no shortage of games available in the market at any given time, yet most of the games that get exposure are first-person shooters or other big-budget AAA titles. Similar to the movie industry,...

By GameZone on 90

The set-up hasn’t changed that much from the first. The Trine has returned, and the three playable heroes – a thief, a wizard and a knight – team up once again to work their way through trickily invented levels, using their skills to overcome...

By Game Chronicles Magazine on 98

It’s a bit ironic, especially in a year with so many great video games, that I may have just stumbled upon one of my favorites with just over a week left in the year. Trine 2 came out of nowhere and took me totally by surprise with its charming...

By 1Up on 81

There are those rare moments in gaming when a product looks so good that you find yourself doing an immediate double take to make sure that your eyes don't deceive you. Believe me when I say that you will experience this sensation every time you load...

By Strategy Informer on 85

In the current culture of visceral, epic, action-packed, cinematic triple-A white-knuckle high octane controversial scripted set-piece spectacles; there are certain parts of the dictionary that are almost completely neglected when attempting to...

By Hi Tech Legion on

We have been looking at how effective the stereoscopic 3D effects are in major titles but have overlooked other titles from smaller independent developers. With the release of Frozen Byte's Trine 2, it seemed like a good opportunity to try out NVIDIA's...

By firstpost.com on 90

Released in 2009, Trine was a side-scrolling indie game that was well received for its gorgeous visuals, enjoyable gameplay and of course, sense of physicality brought on by the Havok engine. Now, nearly two years later, developer Frozenbyte return...

By NowGamer on 86

More of the million-selling hit Trine in its sequel, Trine 2. There might not be any significant differences between this sequel and the original, but the platform-puzzling and gorgeous graphics is still a heady combination.More Articles >>>...

By Gaming Nexus on 85

In the recent onslaught of big name holiday titles on the market, most games of smaller stature opted to push their releases farther away to avoid being left to the wayside. However, one game decided to battle for the attention of gamers away from...

By ign.com on 90

Trine 2 throws players into a dazzling fantasy world and gives them three fun tools with which to save it. It's delightfully open-ended, from how you solve problems to whether or not you go it alone. Fans of puzzle games will not be disappointed....

By GameSpy on 90

As you play Trine 2, even non-gamer passers-by will stop to remark on how gorgeous it looks as its visually delightful fairytale story comes to life on screen. Positively slathered with bright colors, amazing attention to detail, and beautiful...