Gravity Rush 2 is a sequel that tries to do too much.
How did this happen after the original’s promising start? The 2012 PlayStation Vita game seemed like a natural fit for a PlayStation 4 sequel. A console release could make the gravity-shifting exploration and combat even more exciting. Right?
It does do that much, at least. Flinging yourself through the open spaces of Gravity Rush 2‘s network of floating islands and airships is a heady pleasure that really has no equal in gaming.
That you do it against the backdrop of a fantastical anime cityscape worthy of a Miyazaki film makes the whole thing even more compelling. Seeing Gravity Rush 2 in motion is enough to make you want to play. …