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MDK 2
System(s): Sega Dreamcast
Publisher:
Developer:
Distributor:
Peripherals supported: Jump Pack, Dreamcast VGA Box, Visual Memory Unit
Genre: Action































Number of players: 1
Official in-game languages:
  • English
  • Français
  • Deutsch
  • Italiano
  • Español
  • Release Date RRP Code
    Sega Dreamcast
    US
    $49.99[1] T-12502N
    Sega Dreamcast
    UK
    £39.99[2][3] T-12501D-50
    Sega Dreamcast
    FR
    ?F T-12501D-50
    Sega Dreamcast
    DE
    DM ? T-12501D-50
    Sega Dreamcast
    ES
    ?Ptas T-12501D-50
    Sega Dreamcast
    DE/FR/NL
    ? T-12501D-51
    Sega Dreamcast
    UK/ES/IT
    39.99[2][3] ? T-12501D-61
    Sega Dreamcast
    AU
    $89.95[4] ?




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    MDK 2 is the sequel to MDK, and was released (among other platforms) for the Sega Dreamcast in 2000, the Dreamcast version being the original development of the game.

    Gameplay

    Like its predecessor it is a third person shooter, though this time, as well as allowing the user to play as Kurt Hectic from the first game, he/she can also play as Max, a mechanical six-legged dog and the scientist Doctor Fluke Hawkins. Each have their own distinctive gameplay styles.

    History

    The original MDK was developed by Shiny Entertainment, but its sequel was created by Bioware

    The name MDK is actually a meaningless codename, attached to the first game in conception and never replaced with a more appropriate name. Fans and the media have attempted to fill in the blanks, with the most popular being Murder Death Kill. The games frequently poke fun at this naming scheme.

    MDK 2 is one of the few Dreamcast games to double up as a music CD, allowing the user to listen to the game's soundtrack.

    The Dreamcast version of MDK 2 was originally set for release as a launch title in the USMore...[5].

    Magazine articles

    Main article: MDK 2/Magazine articles.

    Promotional material

    EGM US 124.pdfEGM US 124.pdf

    PDF
    Print advert in Electronic Gaming Monthly (US) #124: "November 1999" (1999-10-05)
    also published in:

    EGM US 127.pdfEGM US 127.pdf

    PDF
    Print advert in Electronic Gaming Monthly (US) #127: "February 2000" (2000-01-11)

    GamePro US 139.pdfGamePro US 139.pdf

    PDF
    Print advert in GamePro (US) #139: "April 2000" (2000-xx-xx)

    DreamcastMagazine UK 08.pdf

    PDF
    Print advert in Dreamcast Magazine (UK) #8 (2000-04-28)
    also published in:

    ConsolesPlus FR 100.pdf

    PDF
    Print advert in Consoles + (FR) #100: "Mai 2000" (2000-xx-xx)

    Physical scans

    Sega Retro Average 
    Publication Score Source
    80 №19, p84/85[8]
    80 №223, p86-87[2]
    69 №11, p118/119[9]
    88
    70
    90 №34, p42-44[10]
    70 №84, p82/83[11]
    70 №3, p50/51[12]
    Sega Dreamcast
    77
    Based on
    8 reviews

    Dreamcast, US
    MDK2 DC US Box Back.jpgMDK2 DC US Box Front.jpg
    Cover
    MDK2 DC US Disc.jpg
    Disc
    MDK2DCUSInlay.jpg
    Inlay
    Dreamcast, UK/IT/ES
    MDK2 DC EU backcover.jpgMDK2 DC EU frontcover.jpg
    Cover
    MDK2 DC EU disc.jpg
    Disc
    Dreamcast, FR/NL/DE
    MDK2 DC FR-NL-DE Box Back.jpgMDK2 DC EU frontcover.jpg
    Cover
    MDK2 DC EU disc.jpg
    Disc

    References