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|developer        = NanaOn-Sha
 
|developer        = NanaOn-Sha
 
|publisher        = [[Sony|SCEI]] (JP), [[Sony|SCEA]] (US), [[Sony|SCEE]] (EU)
 
|publisher        = [[Sony|SCEI]] (JP), [[Sony|SCEA]] (US), [[Sony|SCEE]] (EU)
|genre            = Music
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|genre            = Music / Rhythm
 
|wikipedia        = [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/PaRappa_the_Rapper_2 Link]
 
|wikipedia        = [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/PaRappa_the_Rapper_2 Link]
 
|gamefaqslink      = [http://www.gamefaqs.com/ps2/466378-parappa-the-rapper-2 Link]
 
|gamefaqslink      = [http://www.gamefaqs.com/ps2/466378-parappa-the-rapper-2 Link]
 
|reviewlinks      = {{ReviewLink|[http://www.gamerankings.com/ps2/466378-parappa-the-rapper-2/index.html GameRankings]|67/100}}, {{ReviewLink|[http://www.metacritic.com/game/playstation-2/parappa-the-rapper-2 Metacritic]|67/100}}
 
|reviewlinks      = {{ReviewLink|[http://www.gamerankings.com/ps2/466378-parappa-the-rapper-2/index.html GameRankings]|67/100}}, {{ReviewLink|[http://www.metacritic.com/game/playstation-2/parappa-the-rapper-2 Metacritic]|67/100}}
|gameinfo          = The original rap star is back in the house! See if you have enough rhythm to keep the beat with everyone's favorite rappin' puppy. Join Parappa and a cast of new and familiar characters on a mission of the utmost importance: prevent the Evil Noodle Syndicate from turning everything into noodles. Check out the funky fresh tunes that are guaranteed to get your toes tappin' and your head bobbin'.<br />
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|gameinfo          = The original rap star is back in the house! This time, Parappa won a 100 year supply of noodle products. He liked it at first but later got sick of it. His love, Sunny Funny, friendly mocked him by calling him a baby for refusing to eat noodles and he started to question his maturity. He then decided to try and be a grown up, but he noticed something: everything in his town is turning into noodles! So join Parappa and a cast of new and familiar characters on a mission of the utmost importance: preventing the Evil Noodle Syndicate from turning everything in Parappa Town into noodles before it takes over the world. See if you have enough rhythm to keep the beat with everyone's favorite rappin' puppy. Check out the funky fresh tunes that are guaranteed to get your toes tappin' and your head bobbin'.<br />
The sequel to [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/PaRappa_the_Rapper PaRappa the Rapper]. This game features a storyline in which all of the foods in PaRappa's town are turning into noodles. This is because of the evil "Noodle Syndicate". PaRappa and his friends must rap in order to beat this evil corporation and restore all of the town's foods.
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This game is a sequel to the PlayStation game [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/PaRappa_the_Rapper PaRappa the Rapper].
 
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|releasedatePAL    = 2002
 
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|CPU=Intel Xeon E5410 @ 2.33 GHz
 
|CPU=Intel Xeon E5410 @ 2.33 GHz
 
|GPU=ATI Radeon HD 5770
 
|GPU=ATI Radeon HD 5770
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|CPU=Intel Core i7 @ 3.40 GHz
 
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|GPU=NVIDIA GeForce GTX 285 @ 768 MB
 
|GPU=NVIDIA GeForce GTX 285 @ 768 MB
|Revision=1.1.0 (r5492)
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|Comments=Runs above full speed.
 
|Comments=Runs above full speed.
 
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|Comments=Game speed at 50fps (PAL speed) during the entire game with Hardware OpenGL, native resolution and Hardware Depth enabled. No graphical issue, exept for the black/void square at the upper left corner, but it's only a minor issue.
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|Description=Objects sometimes get in the way of lyrics.
 
|Description=Objects sometimes get in the way of lyrics.
|Workaround=Go to Config > Video (GS) > Plugin Settings, and set Renderer to "OpenGL (Hardware)" or any of the "(Software)" options. A different issue will appear in the top left corner of the screen. However, this is a very minor issue that does not get in front of the lyrics.
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|Workaround=Go to Config > Video (GS) > Plugin Settings, and set Renderer to "OpenGL (Hardware)" with Hardware Depth enabled or any of the "(Software)" options. A different issue will appear in the top left corner of the screen. However, this is a very minor issue that does not get in front of the lyrics.
 
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|IssueName=The "rappin' bad" effect is missing
 
|IssueName=The "rappin' bad" effect is missing
 
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|Description=The "rappin' bad" effect is not shown.
 
|Description=The "rappin' bad" effect is not shown.
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Revision as of 16:56, 20 April 2017

PaRappa the Rapper 2
PaRappa the Rapper 2.png
PAL cover
Game general and emulation properties:
ESRB rating: E (Comic Mischief)
PEGI rating: 3+
Widescreen patch available
Supports up to two local players
Languages supported:
English: SCES-50408 & SCPS-15017 & SCUS-97167
Japanese: SCPS-15017 & SCUS-97167 & SCPS-19201 & PCPX-96320
German: SCES-50408
French: SCES-50408
Spanish: SCES-50408
Italian: SCES-50408
Region NTSC-U:
Serial numbers: SCUS-97167
Release date: January 23, 2002
CRCs: 2D368982
Windows Status: Playable
Linux Status: ?
Mac Status: ?
Region PAL:
Serial numbers: SCES-50408
Release date: 2002
Windows Status: Playable
Linux Status: ?
Mac Status: ?
Region NTSC-J/C/K:
Serial numbers: SCPS-15017
SCPS-19201 (PlayStation 2 the Best)
PCPX-96320 (Trial)
Release date: August 30, 2001
June 27, 2002 (PlayStation 2 the Best)
Windows Status: ?
Linux Status: ?
Mac Status: ?

Developer(s): NanaOn-Sha
Publisher(s): SCEI (JP), SCEA (US), SCEE (EU)
Genre: Music / Rhythm
Wikipedia: Link
Game review links: GameRankings67/100, Metacritic67/100
Game description: The original rap star is back in the house! This time, Parappa won a 100 year supply of noodle products. He liked it at first but later got sick of it. His love, Sunny Funny, friendly mocked him by calling him a baby for refusing to eat noodles and he started to question his maturity. He then decided to try and be a grown up, but he noticed something: everything in his town is turning into noodles! So join Parappa and a cast of new and familiar characters on a mission of the utmost importance: preventing the Evil Noodle Syndicate from turning everything in Parappa Town into noodles before it takes over the world. See if you have enough rhythm to keep the beat with everyone's favorite rappin' puppy. Check out the funky fresh tunes that are guaranteed to get your toes tappin' and your head bobbin'.

This game is a sequel to the PlayStation game PaRappa the Rapper.


Winlogo.png Test configurations on Windows:


Environment Configurations Comments Tester
Region OS CPU/GPU Revision Graphics Sound/Pad
NTSC-U ?
  • Intel Xeon E5410 @ 2.33 GHz
  • ATI Radeon HD 5770
v0.9.8 (r4600) GSdx (r4600)
  • SPU2-X (r4600m)
  • LilyPad (r4510)
BIOS: SCPH39001, INTC Spin Detection, Wait Loop Detection, mVU Flag Hack, mVU Block Hack, VU Cycle Stealing are safe. The game is completely playable. MyDreamName
NTSC-U Windows
  • Intel Core i7 @ 3.40 GHz
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 285 @ 768 MB
v1.1.0 (r5492) GSdx SSE41 (r5464)
  • SPU2-X 2.0.0
  • LilyPad 0.11.0
Runs above full speed.
PAL Windows 10
  • Intel Core i5-4210U @ 1.70 GHz
  • NVIDIA GeForce 840M
v1.5.0-dev-1999-gd23caa9 GSdx 1.1.0 [GSdx32-SSE2]
  • SPU2-X 2.0.0
  • LilyPad 0.12.1
Game speed at 50fps (PAL speed) during the entire game with Hardware OpenGL, native resolution and Hardware Depth enabled. No graphical issue, exept for the black/void square at the upper left corner, but it's only a minor issue. SomosExe


Trivia

  • Original names: パラッパラッパー2 (SCPS-15017) & (SCPS-19201)


Known Issues

Objects sometimes get in the way of lyrics

  • Status: Active
  • Type: Serious
  • Description: Objects sometimes get in the way of lyrics.
  • Workaround: Go to Config > Video (GS) > Plugin Settings, and set Renderer to "OpenGL (Hardware)" with Hardware Depth enabled or any of the "(Software)" options. A different issue will appear in the top left corner of the screen. However, this is a very minor issue that does not get in front of the lyrics.

The "rappin' bad" effect is missing

  • Status: Active
  • Type: Minor
  • Description: The "rappin' bad" effect is not shown.
  • Workaround: There's no known solution. MAYBE the solution is the same one as the workaround for the objects sometimes getting in the way of lyrics.


Public compatibility forum links