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Na Igre 2 directly follows Na Igre which ended in a cliffhanger. It does assume you have seen the original since there is no recapping apart from the final scene. The fast pace, good action and the surprises from the first part are present and then some. Maybe too much, at one point it became a little difficult to root for the main characters as the distinction between good and evil was extremely blurry. I personally had a little hard time believing that once good friends would turn on each other so quickly. And it never became quite clear if it was because they were changed because of the discs that made them into super heroes or that they acted on greed and would act that way without the discs. Although there is a scene in which Vampire says the discs made him lose control he and the others do seem very much in control. The conclusion in my opinion was extremely weak. For one thing the strong villains in the first were only a fraction of their former selves. Which would have made sense if a certain time period had passed. It did feel like that the makers of the movie were running out of ideas and decided to end it as quickly as possible with barely a description of what happened after. I think action aficionados won't mind that much. Overall Na Igre 2 is a good sequel but does seem a little rushed.
Additional note: Even with the sequel being less strong as the original it still is as good or even superior to recent Hollywood action movies. It surprises me that in this world which is getting smaller there still is barely a place for productions like these in the local cinema. If one is lucky you could watch it at special festivals or Arthouses. And that is almost criminal if you ask me.
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