Mercenaries 2

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notatakenusername

They r making mercenaries 3 it very well might be rated M I hope not.
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D.C.Happe

I love this game, but the missions are really stupid. A truck of parrots, really? Why would some jamaican pirates want a freaking truck load of parrots? I can blow stuff up in combat (and dominate) but I can't seem to keep some poor parrot in a truck. Pathetic.
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jordanthorp

I wasnt convinced by the commercials(however entertaining they were)to throw caution to the wind and use 60 hard earned dollars to buy this game.Im glade i didnt but i did rent it on the 2nd day it was out.remember nobody played it before me....it was glitch ridden, repettitive,with below average gameplay,the only reason i didnt break the rented disc was because the explosions were sooooo pretty. I suggest throwing 10 bucks towards blockbusters way just to see hell fire rain down apon your enimies(or in my case inoccent civilians)and buildings come crashing down.
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HIITMEN187

GRAPHICS AINT ALL THAT GOOD BUT OTHER THAN THAT IT IS A AWSOME GAME IT SHOULDNT BE A 7.5 IT SHOULD BE HIGHER STORY MODE IS GREAT I LIKE IT....GARMERTAG:HITMEN187 ADD ME
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Twilight666

Also, this is Mercs 2, not GTA 4. For you idiots out there that think that it is, it isn't.
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Twilight666

Only a 7.5? I'm addicted to the game! The beautiful explosions, great vehicles, and the always amazing feeling that you get by smashing a guy's face in. The great graphics, funny dialog, and the mismatch crew is for the win. My favorite of the crew is Misha, the drunken jet pilot. Also, I agree with the question of dropping the "Deck of 52". But I guess that they dropped it because there were only 3 targets for you to kill, not four. Also, my favorite car would have to be the Norse Wind, even though it is a motorcycle. And although I'm against nukes, the Nuclear Bunker Buster is my favorite weapon. Twi's rating: 10.5
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n00bIEwaN

It's a lot better than the 5.0 that gamespot gave it. I USED to go there exclusively but it seems that they have been scoring low here as of late. Oh well, everything must come to an end. Enough of that, back to the game. Real fan of the original and looks as if I will be a real fan of part 2 as well. No, it's no GTA IV but then again, GTA IV got old real quick with me any how. Let me put it this way....I have yet to complete it. ;o) shocking, I know.... New to the site, long time reader. Thanks for giving us a voice for so long and carrying it over here as well. Fanboy, damn straight. --n00bIEwaN
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madsick1

One thing about the driving that bugged me was that the e-brake doesn't make you come to a complete stop.
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Backlash2007

i found that it was too touchy when you are steering but thats just me
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Backlash2007

the driving is nothing like gta4
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Casey OXM

SPAZNAUT: The driving is very similar to GTA IV, though Venezuela is hardly the new Hove Beach
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SPAZNAUT

Yeah, I new this game wasn't gonna be ground-breaking or anything, but it is really entertaining, i was hoping for improved vehicle control but I guess i'm just used to GTA4's controls. Well, this game is a good rent, maybe even a buy.
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shorty101089

Bummer, another disappoint. Not a terrible game per se but another one that could have been so much better. Oh well, I have three titles to look forward to that I know won't be a disappointment this fall. Fallout 3, Fable 2, and GOW 2. If you haven't seen the new gameplay videos of Fallout 3, you need to watch them. I'm 100% stoked for that game now, it looks fantastic! And with Fable, I doubt that everything PM says will be in it, much like the first one, but from what they've shown so far (co-op baby!) it'll be a lot of fun. And GOW 2.... I don't even think I have to say anything for that one. It'll be great. Fin.
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DelishusSeagull

It's an alright game, but i preferred the Deck of 52 story from Mercs 1. Aside from graphical flaws and stupid in-game advertising, it's still pretty fun,
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bahama mama

I agree with tis score but this is definitely not even in the same league as Star Wars TFU!
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Scaboo

7.5 is right on I think. It's fun but some of the things you have to do are downright annoying. The pop-ins are somewhat frustrating, but overall it's so much fun to blow stuff up that the amount of fun you have while playing outweighs the few negative aspects. Co-op kicks butt too!
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Furious_George

I started out loving this game but the farther I got the less I loved it. Still a good game but 7.5 is a fair score in my mind. Calling in Ewan is fun but having to wait for him to slowly come and retrieve oil or drop weapons or whatev before you can request another pickup or drop is tedious. The visuals don't look so hot and the game gets repetitive after a while, and the AI feels even dumber than in the original Mercs. Don't get me wrong its awesome being able to blow everything up, this is a great stress relief game. Lots of stuff to do but sometimes I was like "why am I doing this again?" The ending kind of blows too. Mercs 2 has 75% rating on Gamerankings right now so it looks like OXM is right on target. Good game, not a great game.
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foamysking

yes it was fun yes i did like playing it till the end then i come to find that all the time i put in to get the game to 100% to get all the achivements dosent count for squat if it wont award them and im not the only persoin with this problem and it is a very annoying one the ones that i have seen issues with are ...And Justice For All, Longing For Fire, Be Quick or Be Dead, and Stand Up and Shout
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Casey OXM

"Bumper cars"
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Lumpy Fat

I also disagree with this review. I liked pretty much everything about this game. The helicopters, the c4, the airstrikes, Everything Destructible! and more. One of my favorite things to do is to put a pack of c4 on a vehicle, then drive it toward a VZ barricade (with the trucks) and when it gets there, set it off. The only thing I don't like is the repetitiveness of Ewan and the UP soldiers, particularly the "UP can kiss my ass" line. I think it deserved at least an 8.5, maybe a 9 if I was feeling generous.
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Casey OXM

I agree with you blindside, mostly, except how can you say liberating nearly 2 dozen outposts to complete the faction contracts isn't doing the same thing over and over? Storm outpost, hijack tank, blow everything up, call in 3 troopers, watch them disappear into the bunker, rinse and repeat. That's the definition of repetitive. Still, I really like this game. I would also disagree with the review only in that I really like stealing fuel and cash now, it's funny to call in Ewan, though EA should've ponied up and recorded more than 3 lines of dialogue. I don't want to hear about Ewan saving my bacon ever again. :)
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ill sue y4

if only i had some cash...
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blindside80

I completetly disagree with your review. This is what GTAIV should have been. I rented this game being skeptical but I'm buying it now. I never feel like I'm doing the same thing over and over. Being able to literally blow up everthing you see. Not having to restart the whole mission when you die. Not being killed if your vehicle blows up. Being able to hijack anything you want. The list goes on and on. Sometimes a story ruins the gameplay, GTAIV anyone? This game deserves a 10 but I don't see why it doesn't even get a 9. Anyway, this game rocks!
 
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