Excerpt: Metal Gear Ac!d 2 (MGA2) sees gamers resume the role of Snake, who has been kidnapped by a man claiming to be an FBI agent. Whilst held captive, Snake is persuaded to infiltrate a top secret research facility, which is in fact a trap set by the U.S. Military and Venus, a female secret agent in charge of research and the creation of a third generation Metal Gear mechanoid system.
a turn-based strategy game, Metal Gear Acid 2’s main gameplay is surprisingly
exciting and offers players the chance to play an involving mission with a great
storyline. The game’s presentation and visuals have been upgraded and changed.
The levels have been designed with a new cel-shaded approach that gives the game
a bright neon-yellow look.
Excerpt: Don't get me wrong, Metal Gear Acid 2 does a great job of expanding upon the design that made its predecessor such a compelling and intellectually stimulating strategy game. Once again, players have to manipulate Snake's movements and attacks within the three-dimensional environment by using cards that are randomly drawn from a custom deck. Different cards allow Snake to move, make attack, use items, set traps, and wear equipment.
Conclusion: This is the way a sequel should be done. Major faults were addressed, improvements were made, the art style was updated, and it makes the game an irresistable strategy experience. Don't miss this game.
Excerpt: Fans of the Solid Snake series never know exactly what to expect from the next release, and last year gamers willing to follow the franchise to the PSP were treated to a strategic and graphic experience unlike anything else in the Metal Gear universe. One year later, the sequel brings more cards, colors and customization to satisfy those begging for it, but anyone expecting another typical Kojima action adventure is in for a crazy and complicated surprise.