Conclusion: Gunplay felt nice as well with an auto targeting system sometimes getting in the way. The mere scope of the game makes up for any flaws this game may have. There is lots to do on the islands.
Excerpt: Charm, it’s a difficult concept, what can be hilarious, entertaining and absorbing to one person, can be irritating and off-putting to others. Overlord 2 is a game that desperately wants to be charming, the only problem is that it relies so heavily on it’s style and humour that it has the potential...
Excerpt: Have you ever gone to see a summer blockbuster? Full of action and special effects, but about as deep as a kiddie pool; they’re exciting and fun, but can leave you wanting more. Just Cause 2 feels exactly like this.
Pros: Insane action; efficient controls; massive world
Summary: Just Cause 2 is essentially a do it yourself action movie. You have a huge chain of islands to play in, tons of weapons and explosives and vehicles, and the ability to pretty much do anything and go anywhere you want thanks to a nifty grappling hook and endless supply of parachutes.
Excerpt: Prepare to be mildly surprised, because we'll bet you a shiny pound that you won't find Just Cause 2 described thusly in any other gaming publication. We've put hours and hours into this desperately feisty third-person action game, and the best analogy we're going to make today is that it's the...
Excerpt: Superhero Sandbox. Confused? Let me elaborate on what that is: a superhero sandbox game is a game that tosses you into the boots of a very talented/powerful/well-equipped character before throwing you into a beautifully realized open world that, essentially, becomes your playground.
Summary: Open world sandbox games are a dime a dozen now days, but few can match the enjoyment that Just Cause 2 provides. You’ll spend hours having a great time messing around in the environment. There are plenty of weapons, plenty of vehicles, and plenty of situations to create chaos.