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Mercenaries 2: World in Flames

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Overall 7
7.0

Mercenaries 2: World in Flames

GamesRadar
24 June 2012
  • Pros: Highly ambitious, Fun co-op play, Bold and beautiful violence
  • Cons: Shaky execution of missions, We've played this before, Doesn't look fully this-gen
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Overall 7
7.0

Mercenaries 2: World in Flames

ztgd.com
27 January 2011
  • Excerpt: Oh no you didn’t. Mercenaries 2 is a case of great concept and poor execution.
  • Pros: + Explosions and destructibility, + Scale of the game, + Co-op
  • Cons: Buggy, Lacks polish, Rotten AI, Repetitive
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Mercenaries 2: World in Flames – Xbox 360 Review

Unigamesity
3 November 2010
  • Excerpt: Mercenaries 2 has everything a game needs to be considered a jewel: it’s the sequel to a chart-topping title – Mercenaries: Playground of Destruction, it comes with the prospect of blowing up every corner of the game world and, atop of that, it was delayed for almost one year, from late 2007 to Q3 2008 in order to get further polishing. And I think these are strong enough reasons to consider it a possible hit. Unfortunately, it’s nothing but a huge miss.
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Overall 6
6.0

Mercenaries 2: World in Flames

talkxbox
24 September 2010
  • Excerpt: On July 16th, 1945, a team of American scientists stared into the barren desert of New Mexico, awaiting the results of their most recent experiment.
  • Pros: Non-stop explosions, Doesn't take itself seriously, You can blow up an oil tanker
  • Cons: A lot of glitches
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Overall 7
7.0

Mercenaries 2: World in Flames Xbox 360 Review

Console Obsession
30 May 2010
  • Excerpt: Mercenaries: Playground of Destruction was all about purposely blowing things up, and then grinning in the aftermath as you looked around at your handy work. Now for those expecting me to say that this sequel is a more grown up and intelligent game, Pandemic’s mindset was exactly the same here, thus it’s about delivering a very unsubtle message to your enemies by turning things into raging fireballs. Quite simply, I wouldn’t have wanted it any other way.
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Overall 7
7.2

Glitches and Frustrations Pile Up to Deflate this Venezuelan Romp

Game Informer
22 September 2009
  • Conclusion: Concept: Grand Theft Auto with a military arsenal Graphics: The attractive environment is compromised by constant pop-up Sound: Repetitive lines from your PMC employees will make you wish it were a lone wolf game Playability: Simplistic controls get the job done, but could use some fine-tuning Entertainment: Turning Venezuela into a smoldering war zone sounds fun, but the vacuous AI spoils the experience Replay: Moderate
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Overall 8
8.0
Gameplay 8
8.0
Graphics 9
9.0
Sound 8
8.0

Mercenaries 2

360-Hq.Com
8 February 2009
  • Excerpt: HQ Online Statistics Members: 1 | Guests: 559 | Xbox Live Tags: 4,266 Members Online Active Areas Quick Stats
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Overall 8
7.8

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Game Informer
27 December 2008
  • Summary: Mercenaries 2 is a huge game with loads of stuff to keep you busy and some remarkable destruction that dazzles the eyes. Sadly, the game is also shallow, offering a gameplay experience that rarely elevates above the most basic run and gun style. Abysmal AI and poor balancing are apparent even in the first few hours of play, and the frequently repetitive mission structure sure doesn't help matters.
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Overall 8
7.9

Mercenaries 2: World in Flames

The Gamers Temple
27 December 2008
  • Excerpt: It has been a little while since I have written a review. Don't get me wrong, I have still been playing games, but with a more relaxed point-of-view instead of the critical eye needed for a review. But now the time is right to, well, get back in the game. Luckily the first game I get to review is a game that I was looking forward to playing and had some high hopes for: Mercenaries 2: World in Flames for the Xbox 360.
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Overall 7
7.0

Mercenaries 2: World in Flames (Xbox 360)

ccgr.org
27 December 2008
  • Excerpt: Note: At the time of release, this game featured two-player co-op, which has since been disabled by EA, so I will be unable to comment on it.
  • Pros: Everything goes boom, guns and vehicles galore, GTA for teens
  • Cons: Shallow gameplay, boring audio, awful color scheme
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