Reviews and Problems with Mercenaries 2: World in Flames
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Mercenaries 2: World in Flames
Game Over Online
26 September 2015
Excerpt: Do you like explosions? That’s pretty much the only relevant question when considering Mercenaries 2 as a candidate for your gaming time. Because if you do like explosions, you are really in luck.
Excerpt: Joining the army to blow up things and control heavy weaponry may be cool and all, but usually the pay in the sector isn’t all too great. Luckily there are Private Military Corporations or companies that recruit mercenaries to go fight in the middle of nowhere and blow stuff up for a good sum of...
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...
Excerpt: The mercs are back, and this time they’ve moved from North Korea to Venezuela. The story is mostly standard action fare, with your character being betrayed by his/her employer, almost being killed, and, worst of all, not getting paid.
Conclusion: Despite its many issues, Mercenaries 2 provides a solid experience. With its open world environments, plethora of vehicles and weaponry, Mercenaries 2 provides several instances of non-stop action.
Summary: Mercenaries 2: World in Flames makes a really good impression. If this review was based on just the first hour of gameplay then I would be sitting here wholeheartedly recommending Pandemic's long-awaited sequel to one of the best games on the original Xbox.
Excerpt: In the original Mercenaries, you were a soldier of fortune exploding your way across Korea for fun and profit. In Mercenaries 2, it’s pretty much the same plan, except substituting Venezuela for Korea and adding revenge to the other motivations.
Conclusion: If I had to sum Mercenaries up in one word, I would say “fun.” If I had to sum it up in five, I would say “fun but glitchy as hell!” On the face of it, it’s Mercenaries as we know and love it; plenty of big explosions, outrageous stunts and elaborate weapons but the AI and glitches throughout the...