Just Cause PlayStation 2

Metascore
67

Mixed or average reviews - based on 23 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 8 out of 23
  2. Negative: 2 out of 23
Buy On
  1. Fans of the Nintendo SNES classic "Pilotwings" will literally jump at the chance to parachute from any of the aircraft for spectacular views of the vast landscape below. There is bound to be a sequel, because this original is so good.
  2. One of those amazingly fun, carefree games and doesn’t take itself too seriously. The action is hectic and breaks every law of physic and though the gameplay isn’t that varied, it’s still quite fun.
  3. Play Magazine
    82
    Though the story is short-lived and the rest of the missions are repetitive, the main game is strong enough to rise above the shortcomings to provide enough action-packed thrills and spills to satisfy anyone after a game to just have fun with. [Issue 145, p.70]
  4. Official Playstation 2 Magazine UK
    80
    A jaw-dropping adventure that disappoints slightly thanks to a short central plot padded out with repetitive objectives. [Oct 2006, p.78]
  5. After you liberate the island and eliminate the dictator, there is simply no other reason to put the disk back in your system. The island looks pretty and there are plenty of attractions to see, but once you spend a little time there, you are ready to leave.
  6. Pelit (Finland)
    80
    Has a fun, over-the-top attitude and a great looking world to explore. Unfortunately, the missions repeat a pattern and get boring fast. Still, good entertainment in short doses. [Oct 2006]
  7. PSM3 Magazine UK
    78
    A frustrating mix of the brilliant and the deeply average. [Nov 2006, p.64]
  8. For the most part, though, Just Cause pulls players along with a promise of bigger and badder weaponry.

Awards & Rankings

#39 Most Discussed PS2 Game of 2006
#43 Most Shared PS2 Game of 2006
User Score
7.9

Generally favorable reviews- based on 42 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 10 out of 14
  2. Negative: 3 out of 14
  1. SvenS.
    Oct 10, 2006
    9
    Even on PS2 this game is amazing, doesn't look as good as on the 360 but it still is just as fun and isn't that what really counts?
  2. Mar 14, 2016
    9
    My most played game on the PS2. There's nothing special about the storyline, but you can spend hours just messing around with the ridiculousMy most played game on the PS2. There's nothing special about the storyline, but you can spend hours just messing around with the ridiculous physics engine. The map is crazy big meaning there's always something new to find. I recall at one point finding a road in the corner of the map that went down a v shape valley, and a pile of AI vehicles were stuck at the bottom as the road was too steep on either side. You can't not have fun with this game, but maybe I'm biased... Full Review »
  3. Mar 6, 2016
    10
    Diferente das minhas reviews, vou falar pouco aqui. De longe, um dos jogos mais divertidos que joguei no PS2. Pouco me importava as missões,Diferente das minhas reviews, vou falar pouco aqui. De longe, um dos jogos mais divertidos que joguei no PS2. Pouco me importava as missões, eu só ficava zoando pelo mapa, cujo era gigante. Sempre achei os gráficos bonitos. A jogabilidade, por mais ruim que era, era divertida. Foi um dos jogos que mais joguei no PS2, e um dos jogos que mais me diverti. Full Review »