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7.4

Mixed or average reviews- based on 31 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 23 out of 31
  2. Negative: 7 out of 31

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  1. Feb 26, 2011
    3
    I'm sorry, but this game was one of the biggest disappointments to come out on the PS2. For one, the story line was a complete disaster. From start to finish, this game took roughly 4 hours to beat. One of my friends has this game for the Xbox 360 and he said that it took him about 10 hours to beat, and he's a good gamer, so obviously, they left things out. They even left out weapons fromI'm sorry, but this game was one of the biggest disappointments to come out on the PS2. For one, the story line was a complete disaster. From start to finish, this game took roughly 4 hours to beat. One of my friends has this game for the Xbox 360 and he said that it took him about 10 hours to beat, and he's a good gamer, so obviously, they left things out. They even left out weapons from the next-gen consoles; what kind of crap is that? The only upside, and its a small one, are the graphics; there a little better, but not enough to save this piece of **** Expand
  2. Jul 4, 2013
    10
    I can not believe that this game is below normal HE WAS EPIC WHEN I WAS PLAYING!! WAS THE ONLY GAME THAT GAVE TO DESTROY BUILDINGS AND HOUSES TO SEE MY!! PERSONAL, WHAT VOCES ARE DOING??? man
Metascore
49

Generally unfavorable reviews - based on 10 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 1 out of 10
  2. Negative: 5 out of 10
  1. Occasional hiccups or no, having this much open-world freedom to come at the enemy any old way you see fit is just too much damned fun.
  2. 39
    Mercs 2 looks worse, plays worse and is just plain worse than the groundbreaking original. Why this watered-down version was even published is a mystery...Mercenaries 2 on PS2 is a bad game. 'Nuff said.
  3. The PS2 version of Mercenaries 2 is barely a fraction of the franchise Pandemic created.