• Publisher: SCEA
  • Release Date: Jan 26, 2010
Metascore
76

Generally favorable reviews - based on 83 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 54 out of 83
  2. Negative: 0 out of 83
  1. 91
    MAG is unlike anything else on PS3. In fact, it's unlike anything else on any console system.
  2. MAG won’t wow you with its graphics like MW2, nor does it offer any kind of offline component. Instead MAG delivers online battles that feel epic and the outcomes actually affect your PMC. [Apr. 2010, p.72]
  3. An excellent online FPS. The player limit is huge and the matches are huge. Intensive stuff. [Mar 2010]
  4. 90
    MAG is yet another fantastic addition to the PlayStation 3 library and one of the most addictive online experiences I have had in quite some time.
  5. Creating M.A.G was certainly a risk on Sony's part, however credit where its due because this game is an instant classic and worthy of a place in everyone's Playstation 3.
  6. MAG includes everything a MMOFPS needs. Teamplay-focused gameplay, good graphics and the experience point system should entertain for hours. To people who like to play in smaller groups or definitely like to go on their own I recommend Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2.
  7. If you enjoy multiplayer game, you’ll love MAG, else you might just find it taxing and repetitive.
User Score
8.2

Generally favorable reviews- based on 547 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Negative: 16 out of 176
  1. May 12, 2011
    10
    1000 hours. enough said...
  2. Sep 26, 2011
    8
    This was a fantastic experiment in large-scale FPS action. It shines in rewarding team coordination, and in capturing the scale of its largest battles. A fundamental flaw that was never addressed was that MAG locked a player into a faction (one of three), and gave every incentive for the most competitive to gather together in one of them. There was no balancing mechanism, and so SVER became, and remained, the "easy mode" for MAG. The oft cited map and weapon inequity issues are minimal or nonexistent; the fundamentals of this game are excellent, and if they'd added a real incentive to balance factions I would still be playing it. Full Review »
  3. Apr 27, 2011
    10
    MAG is a great game with a very steep learning curve. Most will give up because they find it too difficult at a low level and will go back to cod. Those that stay and learn the game will find out how amazing MAG really is. Clans are a really good way to learn the game and level up quickly. Don't play this game solo!

    Valor Coalition
    Full Review »