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Average Player Score Based on 219 ratings
8.7
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Score Breakdown Based on 219 ratings
  1. 10 (76)
  2. 9 (85)
  3. 8 (44)
  4. 7 (6)
  5. 6 (0)
  6. 5 (1)
  7. 4 (0)
  8. 3 (1)
  9. 2 (0)
  10. 1 (6)

Most Helpful Positive Player Reviews

  • Review Score:9.4

    Perhaps the defining game in Mac gaming.

    Marathon 2 was the sequel to Bungie's Marathon, and came out in 1995. Ever since, FPS have moved on to full 3D environments, realistic graphics, surround sound, and cinematic presentations. Similarly Bungie is now wor... Read Full Review

    4 of 4 users found the following review helpful

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  • Review Score:9.4

    Perhaps the defining game in Mac gaming.

    Marathon 2 was the sequel to Bungie's Marathon, and came out in 1995. Ever since, FPS have moved on to full 3D environments, realistic graphics, surround sound, and cinematic presentations. Similarly Bungie is now wor... Read Full Review

    4 of 4 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8.5

    read!

    um not nearly as good as doom but still very fun i played it on computer and it kinda got annying how i never wanted to look up and down because the controls sucked like way way way bad it was oppisite that i was used to... Read Full Review

    0 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8.5

    Not just before Halo, before most all of the modern sci-fi shooters market took off, there was Marathon, and it rocked!

    MINI-REVIEW: The year was 1995; gaming was still primitive, and the true concept of the FPS was still fairly new. Graphically, games were still mostly 2.5 Dimensional, and most held little, if any depthful plot to the... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8.5

    1990's PC FPS Gaming At It's Finest

    Marathon 2: Durandal Is A Game That Not Only 1-Ups Some FPS From It's Time. Nowadays, The Game Itself Is Free, Using Aleph-One, But Even Now, It Is Still A Turning Point Game For Bungie, Essentialy Halo Of The 90's. The ... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8.1

    The Grandaddy of Halo: Part 2 (Better than part 1)

    This is actually a review for the Aleph One version, so I don't know if it is the Mac or PC version. In 1994, Bungie released Marathon, an ambitious FPS for the Mac that was better than Doom in almost every way. It ha... Read Full Review

    3 of 3 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8

    Frog blast the ventcore!

    This is one of my favourite games of the 90's. I used to play DOOM and Quake a lot, but then I bought this game. And I have spent more time killing Pfhor than I have killing demons, undead, or anything else. Marathon 2 i... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful