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Average Player Score Based on 681 ratings
8.6
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Score Breakdown Based on 681 ratings
  1. 10 (152)
  2. 9 (330)
  3. 8 (134)
  4. 7 (37)
  5. 6 (10)
  6. 5 (10)
  7. 4 (0)
  8. 3 (1)
  9. 2 (1)
  10. 1 (6)

Most Helpful Positive Player Reviews

  • User Rating:9.3

    Strap yourself in and hold on tight.

    Mechwarrior 2 is the very pinnacle of cool. While it's only a very small window into the Battletech universe and messes around with some of the names a bit, it still remains remarkably true to the popular gaming franchi... Read Full Review

    8 of 10 users found the following review helpful

What Gamespot Users have to say about MechWarrior 2: 31st Century Combat

  • User Rating:8.9

    This is the PC title that hooked me into PC gaming forever.

    Young and impressionable minds agree : blowing up things = fun. When I got my first computer all I had to play on it was freeware until I went to egghead software and found this game and a brand spanking new joystick to ... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9.3

    Strap yourself in and hold on tight.

    Mechwarrior 2 is the very pinnacle of cool. While it's only a very small window into the Battletech universe and messes around with some of the names a bit, it still remains remarkably true to the popular gaming franchi... Read Full Review

    8 of 10 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:6.5

    Eh? *shrug* I'm definitely not a sim/strategy guy.

    MechWarrior 2 ran in a DOS window. Oh yeah. It didn't support 3D acceleration but had vector drawn graphics with simple shaders. Even with primitive graphics, the game was intense. Strapping your character into a m... Read Full Review

    0 of 7 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8.6

    Mechwarrior was a solid action game that is an excellent way to get into the series.

    While I definitely wouldnt suggest going back and playing this game in the year 2004 seriously, it would be an excellent way for fans of the mech games on the xbox to go back and check out there roots. Mechassault 2 was... Read Full Review

    0 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9.1

    One of the greatest games of all time.

    MechWarrior 2 was the first video game I had ever played in my life., due to a fairly sheltered childhood, and it is still one of my favorite games of all time. The graphics were amazing for their time and the gameplay... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9

    Very high replay value, good graphics, challenging--but fun!--gameplay, and an excellent soundtrack.

    Mechwarrior 2 has all of the elements of a classic PC game: Good control layout, good graphics-functional with higher frame rates, well-designed missions and an excellent soundtrack. Mechwarrior 2 was the first simula... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:10

    The only "real" mech sim

    There are many reasons for this game for being the best of the Mechwarrior series. GS review and the other that of the other players are enough to highlight them all and i just want to tell you about the awesome physics.... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:10

    Godly.

    Good: -You are a mechwarrior. Recruit your team. Buy mechs. Customize and outfit them from the ground up with the credits you've earned. Use your skills as a trained pilot to unleash as much as 200 tons of pure firepowe... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8.8

    Blow 'em fun!!

    This was one of those games that was a steal, having gotten this with my new computer back in the 90s. The features of blowing stuff up and customizing my machines compelled me to play and get addicted for quite some ti... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9.3

    An excellent game, with an excellent soundtrack

    One of the first games I bought for the PC, 31st Century Combat is THE game that sparked my love for anything Battletech related, and game soundtracks. Fighting as a Clan Mechwarrior, you battle a rival clan for the fate... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
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