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Score Breakdown Based on 7342 ratings
  1. 10 (2737)
  2. 9 (3203)
  3. 8 (992)
  4. 7 (201)
  5. 6 (75)
  6. 5 (36)
  7. 4 (16)
  8. 3 (8)
  9. 2 (15)
  10. 1 (62)

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  • User Rating 8.3

    Rated on April 25, 2003 by jehurey

    Despite what everyone might say about the game, playing this over a year and a half later after Sons of Liberty is still very engaging, impressionable, and good-looking. The great production values a...

    4 out of 7 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 7.7

    Rated on July 13, 2003 by bybeach

    First to express is my extreme fustration in getting to even play this game. Damaged or dirty disk, a bogus call by the game code, caused two returns to the vendor. Kamani did not return any of my doz...

    1 out of 3 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.8

    Best game

    Rated on January 07, 2006 by hamedmetalgear

    I just want to tell all you, my friends, that this is the best game I have ever seen , not challengeble . I don't know how to describe it , All I can say is that it is THE BEST GAME ever seen. ...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.1

    Despite a poor port this is still one hell of a game

    Rated on June 04, 2007 by cobra_fox

    This is to put it simply one of the best games of the series. The game has a poor port to the PC being a port of a port ( from PS2 to Xbox to PC) but it can be easily forgiven with its unique style th...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.5

    Soild Snake is Back.. And than replaced by Raiden!

    Rated on October 11, 2009 by Sackboy_man

    Yup. That's what MGS2 is about.. Raiden. The newest Main Charecter to the Metal Gear Saga.. Or.. Was.. Back in 2002.. Anyway.. The first thing i can say is that THIS comes with VR missions so no need...

    3 out of 4 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.3

    The best system of 21st century!

    Rated on October 05, 2006 by X-Robert

    Firstly this is a great game.But since PC is never the same as PS2 ,the graphics suck.Again playing with a key board is another thing suck. Expert the weakness above ,this game is truely the best sy...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.5

    Metal Gear Solid 2 : Substance is just a great game.

    Rated on February 16, 2010 by BarrettM107

    This game starts with Snake as the main character, but after the Tanker Chapter, Raiden takes the control and go into the Big Shell to a sneaking mission. The Big Shell was a huge marine decontaminati...

    0 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8

    Good game, good graphics, bad controlls.

    Rated on August 18, 2007 by rolmanus

    Well, Metal gear solid 2 substance isn't better than the playstation 2 version of the game, and it's not better even than sons of liberty. The graphics of Metal gear solid 2 substance, is as the same ...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 6

    Warning right analog stick cannot be emulated by pc version

    Rated on August 26, 2007 by scytheinvein

    made it up to solidus snake. game will only allow you to sword thrust kick and punch which is useless against this adversary. you have to use the raiden's sword to beat him unfortunately you will be u...

    2 out of 4 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 10

    Best game i ever played in my life.

    Rated on November 09, 2006 by Bibiqum

    I knew when i first played it that this game was going to be good... But i didn't expect it was going to be this amazing! Well we could begin the story: Believe me its very hard to follow sometimes es...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.