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Average Player Score Based on 607 ratings
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Score Breakdown Based on 607 ratings
  1. 10 (363)
  2. 9 (189)
  3. 8 (33)
  4. 7 (11)
  5. 6 (5)
  6. 5 (2)
  7. 4 (1)
  8. 3 (1)
  9. 2 (0)
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Most Helpful Positive Player Reviews

  • Review Score:10

    The game that changed my life

    Shining Force 2 has to be the most influential game of my life. One of the most amazing games I have ever played without a doubt. With a solid story and plenty of characters this is one tactics game that won't get bori... Read Full Review

    3 of 3 users found the following review helpful

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  • Review Score:10

    This game is a great start for any RPG player. You have to appreciate the hard work and detail put in this game

    This game is a great start for any RPG player. You have to appreciate the hard work and detail put in this game. The Unique characters in the game makes you really fall in love with all it's has to offer. Many of the cha... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:9

    Classic Turn Based Strategy, one of the all time great Genesis games!

    Truly great RPGs were hard to find on the ol' Genesis. There was Phantasy Star...and thats about it. But Shining Force 2 stands apart as one of the greatest turn based strategy RPGs of all time, and a true innovator and ... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:10

    Awesome game, This is a game I've remembered for years and years. I don't think there's a better game. This my first and greatest RPG experience. My memories of this game even surpass those of Final Fantasy VII. The sto... Read Full Review

    4 of 5 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:10

    The Sequel To A Legacy That Will Never Die

    How do I explain this in just a few words??? Well with such an awesome game like Shining Force II, there's no need for explaining this game in so many words =D First off let me tell you that the graphics are awesome, the... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:10

    The best RPG on the Megadrive!

    Shining Force 2 is simply the best 16-bit RPG there is, even better that the mighty Chrono Trigger (which is second IMO). if you like RPGs you should love this, its a strategy RPG where you can get a total of 30 party... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:10

    When i die, i'll always remember this as one of my favourite RPGS ever! :)

    Where to start heh? hmm *thinks* I think i was...about 8 or 10 years old when i first played this game. I just always remember the music from this game for some reason. The satisfying battle systems where when you ... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:10

    Best RPG on the GENESIS! Classic Game.

    Shining Force 2 was the first and the best tactical based rpg i've ever played. One of the best things about this game is you get to choose the difficulty! STORY8/10- The story in shining force 2 starts out with a hero ... Read Full Review

    3 of 3 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:10

    Probably the best Sega game!

    This game is my all-time favorite. Tons of fun and there is always something new happening. Highly addictive! Its just a shame they've stopped making these kinda games. I haven't found nothing close to it since. Yo... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:10

    Perfection.

    This game is a perfect addition to the series. They made a new story.. that is a continuation of Shining Force I. That being said the major similarity is that they tell the story about how the new Enemy came about by def... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:9.2

    Before Final Fantasy Tactics, there was Shining Force

    The shining force series was by far the best series on the Sega Genesis. I remember playing this game for hours and hours and beating it never stopped me from playing it again. I don't know if it was the unique story or ... Read Full Review

    0 of 1 users found the following review helpful
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