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Score Breakdown Based on 1624 ratings
  1. 10 (520)
  2. 9 (725)
  3. 8 (309)
  4. 7 (45)
  5. 6 (13)
  6. 5 (2)
  7. 4 (3)
  8. 3 (0)
  9. 2 (2)
  10. 1 (5)

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  • User Rating 10

    This is a great addition to the Star Ocean series, and shouldn't be passed up.

    Rated on July 21, 2006 by Prismswordz

    I like the Star Ocean series, and if you do, you need to play this game. The game has a good story, and it provides good explanation of most things in this game. It is "save the world" theme, but i...

    6 out of 6 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.4

    Not bad... It `s not bad at all!

    Rated on July 21, 2006 by soma5

    Okay, first the game is not easy. The game good but sometime it can be boring because like you got to level up your party before going to the next place but when your party is at a good level it`s not...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 10

    OMG, a game so good, yet so few people know about...........

    Rated on May 22, 2007 by Shadow_Fire41

    ever since i saw my cousin play this for the first time, iv'e loved this game, i got this game and played it myself, i still loved it, a game that is worth picking up at the day and age of the 360, Wi...

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

    Star Ocean Second Story may not be the best RPG on PS1 but it is definetly worth checking out.

    Rated on April 19, 2008 by rpgmadboy

    -STORY- You play as Claude Kenni the son of Ronixis (Don't know how to spell) the hero of star ocean 1. You check a mysterious site and get sent back in time this is where you meet the story's heroin...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.8

    Rated on June 05, 2004 by m3g4t0ky0

    (NOTE: I have not completed the game (I'm only in a little ways), so my opinions are based on what I have played at the time of this writing.) Star Ocean: The Second Story is one of the best RPGs t...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.6

    Star Ocean: The Second Story is one of the greatest games I have ever played. Great story, great graphics, great...

    Rated on September 03, 2004 by wabedeo

    Star Ocean: The Second Story is one of the greatest games I have ever played. Great story, great graphics, great sound effects, and best of all is the battle system. The battle system is unlike ever...

    1 out of 4 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.8

    Almost the best... But there's Final Fantasy VII...

    Rated on January 04, 2006 by Hooliganus13

    What should I say about this Star Ocean?... The game is full of humour. The characters are great(especially Ashton & Noel). You can finish the game with 2 characters minimum, but also with 8 characte...

    0 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 10

    My heavily edited and incredibly BIASED Star Ocean 2 review. You should prolly read it.

    Rated on August 03, 2006 by Geusprime

    ATTENTION!! Gamespot doesn't like the words **** and **** so I'm changing every letter of the words to aterixes because my shallow mind is too inarticulate not to come up with a good substitute for pr...

    6 out of 8 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 10

    Best game ever!

    Rated on June 19, 2012 by rapsodyofzephir

    Star Ocean The Second Story in my humble opinion is nothing short of a masterpiece. Such underrated game never got the credit it deserves. The masterful gameplay and the many features are the best a...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.8

    This game spawned my love for RPGs.

    Rated on June 17, 2007 by Fatter_Lenny

    I was very young when I got this game, probably six or seven. I hadn't many games for the Playstation yet, and I believe this was my second RPG (first was Legend of Legaia, also great.) Though I was s...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.