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Score Breakdown Based on 2452 ratings
  1. 10 (1235)
  2. 9 (946)
  3. 8 (187)
  4. 7 (39)
  5. 6 (12)
  6. 5 (7)
  7. 4 (1)
  8. 3 (3)
  9. 2 (3)
  10. 1 (19)

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  • User Rating 9.4

    This game is Eight Years Old, and it is still better than most being released recently

    Rated on February 21, 2007 by FistandantilusX

    Everywhere you turn, you here people proclaiming the merits of new "next-gen" shooters just because they have prettier graphics or a better physics engine, but the majority of these same peo...

    4 out of 4 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.5

    This game is one of the deepest and most satisfying titles I have ever played.

    Rated on January 22, 2008 by thepwninator

    The game, though difficult, is extremely enjoyable, and the replay value is virtually unparalleled amongst FPSs. This is due, in part, to the stellar role-playing aspects of the game, as well as the ...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.5

    One of the best games of all time IMO, shame the genre is so underpopulated..

    Rated on March 10, 2007 by Idiom

    *** Be sure to get the mod pack that improves the graphics*** System Shock 2 is one of the few games in this genre (RPG/FPS/Adventure hybrid) sharing the space with games like Deus Ex. So if you'v...

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

    System Shock 2 is truly a masterpiece; few games give you this level of challenge and depth, fun and immersion.

    Rated on May 25, 2009 by xuerebx

    If you're still undecided whether to buy SS2 or not, this review should help you come to a conclusion. First off, let me just say that the tutorial in the game is the best I've ever encountered. It...

    5 out of 6 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.9

    System Shock 2 is an incredible leap into terror, fantastic story, and one of the most satisfying games ever.

    Rated on June 30, 2006 by EyeNixon

    Has there ever been a horror game that actually scared you? You know, SCARE, not make you jump or flinch. Not Resident Evil's jump out freaks, or Silent Hill's atmospheric creepiness, I mean a gam...

    2 out of 2 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.5

    Want to see how games should be made and they aren't? Take a trip back to 1999 and give yourself some System shock .

    Rated on February 27, 2008 by Limowrecked

    Back in that time there was a group of brilliant people called Looking Glass Studios who spent their time on making computer games. One of their creations is a phenomenon called System Shock 2. Game i...

    2 out of 2 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.8

    Seven years since release and it's still classed as one of the best FPS/RPG's ever. Shodan will never die!

    Rated on July 06, 2006 by robreloaded

    First a little back story on my first System Shock experience... Back in the days... I was a young nipper (13) and just started to venture into the big world of PC gaming. Having spent my previo...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.5

    Part RPG, part FPS, and part Survival Horror, System Shock 2 remains one of the creepiest examples of game storytelling.

    Rated on March 06, 2008 by mindboy19

    When I decided to check out System Shock 2 a few years ago, I was skeptical about playing a game that was as old as it was. Still, I was familiar with looking glass studios and loved the Thief series,...

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

    To this date easily the best fps/rpg i´ve played!!!

    Rated on July 24, 2011 by Kaizu91

    I discovered this game in 2010 when i had played bioshock and got very impressed about bioshock´s gameplay features and that so freaking atmospheric rapture that i hadn´t seen in games for ages now. T...

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

    Amazing, immersive, scary and extremely hard to put down.

    Rated on August 16, 2011 by lambofgod008

    This game is proof positive that, even with a dated engine, great gameplay will always trump graphical prowess and technological superiority. I just started my third play through on this the other day...

    3 out of 3 found this review helpful.