System Shock 2 Review
System Shock 2 both retains the best attributes of its predecessor and provides a fresh experience in its own right.
If I were to write a one-sentence review of System Shock 2, that sentence would be: "No other game has made my in-game avatar cower in fear of the enemy, or run away shamelessly from threat." It's simply the... Read Full Review16 of 16 users found the following review helpful
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 people have never even ... Read Full Review4 of 4 users found the following review helpful
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 sheer size and detai... Read Full Review1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
*** 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've played Deus Ex you... Read Full Review2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
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's fun, it makes sen... Read Full Review5 of 6 users found the following review helpful
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 game that actually had ... Read Full Review2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
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 itself didn't make hu... Read Full Review2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
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 previous gaming experience... Read Full Review1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
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, so I gave it a shot... Read Full Review1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
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. Then i stumbled on sy... Read Full Review2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
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, and just like both... Read Full Review3 of 3 users found the following review helpful
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