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Score Breakdown Based on 919 ratings
  1. 10 (137)
  2. 9 (284)
  3. 8 (292)
  4. 7 (111)
  5. 6 (36)
  6. 5 (23)
  7. 4 (11)
  8. 3 (12)
  9. 2 (1)
  10. 1 (12)

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  • User Rating 10

    Rated on December 03, 2003 by UncleThursday

    X2 - The Threat is an AWESOME Space Adventure that you can totally lose yourself in. I won't spoil the game for anyone interested (there are so many things to discover!), but every detail has been pa...

    0 out of 2 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.7

    Rated on December 29, 2003 by Pseudoart

    I've spend countless of hours lately in world of X2. And all I can do it agree with most reviews about how awesome the game is. However, there's a few quirks that annoyed me enough to want to writ...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.9

    Rated on December 05, 2003 by pak59

    I was really excited to see this game coming out. I am a big fan of open ended space sim type games. Gameplay: This is what this game is all about. There is so much to see and do. if you are a fan ...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.5

    Rated on December 05, 2003 by asmerker

    If you want a good looking space trading game with good depth this is it. If you want a fly and fight game this might be it. If you want a full featured massive universe to play in then this game ...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.6

    Rated on December 15, 2003 by Disdaine

    Gameplay: The game is open-ended. If you enjoyed games such as Privateer, X: Beyond the Frontier (the original), or the quasi-new Freelancer, then this is a game that you should pick up. If you've pl...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 2.8

    Rated on February 15, 2004 by Hellfire

    Here's a tip for anyone considering buying this game: do not buy unless you currently have directX 8 or below on your system. The reason for this is that unlike normal games, this one installs direct...

    0 out of 8 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.4

    Rated on March 13, 2004 by Decker12

    This is the closest game I found in the Elite genre of space faring simulations, which is both good and bad. I always enjoyed Elite on the truly Old School gaming computer platforms, and I remember be...

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

    Rated on June 14, 2004 by stegma

    I have actualy never played a game like it. There are games out there but you could say that this one is the next generation. At first, it actualy took me a long time to learn the game and i spe...

    1 out of 2 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 4.8

    Rated on July 03, 2004 by kylsake

    This game is really boring. I have only played 3 hours and am still getting used to the controls and trying not to fall asleep during the poorly acted cutscenes and the already repetitive navigation....

    0 out of 4 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 6.7

    Rated on July 03, 2004 by evarmy98x

    X2 really struggles to capture my enthusiasm. It will probably test your patience as well. I purchased this title on a recommendation from a friend, and must say it was a poor recommendation. While...

    0 out of 1 found this review helpful.