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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)

Most Helpful Positive Player Reviews

  • User Rating:10

    One of the best space sim games out there....

    This game is not going to blow you away with hyperfast action, this is what can only be described as, a modern day Elite. Now, for those of you who were not around when Elite rocked everybody's world, Elite was a pivo... Read Full Review

    4 of 5 users found the following review helpful

What Gamespot Users have to say about X2: The Threat

  • User Rating:10

    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 paid great attention t... Read Full Review

    0 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8.7

    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 write this review. Fr... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8.9

    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 of open ended space ... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8.5

    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 will hold you over t... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8.6

    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 played X:Beyond the Fr... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:2.8

    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 directX 9 whether you like... Read Full Review

    0 of 8 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8.4

    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 being discouraged at i... Read Full Review

    2 of 6 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8.9

    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 spent a LOT of time on ... Read Full Review

    1 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:4.8

    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. I have done 3 miss... Read Full Review

    0 of 4 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:6.7

    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 the ship models are... Read Full Review

    0 of 1 users found the following review helpful
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