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Based on 25195 ratings
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Score Breakdown Based on 25195 ratings
  1. 10 (13305)
  2. 9 (8857)
  3. 8 (2045)
  4. 7 (466)
  5. 6 (182)
  6. 5 (76)
  7. 4 (40)
  8. 3 (29)
  9. 2 (34)
  10. 1 (161)

Most Helpful Positive Player Reviews

  • Rating:9.6

    Never Gets Boring

    The amount of times I have played this game and not once have I gotten bored of it. If I'm not found threatening the guards to make them shake and drop their items and or dog tags, I'm probably running away from a herd o... Read Full Review

    11 of 11 users found the following review helpful

What Gamespot Users have to say about Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty

  • Rating:6

    Hell of a plot twist

    Good- The plot twist near the end was pretty insane. How Raiden was supposed to portray the player as obedient is really interesting.- The section where the AI took over the codec was trippy, and pretty intriguing- The ... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9

    Enjoyed it more than the first one, but only a bit.

    Warning: SpoilersThe main reason I thought this one was better was due to the fact it had cleaner graphics and looked crisper. This is probably due more to the fact the first game was a direct copy of the Playstation on... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:10

    A masterpiece from Hideo Kojima

    I've first played this on the Xbox, and was absolutely thilled with the history, the philosophy behind, and the amazing direction from the genius that is Hideo Kojima. This is one of those games that makes you think abo... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8

    Metal Gear Solid improved a lot from Metal Gear Solid

    Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty is for many the best Metal Gear, it is Metacritic's best rated game, and Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty is for many the best Metal Gear, it is the best evaluated game of Metacriti... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:7

    Would be a masterpiece if not for the cons

    Story: Ok so there are 2 story arcs in the game: 1. Solid snake arc 2. Raiden arc I played the both arcs and i came to a conclusion that the 1st arc (Where you play as solid snake) is very boring in terms of story ... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9

    Metal Gear Solid improved a lot from Metal Gear Solid

    Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty is for many the best Metal Gear, it is Metacritic's best rated game, and Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty is for many the best Metal Gear, it is the best evaluated game of Metacrit... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9

    Nearly a masterpiece

    Ahead of it’s time as usuall when it’s Metal gear, the graphics, soundtrack and cinamatics but most importantly the small details + revoultionary moments and dialog in this nearly masterpiece, only nearly cuz of the prot... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:10

    A misunderstood masterpiece

    Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty was one of the most hyped game of alltime. Many people were disapointed but I disagree. Find out more about this in my review.Gameplay: It is an upgraded version of Metal Gear Solid. Y... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9

    MGS2 is one of the best games of the PS2 generation for a reason. Great story, memorable characters, and solid combat.

    The Good: Fantastic story, smart AI, great level design, fun and challenging bosses, nice easter eggs The Bad: Snake takes a back seat, no guidance, too much trial and error, cut scenes are way too long, too much back... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9

    This game is a thrilling experience you will not soon forget. It is a must buy, especially for Metal Gear fans.

    Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty is a stealth-action title, so, keeping your presence undetected to enemies by sneaking past them (instead of running and gunning) is the name of the game. This game is compri... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful