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Score Breakdown Based on 18379 ratings
  1. 10 (9953)
  2. 9 (6149)
  3. 8 (1311)
  4. 7 (344)
  5. 6 (100)
  6. 5 (99)
  7. 4 (47)
  8. 3 (28)
  9. 2 (40)
  10. 1 (308)

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  • Rating:9

    The highlight of the series.

    Like the game itself, let's not waste time on introductions at the start and get straight to the action. You are well aware of the franchise, you have expectations from each title. After the failure of the lightmass bomb... Read Full Review

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

    game very recommended.

    the success of Gears of War made the game win a sequence that would have the return of the main characters of the previous game, Gears of War 2 is considered by many the best of the saga, I still think the first superior... Read Full Review

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

    Gears of War 2 is a great example of how a sequel should be implemented

    In the opening movie sequence, which seems highly influenced by The Lord of the Rings in both voice-over and cinematography, the Locusts have been sinking human cities. Jacinto is one of the last surviving places and in ... Read Full Review

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

    Marcus Fenix And Dom Santiago Take A Trip Down The Rabbit Hole

    Gears 2 may not be as tight a shooter as its father is, but it is without a doubt a sequel that leaps bounds. From the single player campaign to the multiplayer to the 4 player supported coop Horde mode, there are many t... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:6

    Gears of War 2 (2013 Review) - A Second Look

    Gears of War 2, EPIC games second installment in the Gears of War franchise was released in November of 2008. Gears of War 2 was yet another critically acclaimed entry in EPIC game's Gears of War series. Soon after Gear... Read Full Review

    1 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8.5

    Bodacious

    So far love the intro to the game and the fell of the controls are good . The chain saw is a little tricky for me to use but i think in time ill get it . Only played it for about 1 hr or so defendant digging it " I go... Read Full Review

    0 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9.5

    Gears of War 2 keeps what made the first game great but improved on their gameplay and story.

    If you are a fan of a great story than you are going to love this series. The first game showed the world what they had making one of the best shooters and one of the best stories of the year. This game improves on that ... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:10

    Marcus Fenix has returned in his great sequel.

    My 13th review after Shadow The Hedgehog.I played this at the YMCA with a friend of mine before and it's one of the best games I've ever played. All-new, great-looking environments, new weapons, grenades, and melee attac... Read Full Review

    1 of 4 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9

    Definitely a solid game

    Gears of War 2 is one of those games that your friends all assume you own if you're a shooter of any kind. They text you up to let you know a group of guys are digging it up and are playing this Friday night. It's that g... Read Full Review

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

    Gears of War 2 - a review about its offline co-op feature. Read on... Part 2.

    ..This is in continuation of my Gears of War offline co-op review.... Well, after finishing Gears of War, we decided to go ahead and complete Gears of War 2. You know, when you play a video game in a multiplayer mode,... Read Full Review

    1 of 4 users found the following review helpful