Rated 9 out of 10 by Edison Awesome! What else could you ask for?
In Just Cause 2, you get to (literally) do anything you want. With the amazing grappling hook, this game is one of the best. A huge amount of space for you to run around in, swing around, drive-tru, parachute ( yes you get a parachute,I mean UNLIMITED parachutes), sky-dive,and other crazy and awesome stuff. The actual missions are pretty long each but there are only 7 missions. But if you finish those missions you still have other minor missions, challenges and items to collect. TIPS: Remember to read the manual and distinguish the difference of the symbols shown in the map (people tend to get confused with the key), cause chaos ( destroy destroy and destroy anything that belongs to the government (a symbol will appear when you are aiming at military property: chaos advances the game), Also remember to use the extraction feature to get around faster and have fun. P.S: Good luck trying to get unused to the grappling hook when you start playing another game,like GTA :)
Rated 8 out of 10 by Kokemachine410 Game is fantastic, but too short to bother buying
This game was overall excellent. It was one of the best games i had ever played and when i started to play it i was so surprised with how fun it actually was. The gunplay and graphics are pretty good but what really pulled me in was the storyline with different twists at different points of the game. Its challenging to the absolute end and it took me in all about 2 weeks to beat it playing only a little bit a day. But with all that said and done once i beat the story and finished all the missions for the factions i found myself staring at my television and asking what do i do now? I really dont feel like going to every single location in the game and destroying everything and trying to find every collectible because there are over 1000 in the whole game. So with all of this said i would recommend the game but only if you rent it buying it is pointless the story is too long to replay again and there is literally almost nothing to do after you beat the game.
Rated 0 out of 10 by PShizzzzle Definitely not a Mercenaries 2 Clone
Of all the time I have spent watching previews for this game, doing research, and reading preview articles, I must say this: Just Cause 2 is not a Mercenaries clone. Mercenaries 2 for 360 was buggy from Day 1, and Pandemic did very little, if anything to fix it. I can tell from all the time spent developing this game (4 Years since Just Cause 1) that the finished product here will be much more worthwhile. The combat system IS similar to that of Mercenaries (3rd Person, Over the Shoulder) but that doesn't mean they will perform the same. Mercenaries had too many guns, and the focus was on destruction, not on the world. In Just Cause 2, Panau is open to the player from the get go, and you won't be shot down if you decide that you want to explore the farthest reaches of the island first. The main disadvantage I have seen thus far is actually the transport in-game. Finding jets and helicopters will take time, and that will make life difficult for players who want to just experience Panau before diving into the meat of story.
Rated 10 out of 10 by T-WOOD Just Cause 2 is the greatest game ever!
Just Cause 2 is the greatest game I have ever played. The game is about causing chaos on the island republic of Panau. You are Rico Rodriguez, and you have been recruited to hunt down the president of Panau, Baby Panay. Rico has a parachute and a grappling hook. You can dual hook objects with the grappling hook, such as hooking a soldier to a moving car or to an exploding propane tank and watch the fun. You can also slingshot your way across the island with the parachute and grappling hook together. There are over 100 different vehicles for you to find and drive in the game, along with many different weapons. My favorite vehicle is the Zitus sports car. There are over 40 missions to complete, from escorts to sabotaging military bases. There are 3 factions on the island that you are helping. There are also many Easter Eggs in the game such as, the island from the T.V. show "Lost", a bubble gun, a beached whale, and mechanical shark fin. I would highly recommend buying this game, it will not be a waste of your time or money!
Rated 9 out of 10 by ps2Maniac An Awesome Action Game!!
This game is so addicting, with all of the shooting and explosions and a huge island area to explore. This one is way better than the first one. You can pretty much do anything like drive cars, planes, boats, and helicopters I even flew a passenger jet! It is almost like GTA but it is good vs evil, you're helping overthrow a government. Another great thing is using the grappling hook to get around. The shooting controls are fairly normal the only thing that does take some getting used to is how to switch weapons. One of the only things I don't like is the suspenseful sounds which can be a little annoying. Also it can get boring after awhile if you don't do a mission. Although overall it is a great game and I would recommend it to anyone who loves action games.
Rated 1 out of 10 by SonicBoom96 One of the Worst Games EVER
I am literally shocked to see so many ppl actually like this game.. I was so bored of this game I regret renting the Piece of S***... I thought.... Seriously you run out of ammo within seconds Military personnel shoot at you for driving by .... The first was just as bad... Dont waste your money on this game .... GTA4 is so much better... Dont waste your money on Crackdown 2 you WILL be disappointed... the first was s***..... I'd rather play and beat GTA 3 1 million times over and that game was crap too... ppl need to learn when to stop making game because they think there are making a good game well this game is nowhere near a 9 out of 10... i would give it a -10 if i could... I just found out there will be another True Crime the first too were horrible game the third wont be any different... then i heard about yet another piece of s*** Driver game .... the makers of this game need a new profession they have yet to make a good Driver game
Rated 0 out of 10 by ROOTBEER432111 Amazingness
I have been counting how many times I've played the demo I'm at 217 so far. Its amazing not to mention all the pre-order bonuses that you get a freaking monster truck that floats on water that's AMAZING!!! My friends got it early cause they work with microsoft and entered a code into their demo tha let them test the pre-order bonuses and at the begining guys it kills in 1 hit. Sorry but not on the colonels. Anyways bback on track the chaos aspect lets you get near infinite chaos because of all the explosive barrels. Yeah and the use of the grapple gun i phenomenal I mean come on you jump out of a plane only to grapple onto a motorcyle only to jump onto a car and hijjack it then you run into an ocean an grapple into a boat that's AMAZING!!! I already said amazing twice and that's not a word I just throw around. So I would recommend this to nyone I know and even a total stranger it's just that cool! So if I would choose between this and MW2 I would choos this that shows how great it is because MW2 was the best game ever before this came along.
Rated 0 out of 10 by Jophus WONDERFUL!
I've been playing the 30 minute demo from XBL all afternoon, and it's absolutely phenomenal! I could very easily see this being the best chaos oriented sandbox title around, hands down. Story wise, who knows...I didn't dig on the first one that much, and GTA is pretty much the only sandbox titles I play the story through on. Usually with others I go nutso everywhere, and this looks like it'll be perfect for that. SERIOUSLY. I took a helicopter up, it had no guns, so i hung down from the bottom and shot at the other copters then dropped down and free fell to the ground where a jeep was waiting and i took off. off roading in the game is amazing, too. So much fun. I was really surprised. Usually with these, they show a preview where they jump from a plane and land near a car and take off to a boat and just hit everything...and it seems like they set it up th at way to show the action, which they do on every other game...not this one. Somehow anytime I jump from the air, down on the ground is a car waiting for me to wreck havok on the ground with.
Rated 10 out of 10 by justcause2addict Waste Of Money... I Think Not
I had serious doubts about this game but they are long gone. This game rocks. This is probably ONE of the funnest SANDBOX games i have played in my whole life. And here are 5 reasons: 1) At the beginning of the game the whole map is unlocked 2) there are at least 100 vehicles in the game not including Vehicles you can buy for the black market dealer 3)Awesome downloadable content 4) A bunch of missions, including side missions 5) you can use the grapple chute combo to go anywhere in the game 6) you can enter all vehicles 7) good Story Line Here are some minor flaws. There is no xbox live, which they could have layed out like GTA No taxis like in GTA to get somewhere faster Ammo is kind of Scarce If You like this game i would definitely recommend GTA IV or Liberty Cities Also Assassins Creed 1 and 2 and the upcoming brotherhood. But the most major flaw in this game is no xbox live Besides all the flaws this game is the bomb
Rated 10 out of 10 by marcuspheonix444 grapple hooks and parachutes!
this game is absolutely amazing. the challenge is very good, especially if you like playing on a higher difficulty. you will never run out of enemies to kill as they will never run out of excuses to shoot you. the graphics surprised me because such a huge game with a gigantic map can go into such detail. the explosions will leave you breathless, and the landscapes are simply incredible. the games lenghth is also very good because of the many things to do. the 49 faction missions and 13 agency missions are very fun. now we will talk a bout this games only problems. sound is not at its best in this game. the almost offensive accents and voice acting is horrible. the other sounds such as the explosions, gunshots, and vehicles are very good. also the story line is small and forgettable. aside from these small technicalities its a very good game that encourages experementation. the grapple hook and parachute really make to game. also the ability to jump and climb around moving cars makes you feel like youre in an action movie. i very much reccomend this game.