Mercenaries 2: World in Flames (2008)

Video Game  -  Action | Adventure  -  31 August 2008 (USA)
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Control one of the three mercenaries and seek revenge on the man who betrayed you and tricked you into starting a civil war.

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Ewan Devlin (voice)
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Mercenary Soldier
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Eva Navarro / Dr. Lorraine Rubin
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The Allies - China
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Marcela Acosta
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Control one of the three mercenaries and seek revenge on the man who betrayed you and tricked you into starting a civil war.

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When you are doing the outpost missions for the pirates, it is possible to see AN troops before they enter this conflict. See more »

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Blanco: Excuse me, Mr. Solano.
Ramon Solano: Ah, Mattias. I have another job that needs doing.
Mattias Nilsson: First, I get paid.
Ramon Solano: I'm sorry, the job is not for you. The job *is* you.
[Carmona holds Mattias at gunpoint from behind]
Ramon Solano: Tomorrow, General Carmona's troops will roll into the capital, and I will be Venezuela's new leader.
Mattias Nilsson: Sure.
Ramon Solano: This means there will be many bounties on my head. I can't have your friends hunting me. It's bad for business.
Mattias Nilsson: So's this - now I have to kill you.
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Oh No
by The Mercenaries 2 Choir
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Forget the bad reviews, this game is brilliant
29 May 2010 | by (The Penumbra) – See all my reviews

I came across Mercenaries 2 for very cheap in a second hand store and assumed that the low price meant that it would be an inferior game, but since I needed a game to play I just went for it. I was a little apprehensive about the negative reviews but once I started playing I was instantly hooked. They complained of glitches, but there really ain't any more than your average video game.

Since I only had the Gamecube out of the last generation consoles I never got to play the first Mercenaries game, but it matters not. This is a stand alone sequel. You play as one of three characters (I chose Marcus Nilsson) hired and betrayed by a Venezuelan leader called Solano. The rest of the game is your hunt to find and kill Solano, working for various factions in order to gain info and supplies.

The missions are all of the hunt/kill/rescue/deliver variety.I found some of them to be rather difficult but I never had to retry more than five times, so that ought to give you an idea of the overall difficulty. There are plenty of trophies too, but, annoyingly, a lot of them are rewarded for online play, which I am not really interested in.

There are loads of guns and explosives and vehicles for you to experiment with, and almost everything in the entire gaming environment is destructible. I loved demolishing a towering skyscraper with a C4 package, tank or even air strike.

Pros:

Bright, colorful graphics featuring loads of sunshine and blue sky. Good music by Chris Tilton. Great voice acting by Peter Stormare. Grim satisfaction in gunning down adversaries and getting paid for each one.

Cons:

Annoying long drives between destinations. Timer on bets with friends used unfairly. Fiona's repetitious dialogue got on my nerves.

The cheap price is not a reflection of quality. If you find this game don't hesitate to pick it up.

Graphics A Sound A+ Gameplay A- Lasting Appeal A-


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