X360, PS3 Thursday, July 10, 2008 | 1:29 PM

Mercenaries 2 trailer

Mercenaries 2 trailer

Mercenaries 2: World in Flames is back already with this new and quite nicely done trailer.


Trailer

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Commented on 2008-07-10 13:43:21
Somehow this just doesn't do it for me.

It's missing something.

I mean it.
Commented on 2008-07-10 14:15:04
i know what your saying it looks great, explosions are spectacular but theirs something missing cant put my finger on it, looks like a good game but not a great game for some reason.
Commented on 2008-07-10 14:55:19
It's going to be the best sandbox game this year - you actually have complete freedom during missions.
Commented on 2008-07-10 16:06:08
This game will no doubt be a lot of fun to play thru, but yeah that "thing it's missing", is a new game engine. It's being held back by it's same ps2 game engine, just with better graphics. They should've taken the time and effort to create it from the ground up, like Ghost Recon or Rainbow Six Vegas.

Character movement/animation and AI are what I'm most concerned about in this game.
Commented on 2008-07-10 16:08:49
I liked the first one, and this is gonna be totally awesome!
Commented on 2008-07-10 16:25:39
really looking forward to this game, but I truly hope they fix that DAMN tearing ... it's awful, awful I tells ya ...
Commented on 2008-07-10 18:50:15 In reply to ASURAshadow
Posted by ASURAshadow
This game will no doubt be a lot of fun to play thru, but yeah that "thing it's missing", is a new game engine. It's being held back by it's same ps2 game engine, just with better graphics. They should've taken the time and effort to create it from the ground up, like Ghost Recon or Rainbow Six Vegas.

Character movement/animation and AI are what I'm most concerned about in this game.
yep you hit the spot right there sir.

but iam still finding this game awesome ,but i hope for the next mercanaries they will use a true next gen engine.
Commented on 2008-07-10 19:56:33 In reply to ASURAshadow
Posted by ASURAshadow
This game will no doubt be a lot of fun to play thru, but yeah that "thing it's missing", is a new game engine. It's being held back by it's same ps2 game engine, just with better graphics. They should've taken the time and effort to create it from the ground up, like Ghost Recon or Rainbow Six Vegas.

Character movement/animation and AI are what I'm most concerned about in this game.
Doesn't GRAW still use a modified GR2 engine for the multiplayer aspect, whereas RS:V uses UE3 - hardly shining examples of being built from the ground up.

GTAIV would have been a better example of rebuilding an engine completely.
Commented on 2008-07-10 20:25:24
There is something that is putting me off from this game. It's all about explosions and destruction (non-dynamic from what i've seen). But I'm missing an inspired form of gameplay. Something that makes you feel like you're in a compelling story. To me this game looks more about 'hey, just mess around for the fun of it'.
Commented on 2008-07-10 20:46:26 In reply to citizenx
Posted by droezelke
There is something that is putting me off from this game. It's all about explosions and destruction (non-dynamic from what i've seen). But I'm missing an inspired form of gameplay. Something that makes you feel like you're in a compelling story. To me this game looks more about 'hey, just mess around for the fun of it'.
I'm sure mission objectives will be very focused and challenging, so I wouldn't worry. At least they were in the first one.
Posted by citizenx
GTAIV would have been a better example of rebuilding an engine completely.
And even better example of terrible mission design.
Commented on 2008-07-10 22:14:42 In reply to citizenx
Posted by citizenx
Doesn't GRAW still use a modified GR2 engine for the multiplayer aspect, whereas RS:V uses UE3 - hardly shining examples of being built from the ground up.

GTAIV would have been a better example of rebuilding an engine completely.
It's true that GRAW's mp used the GR2 engine. I was only referring to sp. And yes RS:V used UE3, but that's still a "new" engine from their previous xbox and ps2 games. I didn't mean they had to use their own proprietary engine.

GTA4 was great, but watch Niko carjack someone and then watch CJ from GTA:SA carjack someone. That's just one example, but it's pretty obvious it's still the same game engine, just with better graphics and the Euphoria physics system in place. GTA4 just did a much better job of making improvements and changes from the last game than Mercenaries 2 seems to be doing.
Commented on 2008-07-12 10:45:19
It Looks like Just Cause and Crackdown with better explosions and a bad story

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