Armored Core 2 (PlayStation 2)

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The genuine sequel to the original Armored Core. Thrown into the world of AC mechs, you must complete the objectives set for you by a range of different companies, each with a hefty pay packet attached. If the mission is completed, the money goes towards upgrades and repairs to your mech.

The collection of items to upgrade your mech is fully stocked with weapons, defense systems, rocket packs and guidance systems to increase accuracy and speed. Certain missions require a particular upgrade for the mission to be completed correctly, so spending the cash wisely is important to your career.

Once your mech is ready for battle, you can also take on a friend in arena mode, where one-on-one battles rage on for as long as you wish in huge outdoor areas.


Armored Core 2 PlayStation 2 Between mission menu. Read emails, buy upgrades, etc.
Armored Core 2 PlayStation 2 CG Mech battle in the intro.
Armored Core 2 PlayStation 2 Attached energy beam for melee.
Armored Core 2 PlayStation 2 Even successful missions have costs attached.

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User Reviews

The old adage of don't-fix-if-it's-not-broke has continued here for Armored Core 2. (28) 2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars
A mecha version of Gran Turismo. james gonzalez (5) 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars

Critic Reviews

Game Revolution Nov, 2000 A- 91
GamePro (US) Nov 21, 2000 4.5 out of 5 90
Gamezilla May 11, 2001 83 out of 100 83
PSM Nov, 2000 8 out of 10 80
GamersMark Jan 29, 2001 8 out of 10 80 Apr 03, 2001 80 out of 100 80
The Next Level Nov 16, 2000 B 75
Super Play (Sweden) Mar, 2001 7 out of 10 70 Feb 20, 2001 14 out of 20 70
All Game Guide 2000 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70


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Kartanym (10751) added Armored Core 2 (PlayStation 2) on Jul 24, 2002