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Postal 2 is the sequel to Postal, the gritty, violent, over-the-top game that was the target of almost every politician's speech about violence in video games. Once again, the player takes on the role of Postal Dude, a normal (comparatively normal, anyway) guy living in Paradise, Arizona. The game is composed of a five day week, Monday to Friday, where the player must accomplish various errands. There is no time limit and errands can be done whenever the player feel like it. Errands range from getting a carton of milk (buying it or stealing it, player's choice) to cashing a cheque at the bank (either wait in line or kill everyone, again, player's choice). The game is as violent as you are, meaning the player can go through the majority of the game without killing someone or beating up someone, but can also go through it killing and decapitating every one the player comes across.

For killing needs, the player has a plethora of ways to dispatch people: kick them, urinate on them (making them vomit), shoot them, bash them with a shovel, throw gas on them and set them ablaze, leaving behind a charred corpse, and if the player wants to be stealthy, it is possible to pick up a cat and stick a shotgun into its rear end to use it as a silencer. One of the similarly over the top weapons is a decapitated cow's head filled with anthrax, which will cause everyone in the immediate area to gag, throw up, and eventually die.

The game uses the Unreal Warfare engine, and comes packed with the Warfare editor, allowing the player to create new people, levels, or even entire mods.


Postal² Windows Protesters.  Gotta hate 'em.
Postal² Windows These signs appear when your about to enter an area that needs to load.
Postal² Windows Using a cat as a silencer.  Isn't that delightfully evil?
Postal² Windows This is Postal Dude's luxurious home.  No, not really.  No wonder he goes postal.

Alternate Titles

  • "喋血街头2" -- Chinese spelling (simplified)
  • "Postal 2" -- Alternative spelling

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User Reviews

Catharsis in a box. Windows Kaddy B. (758)
RWS teaches kids that killing is boring Windows Zovni (9314)
Don't judge the game yet...there's fun to be had! Windows MojoHelperMonkey (39)
Not actually BAD...but it tries too hard... Windows Mr. Me (36)

Critic Reviews

Gameguru Mania Windows Apr 16, 2003 78 out of 100 78 Windows May 21, 2003 76 out of 100 76
RealGamer Windows Jan 07, 2008 7 out of 10 70
Withingames Windows May 03, 2003 3 out of 5 60
Just Games Retro Windows Jun 17, 2013 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60 Macintosh Feb, 2005 3 out of 5 60
IGN Windows Apr 03, 2003 5.5 out of 10 55
PC Zone Benelux Windows Jun, 2003 42 out of 100 42 (UK) Windows May 06, 2003 3 out of 10 30 Windows May 20, 2003 18 out of 100 18


Topic # Posts Last Post
Recommended? 9 AaronGamer (42)
Jun 08, 2011


On July 31, 2003, Postal 2 was put on the infamous German index by the BPjM. For more information about what this means and to see a list of games sharing the same fate, take a look here: BPjS/BPjM indexed games.

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