I'll cross post this from somewhere else, suffice it to say after I went through Perimeter 2, don't even bother. There could be spoilers in here, but I don't think it's a big deal, because warning you off is my charity for the day. :p
First of all, the whole thing took me about a day to finish, which says a lot because I try hard to pace myself in games and make them last. That it was 30 bucks certainly didn't make me feel better about that.
This game has only two factions, down from the original three. The game is split into two campaigns, and you're supposed to play them sequentially. To say there is a class imbalance is an understatement. The first campaign was frustratingly difficult, requiring me to restart missions over and over (the last one was restarted literally a hundred times). Then once the second campaign began, I finished it in two hours. Most of the second campaign's missions were laughably easy, I was able to end them a minute after the mission started with the simple use of one weapon.
The voice acting is abysmal and the subtitles give the impression that someone translated them from another language into Japanese, then back into English again. There were several points where the subtitles were saying something the voice actor was not, including a bunch of times that the voice actor suddenly, for no discernible reason at all, began speaking Russian, only to slip back into English again. Plus! Subtitle typos! Typos! You just know a game is bad when there are typos in the freaking script.
Then after the ridiculously short gameplay, the game just ends. When Adam beat it he wasn't sure if the game had been bugged and he wasn't able to progress, that's how abrupt and without resolution the ending is. When I finished I was halfway hoping it was a mistake, but once the credits started we knew it wasn't.
All in all it was really disappointing and not at all worth the cost. Considering how long I've been waiting for this since the great game that was the first one, I'm not sure where all the staff went, but clearly they fucked off for something better.
Post edited February 14, 2009 by mixvio