Loot Ninja writes:
"When I was young, I did not own a sandbox. My parents were not cheap, my dad just didn't want it messing up his lawn. So when people tell me that open ended games are like a sandbox, I fell like I have no idea what they mean. What I do remember is going to the beach and stomping on other kids' sand castles. Partly because I was an asshole at age 6 and mostly because I liked to see things get knocked down. If you like blowing up building after building with every way possible, then Mercs 2 is for you."