As sequels go, Gears of War 2 is up there with the best. In fact as games go, it's flying pretty high. Graphically it's in a league of its own, while the physics and AI are also first rate. Both the single player campaign and the generous multiplayer modes mean you'll be playing this one for some time. It may not have the depth of Fallout 3, the emotional involvement of Bioshock, or the epic grandeur of Fable II, but if you're looking for a pure adrenaline rush on a truly massive scale, there's nothing better.