GameXtract writes: "Mediocrity and lack of improvement are luckily two different things. Gears of War 2 is most certainly not mediocre, as I thought it would be, but it is lacking improvement on a few fronts. It seems more like a Gears of War 1.8 rather than a full 2.
It's not bad though, and fans of GoW will eat this up regardless of how any review says otherwise. But read on if you want to see the truth".