Commandos 2 - HD Remaster Reviews

Commandos 2 - HD Remaster is ranked in the 12th percentile of games scored on OpenCritic.
65 / 100
Sep 18, 2020

This collection bring back memories from two of the greatest spanish games ever made, but gameplay feels outdated, the remaster fells short visually, and the use of gamepad is not implemented well enough.

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7 / 10.0
Sep 18, 2020

‎The double pack Commandos 2 & Praetorians: HD Remaster offers two classics of the strategy of the legendary Spanish studio Pyro Studios, which return completely renewed in high definition, new tutorials, campaign missions and compatibility with controls in the console versions. In addition, it includes an integrated version of the Praetorians – HD Remaster multiplayer mode.‎

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Unscored
Jan 31, 2020

The freedom to tackle the magnificent levels almost any way you choose, remains one of C2’s most beguiling attractions.

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75 / 100
Jan 26, 2020

Commandos 2: HD Remaster graphically upgrades a beloved tactical classic and gives a fresh coat of paint to a fairly obtuse set of controls. While it is shipping with a few bugs, all of the pieces that made this game a classic are present and accounted for. With just a little more polish we'll be able to "Consider it done, boss".

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3.5 / 10.0
Sep 20, 2020

A poor console port, a massively underwhelming remaster of a classic RTS game, and a game that really shows its age. Commandos 2 is a disappointment on multiple levels. What could have been a great opportunity to introduce modern audiences to a classic instead desecrates the memory of it.

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7 / 10.0
Sep 18, 2020

Commandos 2 / Praetorians HD Remaster Double Pack contains two excellent videogame productions with a glorious past, but the treatment reserved for at least one half of the package (Commandos 2) leaves something to be desired.

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4 / 10
Dec 4, 2020

Commandos 2 - HD Remaster is a disappointingly lacklustre port of a real-time tactics classic. This is a game that's showing its age in many ways but, with the right tweaks, some decent control implementation and squashing of bugs, it could have had its moment to shine with modern audiences. As it is, the irritations and annoyances expected in revisiting a game of this vintage are exacerbated to no end with shoddy, unwieldy controls, unexpected performance problems and a general lack of care. The graphics have been updated here, but everything else remains much as it was – with the added frustration of bugs, glitches and long loading times.

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8.2 / 10.0
Sep 18, 2020

An ideal pack for nostalgic people who vibrated with the classics of RTS Commandos 2 and Praetorians and for all those who love the genre. An ode to Pyro Studios that comes to Xbox One.

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7.7 / 10.0
Jun 22, 2018

I’d recommend keeping an eye on this one and seeing what develops, but RTS fans should definitely make it a point to play this series if they haven’t yet.

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5 / 10.0
Dec 14, 2020

The legendary tactics game Commandos 2 is back with an HD remaster, but does it live up to the hefty reputation of the original? With sharper visuals but finicky controls, it is hard to fall back in love. Find out where we land in our review.

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5 / 10.0
Dec 10, 2020

Commandos 2 – HD Remaster takes a fun but difficult real-time tactics PC game and makes it less fun but more difficult on the Nintendo Switch. The celebrated core gameplay remains, but clunky controls and some annoying bugs will make you wish you'd gone with the computer version.

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5 / 10.0
Sep 22, 2020

In many ways Commandos 2 HD looks and feels like a classic real-time strategy game but it is not fit for purpose on a console.

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The Digital Fix
Posted by Dan Phillips
Top Critic
5 / 10.0
Apr 2, 2020

Commandos 2 HD has had a fresh lick of paint and a nice polish but that's about it. It would have been nice to bring something new to the table in terms additional missions or new commandos. In today's world of video games, It just does not hold up against its peers. I do look forward to the planned 3rd installment they have mentioned. This is also due out on consoles in spring 2020 and hopefully, this title will have more modern bells and whistles attached to make it more appealing.

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2.8 / 5.0
Feb 14, 2020

Still very much the same game from nineteen years ago but sadly, it has not aged well.

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4 / 10.0
Feb 1, 2021

Perhaps I've been spoiled by modern games that built upon this predecessor, perhaps it was the clunky translation to console, or perhaps it was simply my impatience with the frequent loading times. Whatever the reason, this legend of the genre fell well below my expectations. If you are a fan of the original game, then by all accounts this remaster does wonders for the visuals and would probably be an easy recommendation. In this case, do yourself at least the favor of avoiding it on Switch.

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Cubed3
Top Critic
3 / 10
Jan 15, 2021

There is very little to recommend about Commandos 2 - HD REMASTER. The controls are absolutely horrendous, the field of view crippling, the load times unbearable, the randomness of events stifling, and the general inability to do what you want to do annoying, to name a few of the problems. This game represents a cash grab attempt to cash in on an old series, but the one behind it forgot to do much in the way of actually even improving it.

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65 / 100
Oct 1, 2020

Commandos 2 remains a must have game for fans of classic RTS games, although it gives its age in some mechanics already outdated. The HD remastering, especially on the PlayStation 4, however, brings so many gaffes of the adaptation that enjoying the title ends up requiring a much greater effort than it should.

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6 / 10.0
Jan 30, 2020

Yes, graphics is much better, content still cool, but interface, controls and camera horrible. And so many bugs.

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Jan 15, 2021

Much like it’s namesake – Commandos 2: HD Remaster is the remaster no one suspected. Like a Commando, it just appeared out of nowhere, unexpected, unannounced but unnecessary? This HD Remaster is based on Commandos 2: Men of Courage which is a 2001 strategy game created by the now-defunct Pyro Studios and published by Eidos Interactive. Commandos 2: Men of Courage was a punishing strategy game that saw you take control of a team of Commandos during World War 2. At the time it featured some incredibly detailed settings and some fantastic sandbox-style maps from war-torn towns to sprawling Kriegsmarine bases, to even the dense jungles of Japan.

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9 / 10.0
Dec 10, 2020

Commandos 2 HD Remaster brings us back one of the great classics of the last 20 years, with a renewed control, better graphics, and all the essence of the original. It is a must buy for both fans of the original game and those who have not tried it.

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