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GF Rating
5.6

4133 ratings

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GF Rating
7

Good

Alpha Protocol

posted by Fonder (NEWARK, NJ) Jun 11, 2010

Member since Jun 2010

3 out of 3 gamers (100%) found this review helpful

Alpha Protocol is a very well made game. Imagine Mass Effect with less talking and more action. Characters and weapons are customizable and use can use and upgrade many different skills.

Pros: You can choose from three (sometimes four,depending on your class) ways to respond. Such as professional,suave, and angry. All of your actions determine whether or not you receive help with missions or even discounts at the store. Weapons can be upgraded,customized,bought and sold.

Cons: Although you can customize your clothes,armor,hats,etc. you cant change the way Michael Thorton looks physically (Other than beard style and eye color)

Over all this game is a great play like most RPGs and you can play it multiple times and get completely different story lines. Definately play this game!

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GF Rating
7

Good

Decent action; twisty storyline

posted by mudixon (GRIMESLAND, NC) Sep 30, 2010

Member since Aug 2004

2 out of 2 gamers (100%) found this review helpful

Other than one crash early in the game (it just froze up), this game was solid overall, if you like single-player story-based action. Certainly not a piece-of-cake, the game kept moving from different times: from cut scenes with player interaction (you choose the response) to various missions in various locales.

This game certainly doesn't break any new ground in terms of unique game play, but it highly relies on your choices of what you do in missions and what you say to other characters. All of that plays a major role in how the game progresses (and ends).

There were too many times I found myself dwelling on what should I say that would make me to (whatever) or make another character like me more, rather than just playing the game. The plot twisted a bit too much, and the going-back-and-forth-in-time segments was confusing at times.

Glad I rented it. I played a little bit several times a week for a couple of weeks and knocked it out. No multiplayer or add-ons, so replay value is limited, except for the fact that you can make different choices and see what happens.

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GF Rating
8

Very Good

underrated

posted by vINANITY87 (WEST POINT, NY) Sep 5, 2010

Member since Apr 2010

2 out of 2 gamers (100%) found this review helpful

This game gets an 8 from me because after about an hour i found myself hooked. The idea of the game is very good and the decisions you make including how you speak to people and how many people as well as who you kill on missions determines the flow and outcome of the game. You are a operative in an un-heard of organization tasked to stop terrorist organizations around the world, starting in saudia arabia before going to russia, rome, and taipan
GOOD
-deep storyline
-customization of weapons and armor
-RPG style ability point system

BAD
-clunky movement
-very hard to shoot at first
-weapons are not as effective as they should be
-impossible to sneak in the beginning

overall this was a very fun game if you have the patience to build your guy up, remember your abilities are the lowest in all categories when you start... once i built my stealth ability up i was taking out entire maps one by one....you really will appreciate the game once you put some time into it and mold your character into the style that is most effective for you

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