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Breakdown

Not Rentable
GF Rating
6.8

579 ratings

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GF Rating
10

Perfect

BREAKDOWN

posted by beruzeruku (WOODBRIDGE, VA) Jul 31, 2009

Member since Jul 2007

1 out of 1 gamers (100%) found this review helpful

A good game that starts off slow and starts to pick up later in the game great for people with skill and horrible for people without...

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GF Rating
8

Very Good

Awesome Story Average Game play

posted by MikDaMan58 (FLAGSTAFF, AZ) Jun 5, 2006

Member since Sep 2005

5 out of 7 gamers (71%) found this review helpful

If you like first person action games then this is the game for you. The story is a great science fiction ride that will keep your interest till the very end. The game places you in control of Derrick Cole, a man with amnesia in a mysterious complex. After the tutorial the story takes off after your assaulted by several military soldiers and saved by a mysterious woman. I won't say anymore than you soon are thrown into battle with a military power and a superhuman race called the T'lan.
While the story is the strong point the game play has some issues. First off the look sensitivity needs some time to get used to, because if you change it the game play is made a bit tougher. After the first two hours though you should have the hang of it and be killin a plenty. The neat thing about this game is that the focus is just as much on hand to hand as it is on gun play. As you progress and the enemies get tougher you gain new abilities that make you so powerful you'll rarely if at all use a gun.
The one major issue with this game is the lack of variety in level and enemy design. There is probably about twenty or so enemy designs. The levels fair no better as once your in a area most of it looks the same. This doesn't take away from the title that much but still it would have been nice to see more variety. That being said there are no loading screens in the game. When you enter a new area the game stops you get a loading message in the bottom of the screen and in 5-10 seconds your right back in the action.
Overall Breakdown is a great experience, the story is great, game play is good and it evan has multiple endings(follow her at the end, you'll see what I mean).

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GF Rating
8

Very Good

If you want that challenge......

posted by Gemini27 (HOUSTON, TX) Oct 20, 2006

Member since Feb 2004

1 out of 2 gamers (50%) found this review helpful

Honestly, I think that Breakdown isn't for everyone. If you want that extra challenge and expect about 12 hours worth of gameplay, this is your game. The game is a first person action game. You take control of Derrick Cole. He is the only one that can stop Nexus from destroying the world. He is saved by a woman name Alex. During the course of the game he gains extraordinary powers that can fight off the T'Lan. I thought that it was a great game, but the targeting kind of sucked and very few checkpoints isn't my kind of game. But it's worth renting at the least.

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