posted by brewhacha (IDAHO FALLS, ID) Mar 23, 2008
Member since Dec 2007
gamers (93%) found this review helpful
I didn't know how I would like this game so I didn't buy it I rented instead...well, this game is getting bought!! If your looking for a deep, long single player story, this isn't the game for you, check out Mass Effect. The story mode is shorter than a Brittney Spears mini skirt! No major flaws and the graphics are great and the playability is easy and straight forward. No, this game is all about the numbers in multiplayer. With rooms of up to 50 players, huge maps and more vehicles than you can imagine, it just equals fun on a big scale. The controls are fairly easy to use for the infantry, vehicles control though are a little quarky, I still can't fly a plane!! But visually the online graphics are great! Battle smoke, haze, dust and cool explosions with little or no lag. And the sounds are awesome! Gunfire, drones, helo's, jets, bombs are all constant sounds and the you can't help but get excited when you hear a cluster bomb explode! One other thing I was concerned about, trying to listen to team members over 10+ other players. Or gettin stuck in listening to a bunch of loud mouths...no problem, you can only talk and hear member of your own squad! You form squads of up to 4 and can only communicate with them, so you and some buddies or team mates you play well with can talk and work together without have to talk over everyone else! The biggest negative I can say about the online experience is the hit recognition needs a little polish. Sometimes your shots just don't hit the other player the way I would like to see, especially when both characters are not moving and crosshairs are dead on and it registers a miss. But it is more of an annoyance and really most noticeable when using the sniper class. All this is a great game, far exceeding my expectations. With a little polish (hopefully in the form of a patch) this game would easily get a rating of 9.5 from me. A great game that I plan on buying. It is truly a multiplayer game!
posted by SteelJeep (WINSTON SALEM, NC) Jun 3, 2008
Member since Feb 2008
gamers (89%) found this review helpful
Great to rent..to buy not so much. The patch is really needed here, seems like people have been waiting forever. I gave up on it. As far as the game, it was a lot of fun. Graphics were sub par to today's standard, sound was good, replay value was low. I still don't get the sniper...worst sniper in any fps imho. All in all easy game to beat, very easy achievements. Worth playing without a doubt but I would never buy it.
gamers (86%) found this review helpful
Like all my reviews here is the good + the bad, enjoy.
Game play is awesome everything is easy and smooth, weapons are simple to select and pick up.
Graphics are great, next gen for sure no white lines or jaggies anywhere.
Multiplayer is intense, 32 players is what I call the true multiplayer experience !
Tanks and other forms of transport will repair themselves after a bit of time... very cool feature
Achievements are pretty straight forward and easy to obtain... infact IF you are really good at this game you can obtain EVERY SINGLE, SINGLE PLAYER ACHIEVMENT in ONE game completion.
Tanks and other transport are hard to maneuver .
If a tank hits a simple wooden wall or a tree or anything for that matter it will take damage. So in other words if you are in a fight and your tank is low on armor, if it hits a barrel or a tree it will blow up
The game on normal is pretty tough so if you want all of the achievements you will need to play the same level AT LEAST twice, if not three times.
TO sum it up this game is very good, not call of duty 4 great, or halo 3 great but very very close. It lives up to all of its hype and more.
Due to the multiplayer being so good it is worth the buy.