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Project Snowblind

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Also on:PS2
GF Rating
6.8

692 ratings

Critic & User Reviews

GF Rating
7

Good

Project Snowblind; good but not great

posted by Solidbrix (AMERICAN FORK, UT) Apr 19, 2006

Member since Aug 2005

6 out of 6 gamers (100%) found this review helpful

Project Snowblind is a good game that doesn't achieve greatness due to the drawbacks of the short single player mode and weak story line. Let's start with the good stuff. The graphics aren't spectacular, but they work. Some effects, like cherry blossom petals falling around you, work particularly well, causing awe inspiring moments. Voice acting is spot on, with few weak points. All the weapons are useful one way or another, although the game doesn't do much to encourage switching weapons often enough. The greatest positive, overall, is the feeling of empowerment in the game. It's a great rush to mow through enemy after enemy. It's a feeling that is only below the Halo games and a handful of others. Now the the bad. The single player mode is short. It can be beaten in about 4-6 hours. Multiple paths to make it through each linear objective give some replay value but not much. The second negative point is the story. Anyone familiar with Crystal Dynamics knows of the Deus Ex games, that while short on gameplay were great in story, weaving intricate, multi-branching threads that kept the player interested and involved. Project Snowblind does not have the story telling chops the Deus Ex did. There is not enough exposition in between missions and the main threat in the game doesn't seem pressing or frightening enough to worry too much about. All in all, despite its deficiencies, Project Snowblind is a fun ride that will keep you entertained, although not engrossed, until the end. Its a great way to spend an afternoon.

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GF Rating
6

Above Average

Shoot things, you say?

posted by JCDenton (FREEDOM, NH) May 25, 2006

Top Reviewer

Member since Mar 2006

4 out of 4 gamers (100%) found this review helpful

Okay, I've liked the work Eidos has put out in the past, including one of my all-time favorites Deus Ex. And while Project: Snowblind uses a similar setting and storyline as Deus Ex, it's a very different game. This is a pure shooter. In fact, I'm not sure why they included silenced weapons or stealth capability at all, because you can run through the whole game guns a-blazin'. And that's okay. This is a shooter after all. However, those used to the Halo control scheme will have some trouble getting used to Snowblind's controls. Luckily, they got the shooting part right. It comes fast and frequently and the game gives you a wide selection of weapons, grenades and nano augmentations to work with. The problem is that the game is over before you know it. Two nights will give you plenty of time to complete the single player, although online and offline multiplayer can extend it's life slightly. While Snowblind seems like a shooter in a sea of shooters on shooter-rich consoles, it's not a bad game and gives players something to enjoy.

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GF Rating
7

Good

Good

posted by tizzy3559 (SUN CITY, AZ) Jul 24, 2010

Member since Dec 2004

Good game with good game play, unfortunately for me this game was not long enough. I finished it in under 2 days.

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