The makers of Reload claim that this game is all about real training on how to use weapons in certain situations. If that’s the case, than I am not ready to fire a gun at all.
The solo player mode has the player going through a few dozen levels, blasting certain targets while avoiding hitting other targets. Bonuses are given for head shots, consecutive hits, and taking down more than one target with one bullet. You have to score a certain number of points in order to get past the level and unlock the next level.
But the way the targets are laid out really frustrated me. Some targets are so small that they’re very hard to spot - and hit. If I’m just a hair off, I’ll miss the target.
This aggravation is bumped to a whole new level when you’re dealing with innocent bystanders. First off, the terrorist hide behind the innocents - so you have very little room to shoot with.
Then, you get guns that are ill advised for these situations - a shotgun or a semi automatic rifle.
With every press of the trigger with the rifle, you get three shots, and if you twitch just a bit, one of those shots will hit an innocent bystander near the target you were aiming for.
The shotgun gives a very large blast radius, and it’s really easy to catch an innocent inside that blast zone, scoring a hit on that innocent.
And guess what? With every innocent hit, you take a huge deduction to your score - and will likely fail that mission, and have to do it again - and again, and again, and again…
There’s multiplayer for up to four players, but there are only four mini games available here; I felt like this was slapped on at the last moment.
This game is for those of us with rock steady aiming and lots of patience. I suggest you go for some other rail shooter or first person shooter, save your sanity, and don’t play Reload. SKIP IT.
It was a good game to play if you are training for some sort of war whether in military setting or as a cop. Great variety of weapons and settings a bit too realistic. As far as other games of this genre go it is not as repetitive. Definitely not something to play with the family, but then again not many shooting games are. If you are a gun buff than i would really recomend. But all in all not that fun.
Don't waste ur time with this boring, tired, repeating game. I gave it a good 1/2 hour before I had to wrap it back up and send it back to Gamefly heaven. Good thing I rent these games before I buy them, I would have gotten ripped off on this game.