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Army Men: Sarge's Heroes

MobyRank MobyScore
Windows
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4.5
Dreamcast
56
4.3
Nintendo 64
50
3.1
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Description

One morning Sarge is resting in his cot when the Tan launch a surprise attack on the Green base. Sarge and the Colonel are forced to retreat just as the base is overrun. But in the chaos, Sarge's entire team of elite soldiers, Bravo Company, has been captured by the Tan. Worse yet, the Tan have made an amazing discovery: blue portals that lead to the real world! They use these portals to take amazing weapons of war from the real world into the plastic world including magnifying glasses, deadly robot action figures, and fire crackers. It's up to you, as Sarge, to rescue your team and put an end to the blue portals and Tan's evil schemes.

Control Sarge in this Army Men third-person shooter. You will wage war across Tan-infested territories, both in the real and plastic world. Make Sarge proud as you battle the Tan army across 14 levels, utilizing 13 unique weapons like sky rockets and spray cans. Fight against not only infantrymen, tanks, and helicopters, but also killer toy robots and insects. This third game in the Army Men series adds several new features, including 3DO's unique Plastosheen lighting effects, which give the army men a real-life plastic shine.

Also included is a multiplayer mode. Choose your character and even your color and duke it out with your friends. You can choose from many different weapons and battle each other in areas from the game or exclusive multiplayer levels. Even incorporated is the portal system, by which you can enter blue portals and come out anywhere in the level.

Screenshots

Army Men: Sarge's Heroes Nintendo 64 Run to the next enemy
Army Men: Sarge's Heroes Nintendo 64 Story
Army Men: Sarge's Heroes Nintendo 64 Sniper's view
Army Men: Sarge's Heroes Windows Loading screen

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User Reviews

Real combat. Cheap toys. Nintendo 64 Adzuken (691)

The Press Says

GamePro (US) Nintendo 64 Nov 24, 2000 4 out of 5 80
HappyPuppy Nintendo 64 Nov 22, 1999 6 out of 10 60
Game Informer Magazine PlayStation Apr, 2000 5.5 out of 10 55
Video Games Dreamcast Dec, 2000 52 out of 100 52
Super Play Nintendo 64 Jan, 2000 5 out of 10 50
GameSpot Nintendo 64 Oct 14, 1999 4.2 out of 10 42
Power Unlimited Nintendo 64 May, 2000 4 out of 10 40
GameSpot PlayStation Mar 14, 2000 3.9 out of 10 39
IGN PlayStation Mar 08, 2000 3.5 out of 10 35
Absolute Games (AG.ru) Windows Dec 20, 2000 10 out of 100 10

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Trivia

References

In one scene, General Plastro of the Tan army is threatening the Green army with videos of their troops being tortured to death. In the video, green soldiers are being held under magnifying glasses and melted to death. This is a reference to the common childhood activity of using magnifying glasses to melt plastic army men on concrete pavement.
Contributed to by NGC 5194 (17267), Kartanym (10785) and Attila (496)