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Black

MobyRank MobyScore
PlayStation 2
80
3.6
Xbox
77
3.2
Xbox 360
...
0.3
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Description

Sgt. J. Keller is a Black Op and he has just failed his operation - badly. He has been incarcerated and is interrogated to reveal his mission and to find out what went wrong. The player goes through Keller's failed operation in eight areas, wasting enemy soldiers and trying to stay alive. There are primary and secondary objectives, such as reaching a rendezvous point and gathering intel.

Black is a traditional first-person shooter with variety of weapons and interactive scenery - interactive meaning destructible in this case. Enemy soldiers can be killed by destroying a nearby fuel tank for example, and weak shelter, like a wooden fence, can be shot to pieces in order to expose the enemy.

The game can be played in four difficulty levels: easy, normal, hard, and black ops. In easy mode, only the primary objective is required. In normal and hard modes, some of the secondary objectives are required. In black ops mode - unlocked after completing the game on hard - all objectives must be reached. New weapons are also unlocked after finishing a level.

Screenshots

Black PlayStation 2 Dead enemies drop weapons and health packs.
Black Xbox Most weapons can be fitted with a silencer (if you can find it!).
Black PlayStation 2 They are coming in through the walls.
Black Xbox The old asylum has many hidden spots.

Alternate Titles

  • "黑煞" -- Chinese spelling (simplified)

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User Reviews

Feelings Are Dumb; I Just Wanna Blow Sh*t Up Xbox ET2600 (16)
Lots of strange design decisions make this visually and aurally impressive game a flawed one. PlayStation 2 Joel Segerbäck (575)
Sad, sweaty gun porn. Xbox AkibaTechno (228)
A very good FPS with lots of destructive capabilities and lots of weapons. PlayStation 2 Aphelion (2)
One of the best FPS on the PS2... PlayStation 2 Kid Fraser (13)

The Press Says

Fragland.net PlayStation 2 Mar 27, 2006 91 out of 100 91
Gamer Within PlayStation 2 Mar 01, 2006 9 out of 10 90
IGN Xbox Feb 22, 2006 8.6 out of 10 86
Kombo.com Xbox Mar 05, 2006 8.5 out of 10 85
Game Over Online PlayStation 2 Mar 06, 2006 82 out of 100 82
Yahoo! Games PlayStation 2 Mar 03, 2006 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Club Skill PlayStation 2 Mar 08, 2006 8 out of 10 80
Deeko Xbox Mar 05, 2006 7 out of 10 70
GameLemon Xbox Jul 14, 2006 5.9 out of 10 59
Digital Press - Classic Video Games PlayStation 2 Mar 12, 2006 5 out of 10 50

Forums

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Finding Intel 2 DJP Mom (11120)
Jan 30, 2008

Trivia

1001 Video Games

Black appears in the book 1001 Video Games You Must Play Before You Die by General Editor Tony Mott.
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