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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 They are coming in through the walls.
Black Xbox This screen is were you can select your missions.
Black Xbox Sniping is great fun!
Black Xbox This old bone yard has excellent cover 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

Game Informer Magazine Xbox Apr, 2006 8.5 out of 10 85
Game Over Online Xbox Mar 06, 2006 82 out of 100 82
DreamStation.cc PlayStation 2 Apr 20, 2006 8 out of 10 80
GamePro (US) Xbox Feb 23, 2006 4 out of 5 80
Defunct Games Xbox Mar 14, 2006 75 out of 100 75
1UP PlayStation 2 Feb 23, 2006 7 out of 10 70
PSX Extreme PlayStation 2 Mar 24, 2006 7 out of 10 70
Deeko Xbox Mar 05, 2006 7 out of 10 70
GameCola.net Xbox Mar 15, 2006 6.8 out of 10 68
Netjak PlayStation 2 Mar 13, 2006 6.5 out of 10 65

Forums

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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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