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Combat: Task Force 121

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In Combat: Task Force 121, you are a member of the elite Task Force 121, the US military force responsible for the capture of Saddam Hussein. You are tasked with taking out a group of Marxist rebels intent on destabilizing the unnamed region. The single player game takes takes you through an oil rig, dense jungles, a refinery, shanty towns and an exotic island.

This FPS is very much a multiplayer oriented affair. The game supports up to 16 players over Xbox Live, system link and Internet (PC). There are 10 weapons to use, 10 multiplayer maps to explore and seven modes of play: deathmatch, team deathmatch, capture the flag, king of the hill, team king of the hill, last man standing, team last man standing and VIP escort. There is also an offline training mode that lets you compete in deathmatch against bots. The straightforward control scheme, well balanced weapons and interesting maps make for some quick, dirty and fun multiplayer action.


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Alternate Titles

  • "战斗:121特遣部队" -- Chinese spelling (simplified)
  • "Спецназ: Штурмовая бригада 121" -- Russian spelling
  • "America's Secret Operations" -- European Title

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There are even much better budget titles in the genre than this pathetically bland run-n-gun shooter. Xbox Spartan_234 (422)

Critic Reviews

Shooterplanet Windows Mar 12, 2006 58 out of 100 58
GameSpot Windows Apr 18, 2005 5.4 out of 10 54
GameSpot Xbox Apr 07, 2005 5.4 out of 10 54
Digital Entertainment News (den) Xbox Apr 20, 2005 5 out of 10 50
Mygamer.com Windows May 17, 2005 4.6 out of 10 46
Game Informer Magazine Xbox Jun, 2005 4 out of 10 40
Cheat Code Central Xbox 2005 2 out of 5 40
Extreme Gamer Xbox Apr 07, 2005 3 out of 10 30
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Windows Jul, 2005 1.5 Stars1.5 Stars1.5 Stars1.5 Stars1.5 Stars 30
PC Action Windows Apr 07, 2006 28 out of 100 28


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Combat: Task Force 121 is built on the Shadow Ops: Red Mercury code base. Core game mechanics, control mechanisms and multiplayer modes are from that game.

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