DescriptionIn Full Spectrum Warrior, you take on the role of commander of two squads of the United States military, Alpha and Bravo, as you guide them in the fictional country of Zekistan on a mission to capture or kill the terrorist Al Afad.
In this game, you don't directly control your troops. You don't take aim at a target and shoot, and you don't circle-strafe around enemies. Instead, you tell your squad what to do, and they'll do it. It's like a real-time strategy game. You can tell your two squads to do numerous things, such as hide behind a wall, take cover behind a car, lob a grenade, fire off a rocket, or attack a target. You will need to utilize both squads to be successful. For example, you can have Alpha squad hide behind a car and lay down covering fire at a target that you can't directly kill, giving Bravo squad cover so they may cross open terrain, and get into a position where they will be able to kill the enemy.
The game takes place in one location, a Middle Eastern country, that is split up into several areas. You will have to make your way through parks, an airport, city streets, and even some buildings. Throughout the country are many terrorists, all of whom are trying to kill you. You have four members on each squad; the team leader, automatic rifleman, grenadier and rifleman, each playing a unique role.
Full Spectrum Warrior supports Xbox Live, where two players can play through the single player campaign. Instead of controlling both squads, one player controls Alpha while the other controls Bravo.
- "全光谱战士" -- Chinese spelling (simplified)
- "FSW" -- Common abbreviation
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The Press Says
|IGN||Xbox||May 31, 2004||9.2 out of 10||92|
|Gamers.at||Windows||Sep 20, 2004||90 out of 100||90|
|IGN||Windows||Sep 24, 2004||8.8 out of 10||88|
|Level||Windows||Nov, 2004||8.2 out of 10||82|
|Jeuxvideo.com||Windows||Sep 27, 2004||16 out of 20||80|
|PC Gameplay (Benelux)||Windows||Oct, 2004||79 out of 100||79|
|Fragland.net||PlayStation 2||May 25, 2005||76.9 out of 100||77|
|GameSpot||PlayStation 2||Mar 24, 2005||7.5 out of 10||75|
|DreamStation.cc||Xbox||Dec 15, 2004||7 out of 10||70|
|Joystick (French)||Windows||Nov, 2004||6 out of 10||60|
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Freeware releaseIn October 2008 the Windows version of the game was made available free of charge. The download link can be found in the related links section.
- 2004 – Best Console Simulation of the Year
Related Web Sites
- Developer Interview (Xequted interviews William Henry Stahl about Full Spectrum Warrior (June 28, 2004))
- Full Spectrum Warrior (Official website)
- Full Spectrum Warrior (Download the Windows version of the game, free of charge.)
- Full Spectrum Warrior @ Gamershell.com (Download the Windows version for free.)
- The Full Spectrum Warrior Camera System (GDC presentation paper about the game's camera technology.)
PlayStation 2 Credits