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Full Spectrum Warrior

MobyRank MobyScore
PlayStation 2
76
3.1
Windows
83
3.1
Xbox
82
4.1

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Platform Votes Score
PlayStation 2 6 3.1
Windows 14 3.1
Xbox 10 4.1
Combined MobyScore 30 3.4


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100
WindowsUOL Jogos
Apesar desse defeito, a ação é interessante para jogadores de todos os gostos, oferecendo uma experiência única no entretenimento eletrônico. Variedade e um elemento de competição são os dois grandes culpados que impedem "Full Spectrum Warrior" de se tornar um clássico. Mas encontrando abrigo entre dois gêneros que normalmente batalham pela preferência exclusiva de seus fãs, ele merece uma atenção especial.
100
XboxGamePro (US)
The realities of urban warfare are up-close and personal in what is arguably the best military strategy game to date. For a moment, forget about the reasons why the United States sent its troops into a foreign country. When you?re knee deep in the engrossing gameplay of Full Spectrum Warrior, your job as a solider is not to ponder why you?re in an unfamiliar place. As you constantly exchange gunfire with neighborhood militia while leading a squad of infantrymen through mean mazelike streets, your tasks are to keep your men alive and complete objectives using military precision and decisiveness.
92
XboxIGN
There's no denying that in the post-September 11 United States, the videogame landscape has, like it or not, embraced military games. The Tom Clancy series has had a lot to do with the general growth of squad-based first-person shooters, but let's just say that that fateful day in our history was the straw that broke the camel's back. Pandemic Studios, known for its earlier work with Activision on Battlezone II and Dark Reign and more recently, on games such as Army Men RTS and Star Wars: The Clone Wars, is now creating its unique insignia in the military arena with the ingenious and entirely original Full Spectrum Warrior (check the full video review here).
90
Windows4Players.de
Bedingt durch den bereits durch die Xbox-Fassung in Beschlag genommen Innovationsfaktor haben wir mit uns gerungen, ob Full Spectrum Warrior auch auf dem PC das Platin-Siegel einheimsen kann. Doch da sich an der Intensität des Spielerlebnisses nichts geändert hat und Pandemic das Spiel sehr sensibel an die unterschiedlichen Steuerungsverhältnisse und die durch die PC-Hardware verbesserten Grafikmöglichkeiten angepasst hat, hat sich der Einsatz in Zekisten auch auf den Rechenknechten den Award redlich verdient. Wie auf der Xbox gilt jedoch, dass noch so viele Worte die gewaltige Atmosphäre, die vor allem durch die Akustik gebildet wird, nicht verständlich machen können. Denn auch wenn man nie selber am Abzug sitzt, nimmt einen das Taktik-Spektakel von Anfang bis Ende gefangen.
90
Xbox4Players.de
Die Squadleader-Simulation überzeugt u.a. mit einer nervenaufreibenden Atmosphäre, die vor allem von der exzellenten Grafik und der hervorragenden Akustik gebildet wird. Und selbst Action-Fans, die normalerweise nur reine Militär-Shooter wie Rainbow Six 3 & Co spielen, sollten dem Taktik-Spektakel einen Blick widmen. Denn bevor man sich versieht, nimmt einen der Einsatz mit Leib und Seele gefangen. Kleinere Mankos wie die trotz freier Kamera manchmal nicht mögliche optimale Positionierung und die daraus resultierenden Schwierigkeiten, den Cursor bestmöglich zu platzieren, kommen leider vor, sind aber so selten, dass sie den Spielspaß nicht in Gefahr bringen. Ein ungewöhnlicher, innovativer Titel, der allen Anhängern von Militär-Taktik lange Freude bereiten wird – vor allem, wenn man mit einem Freund kooperativ über Xbox Live an den Einsatz in Zekistan heran geht.
90
WindowsGameSpy
If you didn't get to play it on Xbox, then it's easy to recommend this on the PC. The interface works a whole lot better on the PC, and if your machine is up to running it all maxed out, then it will look that much cleaner. All this aside, however, the game itself is intense and utterly engrossing. Unlike many games of this theme, it also has a very distinct sense of personality, which carries it forward when the deliberate nature of its pacing makes it start to feel a little onerous.
90
Xboxallaboutgames.co.uk
A truely amazing and well accomplished game that has made a successful transition from Army simulator to a thoroughly enjoyable gaming experience. By providing a realistic setting and game dynamics you are able to fully engage and associate with the game, making Full Spectrum Warrior a title that should definitely be in the collection of most Xbox owners.
90
XboxXbox Gazette
Mais s'il faut retenir une chose de Full Spectrum Warrior, c'est qu'il marque véritablement un nouveau pas dans le genre tactique. Les contrôles de déplacements sont simples, ingénieux et novateurs. Tout ce que l'on peut espérer, c'est qu'ils soient repris dans d'autres titres d'action-tactique à venir, et pourquoi pas dans un Full Spectrum Warrior 2.
90
WindowsGamers.at
Meine Erwartungen der PC-Version von Full Spectrum Warrior wurden voll erfüllt. Der Coop-Modus im LAN oder über das Internet macht dabei besonderen Spaß! Die zwei Zusatzmissionen in der PC-Version sind dabei auch nicht zu erwarten. Ansonsten haben die Entwickler ihre Hausaufgaben gemacht und nicht nur eine schludrige Konsolenumsetzung zusammengeabstelt. Wer also etwas für militärische Strategiespiele übrig hat kann mit FSW nicht viel falsch machen.
90
XboxGameSpy
The U.S. Army doesn't mess around with its tools -- just ask any ultra-rich defense contractor how seriously the Pentagon takes its multimillion dollar projects. In this increasingly absurd world, game developer Pandemic could be qualified as a defense contractor; its product is Full Spectrum Warrior. With foundations as a training aid for the U.S. Army, Full Spectrum Warrior is a serious, demanding, and detail-rich game whose roots are immediately evident. Just as in real life, playing the game stupidly and lazily will get you shot. By the same token, you'll find that thinking on your feet and taking conservative risks are usually rewarding.
88
XboxGamesmania
Einfach phänomenal was die Truppe von Pandemic hier abgeliefert hat. Mit einem ganzen Armeerucksack voll frischer Ideen, einem genialen Interface und einer Hammer-Präsentation verdonnert Full Spectrum Warrior die Konkurrenz zum Schlammrobben. Der Mix aus anspruchsvoller Taktik und gandenloser Action reist sofort in seinen Bann. Ehe man sich versieht hat man schon wieder eine Stunde im virtuellen Krisengebiet verbracht, nur um dieses verdammte MG-Nest durch einen geschickten Schachzug endlich außer Gefecht zu setzen. Die Non-Stop Action, die taktische Tiefe und nicht zuletzt der vorbildliche X-Box Live Support sorgen für stundenlangen Spaß. Für mich ganz klar der Sommer-Hit des Jahres!
88
WindowsIGN
I really did like Full Spectrum Warrior for its presentation and polish. It presents squad-based tactical combat in a way that's pretty fresh and interesting. The interface is easy to learn and mostly a cinch to use. Visually the game is near the top of the heap and the personality of each of the soldiers, while not constant, is a reminder that people actually do these kinds of things on a daily basis. The only real problem is that the game lets you have everything immediately and never really steps up the strategy and tactics into new and interesting territory. Creativity and style aren't necessarily an option. Basic puzzle solving is really all you'll need to get through almost every situation that you come across in the game. It's not necessarily bad, it just might not be what some of the strategy veterans used to more complex games on the PC are expecting. However, I still think anybody that picks Full Spectrum Warrior up at the store will have a great time while it lasts.
88
WindowsActionTrip
Looking back at my experience with FSW, I'm inclined to believe that this is probably one of the best tactical military shooters I've played. It's authentic, gritty and highly original in the way it was executed. And it requires you to use your brains for a change. I don't know what was wrong with this one on the Xbox, but there's not a lot of wrong with it on the PC. Aside from the wacky physics and some AI glitches, there are very little (if any) negative things that I could say about Full Spectrum Warrior. After you're done with the fairly lengthy single-player campaign, there's always the co-op and multiplayer, so there's plenty of replay value to be had too. I wholeheartedly recommend Full Spectrum Warrior to every single military shooter fan out there.
88
XboxXBox Front
Als Pandemic Software den Auftrag erhielt, für die US Armee einen Trainingssimulator zu programmieren, hätte wahrscheinlich niemand gedacht, dass dies auch interessant für normale Spieler sein könnte. In Zeiten, in denen sich nur Action-Shooter verkaufen lassen oder Taktik aus der Sicht von oben anerkannt wird, wagen die Entwickler mit Full Spectrum Warrior eine andere Herangehensweise. Sie funktioniert, ein spannender und manchmal nervenaufreibender Simulator ist entstanden, der die Zeit im Flug vergehen lässt.
88
PlayStation 2Next Level Gaming
Coming out of E3 last year one of my more anticipate games coming out of the THQ camp besides the obvious wrestling games was an new and unique kind of war game called Full Spectrum Warrior for the Xbox. With all these first-person shooter war games that were continuing to flood the market, it was nice to see something different and unique. FSW was a game that was more strategy than anything. And until now it's only been on the Xbox. But earlier this month THQ and Pandemic released the game on the Playstation 2, and I've been going back through and reliving my moments of stategic victories and gripping gameplay. And PS2 owners will see that the game has not changed much from the Xbox. In fact, there's a couple of new levels to play and some streamlined gameplay (not a lot) to make it worth waiting for.
86
WindowsPC Powerplay
Wenn ich mit meine beiden „Fireteams“ durch Stadtschluchten ziehe, muss ich mir erst mal abgewöhnen, in Richtung Shooter zu denken. Denn mit einem Actiongeballer hat Full Spectrum Warrior nichts zu tun. Ich muss vor allem strategisch agieren, wenn ich die Missionen heil überstehen will. Wer die Kurve kriegt, bekommt eine erstklassige Militärsimulation geboten, die dank exzellenter Steuerung nicht in Arbeit ausartet. Mein Geheimtipp für alle, die mal anderes wollen als Taktik-Shooter.
86
XboxGame Freaks 365
This adaptation of the real life Army training simulation can be fun, but may tick players off first, rather than bring them joy while playing. It requires a lot of skill to beat, but it can be done. You may want to buy Full Spectrum Warrior at a cheap price if you have Live, but there are better games out there that you may want to look at.
86
WindowsPC Action
Full Spectrum Warrior ist vielleicht nicht politisch korrekt, aber trotzdem saugut. Mir persönlich gehen die Amis eigentlich mit ihrem Machtgehabe auf den Sack und eine eigene Kultur haben die ja auch nicht. Dass mich dann gerade dieses Spiel bis zum Schluss fesselte, spricht für die hohe Qualität. Fürs nächste Mal wünsche ich mir eine längere Spieldauer und die Möglichkeit, auch Panzer und andere Fahrzeuge zu kommandieren. Es ist offiziell noch kein zweiter Teil angekündigt? Dann sollten die THQ-Typen dies gefälligst flott nachholen.
85
PlayStation 24Players.de
Das größte Problem von Full Spectrum Warrior auf der PS2 ist der Zahn der Zeit: Immerhin haben die Brüder auf anderen Systemen schon teilweise ein Jahr auf dem Buckel und sind mittlerweile als Budget-Titel erhältlich. Insofern hätte sich THQ evtl. auch für die PS2-Version einen Mid-Price-Aufkleber überlegen sollen. Denn auch wenn spielerisch nach wie vor die Faszination des Taktik-Spektakels kaum Wünsche offen lässt, dürften die im Vergleich zu den anderen Systemen deutlich schwächere Grafik sowie der hohe Preis für Sorgenfalten an der PS2-Front sorgen und erklären, dass FSW auf der PS2 „nur“ Gold abgreifen kann. Wer partout kein anderes System zu Hause hat, kann trotzdem unbesorgt zugreifen: Das ungewöhnliche Spielprinzip, gepaart mit einer spannenden Atmosphäre kann immer noch begeistern und ist sowohl offline als auch mit einem Kumpel online sehr motivierend.
85
XboxGame Informer Magazine
If you dig military tactics, this is a must-buy, although sometimes the missions are a bit too similar.
85
XboxGamezine
N'empêche que malgré quelques défauts, FSW est un trés bon jeu, encore un de plus pour la Xbox me direz vous. L'air de rien ce jeu sera probablement le premier d'une grande ligné que d'autres éditeurs n'hésiteront pas à copier, pourquoi pas ? Tant qu'ils sont bons, je suis preneur. J'allais partir en oubliant de vous dire que ce jeu est compatible avec le Xbox live, par le biais de ce dernier, deux joueurs peuvent s'entraider, ce test fut réaliser sur une version US, je ne vous garanti pas qu'il en sera de même pour la version Pal. Voici un jeu ambitieux en novateur qui j'espére ne manquera pas de faire partie de vos prochains achats car il le mérite bien.
85
WindowsPC Games (Germany)
Wussten Sie, dass die US Army eine spezielle Version von Full Spectrum Warrior zum Training ihrer Soldaten einsetzt? Aber keine Sorge, auch wenn Sie nicht gedient haben, könnte Ihnen das neueste Werk der Pandemic Studios gefallen. Zur Freude aller Zivis werden nämlich weder militärisches Fachwissen noch Erfahrung im Umgang mit Waffen geprüft. Alles, worauf es ankommt, ist Grips und taktisches Geschick. Während der 13 Missionen feuern Sie keinen einzigen Schuss persönlich ab. Vielmehr besteht Ihre Aufgabe darin, zwei vierköpfige Trupps sicher durch die Hauptstadt des fiktiven Wüstenstaates Zekistan zu lotsen.
83
PlayStation 2MAN!AC
Innovative Soldaten-Simulation mit netter Replay-Funktion.
82
XboxGame Informer Magazine
I'd imagine that to the well-trained soldier, there are few situations you believe you can't get out of. What can't be solved with a few bullets or a handy battlefield maneuver? Full Spectrum Warrior's background as a U.S. Army training simulation both helps and hampers the game. It's a very refreshing title to play, even if it puts blinders on to the new possibilities it opens up for a very tired genre.
82
WindowsLevel
Full Spectrum Warrior rămâne și pe PC (la fel ca pe Xbox) un joc de referință. Este o abordare originală a unui gen care nu a avut parte de jocuri prea bune în ultima vreme. Este un joc tactic și antrenant, excelent realizat și care, mă repet, vă va oferi o experiență inedită. Merită!
81
WindowsGameStar (Germany)
Was so aussieht, kann eigentlich nur ein Action-Spiel sein. Ist es aber nicht! Full Spectrum Warrior vereint Action- und Taktik-Elemente in perfekter Balanche. Das ist anfangs etwas gewöhnungsbedürftig. Etwa wenn meine Mannen einen fünf Meter entfernten Terroristen nur deshalb nicht treffen, weil er gerade hinter einem Sofa steht. Aber wenn man sich erstmal vom reinen Action-Konzept verabschiedet hat, macht es einen Heidenspaß, mit einem Team den Feind zu beschäftigen, während das andere einen weiten Bogen schlägt und dem Feind unbemerkt in den Rücken fällt.
81
PlayStation 2GameZone
The level of brilliance that went into developing the new combat system is unbelievable. These guys took the genre (squad-based combat) and said to themselves, "What can we do that would make the genre more fun?" The answer was to re-invent the genre by more or less creating an entirely new one. Years later they gave birth to a game that could be summed up as the lovechild of squad-based combat and real-time strategy. Further inspection of this spectrum reveals that it is so much more.
80
WindowsEurogamer.net (UK)
Still, nitpicky design and technical limitations aside, the 12 hours or so that you'll be playing the single-player game are almost always enjoyable, challenging, and entertaining. It's fair to note the game's limitations, and that allowing the player to do more with their squad rather than merely move them in groups of four might open up the tactical side of the game (as you can with basically any other squad-based shooter ever made), but so long as you enjoy FSW for what it is rather than what it isn't or what it could have been, you'll sit back and admire one of the most refreshingly original approaches to war-gaming there has been since the squad-based sub-genre first crawled out of the bunker six years ago.
80
XboxXbox Nation (XBN)
In the fierce battle for military gaming supremacy, Pandemic has fired the first truly innovative bullet since the advent of 3D warfare in the living room. The developer's latest opus, Full Spectrum Warrior, a gritty yet methodical take on urban combat, turns traditional war-gaming on its head by crossing genre boundaries and fusing gameplay ideas for an immersive experience.
80
WindowsJeuxvideo.com
Full Spectrum Warrior a tout pour s'imposer comme un jeu de tactique de référence grâce à un gameplay complet, réaliste et une interface de rêve. Le titre de Pandemic est l'un des plus immersifs qui soit, non seulement par cette jouabilité originale, mais également en raison d'éléments d'ambiance soignés. Malheureusement, le level design n'est pas à la hauteur, linéaire et n'offrant qu'une suite de situations dont la solution est par trop évidente. Le challenge n'est pas au rendez-vous, mais au moins "on s'y croit".
80
XboxExtreme Gamer
Full Spectrum Warrior is an innovation and a breath of fresh air for any gamer's library. There simply isn't another game which delivers the same type of action, at the same level. Beware it's not a shooter, but a wonderful experience of what the troops go through in todays conflicts.
80
XboxEurogamer.net (UK)
Games often affect us in strange ways. Tetris changed the way we organised things in our car boots, Gotham left us veering dangerously close to parked cars for fear of losing Kudos, and, today, Full Spectrum Warrior has us throwing ourselves up against the corners of walls, and judging everybody we meet based on how much cover they have [I still got a headshot -Ed]. It's just as well we don't buy into the whole gang culture thing that's quite prevalent down our way, or we might be writing this review from a hospital.
80
WindowsJeuxVideoPC.com
Simulateur de l'armée américaine aménagé en jeu vidéo, Full Spectrum Warrior offre une nouvelle perspective à la guerre sur nos PCs.
80
PlayStation 2IGN
Want a game made? Ask Pandemic. One of the hottest development houses of tomorrow is the same one responsible for Dark Reign, Battlezone, Clone Wars, Destroy All Humans, Battlegrounds, Mercenaries and a few more. Even though we like those titles just fine, right now we're talking about the work Pandemic did for the United States military, which has been lovingly redesigned to make for one engaging consumer friendly experience.
80
PlayStation 2Worth Playing
While certain missions may require different tactics, being careful can generally bring victory to the team. These missions are actually the same online and in single player mode, so if you have a network adapter and a friend who is willing to throw in some cash for this game to play it online, I would personally prefer it over single player mode. Controlling two teams at once is very slow, but with two people online, teamwork does wonders for the missions. With its value price tag, FSW isn't a bad pickup. There are a few flaws here and there, such as poor mic support, sluggish controls, and poor camera angles, but once you get past them, the game is quite fun and definitely worth more than its value.
79
WindowsPC Gameplay (Benelux)
Bedenken ze eindelijk nog eens een leuk en vernieuwend spel, werken ze het toch wel niet helemaal af.
77
WindowsGameSpot
Nevertheless, there's no denying that Full Spectrum Warrior boasts a great presentation and a unique design. However, the gameplay itself just doesn't stack up quite as well. The campaign goes through the same paces until it ends abruptly after a little more than 10 hours, and it doesn't invite much replay value after that--not just because the missions play out the same way each time but also because you can't skip the cutscenes in between gameplay sequences. Most military buffs probably won't get past Full Spectrum Warrior's lack of gameplay realism, and they won't find much in the way of real depth, variety, or lasting appeal in it, either. So it says a lot for the game that, in spite of these admittedly significant setbacks, it's still ultimately worth checking out if you're looking for something completely different.
77
PlayStation 2Futuregamez.net
Without doubt Full Spectrum Warrior is the hardest game to review I have done so far, on one hand I am not a strategy fan and found the game incredibly frustrating in patches. On the other hand I could see the work that has gone into the game and that fans of strategy games or military buffs will lap it up. If you are a fan of this genre you really should add a few points to my overall score as I am sure you will get more out of it than me. One thing is for sure Pandemic has created another high quality game and continues to build an awesome reputation for themselves. So I found the game to be different than the normal military game but just didn’t quite find enough to make it an essential purchase for me, for those who have a bit more patience there is a cracking game there waiting to be played.
77
XboxGameSpot
Full Spectrum Warrior is very good overall, and deserves credit for being something other than just another military-themed shooter or strategy game. Full Spectrum Warrior started out as a military training simulation commissioned by the US Army, and only later did publisher THQ and developer Pandemic Studios decide to turn it into a video game about modern squad tactics--but you'd never know that from playing the game. Full Spectrum Warrior features an innovative design and an effective control scheme, and it convincingly delivers the sights and sounds of modern squad combat in the war-torn Middle East.
77
PlayStation 2Fragland.net
Full Spectrum Warrior is a game based on software used to train the military in the basics of MOUT (Military Operations in Urban Terrain). That you don't just pick up a gun and start shooting becomes clear even in the tutorial. Take about an hour already for that as everything gets explained in detail, in such a way that the rest of the game will provide you with hardly anything new! What you do get, I'll explain below.
75
XboxJeuxvideo.com
On pensait que Full Spectrum Warrior serait une révolution du genre tactique par son approche, son réalisme et sa diversité. Ce n'est pas le cas. Si le titre de Pandemic offre une réelle innovation avec son système de commandes et son gameplay entre shooter et STR (pas loin d'un Hidden & Dangerous en fait par moments), il se montre trop simple en n'offrant qu'une voie, qu'une solution facilement trouvée dans un level design trop linéaire. Toutefois son immersion très soignée, sa réalisation et son originalité en font un titre accrocheur et qui vaut le détour.
75
PlayStation 2Game Shark
The gamers who have criticized Full Spectrum Warrior in the past usually cite the inability to directly effect the outcome of an action, such as by wielding a weapon to fire at specific targets, as one reason they don’t like it. True, it can be maddening at times not having direct control. But if you want a game that strikes a more happy medium between direct involvement and squad command, I can highly recommend Star Wars Republic Commando. Full Spectrum Warrior is about small-unit tactics and using strategy to win the day. It is not for every gamer, but it is definitely a unique gaming experience that has now made its way to the PS2 at a price that almost any player can afford.
75
PlayStation 2GameSpot
Nevertheless, there's no denying that Full Spectrum Warrior boasts a pretty slick presentation and a unique design. However, the gameplay itself just doesn't stack up quite as well. The campaign goes through the same paces until it ends in 12 hours or so, and it doesn't invite much replay value after that--and this is not just because the missions play out the same way each time, but also because you can't skip the cutscenes in between gameplay sequences. Most military buffs probably won't get past Full Spectrum Warrior's lack of gameplay realism, and they won't find much in the way of real depth, variety, or lasting appeal in it, either. So it says a lot for the game that, in spite of these admittedly significant setbacks, it's still ultimately worth checking out if you're looking for something completely different.
70
WindowsComputer Gaming World (CGW)
With its simple controls and even simpler tactics, Full Spectrum Warrior might be the world’s first beer-and-pretzels real-time strategy game. In fact, like the perennial barroom favorite Golden Tee, you can actually more or less play the game with one hand while holding a cold beverage in the other, As long as you’re not expecting anything more, there’s something to be said for that until it wears out its welcome about halfway through. Full Spectrum Warrior is an uncomplicated, pretty diversion.
70
PlayStation 2DreamStation.cc
Full Spectrum Warrior is a very solid combat simulator, quite possibly the best on the Xbox. However, action is on the slow side and the extent of strategy you will use doesn’t go beyond finding a way to attack your enemies from the side. If you have an Xbox Live connection the game is a bit more enjoyable, but unless you’re willing to sacrifice entertainment for repetitive and systematic combat, Full Spectrum Warrior might not float your boat.
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XboxDreamStation.cc
Full Spectrum Warrior is a very solid combat simulator, quite possibly the best on the Xbox. However, action is on the slow side and the extent of strategy you will use doesn’t go beyond finding a way to attack your enemies from the side. If you have an Xbox Live connection the game is a bit more enjoyable, but unless you’re willing to sacrifice entertainment for repetitive and systematic combat, Full Spectrum Warrior might not float your boat.
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PlayStation 2Digital Entertainment News (den)
Based on a program the U.S. military used to train light infantry troops for combat in urban terrain, Full Spectrum Warrior was published almost a year ago for the Xbox by THQ. Received with praise as one of the most strategic, life-like military experiences on the console, it was only natural for it to make the jump to PC and now, finally, the PS2 (though at the time THQ said it would be an Xbox exclusive). The game did suffer some loss of its looks on the way over to Sony's system but did retain the great gameplay and online capabilities that made it so wonderful in the first place.
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XboxDiehard GameFan
This game is at the very least deserving of a rental if you are even remotely into RTS games or into the Military. It’s not the best Xbox game released this year, and with Riddick and probably Spiderman being released this month it’s not even the best this month. But it IS a quality diversion of your time. You can’t really ask for anything other than that.
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PlayStation 2Jeuxvideo.com
On pensait que Full Spectrum Warrior serait une révolution du genre tactique par son approche, son réalisme et sa diversité. Ce n'est pas le cas. Si le titre de Pandemic offre une réelle innovation avec son système de commandes et son gameplay entre shooter et STR (pas loin d'un Hidden & Dangerous en fait par moments), il se montre trop simple en n'offrant qu'une voie, qu'une solution facilement trouvée dans un level design trop linéaire. En outre, la version PS2 n'est pas à la hauteur de ses homologues de par son framerate poussif. Si vous en avez la possibilité, préférez les versions Xbox ou PC. Sinon, vous pouvez vous laisser séduire par le titre sur PS2 qui reste un bon petit jeu mais qui n'est, hélas, pas un modèle de fluidité.
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WindowsJoystick (French)
Le concept de FSW me plaît beaucoup, mais il y a trop peu de combattants et pas assez de variété dans les tactiques jouables pour maintenir l'intérêt longtemps. Les petits défauts techniques et bugs d'interface deviennent alors très frustrants.
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PlayStation 2Pro-G
Ultimately, Full Spectrum Warrior is a polished but soulless game - it began life as an army training simulator and while the transferral to commercial videogame has been impressive, it nonetheless leaves you feeling unsatisfied. Despite its unique approach the action is by the numbers and, although accessible, it's not involving - wannabe army cadets should get a blast out of it, but everyone else should approach with care. Let's hope the forthcoming sequel will address the areas where FSW went wrong.
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XboxThe Video Game Critic
There are a few technical issues as well. When positioning your men with the formation cursor, the cursor often gets lost in the scenery. Although you can refer to an overhead map, it's still extremely easy to become disoriented. And as I mentioned before, FSW is very unforgiving. Still, you have to judge a game for what it is, and Full Spectrum Warrior really does apply proper military tactics to realistic scenarios. In my opinion however, this is more work than fun. Bump up the grade by one letter if strategic simulations are your thing.