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Black (PlayStation 2)

Mature
ESRB Rating
Genre
Perspective
Gameplay
80
Critic Score
100 point score based on reviews from various critics.
3.7
User Score
5 point score based on user ratings.
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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 Title screen
Black PlayStation 2 Mission selection
Black PlayStation 2 They are coming in through the walls.
Black PlayStation 2 I am not the only one who likes to shoot at gas barrels.

Promo Images

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Alternate Titles

  • "黑煞" -- Chinese spelling (simplified)

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User Reviews

Get creative with your kills. StickFigures (161) 4.43 Stars4.43 Stars4.43 Stars4.43 Stars4.43 Stars
Lots of strange design decisions make this visually and aurally impressive game a flawed one. Joel Segerbäck (584) 3.57 Stars3.57 Stars3.57 Stars3.57 Stars3.57 Stars
A very good FPS with lots of destructive capabilities and lots of weapons. Aphelion (2) 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars
One of the best FPS on the PS2... Kid Fraser (13) 4.43 Stars4.43 Stars4.43 Stars4.43 Stars4.43 Stars

Critic Reviews

Fragland.net Mar 27, 2006 91 out of 100 91
Gamereactor (Sweden) Feb 18, 2006 9 out of 10 90
Gamigo Feb 27, 2006 8.7 out of 10 87
GameZone Mar 07, 2006 8.4 out of 10 84
Cheat Code Central Mar 07, 2006 4.2 out of 5 84
4Players.de Feb 24, 2006 84 out of 100 84
Game Over Online Mar 06, 2006 82 out of 100 82
GamePro (US) Feb 23, 2006 4 out of 5 80
Eurogamer.net (UK) Feb 22, 2006 8 out of 10 80
Worth Playing Mar 19, 2006 7.5 out of 10 75

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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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karttu (4609) added Black (PlayStation 2) on Feb 28, 2006
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