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The year is 2037. Ash is the leader of an elite organization of soldiers known as X-Squad. One day he receives a cryptic message concerning an experiment known as Project Medusa. It appears that the head of the project, Dr. Bianca Noble, has been kidnapped. Ash and his three companions must discover the truth behind the experiment, and find out who was behind the attack.

X Squad is a third-person 3D squad-based shooter. The player directly controls Ash; his three companions are controlled by the AI, but the player can issue general orders to them. Ash can crouch and roll to evade enemy fire. The gameplay is predominantly action-oriented; Ash and his friends have to deal with enemy soldiers, automated guns, and boss enemies. Other tasks are usually confined to hitting switches in order to open doors.

Screenshots

X Squad PlayStation 2 This shows Ash's inventory
X Squad PlayStation 2 The start of the first mission<br>
This is where the team receive Bianca's distress message and go in looking for her
X Squad PlayStation 2 This is early in the game and it shows the player being told which action button to use to operate the lift
X Squad PlayStation 2 The first menu.<br>
The colour of the flame effect changes as different options are selected

Alternate Titles

  • "X-Fire/Cross Fire" -- Japanese title

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Critic Reviews

Game Informer Magazine Nov, 2000 7.5 out of 10 75
Gamezone (Germany) Apr 26, 2001 7.2 out of 10 72
Game Informer Magazine Nov, 2000 7 out of 10 70
Jeuxvideo.com Dec 20, 2000 13 out of 20 65
Video Games Oct, 2000 6 out of 10 60
GameSpot Oct 25, 2000 5.3 out of 10 53
All Game Guide 2000 2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars 50
Gamekult Dec 28, 2000 5 out of 10 50
Game Revolution Nov, 2000 C- 42
PlayFrance Apr 12, 2003 3.5 out of 10 35

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smurray (89) added X Squad (PlayStation 2) on Jul 10, 2001