SOCOM: U.S. Navy SEALs - Confrontation (PlayStation 3)

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SOCOM: U.S. Navy SEALs - Confrontation is the first game in the long-running third-person tactical shooter series to appear on the PlayStation 3. It was again developed by Slant Six Games as they took over the work from the original company Zipper Interactive starting with the PSP title SOCOM: U.S. Navy SEALs - Tactical Strike. The game focuses on online gameplay with special forces from different nations such as the Navy SEALs, Special Air Service, Kommando Spezialkräfte, Unidad de Operaciones Especiales, and 1er Régiment Parachutiste d'Infanterie de Marine.

Players can define a character (both characteristics and equipment) and then need to work together as a team to succeed in the missions. Some of the options are the type of armour, camouflage, specific weapons and weapon attachments. There are seven different game modes such as Suppression (regular team deathmatch), Control (acquiring and defending checkpoints) and Extraction (guiding hostages to a safe zone). The PS3's motion sensor can be used to lean around corners, prone, or peek over obstacles.

The game is available as stand-alone, bundled with a Bluetooth headset, or downloadable through the PlayStation Network.


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Alternate Titles

  • "SOCOM: Confrontation" -- European title

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Critic Reviews

Daily Game Dec 02, 2008 7.9 out of 10 79
GameTrailers Nov 08, 2008 7.5 out of 10 75
HonestGamers Nov 16, 2008 7 out of 10 70
Gaming Age Nov 04, 2008 B- 67
Extreme Gamer Oct 27, 2008 6.4 out of 10 64
Game Chronicles Oct 30, 2008 5.6 out of 10 56
PAL Gaming Network (PALGN) Apr 06, 2009 5 out of 10 50
AceGamez Apr, 2009 5 out of 10 50
IGN Oct 30, 2008 4.5 out of 10 45
The Review Busters 2008 3.5 out of 10 35


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comper (2009) added SOCOM: U.S. Navy SEALs - Confrontation (PlayStation 3) on May 21, 2009