DescriptionThe Sum of all Fears is a first person shooter game reminiscent of the Rogue Spear series. It's from the same development team and the look and feel is alike, although it's not as tactical as Rogue Spear.
The game's story is build around the Tom Clancy book with the same title. You take control of a team of elite fighters trained for hostage rescue and anti-terror operations. Each and every team member is the best of the best. The first mission is to recapture a TV station seized by terrorists who broadcast their demands into the world. They have hostages, too, so you need to ensure that no-one gets hurt. But that's only the beginning of a global campaign against terrorism taking in 11 missions. A training mode and multiple difficulty levels are included.
Unlike Rogue Spear, you can't choose team members or equipment, it's all pre-defined, from a range of over 15 guns plus grenades . You can't make your own mission plans either, so it comes down to controlling a team member, shooting every terrorist you see and performing various tasks (disarming security systems etc.). Unlike other shooter games, you can't survive many bullets, two wounds is usually enough to kill you. However, you then can switch to another team member.
- "恐惧杀机" -- Chinese spelling (simplified)
- "Цена Страха" -- Russian spelling
- "כל הפחדים כולם" -- Hebrew spelling
- "Suma Wszystkich Strachów" -- Polish title
- "SOAF" -- Common abbreviation
- "La Somme de Toutes les Peurs " -- French title
- "Der Anschlag" -- German title
- "A Soma de Todos os Medos" -- Brazilian title
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The Press Says
|IGN||Windows||May 28, 2002||8.7 out of 10||87|
|Game Chronicles||Windows||Jun 29, 2002||8.2 out of 10||82|
|ActionTrip||Windows||Jun 05, 2002||72 out of 100||72|
|Gameplanet||Windows||Oct 07, 2002||70|
|GameSpy||Windows||Jun 30, 2002||65 out of 100||65|
|Jeuxvideo.com||Windows||Aug 20, 2002||13 out of 20||65|
|Gamekult||Windows||Aug 20, 2002||6 out of 10||60|
|Jeuxvideo.com||PlayStation 2||Nov 19, 2002||9 out of 20||45|
|PlayFrance||PlayStation 2||Apr 23, 2003||3.5 out of 10||35|
|IGN||GameCube||Feb 05, 2003||2.5 out of 10||25|
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German versionIn the German version killed enemies disappear almost instantly.
TitleThe German title Der Anschlag has nothing to do with the title of Tom Clancy's novel Das Echo aller Furcht - they simply copied the German movie title for marketing purposes.
US releasesUnlike the other platforms, the PlayStation 2 version of the game was never released in the US.
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