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The 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.


The Sum of All Fears Windows These terrorist chaps don't take too kindly to you trying to break into their prison
The Sum of All Fears Windows Don't mess with the Federal Government, or else a bunch of M16-wielding Black Knights might just break into your home and give you a taste of the old 'New World Order'
The Sum of All Fears Windows Ah, even TV stations use Windows(tm)
The Sum of All Fears Windows Your squad gets an appearance on America's favorite game show: Who Wants to Assassinate a Millionaire?

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Alternate Titles

  • "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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Critic Reviews

Game Over Online Windows May 29, 2002 85 out of 100 85
UOL Jogos Windows Jul 29, 2002 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80 Windows Aug 09, 2002 80 out of 100 80
PC Games (Germany) Windows Jul 18, 2002 69 out of 100 69
GameSpy Windows Jun 30, 2002 65 out of 100 65
Joystick (French) Windows Sep, 2002 6 out of 10 60 GameCube Apr 04, 2003 54 out of 100 54
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Windows Sep, 2002 2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars 50
IGN GameCube Feb 05, 2003 2.5 out of 10 25
Game.EXE Windows Jul, 2002 1.1 out of 5 22


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German version

In the German version killed enemies disappear almost instantly.


The 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 releases

Unlike the other platforms, the PlayStation 2 version of the game was never released in the US.

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