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Syndicate

MobyRank MobyScore
PlayStation 3
79
3.1
Windows
69
3.3
Xbox 360
77
4.3

User Reviews

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Our Users Say

Platform Votes Score
PlayStation 3 1 3.1
Windows 7 3.3
Xbox 360 1 4.3
Combined MobyScore 9 3.4


The Press Says

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100
PlayStation 3Giant Bomb
The world view and ideas put forth in this Syndicate reboot are decidedly well-worn territory, but it's still a world worth exploring, mostly thanks to Starbreeze's continued gift for crafting first-person action games that don't feel like just another Shooter of the Day experience.
100
Xbox 360Giant Bomb
The world view and ideas put forth in this Syndicate reboot are decidedly well-worn territory, but it's still a world worth exploring, mostly thanks to Starbreeze's continued gift for crafting first-person action games that don't feel like just another Shooter of the Day experience.
85
PlayStation 3PS3Trophies
Syndicate isn’t just your run-of-the-mill shooter – which is hardly surprising since Starbreeze is behind it – instead what you have is an empowering shooter set in a far from idyllic futuristic world that puts the power of technology at your fingertips. Once you’ve finished with the relatively short single-player campaign, prepare to lose a lot of time in the game’s addictive and surprisingly deep co-op. Starbreeze’s Syndicate isn’t the RTS you may all remember, but it’s certainly an FPS you won’t forget any time soon.
82
Xbox 360Xbox360Achievements
Syndicate isn’t just your run-of-the-mill shooter – which is hardly surprising since Starbreeze is behind it – instead what you have is an empowering shooter set in a far from idyllic futuristic world that puts the power of technology at your fingertips. Once you’ve finished with the relatively short single-player campaign, prepare to lose a lot of time in the game’s addictive and surprisingly deep co-op. Starbreeze’s Syndicate isn’t the RTS you may all remember, but it’s certainly an FPS you won’t forget any time soon.
80
PlayStation 3newbreview.com
If you love co-op it’s a must buy, if you like single player FPS it’s a must buy, if you like futuristic dystopias it’s a must buy… just buy it already. I’m tired. I was up all night on the co-op.
80
Windowsnewbreview.com
If you love co-op it’s a must buy, if you like single player FPS it’s a must buy, if you like futuristic dystopias it’s a must buy… just buy it already. I’m tired. I was up all night on the co-op.
80
Xbox 360newbreview.com
If you love co-op it’s a must buy, if you like single player FPS it’s a must buy, if you like futuristic dystopias it’s a must buy… just buy it already. I’m tired. I was up all night on the co-op.
80
WindowsNorrköpings Tidningar
Starbreeze har gjort ett utmärkt jobb med ljud, grafik och action. Storyn kunde vara fylligare och efter ett tag blir striderna något enahanda. När det är som bäst är dock Syndicate riktigt lysande. Känslan av att man vill ha lite mer dröjer sig kvar och det är ett gott betyg.
80
PlayStation 3Norrköpings Tidningar
Starbreeze har gjort ett utmärkt jobb med ljud, grafik och action. Storyn kunde vara fylligare och efter ett tag blir striderna något enahanda. När det är som bäst är dock Syndicate riktigt lysande. Känslan av att man vill ha lite mer dröjer sig kvar och det är ett gott betyg.
80
Xbox 360Norrköpings Tidningar
Starbreeze har gjort ett utmärkt jobb med ljud, grafik och action. Storyn kunde vara fylligare och efter ett tag blir striderna något enahanda. När det är som bäst är dock Syndicate riktigt lysande. Känslan av att man vill ha lite mer dröjer sig kvar och det är ett gott betyg.
79
Xbox 360Fragland.net
Syndicate is a game with a lot of good, but also some disappointing points. The singleplayer campaign is held up by the shooter qualities - but then mostly towards the end - while the story really disappoints seeing the quality of the classic original. The co-op is original and challenging, but then the question is raised where that's enough of a reason to purchase this one. Also take in mind that you'll always have to be with four. Only for shooter fans with friends, so to speak, or for those who can get it at bargain price.
75
PlayStation 3Hasta los Juegos
En resumen, Syndicate es un shooter que te hará pasar un buen rato en modo campaña, y que te atrapará en modo cooperativo. Simplemente no intentes compararlo con 'Deus Ex: Human Revolution' y no te defraudará.
75
WindowsGameSpot
Syndicate is a game of thrills and missed opportunities. And so it's important to know what you want from this shooter before you commit. Come to it for the thrills of joining a team and mowing down gunners like so many weeds in a Colorado research facility. Come to it for a chilly vision of the future, where the minds of meddlers can be altered with a simple computer program. There are numerous games better at providing single-player satisfaction, however, and this is where Syndicate falters. While it isn't entirely successful, the campaign still dares to be different. And while "different" isn't the same as "great," Syndicate reminds you that with a bit of creative effort, shooters don't have to play by Modern Warfare rules to be truly modern.
75
Xbox 360GameSpot
Syndicate is a game of thrills and missed opportunities. And so it's important to know what you want from this shooter before you commit. Come to it for the thrills of joining a team and mowing down gunners like so many weeds in a Colorado research facility. Come to it for a chilly vision of the future, where the minds of meddlers can be altered with a simple computer program. There are numerous games better at providing single-player satisfaction, however, and this is where Syndicate falters. While it isn't entirely successful, the campaign still dares to be different. And while "different" isn't the same as "great," Syndicate reminds you that with a bit of creative effort, shooters don't have to play by Modern Warfare rules to be truly modern.
75
PlayStation 3GameSpot
Syndicate is a game of thrills and missed opportunities. And so it's important to know what you want from this shooter before you commit. Come to it for the thrills of joining a team and mowing down gunners like so many weeds in a Colorado research facility. Come to it for a chilly vision of the future, where the minds of meddlers can be altered with a simple computer program. There are numerous games better at providing single-player satisfaction, however, and this is where Syndicate falters. While it isn't entirely successful, the campaign still dares to be different. And while "different" isn't the same as "great," Syndicate reminds you that with a bit of creative effort, shooters don't have to play by Modern Warfare rules to be truly modern.
75
WindowsGameStar (Germany)
Syndicate lässt mich auf fast allen Ebenen kalt. Und wo es mich nicht kalt lässt, stößt es mich ab. Mit welcher Beiläufigkeit mein Begleiter Merit einfach Zivilisten umbringt! Held Kilo macht’s für mich nicht besser, ein Held ist er für mich ohnehin nicht, sondern lediglich eine Marionette in einem Konzernkrieg, der mir durchweg egal bleibt. Lediglich die flotten, weil oft fordernden Schießereien und die extrem guten, weil extrem satten Waffensounds haben mir (und den Kollegen in den Nachbarbüros) an Syndicate Spaß bereitet.
75
Xbox 360IGN
Syndicate hints at a fantastic puzzle meta-game, but relies on bullets flying to get through every level. Where the story walks a familiar road, the cooperative campaign’s tough-but-fun arcade action makes up for the missteps. Though uneven, Syndicate remains a good shooter full of incomplete great ideas. Grabbing three friends and battling for corporate supremacy online is well worth your time, but don’t expect to be wowed by playing alone.
75
PlayStation 3IGN
Syndicate hints at a fantastic puzzle meta-game, but relies on bullets flying to get through every level. Where the story walks a familiar road, the cooperative campaign’s tough-but-fun arcade action makes up for the missteps. Though uneven, Syndicate remains a good shooter full of incomplete great ideas. Grabbing three friends and battling for corporate supremacy online is well worth your time, but don’t expect to be wowed by playing alone.
75
WindowsIGN
Syndicate hints at a fantastic puzzle meta-game, but relies on bullets flying to get through every level. Where the story walks a familiar road, the cooperative campaign’s tough-but-fun arcade action makes up for the missteps. Though uneven, Syndicate remains a good shooter full of incomplete great ideas. Grabbing three friends and battling for corporate supremacy online is well worth your time, but don’t expect to be wowed by playing alone.
73
Xbox 360Canadian Online Gamers Network
Overall, Syndicate for the Xbox 360 is a good shooter, but I would not consider it a great one. The reality of the market makes Syndicate feel far too familiar, as it possesses the same elements seen in so many other shooters already on store shelves. Despite this, the combat in Syndicate is a blast and the co-op mode was perfectly executed while the sounds in the game are wonderful and the game’s breach apps manage to inject some life into the game. If you are looking for an enjoyable shooter to play along side a buddy, or online with some friends, then Syndicate has your name on it, otherwise this may be a shooter you will want to rent of play the demo of before you make the full price retail plunge.
72
WindowsPC Gameplay (Benelux)
Wie het blinkend laagje vernis van Syndicate schrapt, vindt jammer genoeg een voornamelijk leeg en grijs spel. De game is echter wel genietbaar voor al wie naar co-op snakt.
70
Xbox 360Calm Down Tom
When Syndicate first starts it shows you a rather sparse title screen with few options and little visual flare. It feels light; stripped back and streamlined but a little unambitious. The game that follows is similar in many ways. Its got a strong aesthetic, but it feels a little anaemic and light. Its also overshadowed in most ways by the superior Deus Ex: Human Revolution. That being said, if you’re looking for even more cyber punk-ing, and you like your bleak corporate futures with less sneaking and more action, Syndicate remains a solid and enjoyable experience throughout.
70
WindowsCheat Happens
There are moments where you'll swear that Syndicate is one of the greatest first shooters in recent years -- it's beautiful, fun and mechanically sound, but playing deeper into the game will reveal its darker side. In short -- Syndicate is a mess, a beautiful mess that somehow works. It may not be the shooter it could have been, but Syndicate is definitely worth a look.
70
Xbox 360Splitkick
Syndicate is a meta-message. Where playing as a soulless killing drone feels like it. Where a sterile and controlled dystopian future masquerades as nostalgia updated to version 2.0. Where this cyberpunk product can’t even decide if it should be a sweeping, operatic Sci-Fi or a fun,gritty game with a Skrillex soundtrack shoe-horned in.
65
PlayStation 3Jeuxvideo.com
On a du mal à croire que les créateurs de l'adaptation de Riddick et de The Darkness sont derrière Syndicate. Construit sur des clichés, du scénario aux mécaniques, le FPS de Starbreeze n'est pas repoussant et offre même un gameplay nerveux et dynamique couplé à une IA hyper agressive, mais diable que d'erreurs, de maladresses et de prévisibilité dans tout ça. Le résultat final est un shooter lambda, pas déplaisant mais qui ne restera certainement pas dans les mémoires.
65
WindowsJeuxvideo.com
On a du mal à croire que les créateurs de l'adaptation de Riddick et de The Darkness sont derrière Syndicate. Construit sur des clichés, du scénario aux mécaniques, le FPS de Starbreeze n'est pas repoussant et offre même un gameplay nerveux et dynamique couplé à une IA hyper agressive, mais diable que d'erreurs, de maladresses et de prévisibilité dans tout ça. Le résultat final est un shooter lambda, pas déplaisant mais qui ne restera certainement pas dans les mémoires.
65
Xbox 360Jeuxvideo.com
On a du mal à croire que les créateurs de l'adaptation de Riddick et de The Darkness sont derrière Syndicate. Construit sur des clichés, du scénario aux mécaniques, le FPS de Starbreeze n'est pas repoussant et offre même un gameplay nerveux et dynamique couplé à une IA hyper agressive, mais diable que d'erreurs, de maladresses et de prévisibilité dans tout ça. Le résultat final est un shooter lambda, pas déplaisant mais qui ne restera certainement pas dans les mémoires.
65
WindowsComputerGames.ro
Syndicate gets boring very quickly and I don’t see how it will last half as much as Left 4 Dead. It’s too short, too small in many ways and way too conventional in a market oversaturated with AAA alternatives. Alternatives which last longer and offer competitive modes, not just a few dozen hours of co-op runs in which you can’t point anything out to your teammates unless everyone has a microphone for the game’s VoIP.
64
WindowsAbsolute Games (AG.ru)
Осознание истинной сути Syndicate накрывает, словно волна, оставляя солоноватый привкус досады. Это же чистокровный польский шутер, даром что с солидным бюджетом и нордическим нравом. Спи спокойно, Адам — Майлс тебе не конкурент.
50
WindowsGameSpy
I can't help but think how great Syndicate could've been had it not settled for a safe, cliche narrative, or neglected basic online features on the PC. Nothing is broken, other than occasional crashes and a few minor graphical glitches I encountered (at one point my guns disappeared in an online match), but $60 is a lot to ask when its biggest feature (co-op) is so handicapped relative to the competition. As a fan of Starbreeze's past games, I can't help but feel let down by this forgettable misstep.
50
WindowsFactornews
On aurait aimé, à défaut de gestion d'escouade, de R&D et d’expansion du territoire, au moins profiter de terrains de jeu plus ouverts et de possibilités de crowdcontrol. Là, le level design reste sommes toutes très scolaire et les civils sont aussi utiles que les pigeons ou les rats de n'importe quel jeu, le Persuadertron restant cantonné au rang de référence dans le codex du jeu. Heureusement, Syndicate arrive à dresser sa tête un peu au dessus de la masse des FPS modernes grâce quelques mécanismes agréables à jouer et un coop sympathique, si tant est qu'on puisse trouver des amis, et qui aurait mérité d’être le point central du jeu. Reste qu'il est difficile de voir autre chose que l'utilisation d'une vielle gloire du passé pour sortir une production moyenne de l'anonymat, et que les fans n’y verront pas un jeu fidèle à la licence et passeront leur chemin. Si on ne se contente que du solo, on peut facilement retirer 1 point sur la note.