Syphon Filter: Dark Mirror

Critic Score User Score
PlayStation 2
72
4.0
PSP
88
4.2
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Description

In this fifth installment to the Syphon Filter series, you play multiple characters, including Gabe Logan, all who are agents of Precision Strike, a government agency. In the game's single player story mode, standard Rambo tactics won't work. You must use stealth combined with state of the art weapons and melee combat to help uncover a deadly threat to global security, the Dark Mirror project. The game also allows you to replay all missions for special bonus material. The game's online multiplayer mode allows for four different games modes including team and free-for-all deathmatches and two different co-op games.

Screenshots

Syphon Filter: Dark Mirror PSP Yes, he does the climbing too
Syphon Filter: Dark Mirror PSP Logan's old "friend" in one of FMV cut-scenes
Syphon Filter: Dark Mirror PSP I do.
Syphon Filter: Dark Mirror PSP Mission failed!

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Critic Reviews

Wham! gaming PSP Apr 13, 2006 9 out of 10 90
ZTGameDomain PSP 2006 9 out of 10 90
Game Informer Magazine PSP May, 2006 8.5 out of 10 85
G4 TV: X-Play PSP Apr 25, 2006 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
videogamer.com PlayStation 2 Oct 29, 2007 8 out of 10 80
IGN PlayStation 2 Sep 13, 2007 8 out of 10 80
GameSpot PlayStation 2 Sep 18, 2007 7 out of 10 70
Eurogamer.net (UK) PlayStation 2 Oct 29, 2007 6 out of 10 60
TotalPlayStation PlayStation 2 Oct 09, 2007 6 out of 10 60
Jeuxvideo.com PlayStation 2 Nov 06, 2007 11 out of 20 55

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Trivia

European version

There are a number of changes in the European version:
  • Blood effects were removed in some instances.
  • Enemies can't be set on fire.
  • In the German version, some life-threatening situations for Addison Hargrove were removed, i.e. the game is easier now. She also can't be killed by the player's shots.
  • There are also some other changes in the levels and the ending video.
A detailed list of changes can be found on schnittberichte.com (German).

Awards

  • Computer Games Magazine
    • March 2007 - Handheld Game of the Year 2006
  • GameSpy
    • 2006 – #4 Handheld Game of the Year
    • 2006 – #3 PSP Game of the Year

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