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Gore: Ultimate Soldier (Windows)

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Written by  :  ShadowShrike (309)
Written on  :  Apr 27, 2003
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Summary

What an AWFUL game!

The Good

It has a stamina option. That'd be neat, if it was original...

The Bad

I'm very sad I have even seen this game. I feel it is responsible for wasting two hours of my life in which I desperatly waited for it to get better.

It starts with a pretty weird plot-- in the future, a gang has gotten so powerful that the world is engulfed in an international war, and the police are losing. But the police built a machine called the 'meat machine' which instantly trains soldiers to be experts, and this turned the tide (I dunno about you, but I wouldn't step into any kind of a 'Meat Machine' if I was paid a million bucks). But now the gangsters have broken into the base and stolen some important piece of junk.

Yes, that's as bad as it sounds. But it gets worse. Clipping problems just litter this game, it's so unstable. The graphics themselves are not quite on par with modern stuff, to put it lightly. The weapons are very poorly modelled and balanced.

And then you see the enemies. These gangesters are so poorly made that they would have looked out of place even in Daikatana. On top of that, they are just plain stupid! The voice acting for them is awful, but fitting with how idiotic they look. You really need to play this game to understand how bad they are. How in the world these people could break into anything but a kleenex box is beyond me. They can't even make their way around a 6-inch crate on the ground!

The game just gets worse and worse as it goes on, throwing such nightmarish quality first-person-shooter content as you as 'hackers' (oh, how high tech) who laugh (and run) like they're fitted with helium breathers to bosses that get stuck in fences.

I might also add that the gore looks more like cherry juice, when there even is any. The game is quite lacking when it comes to that aspect.

The Bottom Line

I have never played a worse commercial FPS than this game. Spend your money on something decent-- heck, you'd even be better off burning it. Avoid at all costs!