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Hour of Victory (Windows)

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Written by  :  Arejarn (747)
Written on  :  Jun 05, 2008
Platform  :  Windows
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Summary

I'd rather take part in a real war than playing this crap!

The Good

Well, the graphics are ok. And I'll give the developers some credit for putting in a great soundtrack while you play. Sadly that just isn't saying this game is great, not even good in the slightest.

The Bad

The gameplay is so unbalanced and unnatural, enemies will run in front of you practically letting you hit them. If you hit an enemy at a close range, you will hit them with the gun that you are holding and kill them in one hit. However, if you try shooting at them from a distance, it takes quite a few hits to kill them. I mean, of course they do wear some protection (helmet, vest, etc) but if one hit from the butt of your rifle(or any other weapon you're holding) then why can't 1 single shot from a bullet kill them? Lastly, Sometimes you have these annoying missions to deal with. Why am I saying this? Well in one of the missions, you have to meet up with this guy (I think he's British, judging from the accent) somewhere. The reason why this is annoying is because you don't know where he is. Don't worry, he'll keep on saying "OVER HERE!" or "OVER HERE, BOY!" just to remind you and FRUSTRATE YOU! Yeah, I'm sorry I didn't get through much of this game (did is say game? Sorry, I meant horrible, cheap, bug-infested abomination!)

The Bottom Line

Another thing that REALLY annoys up till this day is the fact that they are sill selling this thing in local game shops! The thing is, there should be a label on it saying " Don't buy this thing, it sucks!". The only thing comforting about this monstrosity is the fact many other people agree with me. I've shown them the game, told them all about it and guess what, they HATED it! They hated it as much as I hated it!