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The Operative: No One Lives Forever (Windows)

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Written by  :  Timotei Centea (6)
Written on  :  Dec 30, 2000
Platform  :  Windows
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Summary

Best shooter since Half-Life, and just as good!

The Good

Great, colorful, varied graphics; interesting, innovative fresh and generally brilliant missions; original and very interesting level design; fantastic character models; interesting, and pretty complex story with lots of interesting characters; fantastic weapons and gadgets; very good voice acting and sound in general; a lot of comic relief, jokes, and funny situations and dialogue in general; a breath of fresh air in a market full of clones;

The Bad

Some hard missions involving stealth elements and superhumanly acute guards; some slowdowns;

The Bottom Line

A brilliant, innovative, original, funny, fresh, interesting and polished first person shooter with a great story and fantastic gameplay.