X Squad (PlayStation 2)

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Description

The year is 2037. Ash is the leader of an elite organization of soldiers known as X-Squad. One day he receives a cryptic message concerning an experiment known as Project Medusa. It appears that the head of the project, Dr. Bianca Noble, has been kidnapped. Ash and his three companions must discover the truth behind the experiment, and find out who was behind the attack.

X Squad is a third-person 3D squad-based shooter. The player directly controls Ash; his three companions are controlled by the AI, but the player can issue general orders to them. Ash can crouch and roll to evade enemy fire. The gameplay is predominantly action-oriented; Ash and his friends have to deal with enemy soldiers, automated guns, and boss enemies. Other tasks are usually confined to hitting switches in order to open doors.

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X Squad PlayStation 2
X Squad PlayStation 2 There are two controller settings<br>Triangle at this point shows a sub menu of combination moves
X Squad PlayStation 2 They don't build impregnable fortresses like they used to. Ash and Maya have both gained access to look for Bianca.<br>Maya pops up in this little window when she has something to say
X Squad PlayStation 2 After the animated introduction to level one there's another load screen while the game loads<br>The first level starts off as a single player shooter, the squad stuff comes later

Alternate Titles

  • "X-Fire/Cross Fire" -- Japanese title

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Critic Reviews

Game Informer Magazine Nov, 2000 7.5 out of 10 75
Video Games Jan 03, 2001 74 out of 100 74
Gamezone (Germany) Apr 26, 2001 7.2 out of 10 72
Game Informer Magazine Nov, 2000 7 out of 10 70
Jeuxvideo.com Dec 20, 2000 13 out of 20 65
Gamekult Dec 28, 2000 5 out of 10 50
Power Unlimited Feb, 2001 4.8 out of 10 48
Game Revolution Nov, 2000 C- 42
PSM Nov, 2000 4 out of 10 40
PlayFrance Apr 12, 2003 3.5 out of 10 35

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smurray (89) added X Squad (PlayStation 2) on Jul 10, 2001