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Close Combat: First to Fight (Xbox)

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Close Combat: First to Fight is a modern military first-person shooter. The player leads a marine fireteam in a fictional campaign taking place in Beirut, Lebanon. At certain times in the single player game, it's possible to call in mortar strikes and air strikes. Enemies have a psych-model similar to what is in the classic RTS Close Combat series, which causes them to hunker down, or even flee when they take enough fire.

The game features four player co-op through the entire single player campaign, as well as multiplayer deathmatch. Available weapons are: M16A4, M203 Grenade Launcher, M249 SAW, M590 Shotgun, M67 Frag Grenade, M8HC Smoke Grenade, AK-74, SVD Sniper Rifle, M1911 Pistol, RPG-7, and RPK.


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Alternate Titles

  • "Close Combat: First to Fight - United States Marines" -- Tag-lined title

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The Press Says

Lawrence Apr 21, 2005 83 out of 100 83
TeamXbox Apr 11, 2005 8.3 out of 10 83
IC-Games May 08, 2005 77 out of 100 77
DarkZero May 06, 2005 7.5 out of 10 75
Jolt (UK) May 13, 2005 7 out of 10 70
Thunderbolt Games Apr 19, 2005 7 out of 10 70
MS Xbox World May 03, 2005 7 out of 10 70
Worth Playing Jun 20, 2005 6.8 out of 10 68
JustPressPlay Mar 03, 2005 6 out of 10 60
Gameplanet Jun 29, 2005 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60


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Related Web Sites

  • Close Combat: First to Fight - Wikipedia (information about the game on the open encyclopedia, Wikipedia)
  • The Will to Win (An Apple Games article about the Mac version of Close Combat: First to Fight, with commentary provided by MacSoft President Peter Tamte (April, 2005).)
Leonard Bartkus (12) added Close Combat: First to Fight (Xbox) on Apr 21, 2008
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