The Outfit (Xbox 360)

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The Outfit is a World War II game that, unlike many other games in the genre, focuses almost entirely on destruction. While you will usually need to take a tactical approach to gameplay when on foot, you will earn points called "Field Units" that can be used to buy equipment like tanks and gun turrets to destroy Axis soldiers. You can simply buy equipment by using the Y button on your controller in conjunction with the left thumbstick button to select an item to buy. As such, the game developers call The Outfit "destruction on demand". The equipment you buy with Field Units will initially be occupied by AI-controlled soldiers, but you can replace whoever is using the equipment so that you can have some fun blowing stuff up. Sporting a fully destructible environment, almost everything in The Outfit can be blown up.

You can play as one of three characters. Tommy Mac can take lots of damage before dying, and comes equipped with a flamethrower and machine gun, but equipment will cost him more Field Units than other characters. Deuce Williams comes equipped with a rocket launcher and pistol, and doesn't need as much Field Units to buy stuff as Tommy does, but he isn't nearly as strong as Tommy. JD Tyler is the most accurate of the three, sporting a sniper rifle and shotgun, but unfortunately he will die with one shot, so he must take an extremely tactical approach to gameplay.

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The Outfit Xbox 360 Sometimes special missions will pop up during the mission...
The Outfit Xbox 360 Driving a T34 Calliope.
The Outfit Xbox 360 Your tank is beaten up pretty bad, maybe repair it.
The Outfit Xbox 360 Select a nice sport for your antitank gun and make sure to point it in the right direction.

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Critic Reviews

Gamers.at Mar 24, 2006 81 out of 100 81
Gamigo Mar 28, 2006 7.8 out of 10 78
Game Informer Magazine Apr, 2006 7.75 out of 10 78
Jeuxvideo.com Mar 01, 2006 15 out of 20 75
Next Level Gaming Mar 23, 2006 73 out of 100 73
Video Game Talk Apr 11, 2006 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
GameSpot Mar 13, 2006 6.7 out of 10 67
4Players.de May 05, 2006 65 out of 100 65
FHM Magazine Mar 10, 2006 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
Lawrence Apr 06, 2006 C 50

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Trivia

Cover

The title on the US cover art is not just printed on it's also embossed on the cover.

German version

In the German version, all blood, SS runes and swastikas were removed. During the cutscenes, a few violent scenes and Hitler salutes were cut. A detailed list of changes can be found on schnittberichte.com (German).

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Spartan_234 (422) added The Outfit (Xbox 360) on Mar 14, 2006